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Friday, 25.07.2014, 04:34
Construction supplies dealer "Depo DIY" turnover amounted to EUR 151.9 million in 2013, informs NOZARE.LV/LETA reffering to information provided by "Firmas.lv".
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Poland-based company PKN Orlen is not going to close down its concern ORLEN Lietuva, says Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, informs ELTA/LETA.
Following the final decision of the European Union General Affairs Council of Ministers on Lithuania's participation in the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) from 1 January 2015, Chair of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania Vitas Vasiliauskas calls on Lithuanians to do not rush to exchange litas to euros, informs ELTA/LETA.
Prime Minister of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma approves of halt to "Pasazieru vilciens" train procurement deal24.07.2014
Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) approves of the decision by the new board of the joint-stock company "Pasazieru vilciens" (Passenger Train) to halt the new train procurement deal, informs LETA reffering premier's press secretary Dzeina Tamulevica.
The net profit of Danske Bank Estonia fell to 20.8 mln euros in the first half of this year from 28.6 million euros at the same time last year, informs LETA reffering to Postimees Online.
After an outbreak of African swine-fever in one of the largest pig farms in Lithuania, the Food and Veterinary Service has halted the import of several pork product categories, including fresh pork meat, frozen pork, as well as various pork product - sausages, ground pork, packaged pork etc, informs NOZARE.LV/LETA.
The new board at the joint-stock company "Pasazieru vilciens" (Passenger Train) decided today to halt the procurement of new trains for the company, saying that going on with the procurement deal would be damaging to the company's interests and financial situation, informs LETA.
Scandinavian company "Orkla" is interested in acquiring the Latvian food production company "NP Foods", reports NOZARE.Lv/LETA reffering to unofficial information obtained by the LNT television channel.
The 75.4 million euro funding by the European Commission and the Estonian government for buying new trains brought Estonian state-owned passenger train company Elron last year 68.6 million euros of profit, informs LETA reffering to Postimees.
Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma urges people not to transport meat outside territories hit by African swine fever
Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) urges residents not to transport meat outside the territories where African swine fever has been confirmed, informs LETA.
During the first six months of 2014, retail trade company "Maxima Latvija" turnover decreased as compared to the respective period of 2013, infoms NOZARE.LV/LETA reffering to "Maxima Latvija" spokesman Janis Beseris.
According to information in the company's annual report, Latvian IT company "Tilde" in 2013 earned EUR 258,757, which is 2.94 times more than in 2012, informs NOZARE.LV/LETA.
Estonian fashion and retail trade company Baltika informed the Tallinn stock exchange that the group's second-quarter net profit including discontinued operations was 648,000 euros, which is by 24,000 euros better that in the same period last year, informs LETA.
The Estonian police has found 180 kg of drugs and has launched 573 criminal case procedures in the first half of this year as 28% more drug-related offenses were registered than in the same period last year, reports LETA reffering to Public Broadcasting.
The EU member states are constantly increasing their integration efforts along EU Single Market. However, as recent European Scoreboard showed, about one third member states (exactly 11 EU countries) performed better than the EU average in areas monitored. The most impressive result was achieved by Estonia and Finland. Whereas on numerous sectors, e.g. on 31 Single Market spheres, the EU member states’ performance was below average.