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Monday, 24.11.2014, 17:01
Lithuanians who are sceptical about the country's economic development and even more skeptical about their family's finances cannot be blamed for undue pessimism. Nerijus Maciulis, chief economist at the bank Swedbank Lithuania, says that the fruits of economic growth do not reach a large share of the country's population and the government does not dare to address it, cites LETA.
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The head of the European People's Party's (EPP) Group at the European Parliament Manfred Weber, who is participating in a party leadership meeting in Jurmala this week, told LETA yesterday that the European Union's growth and stability are the most important things which need to be achieved at the moment.
On 20 November, the Under-Secretary of State for European Affairs, Inga Skujiņa, and the Head of the Bilateral Relations Directorate, Einars Semanis, met with David Tilson, the Head of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association of the Canadian Parliament and his delegation, reported BC the Latvian MFA.
During a meeting between Latvian President Andris Berzins and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond in Riga today, the two sides discussed matters related to strengthening economic cooperation, LETA was informed by the president's press secretary Liga Krapane.
Despite Russia's embargo and the complicated situation in top export markets, Lithuanian economic growth in 2014 will be among the fastest in the EU member states, writes LETA/ELTA.
The book explores Swedish national policy in regional development in line with the EU regional policy ideas to strengthen economic, social and territorial cohesion by reducing disparities in the level of development among regions in the member states. It means, literary, investing in regions’ indigenous potential to promote competitiveness of regional economies and providing permanent catch-up of those lagging behind with more prosperous areas.
Latvia registered the sixth highest economic growth in the European Union (EU) in the third quarter, and eighth highest growth year-on-year, according to latest data published by Eurostat, cites LETA.