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Thursday, 26.11.2015, 19:46
According to the latest information from the Central Statistical Bureau, during the third quarter of the year (July, August and September), the Latvian coastal resort city of Jurmala registered a 17% increase in tourists when compared to the same period last year, LETA was informed by Jurmala City Council spokeswoman Zane Leite.
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Cemex was the leading manufacturer of construction supplies in Latvia in 2014 as the company's turnover amounted to EUR 61.08 million, according to the Latvian Business Annual Report 2015, prepared by Firmas.lv and agency LETA.
After successfully participating in the "IBTM World 2015" business travel fair in Spain, the Latvian capital Riga has been recognized as one of the 10 European cities best suited for organization of international congresses, conferences and corporate events, the Riga Tourism Development Bureau (RTAB) said, cites LETA.
Lithuania's new heavy truck sales grew at the highest annual rate in the EU in the ten months through October, figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) showed on Thursday, cites LETA/BNS.
China Merchants Group (CMG) signed in Beijing on Thursday agreements with the Klaipeda Free Economic Zone (FEZ) and the Klaipeda port authority as part of its plans to expand in the Lithuanian seaport, informs LETA/BNS.
Subsidiaries of the Estonian listed construction group AS Nordecon, OOO Eurocon Ukraine and OOO Prosperitatis, signed a framework agreement on the construction of a housing district and the accompanying social infrastructure in the town of Brovary in Kiev region on 80 hectares, informs LETA/BNS.
Panevezio Statybos Trestas (PST), one of Lithuania's largest building companies, has bagged a 1.5-million-euro order in Sweden, informs LETA/BNS.
During the first nine months of 2015, Latvia exported EUR 1.532 billion worth of forest products, up 3% from the respective period a year ago when Latvian exports of forest products came to EUR 1.489 billion, reports LETA, according to the data of the Forest Department of the Latvian Agriculture Ministry.
Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil), the Lithuanian petroleum product terminal operator, has resumed the reloading of vacuum gasoil from the Mozyr oil refinery after a nearly decade’s break and hopes that the flow of this type of cargo from Belarus will become regular, informs LETA/BNS.
On 19–20 October 2015, the instant noodle factory that is situated in Kėdainiai and belongs to Group of companies KG Group (Lithuania) was awarded the highest rating (level AA) of BRC Food Safety Standard Version 7 for its production of instant noodles and porridges. It is expected that this highest rating will be a significant incentive for clients and mercantile networks abroad to choose Lithuanian products, informed BC public relations specialist Inga Lebrikaite.
Investments in tangible fixed assets in Lithuania totaled 3.98 billion euros in the first nine months of the year 2015, a rise of 10% from the same period last year, preliminary data from Statistics Lithuanian showed on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.
Foundation SA Ida-Viru Toostusalad is to open a new industrial park in Estonia's northeastern city Johvi today, informs LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's electronic communications market revenues grew by 4.5% in the third quarter from a year ago to reach 158.3 million euros, preliminary data from the Communications Regulatory Authority (RRT) showed on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.
On November 24th, a launch of a new leading communication network Baltic ID began, focused on strategic communication planning and everyday support to corporate, governmental and non-governmental clients in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Estonian heating company Tallinna Kute, which belongs to the Utilitas energy group has finished the reconstruction of the Lasnamae main and heat pipes as well as most of the other reconstruction works planned for 2015 and the total cost of the reconstruction works this year will be nearly 16.9 million euros, informs LETA.