Date: 05.01.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 24.01.2018, 03:23

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EU commissioner finds no data of worse products for Central, Eastern Europe

EU commissioner finds no data of worse products for Central, Eastern Europe

05.01.2018

There is no evidence of poorer quality of food products supplied to countries in Central and Eastern Europe, says Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, European commissioner from Lithuania in charge of health and food safety, reports LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Foodstuff, Legislation, Lithuania, Markets and Companies



In November, tourist numbers in Estonian hotels increased by 10%

In November, tourist numbers in Estonian hotels increased by 10%

05.01.2018

According to Statistics Estonia, 236,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in the accommodation establishments of Estonia in November 2017, i.e. 10% more than in November 2016.

Corinth Pipeworks to produce Balticconnector gas pipe

Corinth Pipeworks to produce Balticconnector gas pipe

05.01.2018

Estonian transmission system operator Elering and Finnish state-owned company Baltic Connector OY on Thursday entered into a contract with Greek company Corinth Pipeworks Pipe Industry SA for the production of the portion of the Balticconnector gas pipe to be located in the sea, informs LETA/BNS.


Most Latvian entrepreneurs: shadow economy in our sector is small or nonexistent

Most Latvian entrepreneurs: shadow economy in our sector is small or nonexistent

05.01.2018

In Latvia, 73% of entrepreneurs believe that the shadow economy in their respective industry is either small or nonexistent, Baiba Ableniece, a spokeswoman for Citadele Bank, told LETA, citing the latest Citadele Index survey.

Cargo turnover of Ventspils port terminals rose by 7% in 2017

Cargo turnover of Ventspils port terminals rose by 7% in 2017

05.01.2018

The terminals based in the north-western Latvian port of Ventspils reloaded 20.04 million tons of cargo in 2017, which is 7% more than a year before, the port’s spokeswoman Inga Ievina told LETA.


05.01.2018

Lithuanian PM's stance on Russia: 2 points in support, 2 against, 2 motives

The call from Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis to resume contacts with Russia on the political level and operations of an intergovernmental commission have made top headlines over the past few days, reports LETA/BNS.

05.01.2018

Lithuanian railways to pay EC fine for removed Renge tracks

The state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) will Friday pay the fine of nearly 28 million euros imposed by the European Commission (EC) for the dismantled railway stretch to Renge, Latvia, the company's CEO Mantas Bartuska confirmed to BNS, cites LETA.

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