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Thursday, 26.11.2015, 10:43
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.
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The Latvian trade union of medics called off plans for a strike after reaching an agreement with the Health Ministry on November 25th, reports LETA.
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.
The Tallinn city government has come up with a draft decision of the council by which the Tallinn Russian Museum will be reorganized into a unit within the structure of the Tallinn City Museum as of January 1, 2016, informs LETA/BNS.
In 2014, records of pollutants emitted into the atmosphere in Lithuania were kept by 562 enterprises25.11.2015
Statistics Lithuania informs that an annual publication Natural Resources and Environmental Protection 2014 has been released. The statistical publication Natural Resources and Environmental Protection provides statistical information on natural resources and their use, the state and protection of the environment.
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.
According to the credit information company Krediidiinfo AS the sum of Estonian companies' losses in 2014 increased by 34% to 1.3 billion euros, and the most fell the profit of the accommodation and food sector, reports LETA/BNS.
Lithuania’s Prime Minister, currently on a visit to China, urges to speed up the issue of authorization for the exports of Lithuanian dairy products. Moreover, Algirdas Butkevicius, who met with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday, also proposes to open talks on the exports of beef products, informs 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.
Riga will be hosting Baltic Cup 2015, the largest specialized exhibition of cats in the Baltics, this weekend, Juris Antonovs, acting board chairman of "CFCA" cat breeders' association, told LETA.
Latvia's population intend to focus mainly on their education and career during the three years left until Latvia's centenary to be celebrated in 2018, according to the Future section of the Survey of Latvian Values carried out by Swedbank, cites LETA.
The Estonian ministries of social affairs and interior are preparing for several tenders aimed at finding providers of services to the refugees about to arrive in Estonia under the European Union refugee relocation scheme, reports LETA.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in III quarter 2015 average gross monthly earnings in the whole economy (1) totalled EUR 735.1: in the public sector (2) – EUR 755.3, in the private sector – EUR 724.7. Against II quarter 2015, average gross monthly earnings in the whole economy grew by 3%: in the public sector – 2.1%, in the private sector – 3.5%.