Date: 21.09.2020.

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Covid-19 crisis has created preconditions for transport industry to exit the crisis much stronger in Latvia

Covid-19 crisis has created preconditions for transport industry to exit the crisis much stronger in Latvia

21.09.2020

The Covid-19 crisis has had a serious impact on the transport industry, but it has also revealed opportunities to improve the industry's efficiency and created preconditions for the industry to exit the crisis much stronger, Transport Minister Talis Linkaits (New Conservative Party) said at European transport ministers' virtual conference today, informs LETA.

Keyword tags: Covid-19, EU – Baltic States, Forum, Latvia, Railways, Transport



Freight handling by Estonian ports up 3% in August y-o-y

Freight handling by Estonian ports up 3% in August y-o-y

21.09.2020

Estonian ports handled 2.96 million tons of cargoes in August, 3% more than in the same month last year, data available from Statistics Estonia show, cites LETA/BNS.

Re:Baltica: Some of Yanukovich's plundered funds may have gone through five banks in Latvia

Re:Baltica: Some of Yanukovich's plundered funds may have gone through five banks in Latvia

21.09.2020

Ukraine’s ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, his associates and competitors might have used several Latvian banks for their illegal funds, including Aizkraukles Banka (now ABLV Bank), Baltikums Bank (now BlueOrange Bank, Baltic International Bank, now closed Trasta Komercbanka (TKB) and PrivatBank, said Re:Baltica investigative journalism center, citing FinCEN Files, LETA informed.


Latvia: coalition reaches agreement on 2021 budget and main principles of tax reform

Latvia: coalition reaches agreement on 2021 budget and main principles of tax reform

21.09.2020

After lengthy discussions, the ruling coalition parties today reached agreement on the 2021 state budget and the main principles of the pending tax reform, writes LETA.

Lithuanian, Belgian labor inspectors inspect company in EU4FairWork campaign

Lithuanian, Belgian labor inspectors inspect company in EU4FairWork campaign

21.09.2020

Lithuanian and Belgian labor inspectors inspected the same company in their countries at the same time as part of the #EU4FairWork Week of Action that kicked off this week, writes LETA/BNS.


21.09.2020

Data exchange between population registers of Estonia, Finland switches to X-Road

Data exchange between the population registers of Estonia and Finland has partially switched to the X-Road platform, the Estonian Ministry of the Interior said.

21.09.2020

SEB survey: Consumption in Estonia at same level as last year at end of summer

An analysis of consumer behavior conducted by SEB among Estonian people in August shows that consumption reached the same level by the end of summer as at the same time last year, reported LETA/BNS.

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