Date: 07.12.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 15.12.2018, 23:02

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European security: an urgent issue for the EU and the Baltics (part I)

European security: an urgent issue for the EU and the Baltics (part I)

07.12.2018

The European Commission organised a media seminar on the “security research”, with a view of a deeper understanding of the complex security issues. The theme is of vital importance at present tense time for both Europeans and the Baltics’ sub-region in line with EU’s priorities of making Europe a safe place and enhancing regional security.

Keyword tags: Analytics, EU – Baltic States, Modern EU, Security



Classical conductor Andris Nelsons gets two Grammy nominations

Classical conductor Andris Nelsons gets two Grammy nominations

07.12.2018

For a third consecutive year, Latvian classical conductor Andris Nelsons is among artists nominated for Grammy Awards, the list of 2019 Grammy nominations shows, informed LETA/BNS.

The goods deficit widens as export growth slows

The goods deficit widens as export growth slows

07.12.2018

Estonian exports of goods and services have grown more slowly in the first nine months of 2018 than in 2017, and imports have grown faster. Exports may have grown more slowly not only because growth in foreign demand has stalled, but also because price competitiveness and domestic economic activity have declined. The surplus on the current account in the first nine months of 2018 was 0.7% of GDP, which is notably less than the 2.8% recorded in the same months of 2017. The current account surplus has fallen because of the deepening trade deficit, which was 985.2 million euros in the first nine months of the year, or a third larger than it was a year earlier.


Bank of Lithuania survey: an extra 400 EUR would make life easier

Bank of Lithuania survey: an extra 400 EUR would make life easier

07.12.2018

The latest Survey of Households commissioned by the Bank of Lithuania revealed that, despite their improving financial health, a large number of families would still like to earn at least 400 EUR more to be satisfied with their living conditions in Lithuania.

First time registration of passenger cars in Latvia up 0.2% in 11 months

First time registration of passenger cars in Latvia up 0.2% in 11 months

07.12.2018

The first-time registration of passenger cars picked up 0.2% y-o-y in the first 11 months of this year, as 62,650 cars were registered for the first time in Latvia during that period, according to the information from the Latvian Road Traffic Safety Directorate (CSDD) reports LETA.


07.12.2018

Radical pro-Russia activist Girss acquitted of incitement to ethnic hatred

The Kurzeme district court in Liepaja on Friday found Illarions Girss, the former leader of Russkaya Zarya (Russian Dawn) pro-Russia group in Latvia, not guilty of inciting ethnic hatred, the court’s representative Velga Luka told LETA.

07.12.2018

Insolvency claim filed against operator of DIY chain K Senukai

An insolvency lawsuit against Kesko Senukai Latvia, the operator of K Senukai DIY retail chain, has been filed with Riga City Pardaugava District Court, according to information available on the website of the Insolvency Control Service informed LETA/BNS.

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