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Friday, 13.12.2019, 16:32
On Thursday, 17 October, Latvijas Banka is issuing a silver collector coin "Gifts of the Forest". The coin dedicated to Latvia's nature bears a message of Latvian values and traditions creating the sense of belonging to Latvia and uniting its people. The coin shows our respect to Latvia's forests, the gifts they provide as well as traditions related to forests, e.g. mushroom and berry picking etc.
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According to our research*, a 10% increase in global oil prices raises the level of consumer prices in Latvia by 0.6% in the medium term. The increase in oil prices directly pushes up energy prices, i.e. the prices of car fuel, natural gas, heat energy, and – indirectly – the prices of food and services.
Eastnine AB (publ) has taken possession of the newly built office property S7-2 in Vilnius’ central business district. The property, which holds approximately 16,000 square metres, is fully let to Telia Lietuva on an agreement that runs until March 2029, inflrmed Eastnine.
The Public Procurement Office (VPT) has given the green light for the power transmission grid operator Amber Grid to sign a 100-million-euro contract for the construction of the Lithuanian part of the Gas Interconnector Poland-Lithuania (GIPL) with the winning bidder Alvora and its partner Siauliu Dujotekio Statyba, informed LETA/BNS.
Analysis of fully-processed registrations’ data performed by AV Automotive Research / AutoTyrimai, based on source data obtained from Regitra (Lithuania), CSDD (Latvia) and Maanteeamet (Estonia), reveals that new light-vehicle (M1&N1) registrations in the Baltic States grew by 18.6% to 25’505 units in III quarter 2019.
This year’s record grain harvest has brought grain transport from road to rail for the first time ever – in two months, Operail has transported the equivalent of more than 600 truckloads of fodder grain to the ports of Sillamäe and Muuga by rail. informed Operail.
A LNG shipment has on Monday arrived to Klaipeda from Vysotsk where Russia's largest private gas company Novatek has a LNG production facility, reported LETA/BNS.