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Thursday, 23.03.2017, 14:15
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Norway has offered the European Union (EU) a quota swap deal in order to enable EU fishermen to obtain the necessary license for catching snow crab in Norway's Arctic shelf, LETA was told at the Norwegian Embassy in Riga.
Incukalns underground natural gas storage facility might be closed if a solution on financing its operational costs is not found, Conexus Baltic Grid natural gas transmission and storage operator’s representative Sandra Adamsone said LETA/BNS.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance sees "no imminent danger" of a conventional military assault in the Baltic Sea region.
The National Electronic Mass Media Council has not yet received information about the sale of Modern Times Group (MTG) broadcasting businesses in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to Providence Equity Partners, as the council's chairwoman Dace Kezbere told LETA.
Swedbank, Rietumu Banka and ABLV Bank were the most profitable banks operating in Latvia last year, according to the Association of Latvian Commercial Banks' data reports LETA.
The deadline for sale of the assets of insolvent KVV Liepajas Metalurgs, a steel plant based in Liepaja port city in south-western Latvia, has been extended till June 16, Dzintars Hmielevskis, a spokesman for the company's insolvency administrator said LETA/BNS.