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Saturday, 03.12.2016, 21:46
Estonian fishers will be allowed to harvest 3,507 tons of fish in the interconnected lakes of Peipsi, Lammijarv and Lake Pskov on the country's border with Russia in 2017, about 17% more than this year, according to harvest caps agreed by Estonian and Russian officials, writes LETA/BNS.
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The European Commission's (EC) Joint Research Center is moving towards the conclusion that the Baltic electricity systems should be synchronized with Western Europe via Poland by way of constructing the second power link, LitPol Link, Lithuania's Energy Vice-Minister Aleksandras Spruogis says LETA/BNS.
After tough negotiations at the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting, which concluded late last night, Latvia's fish quotas in the Baltic Sea for 2017 were approved, LETA was informed by the Agriculture Ministry.
The ports of Tallinn, Helsinki, Stockholm and Turku have signed a memorandum of understanding on a common approach to on-shore power supply for vessels, reports LETA/BNS.
After Deutsche Bank at the beginning of July stopped providing the dollar clearing service to Estonia's LHV, the bank has been offering smaller euro-to-dollar payments to U.S. bank accounts via payment processes such as Transferwise, but is still looking for a clearing partner, LETA/BNS reports according to Bloomberg information.
European Commission approves EUR 500 mln support for farmers, including EUR 31.2 mln for the Baltic countries
The European Commission on Monday approved a new support package worth EUR 500 mln for European farmers, particularly dairy farmers, to help them cope with ongoing market difficulties, writes LETA.