Date: 06.09.2017.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 22.09.2017, 16:46

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Riga Food Forum-2017: improved nutrition and sustainable consumption

Riga Food Forum-2017: improved nutrition and sustainable consumption

06.09.2017

Each year in September Latvian capital Riga is hosting international food forum. It is both an opportunity for professionals in the food industry to show their latest achievements and to attract new customers. For visitors, it is a chance to see and taste various food, drinks and beverages, as well as make contacts with potential supplies. This year “Riga Food Forum” takes place from 6 to 9 September on Kipsala.

Keyword tags: Analytics, EU – Baltic States, Foodstuff, Forum, Modern EU



The euro appreciation in spotlight in 2017

The euro appreciation in spotlight in 2017

06.09.2017

From the start of the year 2017, the attitude of investors to Europe has changed radically. In January, financial markets were getting ready for the grave consequences of a “Hard Brexit” for continental Europe and the expected appearance of populist governments in some countries of Western Europe. These concerns did not come true, though Brexit still remains a known unknown, informed BC Rietumu Bank’s press service.

In July, 2% more tourists stayed in Estonian hotels

In July, 2% more tourists stayed in Estonian hotels

06.09.2017

According to Statistics Estonia, 498,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments in July 2017, which is 2% more than in July 2016.


Estonia does not support synchronization agreement between Lithuania, Poland

Estonia does not support synchronization agreement between Lithuania, Poland

06.09.2017

Ando Leppiman, deputy secretary general for matters of energy at the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, said that Estonia cannot accept the uncertain and expensive solution when it comes to the synchronization of the electricity network of the Baltic countries with continental Europe and added that Estonia does not support the agreement between Lithuania and Poland, informs LETA/BNS.

Nordea expects Latvia to be fastest-growing Baltic economy in 2017

Nordea expects Latvia to be fastest-growing Baltic economy in 2017

06.09.2017

Nordea, the biggest financial group in the Nordic and Baltic countries, forecasts that Lithuania's GDP growth will reach 3.8% in 2017, driven by rising exports and recovering investment, but will lag slightly behind that of Latvia. In its latest Economic Outlook report released on Wednesday, the bank expects Latvia's economy to expand by 4% in this year and projects 3.3% growth for Estonia, informs LETA/BNS.


06.09.2017

Lithuania has chances of attracting a Polish retail chain

Lithuania has chances of attracting a Polish retail chain into its retail market, but the process would require effort from authorities and would probably take at least two years, market participants and analysts said, cites LETA/BNS.

06.09.2017

Number of flights handled by Latvian air traffic controller up 8% in January-August

Latvian air traffic controller Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme (LGS), which is responsible for managing air traffic in Latvia, handled 179,557 flights in the first eight months of 2017, which is a growth by 8% from the same period in 2016, the company said, cites LETA/BNS.

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