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Thursday, 12.12.2019, 14:23
The Ministries of Finance of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania commenced a joint public consultation on the Interim Report of Introduction of Pan-Baltic Covered Bond Legal and Regulatory framework (The Interim Report), LETA learned from the Latvian Finance Ministry.
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The chief executive officer of Lithuania's Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) anticipates strong competition among potential contractors for the construction of a 100-million-euro near surface repository for low and intermediate level short-lived radioactive waste, informed LETA/BNS.
The southern Estonian city of Tartu is to enter into cooperation with the robotics company Milrem Robotics to implement unmanned crawler-type vehicles developed for civilian use in the city's maintenance works, reported LETA/BNS.
The Latvian state-owned airline airBaltic is about to start flying from Tallinn to Salzburg in Austria from December, informed airBaltic.
After the obligation for regulated energy producers to buy gas from Litgas was lifted early this year, around 3 TWh of gas will enter the free market over the next year, increasing the gas market and exchange's liquidity, Lithuanian natural gas transmission system operator Amber Grid says LETA.
After the Lithuanian government decided on Wednesday that the 19-kilometer railway section between Mazeikiai and Renge, in Latvia, is not a project important to national security, the Lithuanian government commission checking deals of strategic companies on Thursday allowed Lithuanian state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) to sign a contract on rebuilding that section after several months of hesitation, informed LETA/BNS.
Suspicions of corruption at the Riga municipal public transport company Rigas Satiksme will affect the company's borrowing capacity, Ieva Tetere, CEO at SEB Banka, one of the creditors of the company, told LETA.