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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 24.10.2017, 01:37

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New studies highlight economic benefits of Nord Stream 2

New studies highlight economic benefits of Nord Stream 2

23.10.2017

Two recently published studies have highlighted how the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline will make a positive economic impact in Europe, reported BC Nord Stream’s press service.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Energy, EU – Baltic States, Gas, Good for Business



MFA parliamentary secretary in Latvia calls for preserving media pluralism in digital age

MFA parliamentary secretary in Latvia calls for preserving media pluralism in digital age

23.10.2017

One of the key elements of the digital age is the preservation of media pluralism, Latvian Foreign Ministry Parliamentary Secretary Zanda Kalnina-Lukasevica said at the conference Re-Investing Europe, which was held by the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.

Lithuania won't slow down pace of accepting refugees

Lithuania won't slow down pace of accepting refugees

23.10.2017

Lithuania will not slow down the pace of relocation of refugees after expiry of the European Union's (EU) two-year program, says Interior Minister Eimutis Misiunas, cites LETA/BNS.


Transport Ministry mulls concrete proposals from potential airBaltic investors

Transport Ministry mulls concrete proposals from potential airBaltic investors

23.10.2017

The Transport Ministry is currently analyzing concrete proposals made by potential investors of Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic and is not ruling out the airline’s full privatization, the ministry’s state secretary Kaspars Ozolins told LETA.

Poland's PKO Bank eyes operations in Lithuania

Poland's PKO Bank eyes operations in Lithuania

23.10.2017

PKO Bank, one of Poland's largest commercial banks, is actively inquiring into the possibilities of opening operations in Lithuania, according to information available to LETA/BNS.


23.10.2017

Lithuanian railways to pay EC fine or provide security by January 2018

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG), the state-run company that intends to appeal against the European Commission's (EC) fine of nearly 28 million euros, must pay the fine within three months or provide a security of an EC-accepted bank, writes LETA/BNS.

23.10.2017

Rinkevics highlights potential for Latvia-Vietnam economic cooperation

On October 20, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics met with the Vice President of Vietnam, Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, who is in Latvia on a working visit, LETA learned from the Latvian Foreign Ministry.

23.10.2017

EVR Cargo to rent railcars to Finnish, Lithuanian companies

The Estonian state owned rail cargo operator AS EVR Cargo is set to hand over to the Finnish lessee the last of the container platforms by the end of October 2017, informs LETA/BNS.

20.10.2017

Estonian transit stands to gain from climate change

The north-south trade route emerging as a new option for the transport of goods as a result of climate change is one of the exciting future possibilities for Estonia, Marko Mihkelson, chairman of the foreign affairs committee of the parliament of Estonia, said in his opening speech at a conference in Helsinki on Friday, informs LETA/BNS.

20.10.2017

RB RAIL switches to electronic procurement system

Due to changes in the Latvian Public Procurement law, all Rail Baltica tender applications administered by RB RAIL AS onwards will be processed using free of charge electronic information system and its sub-system e-tender. The Electronic Procurement System (EPS) is currently an alternative to previous application and proposal submission system in Latvia that will completely replace the previous system of paper proposal submission, informed BC communications and government affairs manager Ilze Rassa.

20.10.2017

Ambassador: British-Latvian bilateral relations will become even stronger

Busy work is under way to make bilateral regions between the UK and Latvia even stronger, British Ambassador to Latvia Keith Shannon said in an interview with LETA.

20.10.2017

Proposed Electronic Communications Code: reforming European telecoms

The EU’s telecoms markets are subject to changes: the member states need more coordination, legal certainty, clear regulations, investments and incentives. The proposed Code aims to achieve sufficiently long minimum duration for spectrum assignments for 5G across Europe. The EU special agency, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) based in Riga, is an important actor to ensure consistency.

20.10.2017

Tele2 raises capacities in Baltics in Q3

Tele2 mobile operator in Latvia closed the first nine months of 2017 with EUR 86.6 million in turnover, up 10.7% against the same period a year ago, when the company achieved EUR 78.3 million in turnover, the company’s representatives told LETA. In Lithuania, Tele2 posted 1.439 billion Swedish kronor (EUR 150 mln) in revenue in the first nine months of 2017, up by 18.3% and sales of the Estonian unit of Tele2 in the third totaled 182 million Swedish kronor or around 18.9 million euros, remaining on the same level, informs LETA.

20.10.2017

Estonia wishes to help continue dialogue between Turkey, EU

Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser at a meeting with Turkey's Minister for European Union Affairs Omer Celik reaffirmed Estonia's desire to contribute to continuing the dialogue between the EU and Turkey, writes LETA/BNS.

19.10.2017

LDz: Lithuania's rhetoric on Renge railroad section understandable

Lithuania’s rhetoric that Latvijas Dzelzcels (LDz, Latvian Railways) rail company has no reasons to claim compensations for the dismantling of the Mazeikai-Renge railroad section is quite understandable, given Lithuanian media reports that the fines would have to be paid with taxpayers’ money, LDz representative Maris Ozols told LETA.

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