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Tuesday, 23.09.2014, 03:19
Jelgava dairy company Latvijas piens has begun exporting cheese to Sweden after signing cooperation agreements with Swedish supermarket chains Hypermatt and Netto., informs LETA.
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Minister of Agriculture Virginija Baltraitiene and Ukrainian Ambassador Valery Zhovtenko met on Thursday to discuss Lithuania-Ukraine cooperation opportunities with the greatest focus on export, informs LETA/ELTA.
Latvian Saeima approves extension of tax payment terms for companies suffering from Russia's sanctions18.09.2014
Saeima passed several draft bills in the final reading today stipulating deferred or split tax payments for companies that have delayed tax payments due to Russia's restrictions on food import.
Record-breaking Post-Panamax category containership Piera left Klaipeda Seaport on Wednesday and is heading to Iran. It was loaded with the record amount of Lithuanian export grain – the biggest in the history of Klaipeda Seaport, informs LETA/ELTA.
During a meeting with the visiting Crown Princess of Sweden Victoria today, President of Latvia Andris Berzins said that he sees Sweden as a good partner in finding new export markets in the future.
Latvian alcoholic beverage producer joint-stock Latvijas balzams will produce a special limited edition vodka called ''The Queen'', dedicated to the legendary rock-group ''Queen'', the group's guitarist Brian May said.
Lithuania is intensively looking for new markets to sell produce of Lithuanian farmers and dairy companies which have suffered due to Russian embargo, says Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, cites LETA/ELTA.
During the first seven months of 2014, Latvian forest industry's export increased by 12.6%, reaching EUR 1.189 billion, compared to EUR 1.056 billion in the same period in 2013, reports LETA/Nozare.lv, referring to data provided by the Forest Department of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius, Minister of Economy Evaldas Gustas and President of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists Robertas Dargis have discussed the search for new export destinations and proposals for the Economic Diplomacy Council (EDT), informs LETA/ELTA.
During the first six months of 2014, Latvia's export has remained unchanged, as compared to the same period in 2013, as information provided by Eurostat indicates, cites LETA.
In order to differentiate export risks and find more stable markets, and taking into account the unpredictable situation in Russia, the grain processing company Rigas dzirnavnieks has begun exporting its products to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the company's spokesman Zilvinas Pakeltis informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
African swine plague has been officially registered in Estonia in two wild boars and although the state has tightened control on pig farms, especially in South-Estonia, no ban on pig exports is currently planned, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Competent authority of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China has officially approved the certificate of importing Lithuanian dairy products, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Lithuania's State Food and Veterinary Service (VMVT).
Lithuania and fellow Baltic states Estonia and Latvia are the countries most vulnerable to a Russian block on EU food exports imposed in retaliation for Western sanctions, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said, cites LETA/AFP.
The consolidated sales of the Lithuania-based dairy company Vilkyskiu Pienine for August 2014 amounted to LTL 27.6 million (EUR 8 million) , a 26% decrease comparing to August 2013, reports LETA/ELTA.