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Thursday, 23.03.2017, 14:15
Wages might be risen not only for childbirth specialists and midwives, but also for medics ensuring emergency medical services in hospitals, said Latvian Health Minister Anda Caksa after her meeting with Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis today.
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rowth in the economy was broadly based in the second half of 2016, with only a few sectors declining. The consequence of growth in labour costs is a shortage of profit and investment. Surveys show that companies have an improved opinion of their competitiveness.
Latvia’s Cido Grupa beverages producer has expanded beer production with a new brand Staburags, investing EUR 120,000 in it, the company representatives reported.
Lithuania's fertilizer manufacturer Achema, the country's single largest natural gas consumer, and Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil) have agreed on capacities of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. Achema's CEO, however, refused to disclose the date of arrival of the first LNG shipment for Achema this year, writes LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's electricity and natural gas distribution company Energijos Skirstymo Operatorius (Energy Distribution Operator, or ESO) intends to pay 51.786 million euros in dividend, or 0.0579 euros per share, for the second quarter of 2016.
Japan's largest airline ANA expresses interest in possible cooperation with Riga International Airport
A delegation from Japan's largest airline All Nippon Airways (ANN) arrived at Riga International Airport today to get acquainted with the airport and its infrastructure, as well as its suitability to handle inter-continental flights between Riga and Japan, LETA was informed by the airport.
In 2016, the number of guests in hotels and other types of accommodations in Riga grew by 7 percent year-on-year to 1,248,358, the Riga Tourism Development Bureau (RTAB) said, citing information from the Latvian Central Statistical Bureau.