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Saturday, 25.10.2014, 00:16
A new logistics centre, Amber Logistics, part of the international spirits company Amber Beverage Group, was opened in Stopiņi county, near the capital city Riga. Amber Logistics centre will specialise in storage of alcoholic beverages and provision of transportation services in the Baltic Region, reported BC communicationsm manager of Amber Beverage Group Dana Hasana.
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In order to consolidate business management in the Baltics, a decision was made to establish a new holding company – Amber Beverage Group – that would unify the international alcoholic beverage company SPI Group companies, including Latvijas Balzams, the company's spokeswoman Dana Hasana informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
The Estonian government supported at its Thursday session a bill that re-introduces the ban on alcohol consumption in public places and prescribes that local municipalities can specify places and events where such activity would be allowed, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network brings civil society experts on alcohol and drug policy from all Nordic and Baltic countries to a conference “Advocacy in Action” in Riga this weekend, 11-12 October, informed BC Secretary General Lauri Beekmann.
Alcoholic beverages wholesaler SPI Distribution Latvia doubled its profit in 2013, as information provided by Firmas.lv indicates, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
In 2015, due to commitments to the European Union, Lithuania will increase excise duties on cigarettes, alcohol and natural gas used for heating, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian government will initiate a law enforcement law amendment to re-introduce the ban on alcohol consumption in public places that was valid in Estonia till July 2014, LETA/Postimees Online reports.