Date: 11.10.2017.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 23.10.2017, 21:57

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Past experiences dampen Latvia’s appetite to patch looming labour gap

Past experiences dampen Latvia’s appetite to patch looming labour gap

11.10.2017

Negative memories of forced migration during the Soviet occupation hold back a discussion how to fill predicted 35,000 labour gap.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Baltic States – CIS, Economic History, EU – Baltic States, Labour-market, Latvia, Markets and Companies



Fair taxation: Commission welcomes new rules for resolving tax disputes

Fair taxation: Commission welcomes new rules for resolving tax disputes

11.10.2017

European Commission’s estimates show that there are currently around 900 double taxation disputes in the EU, estimated to be worth €10.5 billion. The new rules formally adopted by the EU states would better meet the needs of businesses and citizens and any double taxation would be removed.

Dozens Estonian startups oppose abolishing cohabitation law

Dozens Estonian startups oppose abolishing cohabitation law

11.10.2017

Representatives of dozens Estonian startups and tech companies have signed a public statement which asks for the parliament not to abolish the cohabitation law, informs LETA/BNS.


Stenders will expand also in Latvia

Stenders will expand also in Latvia

11.10.2017

The new management of Latvian cosmetics producer Stenders will be to sort out the company’s finances, but there is also a plan to expand the Stenders plant in Latvia, the company’s management board member Yang Gang told LETA.

IMF ups Latvia's economic growth forecast for 2017 and 2018

IMF ups Latvia's economic growth forecast for 2017 and 2018

11.10.2017

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised upwards Latvia’s GDP growth forecast for the years 2017 and 2018, reports LETA.


11.10.2017

New members of the board of Rīgas brīvostas flote approved

The Freeport of Riga Authority, as the only shareholder of Rīgas brīvostas flote Ltd. (hereinafter — the Company), has approved new Members of the Board: Rolands Klincis has been appointed as a Member of the Board for development matters and Irina Feļdmane has been appointed as a Member of the Board for finance management matters, reported BC port’s press service.

11.10.2017

Latvian gasoline imports drop 8.8% in 8 months; diesel fuel imports down 1.9%

During the first eight months of 2017, Latvian gasoline imports dropped 8.8% from the first eight months of 2016, while diesel fuel imports declined 1.9% year-on-year, the Central Statistical Bureau reported LETA.

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