Date: 28.12.2018.

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Skinest's appeal against Lithuanian Railways' sleeper contract with Swetrak rejected

Skinest's appeal against Lithuanian Railways' sleeper contract with Swetrak rejected

28.12.2018

A Lithuanian court has ruled that a railway sleeper supply contract signed between Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) and Estonian-Lithuanian joint venture Swetrak through a negotiated procedure is lawful and that Estonian-owned Skinest Baltija's offer did not meet the technical requirements, informed LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Legislation, Lithuania, Railways



In december 2018, consumer confidence indicator decreased by 1 percentage point in Lithuania

In december 2018, consumer confidence indicator decreased by 1 percentage point in Lithuania

28.12.2018

Statistics Lithuania informs that in December 2018, the consumer confidence indicator stood at minus 6 and, against November, decreased by 1 percentage point.

Lidl retailer to build store and parking lot in Liepaja

Lidl retailer to build store and parking lot in Liepaja

28.12.2018

German retail company Lidl plans to build a store and a parking lot in the southwestern Latvian city of Liepaja, LETA was told at the Liepaja Construction Board.


Over the month, the turnover of retail trade enterprises in Lithuania grew by 0.4%

Over the month, the turnover of retail trade enterprises in Lithuania grew by 0.4%

28.12.2018

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in November 2018, the turnover (VAT excluded) of retail trade1 enterprises amounted to EUR 960.9 mln at current prices, and against October 2018, seasonally and calendar adjusted, grew by 0.4% (unadjusted – decreased by 4%).

In November, retail trade turnover in Latvia increased by 4.0%

In November, retail trade turnover in Latvia increased by 4.0%

28.12.2018

Calendar adjusted data (at constant prices) compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to November 2017, in November 2018 total retail trade turnover rose by 4%. Turnover of retail trade in food products increased by 4.4 %, turnover of retail trade in non-food products, except for retail sale of automotive fuel, rose by 5.6%, but turnover of retail sale of automotive fuel reduced by 1.1%.


28.12.2018

Lithuanian politicians, energy officials named as possible bribe recipients in Alstom case

Lithuania's the then Economy Minister Viktor Uspaskich and his deputy Anicetas Ignotas, and Lietuvos Energija's former CEO Rymantas Juozaitis and the Elektrenai power plant's former CEO Pranas Noreika, as well as four other high-ranking energy officials, could have received almost 5 million euros in bribes from the French engineering giant Alstom, accodting to the 15min.lt reported on Friday LETA/BNS.

28.12.2018

National Electronic Mass Media Council sacks chair and member of Latvian Television board

The National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP), as the holder of state-owned shares in Latvian Television (LTV), has unanimously backed a no confidence motion in LTV board chairman Ivars Belte and board member for program development Sergejs Nesterovs, NEPLP representatives informed LETA.

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