Date: 14.02.2020.

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Danish court keeps Latvian national Misane in custody

Danish court keeps Latvian national Misane in custody

14.02.2020

Danish regional court today decided to keep Latvian national Kristine Misane in custody. Misane is charges with abducting her own child in South Africa, informed LETA.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation



Latvia: Finance Ministry cuts economic growth forecast for 2019 to 2.2%

Latvia: Finance Ministry cuts economic growth forecast for 2019 to 2.2%

14.02.2020

According to the Finance Ministry's latest gross domestic product growth forecast, Latvia's GDP will grow by 2.2% this year, which is 0.6 percentage points less than in the previous forecast informed LETA/BNS.

EU’s macro-regional cooperation: smart specialisation approach

EU’s macro-regional cooperation: smart specialisation approach

14.02.2020

Sub-regional growth analysis among the Baltic Sea states is subject to certain challenges connected to “smart specialisation strategy” (3S) initiated recently by the EU institutions. The article focuses on such 3S aspects as: the sub-regional growth concept in the Union, 3S political priorities, as well modern 3S trends in Nordic and Baltic States, etc.


Lithuania's Orlen Lietuva to carry its 1st cargo using rebuilt Renge section

Lithuania's Orlen Lietuva to carry its 1st cargo using rebuilt Renge section

14.02.2020

The first freight train will go via the railway section from Lithuania's Mazeikiai to Renge in Latvia on Saturday after Lithuania's state-owned railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) rebuilt it after receiving a fine of dozens of millions euros, informed LETA/BNS.

Lithuania to decide future of its loss-making mint

Lithuania to decide future of its loss-making mint

14.02.2020

Lithuania is set to decide the future of its loss-making mint, with a study expected by the middle of this year to show whether this state enterprise could be salvaged, according to the Verslo Zinios business daily information writes LETA/BNS.


14.02.2020

President: Solution of Orlen problems improved Lithuanian-Polish relations

Lithuania's concessions provided to the Polish business group Orlen, operating an oil refiner in Lithuania's Mazeikiai, have helped to improve bilateral relations but were not the key element in their thaw, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda says, writes LETA/BNS.

14.02.2020

Working part-time continues to be popular in Estonia

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2019, the labour force participation rate was 71.6%, the employment rate was 68.4% and the unemployment rate was 4.4%. The annual average number of persons active in the labour market was 702,600 and persons employed numbered 671,300.

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