Date: 20.02.2018.

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Rimsevics will not step down as Bank of Latvia governor

Rimsevics will not step down as Bank of Latvia governor

20.02.2018

The Bank of Latvia Governor Ilmars Rimsevics, who is suspected of extorting and accepting a bribe, has decided not to step down, informs LETA.

Keyword tags: Banks, Corruption, Financial Services, Latvia, Legislation



27 mln tons of freight carried by rail, 35 tons via ports in 2017 in Estonia

27 mln tons of freight carried by rail, 35 tons via ports in 2017 in Estonia

20.02.2018

During 2017, 27.3 million tons of freight was transported by rail in Estonia and 34.8 million tons of freight was transported via Estonian ports, Statistics Estonia said on Tuesday, cites LETA/BNS.

Turnover of Baltika's Latvian operation flat in 2017

Turnover of Baltika's Latvian operation flat in 2017

20.02.2018

Baltika Latvija, Latvian subsidiary of the listed Estonian garment manufacturer and seller Baltika, has posted a turnover of 10.078 million euros for 2017, down 0.8 percent from the year before, informs LETA/BNS.


Melbardis and Strenga to each receive cash reward of up to EUR 38,418 for bronze

Melbardis and Strenga to each receive cash reward of up to EUR 38,418 for bronze

20.02.2018

The Latvian two-man bobsleigh duo of Oskars Melbardis and Janis Strenga will most likely each receive a cash award of up to EUR 38,418 for their third place finish in the Olympic two-man bobsleigh competition yesterday, according to Cabinet of Ministers regulations, informs LETA.

Ex-ambassador: Lithuania broke its promise to Latvia over LNG terminal

Ex-ambassador: Lithuania broke its promise to Latvia over LNG terminal

20.02.2018

Lithuania in the late 2000s promised Latvia to support its efforts to build a liquefied natural gas terminal near Riga, but broke that promise, a former diplomat says, informs LETA/BNS.


20.02.2018

Hesburger to invest EUR 5.5 mln in expansion in Latvia in 2018

The Finnish-owned fast food chain Hesburger in 2018 plans to invest EUR 5.5 million in expansion of its business in Latvia, the company announced LETA.

20.02.2018

Pilot project to provide refugees with housing in Latvia to continue till end-2018

The pilot project under which families with the refugee status or an alternative status receive housing-related financial assistance will continue till the end of 2018, the Welfare Ministry's deputy state secretary, Jana Muizniece, told the press, cites LETA.

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