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Improvement of business environment and attraction of investments among top priorities of combating shadow economy in Latvia19.01.2017
The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) together with Stockholm School of Economics in Riga held a seminar in the AmCham Outlook series to discuss the shadow economy and its impact on Latvia’s business environment on January 18 at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, AmCham representatives informs BC.
Keyword tags: Economics, Estonia, Latvia, Markets and Companies, USA
Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser said on Tuesday he doesn't support the idea to ease the sanctions imposed on Russia as a result of its actions in Ukraine as a reward for Moscow cooperating in some other area, reports LETA/BNS.
Various current and former European leaders and politicians have sent U.S. president elect Donald Trump a letter, warning about the true intention of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the consequences of lifting sanction, the Washington Post writes citing LETA/BNS.
A company of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 3rd Brigade with armored vehicles is due to arrive in Latvia at the end of February, Kaspars Galkins, a spokesman for the Latvian Defense Ministry, told LETA.
The United States has deployed special forces units in the Baltic states to bolster the training and resolve of troops of the NATO allies anxious about “a looming threat from Russia,” and help the US detect any “shadowy efforts” by Moscow to destabilize the former Soviet republics, according to the The New York Times (NYT) report last Sunday writes LETA.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump cares for the Baltic states, Rudy Giuliani, a former New York mayor and Trump’s ally, assured Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius during a phone call, reports LETA/BNS.
The NBA’s tentatively agreed upon collective bargaining agreement (CBA) will Latvian phenomenon Kristaps Porzingis (New York Knicks) richer even before he becomes a free agent for the first time in the summer of 2019, writes LETA according to the New York Post.