Date: 03.03.2020.

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Latvia's first coronavirus patient to be discharged from hospital Tuesday

Latvia's first coronavirus patient to be discharged from hospital Tuesday

03.03.2020

The woman who became Latvia's first case of coronavirus Covid-19, is to leave the Latvian Center of Infectious Diseases on Tuesday and will continue to recuperate at home, Ilga Namniece, a representative of Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital, informed LETA.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Health, Latvia, Medicine



Valmieras Stikla Skiedra fiberglass maker sells assets of US subsidiary for USD 17.5 mln

Valmieras Stikla Skiedra fiberglass maker sells assets of US subsidiary for USD 17.5 mln

03.03.2020

P-D Valmiera Glass USA Corp., the US-based subsidiary of Latvian fiberglass producer Valmieras Stikla Skiedra, has signed a contract to effectively sell all its assets of its Phase I and Phase II operations in Dublin, Georgia, US, to Saint-Gobain Adfors America, Inc., according to the company's statement to Nasdaq Riga.

Estonia's UPP Olaines doubles FY net profit to EUR 1.4 mln

Estonia's UPP Olaines doubles FY net profit to EUR 1.4 mln

03.03.2020

The asset management company UPP Olaines saw its net profit almost double from 712,000 euros in 2018 to almost 1.4 mln euros in 2019, informed LETA.


Metal transshipment capacities will increase

Metal transshipment capacities will increase

03.03.2020

From year to year, the freight transportation market gives a variety of transhipment indicators - we are either growing or falling. YugTrans experts have repeatedly pointed out the lack of transhipment facilities in Russia. Therefore, the fact that the terminal infrastructure is being modernized little by little, new projects are appearing, which means that in case of growth we will be ready to digest it, cannot but rejoice. At the YugTrans-2020 forum, experts will discuss the top-end facilities.

EBRD set to exit Lithuania's E Energija, General Electric to invest in its wind project

EBRD set to exit Lithuania's E Energija, General Electric to invest in its wind project

03.03.2020

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is set to exit E Energija, a Lithuania-based energy group, but is ready to lend money for its green energy projects, according to the Verslo Zinios information reported LETA/BNS.


03.03.2020

Renewing Fire and Rescue Service's fleet will require EUR 86 mln by 2028

Part of the State Fire and Rescue Service's fleet of vehicles is run down and renewing the fleet will require EUR 86 mln by 2028, as the Fire and Rescue Service informed Saeima Defense, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee, reported LETA.

03.03.2020

Latvia: In 2019, housing costs an average constituted EUR 151 monthly

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2019 housing costs on average constituted EUR 151 per household monthly, which is one euro more than a year ago. Share of housing costs in the total household expenditure keeps declining – last year households spent on average 12.2% of their disposable income on housing costs (13.4% in 2018).

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