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Friday, 28.11.2014, 12:55
The joint-stock Latvian lingerie and undergarment producer Lauma Lingerie has opened its first franchise store in Africa, the company informs LETA.
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The European Commission today approved allocating EUR 7.7 million to Latvian dairy producers, European Parliament Member Sandra Kalniete (Unity) wrote in her ''Twitter'' account, cites LETA.
For the second year in a row, an international board of judges presented a ranking of Latvia's best restaurants of 2014. The title of the best restaurant goes to "Vincents", followed by "Biblioteka No.1" and "Tam labam bus augt!", informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Saeima in Latvia agreed today to redistribute state budget funds in the amount of EUR 7.9 million in order to provide support to dairy producers who have suffered from Russia's embargo, informs LETA.
In its official website, the daily UK broadsheet Telegraph has recommended the Christmas market in Vilnius for holiday makers and Christmas enthusiasts, reports LETA/ELTA.
Consolidated operating profit of Utenos Trikotazas group for the 9 months of 2014 was LTL 4.2 million (EUR 1.2 million), while in the same period in 2013 the Group earned LTL 1.1 million (EUR 0.3 million) operating profit, informs LETA/ELTA.
According to the latest report from the European Travel Commission, the number of foreign tourists visiting Latvia increased by 18.9% in the first nine months of the year 2014 when compared to the same period last year, which was the second largest increase in Europe, reports LETA.
Joint-stock dairy company Tukuma piens intends to invest EUR 1 million in the purchase of new equipment to begin producing cottage cheese and feta cheese, the company has informed LETA.
Peikko Group, from Lahti, Finland, has set up a new factory in Lithuania, Invest Lithuania informs BC.
A total of 3,795 new automobiles were sold in Latvia in the third quarter this year, which is 20% more than in the third quarter of 2013, according to the Latauto.lv classified advertisements website.
Construction company Latvijas tilti has finished a EUR 7.38 million project in Lithuania, according to the company's announcement submitted to the "Nasdaq Riga" stock exchange, reports LETA.
The government of Latvia decided yesterday to allot EUR 9.9 million to consolidation of scientific centers and facilitating their excellence, informs LETA.
According to Statistics Lithuania, investment in tangible fixed assets in the third quarter of 2014 amounted to LTL 4.7 billion (EUR 1.3 billion), or by 1.3% more at current prices than in the third quarter of 2013, reports LETA/ELTA.
President Dalia Grybauskaite attended the launching ceremony of Klaipeda University maritime research vessel Mintis. According to the president, the modern ship will ensure freedom for scientific activities and will help Lithuania to consolidate its position in the field of maritime research and innovation, reports LETA/ELTA.
According to the data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), the number of visitors in hotels and other accommodation establishments (1) in the 3rd quarter of the year 2014 comprised 764.6 thousand people. That is 11.3% more than in the 3rd quarter of 2013.