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Friday, 13.12.2019, 06:09
Wholesale electricity prices rose in all three Baltic countries last week, but Lithuania registered the lowest price in the region, Elektrum Lietuva said on Monday.
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Baltic Ground Services (BGS), which is part of the Lithuanian-owned, Warsaw-listed aviation business group Avia Solutions Group, is set to invest 30 mln euros in electric buses at airports, informed LETA/BNS.
The Tartu, Estonia based manufacturer of sauna heaters Huum has seen investor interest registered for 475,000 euros in investments in an investment round launched on the crowdfunding platform Funderbeam last Thursday.
At the end of this past Ocober, the registered unemployment rate in Latvia was 5.7 percent of the economically active population, which is unchanged from a month ago, the State Employment Agency informed LETA.
According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2019, compared to September 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 3% and imports increased by 3%. In the third quarter, exports decreased by 2%, having increased in the first two quarters.
The UK is one of Latvia’s most significant export partners, and shipments to British ports generate a large share of turnover at the Port of Riga. During the first nine months of this year, cargo turnover between Riga and UK ports amounted to 2.5 million tonnes or more than 10% of the total cargo turnover at the port, informed Riga Freeport press service.
NATO combat helicopters, naval units and Patriot missile systems needed to improve security in Latvia - Pabriks
In terms of security, Latvia is currently not in a bad position because long-term presence of NATO forces is relatively guaranteed, but the Alliance's combat helicopters, navies and Patriot missile systems are needed to improve the security level in Latvia, Defense Minister Artis Pabriks (For Development/For) said in an interview with LETA.