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Tuesday, 01.12.2015, 09:27
Zemaitijos Pienas, a Lithuanian dairy company, will soon be given the green light to export its hard cheese Dziugas to Costa Rica, Lithuania’s chief veterinary officer has said, cites LETA/BNS.
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Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in October 2015, the turnover (VAT excluded) of enterprises engaged in wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles amounted to EUR 232.1 million and, against September 2015, increased by 3.6% at constant prices (seasonally and working day adjusted – decreased by 1.1%).
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that, compared to September, the total retail trade turnover in October 2015 rose by 1.4%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products grew by 1.0%, and turnover of non-food products – by 1.7%.
Panevezio Statybos Trestas (PST), one of the leading construction groups in Lithuania, said on November 27th that its consolidated net profits for the nine months through September 2015 increased to 1.437 million euros, up 38% from 1.041 million euros in the same period last year, reports LETA/BNS.
Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in October 2015, the turnover (VAT excluded) of retail trade enterprises* amounted to EUR 779.6 million; against September 2015, it increased by 2.9% at constant prices (seasonally and working day adjusted – increased by 0.6%).
Lithuania's agricultural investment company Linas Agro Group saw its consolidated net profit soar by 55% in the first quarter of its 2015-2016 financial year, to 3.464 million euros, from 2.235 million euros a year ago, reports LETA/BNS.
Joint-stock oil company Ventspils nafta and its subsidiaries operated with EUR 26.89 million in profit in the first nine months of the year 2015, informs LETA, according to the company's financial report submitted to the ''Nasdaq'' Riga Stock Exchange.
The joint-stock plywood maker Latvijas Finieris remains the leader of the wood processing industry with EUR 193 million in 2014 turnover, according to the Latvian Business Annual Report 2015 compiled by Firmas.lv and LETA.
Today the Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed a Bombardier CSeries aircraft to Riga, Latvia, as part of CS100 demo tour to Northern Europe, informed BC Janis Vanags.
Joint-stock Latvian alcoholic beverage producer Latvijas balzams achieved net turnover of EUR 55.27 million in the first nine months of the year, which is 7.9% more when compared to the same period last year, reports LETA, according to the company's non-audited financial report submitted to the ''Nasdaq'' Riga Stock Exchange.
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.
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.