Date: 11.09.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 21.11.2018, 02:02

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The Financial Sector Development Council has approved an action plan to prevent money laundering and financing of terrorism

The Financial Sector Development Council has approved an action plan to prevent money laundering and financing of terrorism

11.09.2018

The Financial Sector Development Council, supported by Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis, has approved an action plan to strengthen Latvia’s anti-money laundering capabilities, and its ability to combat the financing of terrorism and weapons proliferation.

Keyword tags: Banks, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Latvia, USA



In July foreign trade turnover in goods was 11.9 % larger than last year in Latvia

In July foreign trade turnover in goods was 11.9 % larger than last year in Latvia

11.09.2018

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in July 2018 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to 2.31 bln euros, which at current prices was 11.9% more than in July 2017, of which the exports value of goods was 8.3% and imports value of goods was 14.5% higher.

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and the EU28

Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and the EU28

11.09.2018

The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.


Latvian government approves purchase of four Black Hawk helicopters

Latvian government approves purchase of four Black Hawk helicopters

11.09.2018

The Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia approved the planned purchase of four Black Hawk helicopters for 175 mln euros from the United States, informs LETA.

Teachers' minimum salary raised to EUR 710 in Latvia

Teachers' minimum salary raised to EUR 710 in Latvia

11.09.2018

Teachers' minimum statutory salary will be increased 30 euros to 710 euros in September, the Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia agreed on Tuesday, informs LETA.


11.09.2018

SEB Global Services Center in Riga to create 80 new jobs next year

SEB Group's service center in Riga is planning to hire around 80 employees next year, informs LETA referring to the SEB Global Services Center in Riga representative.

11.09.2018

Prices of Soviet-time apartments in Riga climb 3.5% from beginning of year

In August 2018, apartment prices in Soviet-era buildings in Riga rose 0.2 from the previous month and climbed 3.5% from the beginning of 2018, informs LETA referring to the Arco Real Estate property market review.

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