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Saturday, 23.07.2016, 16:06
Joint-stock dairy company Preilu Siers posted EUR 62.64 mln in turnover last year - a 23% increase on EUR 50.63 mln turnover in 2014, according to Firmas.lv, writes LETA.
Keyword tags: Agriculture, Foodstuff, Latvia, Markets and Companies
Latvian food company Spilva which belongs to Norway’s Orkla doubled its exports to Ukraine in the first half of this year, exports to the United Kingdom increased 50% and exports to Ireland 17.3%, LETA was told at the company.
The number of births in Latvia has been increasing since 2011. According to the provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), the number of newborns registered during the first six months of 2016 – 10 943 children – is 224 babies or 2% more than during the corresponding period of 2015.
Currently, the attention of all those who work and conduct business in a united Europe is being paid to the behaviour of British authorities after Brexit. If the country withdraws from the EU, many thousands of companies incorporated in Britain are very likely to leave their legal motherland. And a certain share of this business can be bid for by Latvia.
he Economics Ministry is proposing a new fee - energy efficiency fee - with the goal of improving energy efficiency and better supervision of the introduction of energy management systems at companies, according to a draft bill prepared by the ministry, reports LETA/BNS.
The largest telecommunications conference in the Baltic States Telco Trends will take place in Jurmala, in August
Already after a month in Jurmala, will take place Telco Trends - the largest international telecommunications conference and exhibition in the Baltic States, which will bring together representatives of leading enterprises of electronic communications from more than 30 countries of the world, informs BC Natalya Vasilyeva, Telco Trends PR Director.
About 15-16 % of agricultural land in Latvia belong to foreigners, Martins Trons, an expert of the Latvian faming association Zemnieku Saeima (Farmers’ Assembly), said at the meeting of the parliamentary committee on mandates, ethics and submissions on Wednesday, reports LETA.