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Wednesday, 01.03.2017, 19:51
The European Sawlog Price Index reached its lowest level in six years in the 3Q/16 because of lower lumber demand and reduced prices in both domestic and export markets, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.
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n 2016, Latvian ports handled at total of 63.116 ln tons of cargo, down 9.3% from 2015, the Latvian Transport Ministry said.
Transportation of container cargos by LDz Logistika company, a subsidiary of Latvijas Dzelzcels state-owned railway company, increased significantly last year, the company's representative Ella Petermane told LETA.
The number of state universities in Lithuania has to be cut to no more than five, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday, reports LETA/BNS.
According to Estonian Finance Minister Sven Sester the government's decision to hand over the Tootsi wind farm plot to the state-owned energy group Eesti Energia corresponds with the current laws, reports LETA/BNS.
The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) wants Latvian Ombudsman Juris Jansons to make a public apology for his derogatory remarks about the judiciary and the KNAB and to retract those remarks, writes LETA.
With the support of the Rietumu Charity Fund, 450 pupils from schools of music from all round Latvia will have an opportunity to see the opera “Maria Stuarda” (Mary Stuart) by Gaetano Donizetti. More than 400 children have already attended dress rehearsals of the concert in the Large Guild. Special guests for the rehearsal were the President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis and his spouse Iveta Vejone.