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Friday, 09.12.2016, 15:37
Latvia's recognizability as a tourism destination is rather low even in the markets located in the same region, Inese Sirava, Director of Tourism Department at the Latvian Investment and Development Agency said LETA.
In November an unusually big amount of electricity flowed from Latvia to Estonia and from Estonia to Finland, compared with the usual trend of flowing from the Nordic countries to the Baltic countries, the Estonian transmission system operator Elering reports LETA.
The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that during the year* (in November 2016, compared to November 2015) the average level of consumer prices increased by 1.3%. Prices of goods grew by 0.6% and prices of services by 2.9%.
The Culture Ministry believes that Riga Circus is in need of change - it has to become a multifunctional, contemporary circus, art, music and dance venue, writes LETA.
Investors are interested in investing in the Baltic states, but Latvia does not offer officially defined arguments why investments should be made in Latvia, said Klavins Ellex lawyers office's partner Raimonds Saidins in an interview with LETA.
As of this week, Hansabuss, one of the largest bus transportation companies in the Baltics, is headed by Henri Kaasik-Aaslav as CEO, representative Hansabuss informed BC.
Latvia is aware of Belarus' military orientation but dialogue with this neighbor country is necessary - Defense Ministry
Being aware of Belarus' military and political orientation, Latvia still believes dialogue with this neighbor country has to be maintained to prevent any miscommunication, LETA was told at the Defense Ministry.