Date: 16.02.2018.

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In 2017, second highest grain yield was reached in Latvia

In 2017, second highest grain yield was reached in Latvia

16.02.2018

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, regardless the unfavourable weather conditions, in 2017 the highest average grain yield per one hectare was reached – 38.3 q. The highest yield was reached in 2015 – 44.9 q/ha.

Keyword tags: Agriculture, Analytics, Good for Business, Latvia, Markets and Companies



Microsoft earmarks USD 50 mln for support to startups, Latvian companies may apply

Microsoft earmarks USD 50 mln for support to startups, Latvian companies may apply

16.02.2018

Microsoft has opened a new program Microsoft For Startups, allocating USD 500 million for it, Microsoft Latvia spokeswoman Gunta Line told LETA.

Number of happy people has declined in Latvia

Number of happy people has declined in Latvia

16.02.2018

The number of people considering themselves happy has been declining in Latvia lately, the Amigo Happiness Index survey, conducted for Latvia’s Amigo telecommunication company, shows, cites LETA.


Employment taxes paid by Estonian startups rose by 30% in 2017

Employment taxes paid by Estonian startups rose by 30% in 2017

16.02.2018

Estonian startups employed on the average 4,300 people and paid altogether 37 million euros in employment taxes in 2017, 30% more than in 2016, informs LETA/BNS.

Latvian gasoline imports drop 8.8% in 2017; diesel fuel imports down 6.1%

Latvian gasoline imports drop 8.8% in 2017; diesel fuel imports down 6.1%

16.02.2018

In 2017, Latvian gasoline imports dropped 8.8% 2016, while diesel fuel imports declined 6.1% year-on-year, the Central Statistical Bureau reported, cites LETA.


16.02.2018

Estonian MFA: Western Balkans strategy is an ambitious roadmap

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser on February 15th at the informal meeting of European Union's foreign ministers discussed the situation in Syria as well as the Western Balkans strategy submitted by the European Commission, noting that the strategy is an ambitious roadmap to a common future, informs LETA/BNS.

16.02.2018

Rail Baltica route, spatial territorial planning finalized in Baltic states

The route and spatial territorial planning of the Rail Baltica European-gauge railway line have been finalized in all three Baltic states, announced RB Rail, the Baltic joint venture in charge of implementation of the Ral Baltica project, informs LETA.

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