Date: 04.09.2017.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 22.09.2017, 09:31

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New opportunities for Baltic States in vocational training in other EU countries

New opportunities for Baltic States in vocational training in other EU countries

04.09.2017

It is known that both long-term mobility experiences and short-term stays abroad improve social, job-specific and language skills. Commission’s new ErasmusPro initiative, will mobilise about 50,000 long-term mobility opportunities for vocational education and training, VET learners by 2020. The EU initiatives provide for greater opportunities in the Baltic States learners’ training in another EU states.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Education and Science, Employment, EU – Baltic States, Markets and Companies, Modern EU



In July, industrial production output grew by 8.8% in Latvia

In July, industrial production output grew by 8.8% in Latvia

04.09.2017

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to July 2016, in July 2017 industrial production output (1) increased by 8.8% (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). The rise recorded in manufacturing constituted 8.2%, in mining and quarrying – 28.6% and in electricity and gas supply – 7.7%.

Lithuanian Railways' H1 net loss soars to EUR 6 mln

Lithuanian Railways' H1 net loss soars to EUR 6 mln

04.09.2017

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) reported 6.058 million euros in consolidated net losses for the first half of 2017, up 93.7% from 3.128 million euros in the same period last year, reports LETA/BNS.


EUR 15 mln worth sports complex to be built in Adazi army base in Latvia

EUR 15 mln worth sports complex to be built in Adazi army base in Latvia

04.09.2017

It is planned to build a sports complex worth some EUR 15 million in the Adazi army base in central Latvia for use by the Latvian soldiers as well as allied troops deployed to Adazi, informs LETA.

Lithuanian visa wait times increase to a month as applications double

Lithuanian visa wait times increase to a month as applications double

04.09.2017

People may have to wait for around a month to be issued with a Lithuanian national visa as the number of applications has doubled, the country's Migration Department said, cites LETA/BNS.


04.09.2017

Cargo turnover of Baltic ports up 3.7% in January-July

All Baltic ports together handled 88.17 million tons of cargo in January-July 2017, up 3.7% or 3.116 million tons from the same period in 2016, informs LETA, according to the data released by the Latvian Central Statistical Bureau.

04.09.2017

Polish TV channels to be broadcast in Lithuania to offset Russian propaganda

In an effort to counterbalance Russian propaganda, three Polish television channels will be made available to viewers in Lithuania's southeastern districts with large ethnic Polish communities, informs LETA/BNS.

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