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Monday, 24.04.2017, 10:18
In the first quarter of 2017, the Freeport of Riga handled 9.307 mln tons of cargo, up 2.1% from the same period in 2016, the port said BC.
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The work by Lithuanian designer Justas Petrulis - a symbolic plait in which the fates of the three Baltic sisters intertwine - will turn into the common Baltic 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the three Baltic states.
The Latvian egg producer Balticovo is planning on selling over one mln white eggs in Latvia this Easter, the company's commercial director Toms Auskaps told LETA.
This past February, Latvia recorded the European Union's second highest increase in industrial production y-o-y, according to Eurostat report published today.
Development Finance Institution Altum (Altum) has so far granted 5,000 loan guarantees under the government support program helping families with children buy their first housing, Altum spokeswoman Sandra Eglite told LETA.
According to Estonia's Krediidipank the number of banks that provide dollar clearing services will fall in coming years and therefore it will become more difficult for small banks to find cooperation partners for that, reports LETA/BNS.
In the first quarter of this year, Latvia's Dzintars cosmetics and perfumery company increased its turnover 15 % compared to the same period in 2016, board member Dagnija Maike said LETA.