Date: 12.01.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 24.01.2018, 03:24

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Freeport of Riga ready for ice navigation

Freeport of Riga ready for ice navigation

12.01.2018

At the end of last year, a running test of the icebreaker Varma, owned by the Port of Riga was performed. Based on test results as well as information provided by the Freeport of Riga services, the Freeport of Riga Captain Artūrs Brokovskis is convinced that the Port of Riga is ready for winter and ice navigation, informed BC port’s press service.

Keyword tags: Good for Business, Latvia, Legislation, Port, Transport



Tallinn Airport passenger numbers hit record 2.6 mln

Tallinn Airport passenger numbers hit record 2.6 mln

12.01.2018

Altogether 2.6 million passengers passed through Tallinn Airport in 2017, marking a new all-time high and an increase of 19% over the previous year, reports LETA/BNS.

Main demographic indicators 2017 in Lithuania

Main demographic indicators 2017 in Lithuania

12.01.2018

Resident population. Statistics Lithuania informs that based on provisional data, on 1 January 2018, the resident population of Lithuania totalled 2 million 810 thousand (in 1 January 2017, 2 million 848 thousand). Over the previous year, the resident population declined by 37.8 thousand (1.3%), in 2016 – by 40.7 thousand (1.4%).


Maxima leaves Latvian Association of Food Retailers

Maxima leaves Latvian Association of Food Retailers

12.01.2018

Maxima Latvija retail chain at the end of last year made a decision to withdraw from the Latvian Association of Food Retailers (LPTA), said the company’s representative Janis Beseris, cites LETA.

63% Latvia's large companies plan to keep number of jobs unchanged

63% Latvia's large companies plan to keep number of jobs unchanged

12.01.2018

As many as 63% of Latvia’s large companies plan to keep the number of their employees unchanged in2018, Martins Panke, a spokesman for SEB Banka, told LETA, citing the bank’s survey of large companies’ chief financial officers (CFO).


12.01.2018

Number of tourists in Riga for New Year higher in 2017

The number of tourists in Riga for New Year 2018 was higher than a year ago, said Santa Graikste, the executive director of the Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Latvia (LVRA), cites LETA.

12.01.2018

Lithuanian railways ups 2017 revenue to EUR 444 mln

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG), the state-run railway company that had its top management replaced at the end of 2016, posted 443.7 million euros in revenue last year, up by 11% year-on-year, informs LETA/BNS.

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