Date: 21.08.2020.

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Lithuania's port, railways not yet affected by strikes in Belarus

Lithuania's port, railways not yet affected by strikes in Belarus

21.08.2020

The Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda and Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LTG) have not yet been affected by strikes in Belarus that involve some of their customers, Lithuanian Transport Minister Jaroslav Neverovic said on August 21st, cites LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Belarus, Good for Business, Legislation, Lithuania, Port, Railways, Transport



Earnings of laminated wood maker Puit-Profiil more than double in 2019

Earnings of laminated wood maker Puit-Profiil more than double in 2019

21.08.2020

AS Puit-Profiil, Estonian manufacturer of window and door component blanks from laminated timber, saw its revenue in 2019 climb 5.3 percent to 19.6 million euros while its net profit more than doubled to 1.3 million euros, reports LETA/BNS.

Amount of waste on Latvian coastline is increasing

Amount of waste on Latvian coastline is increasing

21.08.2020

The amount of waste on the Latvian coast is increasing, writes LETA, according to the Environmental Education Fund and the My Sea campaign monitoring of polluting waste.


Work at Estonia mine of Eesti Energia to stop for 1 week to halt spread of coronavirus

Work at Estonia mine of Eesti Energia to stop for 1 week to halt spread of coronavirus

21.08.2020

Citing the need to protect people's health, Estonia's state-owned energy company Eesti Energia decided on Friday morning to halt the operation of the Estonia oil shale mine in northeastern Estonia for one week following a disclosure that 12 miners working at the mine had been diagnosed with coronavirus, reported LETA/BNS.

Highway from Vilnius to Latvian border to be marked as Baltic Way on Google map

Highway from Vilnius to Latvian border to be marked as Baltic Way on Google map

21.08.2020

The highway from Vilnius to the Latvian border will from now on be marked as "The Baltic Way" on the Google map, the Chancellery of the Lithuanian Government said on Friday, writes LETA/BNS.


21.08.2020

Electricity generated from renewable sources accounts for 71% of total power output of Latvenergo in H1

Electricity generated from renewable energy sources accounted for 71% of the total power output of Latvenergy power utility in January-June this year, which is 22 percentage points more than in the first half of 2019, as Latvenergo representative Ivita Bidere told LETA.

21.08.2020

Estonia: Kersti Kaljulaid may run for office of OECD sec-gen

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid may run for the position of secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which will be vacated in the summer of 2021, however, this does not mean that the president is planning to leave office before the end of her term, the news portal of public broadcaster ERR writes.

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