Date: 10.06.2020.

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Lithuania ranks at bottom of OECD open data index

Lithuania ranks at bottom of OECD open data index

10.06.2020

Lithuania ranks the lowest (32nd) among members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in terms of data openness, the Special Investigation Service (STT) said on June 10th. Latvia and Estonia perform below average, too, but they are placed higher than Lithuania – at number 21 and number 24, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Analytics, EU – Baltic States, Legislation, Rating



University of Tartu climbs  to the 285th position in the QS World University Rankings.

University of Tartu climbs to the 285th position in the QS World University Rankings.

10.06.2020

University of Tartu climbs to the 285th position, Vilnius University jumps to the 423rd position, RTU is the highest-ranked Latvian university in the QS World University Rankings.

Latvia expects to increase exports to EUR 22 bln in 3 years

Latvia expects to increase exports to EUR 22 bln in 3 years

10.06.2020

The Economics Ministry expects Latvian exports of goods and services to grow to EUR 22 billion in the next three years, Janis Salmins, head of the ministry's analytics service, told members of the Saeima Sustainable Development Committee on June 10th, cites LETA.


Maxima Latvija created a new app with which customers will be able to pay for purchases

Maxima Latvija created a new app with which customers will be able to pay for purchases

10.06.2020

The supermarket chain Maxima Latvija has developed its own mobile application, with which it will be possible to make payments for purchases at Maxima stores, Liene Dupate-Ugule, the communication manager of Maxima Latvija, informed LETA.

Lithuania further lifts limit on public gatherings

Lithuania further lifts limit on public gatherings

10.06.2020

The Lithuanian government on June 10th further lifted the limit on public gatherings. The Cabinet allowed outdoor events with up to 700 attendees and indoor events with up to 150 from June 17, reports LETA/BNS.


10.06.2020

Economics Ministry appoints Latvenergo energy company's new supervisory board

Shareholders of Latvia's state-owned energy company Latvenergo on Wednesday appointed the company's new supervisory board, which will now includes Ivars Golsts, Toms Silins, Aigars Laizans, Gundars Ruza and Kaspars Rokens, LETA was told at the Economics Ministry.

10.06.2020

Saeima passes administrative territorial reform bill in final reading

As of July 1, 2021, Latvia will have 42 municipalities according to the administrative territorial reform (ATR) bill which Saeima passed in the final reading on Wednesday, reported LETA.

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