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Monday, 27.02.2017, 06:57
Lithuanian-owned, Warsaw-listed aviation business group Avia Solutions Group (ASG) is planning to expand in Asia in the next three years, but it would not disclose how much money it intends to invest in that market, reported LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Airport, Baltic Export, Lithuania, Markets and Companies, Transport
A member of the Russian group of hackers, Shaltai-Boltai, who is in Estonia said he is to apply for asylum this week, writes LETA/BNS.
he Estonian Tax and Customs Board collected a total of 663.5 million euros in taxes in January, 5.8% more than in January 2016, reports LETA/BNS.
Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in December 2016 Latvian foreign trade turnover at current prices was 9.7% higher than in December 2015, and the exports and imports values of goods were 7.6% and 11.4 % higher, respectively. In December, Latvia exported goods in the amount of EUR 884.5 mln, and imported goods in the amount of EUR 1.1 bln. The foreign trade balance worsened slightly, as exports in the total foreign trade value dropped to 44.0% (in December 2015 – 44.9%).
Lithuania's beer market leader Svyturys -Utenos Alus, which is part of Carlsberg, one of the world's largest beer groups, will sack 20 employees out of the 57 in Klaipeda. The company has breweries in Klaipeda and Utena, writes LETA/BNS.
The freight terminals of Transiidikeskuse AS handled 255,916 tons of cargoes in January, 18 percent more than in the same month in 2016, writes LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's need for electricity grew by 6.4% to 980 gigawatt-hours (GWh) in January from December, with most of the need covered by imported electricity, reports LETA/BNS.