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Latvian Speaker to Ukrainian: Nord Stream II contravenes EU’s common energy policy

Latvia has been consistently saying that the Nord Stream II natural gas pipeline project contravenes the European Union’s (EU) common external energy policy and that it will weaken the bloc’s Neighborhood Policy, Saeima Speaker Inara Murniece (National Alliance) said during a meeting with Andriy ...

Cargo turnover at Latvian ports increases by 0.4% in January-November

In the eleven months of 2017, Latvian ports reloaded 57.153 million tons of cargo, which was a 0.4% increase against the same period in 2016, writes LETA, according to information released by the Transport Ministry.

Citadele Index: business sentiment positive in all sectors in Latvia for first time in 4 years

Business sentiment has become positive in all sectors in Latvia for the first time in the last four years, writes LETA, according to the latest Citadele Index.

“Smart” SMEs projects will be approved by the EU’s two institutions: EFSI and EIB

European Parliament adopted Commission’s draft for enhancing the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). Thus, EU legislative institutions supported new EFSI, called EFSI-2.0 version aimed at modernising EU and states’ financial resources for “smart” projects from January 2018, while remo...

Gold as the best gift from Rietumu

As Christmas approaches, we would like to remind about a possibility to buy gold bars at the Rietumu bank, informed BC Eleonora Gailisha from the bank’s Mass Media and Public Relations.

Harju Elekter acquires Sweden’s Sebab

The listed Estonian electrical equipment maker Harju Elekter for 3.6 million euros has signed a contract to acquire Swedish sales and technical solutions company Sebab AB and its subsidiary Grytek AB, a manufacturer of pre-fabricated technical buildings, informs LETA/BNS.