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Sunday, 29.11.2015, 10:43
On Thursday, November 26, within the framework of the visit to China, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met the management of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, reported BC press secretary to the Prime Minister Aiva Rozenberga.
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According to sources of the Estonian technology news portal Geenius, the U.S. provider of on-demand internet streaming Netflix will probably enter the Estonian market in 2016 and at present the company is acquiring necessary licenses, informs LETA/BNS.
Today, within the framework of the visit to China, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma arrived at the North China Science and Technology Centre where the Latvia – China Academic Exchange Centre was opened in September 2015. The establishment of this centre is a part of 16+1 cooperation format initiative "One Belt, One Road" of Central and Eastern European countries and China, reports BC press secretary to the Prime Minister Aiva Rozenberga.
Lithuania's electronic communications market revenues grew by 4.5% in the third quarter from a year ago to reach 158.3 million euros, preliminary data from the Communications Regulatory Authority (RRT) showed on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.
Since 1999 the annual BDF Summits have provided a meeting place for top representatives from business, politics, academia and civil society, offering a high-level and well-known platform for policy formulation, business matchmaking and cross-sectorial dialogue among the Baltic Sea Region’s states. BDF Summit has attracted about 400 participants from all Baltic Sea Regions’ most important decision-making bodies.
While on her visit to China, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma paid a visit to ZTE yesterday – one of the world's largest telecommunication companies, and the airline company COMAC in Shanghai, LETA was informed by the State Chancellery's communications department.
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas on Tuesday met with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang to discuss economic cooperation between the two states as well as Estonian entrepreneurs' access to the Chinese market and cooperation in the fields of logistics, food industry, tourism and oil shale technologies, informs LETA/BNS.
Global BOD Group, a high-tech and renewable energy holding company set up in Latvia in 2014, has won its second contract to install solar power plants in Malaysia, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Tuesday, cites LETA/BNS.
Drawings of the security systems of Estonia's new presidential residence in the Rocca al Mare district of Tallinn were for four days publicly available on the internet, news of the public broadcaster ERR reported, cites LETA/BNS.
China’s businesses are interested in possibilities to invest in payment services infrastructure in Lithuania, the governor of the central Bank of Lithuania has said, cites LETA/BNS.
Modern business has to overcome new and traditional barriers using innovation tools. Breaking down the barriers is taking place at the “digital stage” where the digital technologies can help business to adjust to new realities.
Monetizator, a Latvian start-up that has developed the mobile payment application Monea, plans to enter the Lithuanian and Estonian markets after raising 800,000 euros in financing for expansion, reports LETA/BNS.
By the middle of November 2015, around 6,700 e-residency applications from 120 countries have been submitted in Estonia and 500 companies registered in Estonia are by now connected with e-residents, informs LETA/BNS.
After three elections in Estonia where online voting has been possible, the profile of e-voters no longer differs from the average voter profile, a study by researchers at the University of Tartu finds, cites LETA.
The Estonian electric equipment manufacturer and seller Tavrida Electric Export AS boosted turnover 54% to 18.2 million euros and doubled profit to 1.4 million euros in 2014, reports BNS/LETA.