Date: 01.07.2020.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 08.08.2020, 09:27

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Estonia, Singapore call for support for global digitization

Estonia, Singapore call for support for global digitization

01.07.2020

Successful digitization requires robust multilateral cooperation, according to Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu who called on all countries to join a digital declaration aimed at supporting global digitization, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Covid-19, Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Innovations, Legislation, Technology



In 2019, rise in forest regeneration and tending costs observed in Latvia

In 2019, rise in forest regeneration and tending costs observed in Latvia

01.07.2020

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that in 2019, the average forest regeneration costs in Latvia comprised 705–860 EUR/ha, depending on the forest land quality group*. In 2018, these costs constituted 509–669 EUR/ha, while in 2017 those were 438–567 EUR/ha. Forest regeneration costs include expenditure on soil preparation, sampling expenses and planting costs.

Seesam, Compensa complete merger

Seesam, Compensa complete merger

01.07.2020

The insurers Seesam and Compensa belonging to Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) have merged with the permission of the relevant authorities and, from July 1, will operate under the name Compensa Vienna Insurance Group, cites LETA/BNS.


An immersive exhibition by Saskia Boddeke and Peter Greenaway is opened in Vilnius

An immersive exhibition by Saskia Boddeke and Peter Greenaway is opened in Vilnius

01.07.2020

This summer MO Museum in Vilnius opens a new exhibition Why Is It Hard to Love?. It is curated by innovative Dutch multimedia artist and director Saskia Boddeke and one of the most original filmmakers of our times Peter Greenaway. The exhibition becomes a work of art itself as Boddeke and Greenaway present site-specific immersive installations in relation to the highlights of Lithuanian contemporary art from the MO Museum and other collections.

Uncertainty weighs on spending in Latvia

Uncertainty weighs on spending in Latvia

01.07.2020

Three months spent in a lockdown have resulted in a considerable deterioration of the economic environment and have had negative repercussions in almost all sectors of the economy. With the COVID-19 outbreak starting to subside and the economic activity gradually recovering, we can now look back at the developments in the monetary aggregates over the most recent months.


01.07.2020

Lithuania's new car market shrinks 29% in H1 y-o-y

A total of 18,503 new passenger cars were registered in Lithuania in the first half of 2020, down 29.2% from 26,152 in the same period last year, the market research company Autotyrimai said LETA/BNS.

01.07.2020

Mink Campers seek EUR 500k funding via Funderbeam to meehigh det the mand

Innovative Scandinavian travel company - Mink Campers - is raising capital minimum 500 000 euros on global funding and trading platform Funderbeam. The aim is to meet the growing demand for light frameless campers that fill a gap in the market for an environmentally friendly and simple alternative to traditional caravans and campervans. New financing enables the company to relocate the production from Iceland to Latvia, where the new assembly line production facility will be set up, informed Mink Campers representative.

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