Date: 06.06.2017.

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Economic and Financial Affairs Council’s decisions on taxation and finances

Economic and Financial Affairs Council’s decisions on taxation and finances

06.06.2017

At the recent Economic and Financial Affairs Council some decisions were taken for a new system to resolve double-taxation disputes, improve business environment and the common corporate tax base. The Council also discussed Commission report on accelerating the EU's capital markets union and removing national barriers to the free movement of capital together with the proposal on transposition of the Fiscal Compact into national law.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Economics, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Modern EU, Taxation



Ten streets in Riga center to be resurfaced this summer for at least EUR 12 mln

Ten streets in Riga center to be resurfaced this summer for at least EUR 12 mln

06.06.2017

Ten streets in Riga will be resurfaced this summer, including Brivibas Street, Valdemara Street, Elizabetes Street, Stabu Street, and Dzirnavu Street, and the cost of the project will amount to at least EUR 12 mln, Emils Jakrins, head of the Riga City Council's Traffic Department, told a press conference today.

Lithuanian railway company plans routes to Daugavpils

Lithuanian railway company plans routes to Daugavpils

06.06.2017

After closing the route to Moscow, Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG), the state-run railway company, plans on launching a passenger train to the Latvian city of Daugavpils. The company's spokesman said LG was ready but had to wait for the final approval from Latvian railwaysm reports LETA/BNS.


LDz Cargo carries 4.4% more freight in January-May

LDz Cargo carries 4.4% more freight in January-May

06.06.2017

LDz Cargo, a freight-shipping subsidiary of the Latvian state-owned railway company Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railway), carried 21.259 mln tons of freight in the first five months of 2017, up 4.4% from the same period in 2016, according to information released by the company.

2 flights interrupted by bomb hoax at Kaunas airport

2 flights interrupted by bomb hoax at Kaunas airport

06.06.2017

Two flights were interrupted at the Kaunas Airport in Lithuania by an anonymous bomb hoax on Tuesday, reports LETA/BNS.


06.06.2017

Five persons, including ex-head of Riga Central Market, face embezzlement charges

The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has asked the prosecutor’s office to charge five persons, including Anatolijs Abramovs, a former head of Riga Central Market.

06.06.2017

First quarter – significant insurance market changes in Lithuania

In the first quarter of 2017 insurance market growth was three times stronger y-o-y. Insurance premiums amounted to EUR 184.7 mln, an increase of 16% y-o-y, Bank of Lithuania informed.

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