Date: 24.05.2018.

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Nord Stream 2 releases 90,000 young atlantic salmon as the compensation Measure in Russia

Nord Stream 2 releases 90,000 young atlantic salmon as the compensation Measure in Russia

24.05.2018

Nord Stream 2, the developer of the twin pipeline to supply Russian natural gas to the EU market through the Baltic Sea, released 90,000 young Atlantic salmon into rivers in the Russian part of the Gulf of Finland as compensation for potential temporary damage to fisheries during construction of the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline in Russian waters. This initiative is part of the complex Environmental and Community Initiatives Strategy developed by Nord Stream 2 for Russia, and is being implemented in cooperation with FGBU Glavrybvod and under the control of the Northwest branch of the Federal Fishery Agency.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Energy, EU – Baltic States, Gas, Legislation, Markets and Companies



Number of economic units rose in Estonia in 2017

Number of economic units rose in Estonia in 2017

24.05.2018

In 2017, there were approximately 158,000 economically active units in Estonia. 3,000 units were added, which is as many as in 2016. Considering legal form, the picture looks different – growth in the number of companies picked up and the number of non-profit associations decreased for the first time.

In Q1, Lithuanian hotels received 546.4 thousand tourists

In Q1, Lithuanian hotels received 546.4 thousand tourists

24.05.2018

According to Statistics Lithuania, in I quarter 2018, the country’s accommodation establishments received 546.4 thousand tourists, or by 7.3% more than I quarter 2017. Compared to I quarter 2017, the number of overnight stays grew by 3.8%. One guest stayed in an accommodation establishment for, on average, 2.2 nights.


EU reaches deal with Gazprom in anti-trust case

EU reaches deal with Gazprom in anti-trust case

24.05.2018

The EU on May 24th settled a high-stakes anti-trust case against Gazprom, the Kremlin-backed energy giant, over claims it abused its dominant position as a gas provider in eastern Europe member states, informs LETA/AFP.

Baltic and Nordic regulators sign memorandum on cooperation in electronic communications

Baltic and Nordic regulators sign memorandum on cooperation in electronic communications

24.05.2018

The regulators of the Baltic and Nordic countries signed a memorandum in Riga today on cooperation in the sphere of electronic communications, LETA was told at the Latvian Public Utilities Commission.


24.05.2018

Lietuvos bankas: building reserves necessary during economic upturn

There's a good time for further building financial reserves as Lithuania's residents and businesses are getting stronger financially, the level of credit is growing and Lithuania's is enjoying an economic upturn, the Bank of Lithuania's chairman Vitas Vasiliauskas says, cites LETA/BNS.

24.05.2018

Estonian eAgronom raises EUR 500,000 from customer investors

Estonian farm management software startup eAgronom has raised 500,000 euros from farmers, who have now become the company's investors, informs LETA/BNS.

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