Date: 24.11.2020.

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Latvian ports' cargo turnover decreases 29.5% in January-October

Latvian ports' cargo turnover decreases 29.5% in January-October

24.11.2020

Latvian ports handled 37.298 million tons of cargo in January-October 2020, a decrease of 29.5% as compared to the same period in 2019, writes LETA, according to the Transport Ministry's data.

Keyword tags: Cargo, Latvia, Port, Transport



Covid-19 prevention measures stepped up in 12 Latvian municipalities

Covid-19 prevention measures stepped up in 12 Latvian municipalities

24.11.2020

The government in Latvia decided today to step up coronavirus prevention measures in Daugavpils city, Baldone, Kraslava, Salacgriva, Akniste, Varaklani, Marupe, Malpils, Smiltene, Garkalne, Limbazi and Salaspils regions, informs LETA.

In 2019, social protection expenditure in Latvia increased by 7.6 %

In 2019, social protection expenditure in Latvia increased by 7.6 %

24.11.2020

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2019 Latvian social protection expenditure accounted for almost 5 billion or EUR 4 775.6 million and, it has grown by EUR 335.4 million or 7.6 %, compared to 2018. Expenditure on sickness and heath care grew by 15.0 %, on survivors' support by 12.0 %, on old-age pensions and on material support for old age by 5.5 %.


All businesses experiencing drop in turnover might qualify for downtime benefits

All businesses experiencing drop in turnover might qualify for downtime benefits

24.11.2020

All businesses that have been experiencing a drop in turnover due to the coronavirus might qualify for downtime benefits regardless of the sector in which they are operating, according to draft regulations on which the government is expected to decide at a joint meeting with the Crisis Management Council.

Lithuania's tax authority converts confiscated cryptocurrency into EUR 6.4 mln

Lithuania's tax authority converts confiscated cryptocurrency into EUR 6.4 mln

24.11.2020

Lithuania's State Tax Inspectorate has for the first time realized confiscated cryptocurrency, transferring 6.4 million euros to the state budget, writes LETA/BNS.


24.11.2020

Nordex Energy bags contract for Ignitis wind farm in western Lithuania

Germany's Nordex Energy SE & Co. KG has won a contract to build Ignitis Grupe's wind farm in Lithuania's northwestern district of Mazeikiai and maintain it for 15 years, reports LETA/BNS.

24.11.2020

Tougher restrictions in education and sports proposed to curb Covid-19 transmissions in Latvia

The Health Ministry in Latvia has proposed toughening coronavirus restrictions in education and sports, Santa Livina, head of the ministry's public health department, told journalists today, cites LETA.

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