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Wednesday, 21.11.2018, 22:25
With a turnover of EUR 219.105 mln, construction supplies retailer Depo DIY was the leader in Latvia's construction materials retail industry in 2017, according to the Latvian Business Report 2018 collated by Firmas.lv and LETA.
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Last year Cemex remained the leader in Latvia’s construction materials sector with 78.067 mln euros in annual turnover, according to the Latvian Business Annual Report 2018 compiled by Firmas.lv and LETA.
Gulbene region-based solid wood furniture producer Avoti SWF was the largest furniture maker in Latvia last year, according to the Latvian Business Annual Report 2018 collated by Firmas.lv and LETA.
The University of Latvia has been ranked the 50th best among Eastern European and Central Asian higher education institutions, informs LETA referring the international university rankings published by QS University Rankings.
The winners of the first edition of the European Capital of Smart Tourism competition were awarded today at a ceremony in Brussels, on the occasion of the European Tourism Day the largest annual meeting on European tourism.
The northwestern Latvian port city of Ventspils has been named Latvia’s investment-friendliest city, with Valmiera in northern Latvia taking second place and the southwestern port city Liepaja placing third, according to the index of invest-friendliest local governments released by the Business Union of Latvia, informs LETA.
The Baltic states have the strongest public finances among EU countries, but important vulnerabilities remain: capacity constraints, the danger of slowing export demand, and spill-over risk from Nordic banks, says Scope Ratings.