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Wednesday, 03.09.2014, 00:20
Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, in 2013 renewable energy sources (RES) in Latvia comprised 68 gigajoules. In comparison with 2012 RES consumption fell by 2.5%.
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Norway has decided to provide support to nine Latvian cities, offering opportunities to participate in international exhibitions with an aim to attract potential investors, representative of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Marika Vanka informed LETA.
By 2020, the number of persons employed will increase by 50,000, whereas the unemployment level will slip to 6.4%, according to the informative report on medium and long-term prognoses for the labor market by the Latvian Ministry of Economy (ME), cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Today, the government of Latvia approved the European Union's (EU) Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020, outlining the Cohesion Fund priorities, goals, and the attainable results, reports LETA.
The government of Latvia decided to allot a total of EUR 54,000 from emergency funds of the state budget to the Finance Ministry and Foreign Ministry to cover the annual participation fee in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) committees, reports LETA.
It will be impossible for creditors to retrieve the entire amount of money they lent to the now-defunct Liepajas metalurgs, President Andris Berzins told Latvian State Television this morning, informs LETA.
On 1 September, the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics took part in the meeting of the EU ministers’ Group for the European Action of Moldova [Le Groupe pour l'Action Européenne de la République de Moldova], which was held in Chisinau, Moldova, reports Latvian MFA.