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Thursday, 29.02.2024, 04:12
At the National Health Service's request, Latvia's airBaltic carrier will bring around one million face masks and respirators from China, the airline's spokeswoman Alise Briede told LETA.
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In mitigating negative effects to the member states economy, the governments are facing numerous challenges: disruption of supply chains, lower consumer demand, production deficiencies, as well as decrease in investment and liquidity constraints for undertakings. The Commission has approved Latvian loan guarantee scheme and subsidize for companies affected by coronavirus outbreak.
No more regular repatriation flights are being planned after March 27 unless there are some unexpected situations, Foreign Ministry press secretary Janis Bekeris told LETA.
A total of EUR 85.68 mln were paid into Latvia's private pension funds in 2019, which is a 11.3% increase against 2018, according to the data of the Financial and Capital Market Commission writes LETA.
he state of emergency so far has not seriously affected cargo handling at the Riga port - in the past two weeks 119 vessels have been handled, reloading 908,000 tons of different cargos, said Riga Freeport Administration representative Liene Ozola told.
The Estonian government has authorized Minister of Finance Martin Helme to increase the equity capital of state-owned energy company Eesti Energia by means of a cash contribution of 125 million euros to enable the establishment of a new Enefit 280 oil plant by Eesti Energia, reported LETA/BNS.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 14 companies in Latvia have announced collective redundancies, which will result in about 3,000 employees being laid off, said State Employment Agency (NVA) director Evita Simsone in an interview with commercial TV3 on Friday, referred LETA.