Latvia

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 28.07.2017, 01:48

1 ..2 ..3 ..4 ..5 ..6 ..7 ..8 ..9 ..10 ..11 [>][>>>]
In June, construction costs in Latvia grew by 0.2%

In June, construction costs in Latvia grew by 0.2%

27.07.2017

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to May, in June 2017 the level of construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.2%. Labour remuneration of workers1 rose by 0.4%, prices of building materials grew by 0.2%, whereas maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment increased by 0.1%.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Construction, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Real Estate



Jobs in Latvian beer industry may decline by 30%

Jobs in Latvian beer industry may decline by 30%

27.07.2017

If the Latvian parliament today approved the proposal for a 50% increase of excise tax on beer, the number of job in the beer industry may decline by some 30%, affecting employment in particular in the rural areas, the Latvian Union of Breweries said, cites LETA.

MFA: diaspora represents Latvia's growth potential

MFA: diaspora represents Latvia's growth potential

27.07.2017

The diaspora represents a potential for Latvia's growth regardless of whether or when those people returned to Latvia, the Foreign Ministry's parliamentary secretary, Zanda Kalnina-Lukasevica, said at the cooperation forum with Latvian experts working in the EU or other international organizations, cites LETA.


Latvians involved in economic activity or earning author's fees to make 5% social contributions

Latvians involved in economic activity or earning author's fees to make 5% social contributions

27.07.2017

As of the year 2018, 5% social contributions from incomes of all residents involved in economic activity or earning royalties will be paid into the first-tier pension scheme, Saeima Social and Employment Matters Committee decided on July 26th while discussing amendments to the Law on State Social Insurance that will now be reviewed by Saeima in the final reading, reports LETA.

Ventspils Nafta sells controlling stake in VNT to Dutch company

Ventspils Nafta sells controlling stake in VNT to Dutch company

27.07.2017

Latvian holding company Ventspils Nafta has sold 51% of shares in Ventspils Nafta Tranzits (VNT) stevedore to Dutch company Martank, which also is part of Vitol group, for EUR 43.7 million, Ventspils Nafta announced, cites LETA.


27.07.2017

Latvian Mikrotikls posts over EUR 66 mln in 2016 profit

Latvian IT company Mikrotikls, known internationally as MikroTik, in 2016 generated EUR 223.285 million in turnover at a 10.3% rise from 2015, and its profit grew 7.9% to EUR 66.241 million, writes LETA, according to Firmas.lv business information website.

27.07.2017

Latvian Shipping Company has sold its office building in Riga

On July 25, JSC "Latvian Shipping Company" (LSC) signed an agreement on the sale of its current office building. The buyer and the next owner of the house will be the United Arab Emirates, who purchased the six-story building on Elizabetes Street 1 in Riga for the needs of the embassy. For the sell price of 4.2 million EUR, informed Laima Zēmele from LSC.

1 ..2 ..3 ..4 ..5 ..6 ..7 ..8 ..9 ..10 ..11 [>][>>>]

Search site