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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 27.03.2015, 00:26

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General government balance back in surplus in Estonia in 2014

General government balance back in surplus in Estonia in 2014

26.03.2015

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2014, the Estonian general government surplus was 0.6% and the gross debt level was 10.6% of the gross domestic product.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Budget, Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services



Removing obstacles to a Digital Single Market

Removing obstacles to a Digital Single Market

26.03.2015

One of the Commission’s a priority is to create a Digital Single Market. However, there are some obstacles to remove in order to boost growth and create jobs in the sector. The College of Commissioners has had a first discussion on the EU Digital Strategy to be unveiled in May, and set out the main areas to focus on triggering real changes for consumers and businesses.

Belevics: by 2065, the average lifespan in Latvia should be 90 years

Belevics: by 2065, the average lifespan in Latvia should be 90 years

26.03.2015

Health Minister Guntis Belevics (Greens/Farmers) intends to use the Health Ministry's Latvian Health Platform to reduce the percentage of the population who smoke and (ab)use alcohol or drugs to 1% by 2065, reports LETA.


Invitation to EU Commission’s projects for 2015-20

Invitation to EU Commission’s projects for 2015-20

26.03.2015

According to the Council Regulation (EU) No 390/2014 of 14 April 2014 establishing the ‘Europe for Citizens’ program for the period 2015-20, the Commission invites interested parties to take part in projects reflecting citizens views on Europe, as well as WW-II remembrance and debating the Europe’s future.

Getting rid of trade barriers: an urgent condition for successful business

Getting rid of trade barriers: an urgent condition for successful business

26.03.2015

Main EU’s strategic economic partners, e.g. Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia, and the United States, maintain a variety of barriers that significantly hinder international trade and investment opportunities for EU companies.

26.03.2015

Audit: there is lack of consistency in public health promotion services in Lithuania

The average life expectancy rate in Lithuania is among the lowest in Europe. Strengthening and protecting the health of the population is a strategic goal of the state and local authorities. Municipalities, which are responsible for public health promotion and monitoring, received over EUR 3.77 million (LTL 13 million) in 2014 for the implementation of this function, informs LETA/ELTA.

26.03.2015

EUR 80 mln support from EU to be provided for Latvian companies' modernization

Companies will have access to EUR 80 million for modernization purposes as part of the European Union's (EU) funding program for the period until 2020, the Economy Ministry informed LETA.

26.03.2015

New routes for airBaltic in summer 2015

For the summer season, starting on March 29, the Latvian national airline airBaltic has introduced nine new routes and improved its schedule of flights linking the Baltic region with Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS, reports BC Janis Vanags.

26.03.2015

Belarusian cigarettes constitute largest amount of contraband goods smuggled into Latvia

Excise goods, especially cigarettes, currently make up the largest proportion of contraband goods, Martins Kalnins, Deputy Director of Customs Police Department, said in an interview with Latvian Radio, cites LETA.

26.03.2015

Meeting in Riga: EU, US 'likely' to miss year-end target for free trade deal

The EU and United States will likely miss a year-end target in 2015 to seal the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, said current European president Latvia on March 25, informs LETA/AFP.

26.03.2015

Rail Baltica project gets international certificate

Last week in Gdansk (Poland), the director of the company Rail Baltica Statyba Dainius Budrys received the Baltic Trendsetters Club Certificate granted for creativity, perseverance and exceptional and courageous projects on the transport market. The certificate acknowledged the company's contribution to setting up a joint venture of the three Baltic States – RB Rail, reported BC Lithuania's Ministry of Transport and Communications.

26.03.2015

Lithuanian deputy MFA: trade policy must serve business and society

At the informal discussion of the EU Trade Ministers on 24-25 March in Riga, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Rolandas Krisciunas underlined that trade policy must serve business and society, the Ministry reported BC.

26.03.2015

EP approves EUR 1.8 bln EU loan to Ukraine

The European Union (EU) plans to lend Ukraine EUR 1.8 billion to help plug its short-term balance of payments gap were approved by MEPs on Wednesday, reports LETA/ELTA.

26.03.2015

About 400 cyber attacks registered in Latvia in 2014

Latvia came under about 400 cyber attacks in 2014, said State Police Chief Ints Kuzis during European Police College (CEPOL) conference on cyber crimes in Jurmala on March 25, reports LETA.

25.03.2015

Planes to fly route-free in Estonian air space in autumn

Starting 12 November 2015, planes flying in the Estonian airspace can abandon the existing fixed corridors, and begin to fly faster and more economically, LETA/Eesti Ekspress reports.

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