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Thursday, 28.07.2016, 15:20
In July 2016, Latvian natural gas utility Latvijas Gaze has raised gas tariffs for industrial consumers by 2.6-4 % from June, still the tariffs will be by 25 % lower than a year ago, Latvijas Gaze reported, cites LETA.
Keyword tags: Energy Market, EU – CIS, Gas, Gas Market , Industry
In January-June 2016, freight shipping by rail in Latvia dropped by 19.8% from the same period a year ago to 24.1 mln tons compared to the respective period last, the state-owned Latvijas Dzelzcels railway company reported, cites LETA.
12-14 of July 2016 at the National Exhibition Complex Uzexpocentre in Tashkent will be held 1st International Fruit and Vegetable Fair.
Lithuania supports Belarus and its development and encourages the country to establish closer relations with the European Union (EU). Such a position was expressed by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrius Krivas at the seminar organized by the Nordic Council and the Baltic Assembly on Monday, informs LETA/ELTA.
Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet said on Wednesday that Estonian-Russian border agreements will be signed in time, and the process is not stalled, Postimees Online reports, informs LETA.
Latvia is ready to facilitate the EU-Belarus dialogue, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Reform Party) pointed out during a visit to Vitebsk yesterday, reports LETA. Rinkevics met with Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makey yesterday.
On 19-20 March in Brussels, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius presented Lithuania's Presidency priorities to European commissioners for trade, development and humanitarian aid, as well as to members of the European Parliament, and met with leaders of the two largest political groups in the European Parliament, reported BC the MFA.