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Friday, 09.12.2016, 11:39
Latvia has been helping Kabul Polytechnic University in the Afghan capital city by providing teaching aids to the university's department of railway engineering, LETA was told at the Latvian Transport Ministry.
Keyword tags: Education and Science, Export, Latvia
The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) has confirmed to the Latvian Food and Veterinary Service that it is considering lifting the current ban on Latvian fish product imports, Ilze Meistere, a spokeswoman for the Food and Veterinary Service, told LETA.
- In January-September, Latvia registered the European Union's fourth largest decrease in export of goods as compared to the first nine months of 2015, according to Eurostat data published on Tuesday
In September 2016, the turnover of the foreign trade in goods grew by 4.2% month-on-month. With exports rising by 9.8% and imports narrowing by 0.5% within one month, the goods trade balance improved significantly, while the excess of imports over exports decreased to 87.1 million euro in September. Within a year, the export and import values of goods fell by 2.7% and 3.2% respectively.
According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2016, the exports of goods increased by 13% and imports by 2% compared to September of the previous year. In the third quarter as a whole exports grew 7%.
Enterprise Estonia has announced a competition to fill the position of foreign investment and export adviser in Beijing, reports LETA/BNS.
Sales of the Estonian meat processing industry fell only 0.7% in the first half of 2016 in spite of declining export revenues, while the total profit of the industry dropped 28.9 % to 5.9 mln euros, writes LETA/BNS.