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Monday, 20.02.2017, 15:17
Orkla Confectionery&Snacks Latvija has increased exports of Maigums zephyrs to 52 percent of the zephyr output, and the increase has been ensured by rise of sales in such markets as Israel, Ireland and Greece, the company reported LETA.
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Latvian dairy company Baltic Dairy Board in mid-February has sent its first shipment of first milk protein concentrate to the US, the company said in a statement to the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange.
The Health Inspectorate has concluded after inspecting the new wing of Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital that the new facility may officially open as the past faults ascertained at the building have been solved, as the inspectorate told LETA.
The State Border Guard has launched a criminal probe to investigate a failure to check the passports of 38 air passengers who had flown into Riga International Airport from London and were directed to the airport’s Schengen terminal where they did not have to undergo border checks, LETA was told at the State Border Guard.
Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 716.0 thousand hectares of land were covered with cereals in 2016 – 43.6 thousand hectares or 6.5 % more than in 2015, leading to the largest cereal cropland area observed since 1984. Harvested production of grain has diminished; half of the harvested winter wheat were produced in Zemgale
Due to today's incident at Riga Airport, a dozen or so airBaltic flights have been either delayed, cancelled or diverted, the airline's spokesman Janis Vanags informed LETA.
Riga International Airport is up and running as normal again after the airport's work was halted when an aircraft skidded on a runway before takeoff earlier today.