Date: 16.10.2017.

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Latvian scientific community discusses sustainable economy

Latvian scientific community discusses sustainable economy

16.10.2017

The issues of sustainable development are at the forefront of modern economic theories and practice. Hence, the importance of the conference orginised by the Latvian Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the “Latvians in the World Society”, which touched upon numerous sustainability issues pertinent to the Latvian progressive development.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Forum, Latvia, Markets and Companies



564,000 cruise passengers visit Estonia in past season

564,000 cruise passengers visit Estonia in past season

16.10.2017

A total of 311 cruise ships called in the Estonian capital Tallinn during the 2017 cruise season, bringing more than 564,000 passengers here, reports LETA/BNS.

Energy independence: is Lithuania getting away with state aid?

Energy independence: is Lithuania getting away with state aid?

16.10.2017

The EU says Lithuania can levy funds from gas consumers to finance its own energy companies. Achema, Lithuania’s largest consumer, disagrees. The European Commission and the European Court of Justice are currently considering state aid complaints against Lithuania. The outcome could have repercussions for every gas consumer in the country and massive ramifications for one company in particular.


Nights spent by tourists at Latvia's hotels up 12.2% in January-August

Nights spent by tourists at Latvia's hotels up 12.2% in January-August

16.10.2017

The number of nights spent by guests at Latvia’s hotels and other tourist facilities in the first eight months of this year grew by 12.2% against the same period last year to 3.524 million, writes LETA, according to the data released by the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB).

More tobacco products bought by Estonians in Latvia

More tobacco products bought by Estonians in Latvia

16.10.2017

Although the market for counterfeit and contraband cigarettes in Estonia has contracted to 13.3% of total consumption, cross-border flows from Latvia are increasing, a survey by KPMG indicates, cites LETA/BNS.


16.10.2017

Lithuanian MFA: Kremlin's critic urges EU ministers support Russia's civil society

Vladimir Kara-Murza, a prominent critic of the Kremlin, on Monday urged European Union (EU) ministers to maintain contacts with Russia's civil society and intellectuals, says Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius who organized the meeting, informs LETA/BNS.

16.10.2017

Rokiskio Suris signs contract on Fonterra investments

Rokiskio Suris (Rokiskis Cheese), one of Lithuania's biggest dairy companies, has completed talks with New Zealand's Fonterra on more than 7 million euros in investment through purchase of about a tenth of the company's shares, informs LETA/BNS.

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