Date: 12.06.2019.

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Latvia ranks 17th in EU Digital Economy and Society Index

Latvia ranks 17th in EU Digital Economy and Society Index

12.06.2019

Latvia this year ranked 17th in the EU Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) among all 28 EU member states, lagging behind Lithuania and Estonia, the European Commission announced today.

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Estonian funding and trading platform Funderbeam raises USD 4.5 mln

Estonian funding and trading platform Funderbeam raises USD 4.5 mln

12.06.2019

Funderbeam, global funding and trading platform based in Estonia, has raised 4.5 mln US dollars in Series A funding to develop its secondary market offering as well as expand into markets in Asia and continental Europe, informed LETA/BNS.

Klaipeda port's cargo traffic up 8.5% to 19.8 mln tons

Klaipeda port's cargo traffic up 8.5% to 19.8 mln tons

12.06.2019

Cargo traffic in the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda rose 8.5% to 19.77 mln tons in the first five months of this year from the same period las year, the port authority said LETA/BNS.


Number of new foreign investments projects in Latvia drops significantly – study

Number of new foreign investments projects in Latvia drops significantly – study

12.06.2019

Last year 34 new foreign investments projects should be started in Latvia compared to 53 new investments projects started in 2017, according to a study conducted by EY audit company referred LETA/BNS.

Captain of the Latvian national ice hockey team recognised as the best player of the year

Captain of the Latvian national ice hockey team recognised as the best player of the year

12.06.2019

Last week, the «Gada balva hokejā» professional awards (the annual prize for hockey) were presented in Latvia for the first time. Lauris Darzins, captain of the Latvian national team that successfully performed at the recent Ice Hockey World Championship in Slovakia, was recognised as the best ice hockey player of the country. The participation of the Latvian team in this tournament was supported by Rietumu Bank.


12.06.2019

Rimi retail chain to launch online trade in Baltics by 2020

The Rimi retail chain plans to launch its online trade in the Baltic states by 2020, Gustav Fernstrom, marketing and business development director at Rimi says LETA/BNS.

12.06.2019

PM Karins promises to make sure property tax does not climb too steeply

As the government decides on changing the cadastral values of real estate and consequently also property taxes, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) is determined to make sure the rise of property taxes is not too steep,the premier said in an interview to LNT TV channel.

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