Date: 24.02.2017.

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UAE ambassador was departing, not arriving - Riga airport

UAE ambassador was departing, not arriving - Riga airport

24.02.2017

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Latvia Hanan Khalfan Obaid Ali Al Madhani was departing from the Riga airport when she was subjected to the security check, not arriving as previously reported by the press, Riga International Airport said LETA.

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The open competition is to be organized to nominate a new Freeport of Riga CEO

The open competition is to be organized to nominate a new Freeport of Riga CEO

24.02.2017

The Freeport of Riga Board has adopted a conceptual resolution with the aim to find a new Freeport of Riga CEO by organizing an open competition, stipulating basic criteria for selection of the candidates for the CEO position as well as evaluation principles. The Freeport of Riga Board took a decision to establish the Freeport CEO selection nomination commission by March 1, 2017, Freeports representatives informs BC.

Unemployment rate in Latvia was still reducing in 2016

Unemployment rate in Latvia was still reducing in 2016

24.02.2017

Results of the Labour Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 95.3 thousand persons aged 15–74 were unemployment in 2016. Compared to 2015, the number of unemployed persons has declined by 2.9 thousand or 3.0 %. In 2016, Latvian unemployment rate constituted 9.6 %; it was 0.3 percentage points (ppt) lower than in 2015. The unemployment rate among females still was lower than that among males – 8.4% and 10.9%, respectively.


Gross earnings in the whole economy grew by 3.7% in Lithuania

Gross earnings in the whole economy grew by 3.7% in Lithuania

24.02.2017

Statistics Lithuania informs that in IV quarter 2016 average gross monthly earnings in the whole economy (excl. individual enterprises) totalled EUR 822.8: in the public sector2 – EUR 849.7, in the private – EUR 809.1. Against III quarter 2016, average gross monthly earnings in the whole economy increased by 3.7%: in the public sector – by 5.3%, in the private – by 2.8%.

Finnair ranks as No 1 user of Lithuanian airspace in 2016

Finnair ranks as No 1 user of Lithuanian airspace in 2016

24.02.2017

Finland's Finnair, Latvia's Air Baltic, Russia's Aeroflot and Germany's Lufthansa were the top users of Lithuanian airspace in 2016, according to figures from Oro Navigacija (Air Navigation), writes LETA/BNS.


24.02.2017

LABEEF expects EUR 500 mln investments in housing renovation in Latvia over 10 years

The long-term goal of the Latvian Baltic Energy Efficiency Facility (LABBEF) established last year is to provide EUR 500 mln for housing renovation in Latvia over the next 10 years, Nicholas Stancioff, co-founder and board member of LABEEF, said at a news conference on Friday writes LETA.

24.02.2017

Rietumu Bank will present its opportunities at the Middle East Grain Congress in Dubai

On Saturday, the Third International Conference dedicated to the world trade in grains will start in Dubai. Rietumu Bank representatives will participate in panel discussions. Within the framework of the conference, the largest exhibition of food industry of the Persian Gulf will be held - Gulfood 2017

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