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Wednesday, 20.08.2014, 21:29
EUR 158 million that the government allotted to improve air-surveillance and anti-aircraft capabilities in Latvia, will be spent in a period of eight years in Latvia, the Defense Ministry's press service informed LETA.
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The Government of Lithuania will consider to partially compensate dairy and meat producers for losses, informs LETA/ELTA.
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.
The government of Latvia yesterday agreed to extend the deadline for submitting the binding offers for Citadele Bank, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) told the press representatives after the government meeting, informs LETA.
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.
The Competition Council has fined Estonian joint-stock company Kia Auto, the importer of Kia automobiles in the Baltic countries, for violations of Latvia's competition laws, as the Competition Council informed reporters, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Development and support of system for safety of food products in compliance with EU requirements HACCP
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.
Lithuanian business representatives forecast that the real outcomes of the Russian sanctions will turn out after a month, while it may take a year or two to completely replace the market, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Kauno diena.
On 19 August, the Cabinet of Ministers considered the report with information on the course and status of implementation of OECD policy guidelines from July 2013 to June 2014 and the process of Latvia’s accession to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, reports Latvian MFA.
Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius has criticized dairy processors, who have reduced milk buying-in prices as soon as Russia introduced its sanctions, reports LETA/ELTA.
A total of six investors submitted their binding offers for the defunct Liepajas metalurgs, however, discussions are currently continuing with only four of them, Liepajas metalurgs insolvency administrator Haralds Velmers told the press representatives after the government's meeting on Tuesday, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
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.
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.