Date: 02.02.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 21.11.2018, 00:25

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New container transport line “Poland-Finland Express” launches operation in Riga Port

New container transport line “Poland-Finland Express” launches operation in Riga Port

02.02.2018

COSCO Shipping Lines, one of the world's largest container shipping companies, has launched operation of its container shipping line “Poland-Finland Express” at the Port of Riga. The Baltic Sea route of the new line is Gdańsk-Helsinki-Riga-Klaipeda-Gdańsk, returning to the Port of Riga weekly, reported BC port’s press service.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Latvia, Port, Transport



Latvia is one of successful examples of cooperation among EU institutions and member states in energy

Latvia is one of successful examples of cooperation among EU institutions and member states in energy

02.02.2018

Latvia is one of the successful examples of cooperation among EU institutions and member states in energy sector, said Maros Sefcovic, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Energy Union, at the Saeima European affairs committee meeting today, informs LETA.

Insurance premiums in Latvia up 18.8% in 2017

Insurance premiums in Latvia up 18.8% in 2017

02.02.2018

Latvian insurance companies wrote EUR 468.9 million worth of gross premiums in 2017, which is an 18.8% increase against 2016, while indemnities paid by the insurers grew at a slower rate, by 9.3%, to EUR 270.8 million, writes LETA, according to the Latvian Insurers Association.


Most work accidents registered at wood processing companies in 2017 in Latvia

Most work accidents registered at wood processing companies in 2017 in Latvia

02.02.2018

Most work accidents in 2017 in Latvia were registered at wood processing companies, the State Labor Inspectorate's representative Megija Ekkerte told LETA.

Lithuanian hotels' revenue on upward track

Lithuanian hotels' revenue on upward track

02.02.2018

Lithuanian hotels last year posted growth in revenue, despite the wet summer and Vilnius Airport's 35-day closure for runway renovation, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Friday, cites LETA/BNS.


02.02.2018

Euroapotheca cleared to buy Swedish pharmacy chain

Euroapotheca, the owner of Eurovaistine, a major Lithuanian pharmacy chain, has obtained regulatory approval for its takeover of a chain of nearly 160 pharmacies in Sweden, reports LETA/BNS.

02.02.2018

Azerbaijani drug criminal released from prison early, expelled from Estonia

Ahliman Zeinalov, an Azerbaijani citizen who was released early from prison where he served a sentence for drug crimes, was sent back to his home country at the end of January 2018, the daily Postimees reports, cites LETA/BNS.

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