Date: 30.05.2019.

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Rietumu banka net profit is EUR 7 mln in Q1

Rietumu banka net profit is EUR 7 mln in Q1

30.05.2019

The Financial Statement of the bank and Rietumu Group for the first quarter of 2019 has been published. In accordance with the statement, net profit of the bank amounts to EUR 7.4 mln and that of Rietumu Group is EUR 10 mln.

Keyword tags: Banks, Financial Services, Good for Business, Latvia



Nordic-Baltic NGOs urge governments to cooperate on alcohol policy

Nordic-Baltic NGOs urge governments to cooperate on alcohol policy

30.05.2019

Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network sent today an open letter to the ministers and party leaders of Latvia, Estonia and Finland concerning alcohol taxes and cross-border trade in the region. The Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NordAN) expresses grave concern over the developments that are taking place in Estonia and Latvia regarding alcohol taxation.

Lithuania: Alcohol and tobacco consumption and consequences thereof, 2018

Lithuania: Alcohol and tobacco consumption and consequences thereof, 2018

30.05.2019

Statistics Lithuania informs that in 2018, based on provisional data, absolute (100%) alcohol consumption per resident aged 15 and older amounted to 11.2 litres (by 1.1 litres less than in 2017).


A Joint Nordic National Day celebration was held in Riga

A Joint Nordic National Day celebration was held in Riga

30.05.2019

A Joint Nordic National Day celebration was held in the cloisters of Riga’s Cathedral Hosts were the Ambassadors of Denmark in Latvia, Sweden, Norwegian Embassy Riga, and Embassy of Finland in Riga, in addition to the Director of Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia and the Honorary Consul of Iceland in Latvia.

In April, the turnover growth of retail trade enterprises in Estonia accelerated

In April, the turnover growth of retail trade enterprises in Estonia accelerated

30.05.2019

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2019, compared to April of the previous year, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 8% at constant prices and was 614 mln euros.


30.05.2019

The turnover of the business sector in Estonia increased in the Q1

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2019, enterprises sold goods and services for 14.8 billion euros, which was 7% more than in the same period the year before.

30.05.2019

Lithuania’s strive for energy security

Having suffered a nearly 50-year-long occupation, Lithuania has, over the recent 29 years of its independece, built a competitive market economy, become a member of the EU and NATO, and continues to build a welfare state. Ensuring energy security was and continues to be a major challenge on this road. The following are some of my thoughts on the ways energy resources can be turned into weapons used against sovereign states.

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