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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 01.08.2015, 10:47

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British Sports Direct to unveil first shop in Riga on 1st August

British Sports Direct to unveil first shop in Riga on 1st August

31.07.2015

Britain's leading sports retailed Sports Direct will unveil its first shop in Latvia at the ''Olimpia'' shopping mall in Riga tomorrow, the shopping center's spokeswoman Zane Sulca informed LETA.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Retail



Commission supports farmers affected by the Russian ban

Commission supports farmers affected by the Russian ban

31.07.2015

The European Commission is aware of the challenges faced by EU’s agro-producers and is expected to provide assistance. EU farmers will get support for dairy, fruit and vegetables sectors affected by the Russian ban: safety measures will be extended into 2016.

Grybauskaite: Russia continues to act as an aggressor

Grybauskaite: Russia continues to act as an aggressor

31.07.2015

Sanctions against Russia, which were introduced one year ago, have proven to be efficient and sent very clear signals in Russia and in the international arena, says Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, stressing that Russia continues to act as an aggressor, reports LETA/ELTA.


Vilnius court allowed spelling one's name with the letter W

Vilnius court allowed spelling one's name with the letter W

31.07.2015

Spelling of Lithuanian first and last names in non-Lithuanian characters has not been made legal yet, but courts are already issuing rulings, which allow spelling one's name with the letter W, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaro zinios.

OEG acquired the business activity of Italian VLT slot operator

OEG acquired the business activity of Italian VLT slot operator

31.07.2015

Estonian casino operator OEG group company Jackpot Game S.r.l. has acquired business activity of operating two VLT slot casinos from the Italian VLT casino operator Pasquale Di Gaetano – Judica Concetta and sons sas, OEG informed the Tallinn Stock Exchange, cites LETA.

31.07.2015

EU prolonging help for farmers hit by Russia food ban

The European Union will continue providing support into next year for farmers hard-hit by a Russian ban on European food exports, the bloc's executive said on July 30th, 2015, cites DPA/LETA.

31.07.2015

Bank of Lithuania issues new licence to engage in non-life insurance activity after 14 years break

The Board of the Bank of Lithuania decided to issue an insurance business licence for the private limited liability insurance undertaking Compensa Vienna Insurance Group, UADB in the process of foundation, which entitles to engage in the activities of insurance classes within the non-life insurance branch and of compulsory insurance, reported LETA/ELTA, referring to Lithuania's central bank.

31.07.2015

Mail-order store Anttila closes Estonian operations

The first and biggest mail-order department store in Estonia, Anttila Eesti, will be closed and the company will be liquidated, LETA/Äripäev.ee writes.

30.07.2015

Dombrovskis: Greece must evaluate sustainability of defense costs

At the moment, Greece must evaluate sustainability of various expenditures, including pensions and defense spending, the European Commission Vice President and Commissioner for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis (Unity) said in an interview with LETA.

30.07.2015

Estonian Air switches planes

Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air will replace its Embraer 170 planes with Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft in the coming months, LETA/Postimees reports.

30.07.2015

Lithuania's development level is rising and EU's support will decrease after 2020

The good days are coming to an end: as Lithuania's development level is rising and catching up with the EU's average rate, the EU's support after 2020 will probably decrease sharply, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaro zinios.

30.07.2015

Austrian Airlines rents another plane from Estonian Air

Austrian Airlines signed a new cooperation agreement with Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air, according to which two Estonian Air aircraft will service Austrian Airlines flights, mainly flying to Eastern Europe, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

30.07.2015

MFA: Latvia may pay dearly if it fails to show solidarity in sharing refugee burden in EU

Latvia may pay dearly if it fails to show solidarity in sharing the burden of refugees in the European Union, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Unity) said on his Facebook page.

30.07.2015

Vessels of Lithuanian Shipping Company to get first financial aid next week

Next week, the arrested vessels of Lithuanian Shipping Company (LSC) are expected to receive first money transfers, said Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius on July 28th, reports LETA/ELTA.

29.07.2015

Baiba Rubesa to be Rail Baltica joint venture's CEO

Baiba Rubesa will be appointed chairwoman of the board at the joint-stock company RB Rail, a joint venture of the Baltic countries set up for implementation of the Rail Baltica railroad project, reports LETA.

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