Date: 13.11.2017.

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In Q3, construction output grew by 25% in Latvia

In Q3, construction output grew by 25% in Latvia

13.11.2017

The latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to the corresponding period of 2016, in the 3rd quarter of 2017 construction output1 increased by 25% (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). Construction output at current prices amounted to 580.8 million euros.

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Tallinn to start trials of self-driving buses in 2018

Tallinn to start trials of self-driving buses in 2018

13.11.2017

Even though many issues related to self-driving cars and buses remain yet to be solved, Tallinn will try and bring together regular bus service and a self-driving bus performing the so-called last mile in at least one location next year, Eesti Paevaleht writes, cites LETA/BNS.

Foreign investors to be allowed to make EUR 5,000 payment for renewed residence permits in installments in Latvia

Foreign investors to be allowed to make EUR 5,000 payment for renewed residence permits in installments in Latvia

13.11.2017

The foreign citizens who have obtained Latvian residence permits by making investments in the Latvian economy will be able to make the EUR 5,000 payment for renewed residence permits in installments under draft amendments to the Immigration Law, approved today by the Saeima Budget and Finance (Taxation) Committee, cites LETA.


Ekspress Grupp cleared to acquire Adnet Media

Ekspress Grupp cleared to acquire Adnet Media

13.11.2017

The Lithuanian competition authority on Friday cleared the listed Estonian media holding Ekspress Grupp to buy 51% of the shares in Adnet Media, which would give it a full 100-% stake with the shares that it already owns, informs LETA/BNS.

LDz Loģistika and Riga Freeport present the advantages of the Latvian transit corridor in India

LDz Loģistika and Riga Freeport present the advantages of the Latvian transit corridor in India

13.11.2017

Verners Lūsis, Chairperson of the Board of the Latvijas dzelzceļš SJSC subsidiary — LDz Loģistika Ltd., and Ansis Zeltiņš, CEO of the Freeport of Riga, went on a visit to India on November 3rd within the framework of the delegation headed by Māris Kučinskis, Prime Minister, to participate in a range of activities related to strengthening of business and international relations. Including November 4, managers of the companies will participate in a transport and logistics conference in Mumbai, where they will present Latvia’s advantages in international transit corridors, informed BC port’s press service.


13.11.2017

Riga is best bargain choice for Christmas markets

Riga is the best bargain choice for travelers to Christmas markets, according to the results of the latest European Christmas Markets Barometer by the British retail post office company Post Office.

13.11.2017

Almost EUR 1.1 b transferred to Lithuania from abroad in 2016

Persons living abroad sent 1.092 bln euros to Lithuania in 2016, while Lithuanian residents transferred 426 mln euros to foreign countries, figures from Eurostat showed on Monday.

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