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Wednesday, 20.08.2014, 19:34
The Government of Lithuania will consider to partially compensate dairy and meat producers for losses, informs LETA/ELTA.
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A mandatory requirement has been announced in Lithuania to register all pigs by 15 September, 2014. Registration will be free of charge, reports LETA/ELTA.
Because of Russia's embargo on import of dairy products, Latvian dairy farms and companies could receive aid in the amount of EUR 13 million already this September or October, Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs (Greens and Farmers' Union) said during the Latvian Agricultural Organizations' Cooperation Council meeting today, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Development and support of system for safety of food products in compliance with EU requirements HACCP20.08.2014
Regardless of the business activity of a company working in the sphere of food products, it’s main aim is the safety of food products offered to the consumer. Therefore it is vitally important to develop and implement a management system which will procure the safety of food products t all stages starting with the production thereof and ending with storing and selling.
Certain amounts have been earmarked in the state budget that could be used to aid the agriculture sector following Russia's food embargo, however, it is too early to mention any amounts, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) said in an interview with the LNT show "900 sekundes" this morning, informs LETA.
The meeting between Lithuania's Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius and Head of the Office of the Embassy of Republic of Croatia in Vilnius Davor Vidis on Tuesday focused on bilateral relations, aspects of European energy security and the situation in Ukraine, reports LETA/ELTA.
Finnish energy company Gasum Oy and Estonian energy company AS Alexela Energia presented yesterday at the European Commission the alternative models of cooperation of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal to be built by the Gulf of Finland, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's opinion on military solidarity can be considered a good signal for Latvia and the rest of the Baltic countries, Center for East European Policy Studies CEO Andis Kudors told LETA.
The council of Estonian national carrier Estonian Air approved on Tuesday of the company's new restructuring plan, which was forwarded to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, who should in turn send it to the European Commission's Competition Office, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The Estonian government decided last week in favour of a strategy that reduces CO2 emissions in Estonia by 75% by the year 2050 as compared to 1990; according to the Minister of the Environment, the trend could be in the direction of less polluting oil shale use, LETA/Eesti Päevaleht reports.
Germany has expressed readiness to ensure protection of the borders of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Poland, President Andris Berzins confirmed to LETA after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday.
An eastern European crime gang has allegedly stolen 120 expensive BMW automobiles in Northern Ireland and shipped their parts to Latvia, informs BBC/LETA.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov, to discuss the security situation in Ukraine and the European Union, ratification of the association agreement, and implementation of European reforms that are needed for the country's development, reports BC presidential press service.
AS EG Võrguteenus and Gasum OY submitted to the European Commission the application for financing of studies for the Balticconnector gas pipeline linking Estonian and Finnish gas transmission grids, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The European Commission announced on Monday that it will give the European Union's fruit and vegetable growers 125 million euros to help them cope with the impact of the Russian sanctions; the Estonian Ministry of Agriculture said that such a measure will reduce the risk of abnormal price fluctuations at our market too, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.