Date: 08.05.2020.

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EC invites member states to extend restriction on non-essential travel to EU until June 15

EC invites member states to extend restriction on non-essential travel to EU until June 15

08.05.2020

The European Commission on May 8th invited Schengen member states and Schengen associated states to prolong the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU until June 15, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Covid-19, EU – Baltic States, Legislation, Tourism, Transport



Riga not to charge street trading fees until end-October

Riga not to charge street trading fees until end-October

08.05.2020

Entrepreneurs in Riga will be exempt from street trading and food service fees until the end of October 2020 and tables and chairs will be allowed also outside florists' shops and other establishments of that kind, informs LETA.

Estonia easing restrictions re border crossing with Latvia, Lithuania, Finland

Estonia easing restrictions re border crossing with Latvia, Lithuania, Finland

08.05.2020

The Estonian government on Friday decided that in the second half of next week the restrictions on border crossing between Estonia and Finland will be relaxed and the free movement of residents of and those legally staying in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will be restored, informed Estonian government press-service.


Estonian econmin recalling supervisory board of Estonian Railways

Estonian econmin recalling supervisory board of Estonian Railways

08.05.2020

Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Taavi Aas is recalling the supervisory board of the state-owned Estonian railway company Estonian Railways, which decided to award a hefty bonus to company executives during the coronavirus crisis, public broadcaster ERR writes.

Latvia: Unemployment increases to 8% in April

Latvia: Unemployment increases to 8% in April

08.05.2020

Registered unemployment rate in Latvia increased to 8% of the economically active population by end-April, which is 1.2 percentage points more than at the end of March, LETA learned from the State Employment Agency.


08.05.2020

Lithuania’s budget seen recording revenue shortfall of up to EUR 1.5 b in 2020

Lithuania’s budget will in 2020 record a revenue shortfall of up to 1.5 billion euros, or approximately 12% of the full-year revenue target, due to the coronavirus crisis, Deputy Finance Minister Migle Tuskiene has said, cites LETA/BNS.

08.05.2020

Lithuania: Grigeo Klaipeda to suspend operations in mid-May

Grigeo Klaipeda, a cardboard producer based in Lithuania's western city of Klaipeda, which released untreated wastewater into the Curonian Lagoon, will be forced to suspend operations in the middle of May, the company’s CEO has confirmed to LETA/BNS.

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