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Wednesday, 22.10.2014, 10:59
The U.S. chemicals company Cabot Corporation (Cabot) made the decision to open its regional business center in Riga taking into consideration the availability of qualified personnel with good command of foreign languages, and the well-developed IT sector in Latvia, as Cabot President and CEO Patrick Prevost said during the center's opening ceremony on Tuesday, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
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Yesterday in Rome, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevivs met with the United States Trade Representative Michael Froman to discuss the EU-U.S. negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP), the Foreign Ministry informed LETA.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius opened an Honorary Consulate of Lithuania on 13 October in the historic Capitol building in Madison, the capital of the State of Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker attended the opening ceremony of Lithuania's first Honorary Consulate in this Midwestern state, reports BC the MFA.
Currently, discussions on the draft agreement with the potential Citadele investor, the U.S. investment fund Ripplewood Holdings, are still in progress in Latvia, reports LETA.
Two entrepreneurs from Lithuania will be working in the Akron Global Business Accelerator in the next month, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to ohio. com.
During his meeting with United States Secretary of Commerce Penne Sue Pritzker on 11 October in Washington, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius discussed the EU negotiations with the US over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement (TTIP) and stressed that once the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal starts operating in Lithuania, the country could begin importing LNG, informs LETA/ELTA.
On 11 October, in Washington DC, Vitas Vasiliauskas, chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, met with Stanley Fischer, vice-chairman of the Federal Reserve System (FRS) – the US Central Bank. The officials discussed the actions of the US and euro area country central banks in seeking balanced economic development, informs LETA/ELTA.