Date: 19.05.2020.

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Latvian ports see 29.2% drop in cargo turnover in 4 months

Latvian ports see 29.2% drop in cargo turnover in 4 months

19.05.2020

Latvian ports handled 15.824 million tons of cargo in January-April 2020, which is a 29.2% less than in the same period last year, cites LETA, according to the Transport Ministry's data.

Keyword tags: Energy, Latvia, Port, Transport



Estonia's foreign policy development plan until 2030 unveiled

Estonia's foreign policy development plan until 2030 unveiled

19.05.2020

Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu on Tuesday introduced Estonia's foreign policy development plan until 2030, the general objectives of which are the preservation of the Estonian people, language and culture through the ages, the security of Estonia's independence in international relations, improved general wellbeing, protection of Estonians abroad and Estonia's increasing contribution to global sustainable development, informs LETA/BNS.

Estonia's top court partially revokes spatial plan for Rail Baltica

Estonia's top court partially revokes spatial plan for Rail Baltica

19.05.2020

The Supreme Court of Estonia has partially granted an appeal by the environmental associations Avalikult Rail Balticaust (ARB) and Eesti Looduskaitse Selts (Estonian Society for Nature Conservation) and revoked the Parnu County Plan for sections 3A, 4A and 4H of the track of Rail Baltica, informs LETA/BNS.


In 2019, level of electricity produced in CHP plants in Latvia remained high

In 2019, level of electricity produced in CHP plants in Latvia remained high

19.05.2020

The latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that over the last two years from 2018 to 2019 the highest indicators characterizing activities of combined heat and power (CHP) plants were observed as amount of electricity produced in CHP (1) plants(2) increased.

Estonia's flight restrictions require EU Commission's nod

Estonia's flight restrictions require EU Commission's nod

19.05.2020

The decision of Estonia's Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas to ban flights from Tallinn to countries with a high risk of coronavirus infection for three weeks until June 7 requires the approval of the European Commission, Postimees reported, cites LETA/BNS.


19.05.2020

airBaltic Restarts Flights from Riga to Helsinki, Munich and Berlin

After receiving a special permission from the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia, airBaltic will resume direct flights from Riga to Helsinki and Munich on May 25, 2020, and from Riga to Berlin on June 1, 2020., informed airBaltic.

19.05.2020

Latvia: EUR 499 mln from EU funds redistributed for different projects

The Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday decided to redistribute EUR 499 mln from the EU structural funds and Cohesion fund for dealing with consequences from the Covid-19 crisis.

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