The Baltics Today

Meeting between Estonian PM, German businesses in Hamburg raises issue of workforce

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas at a meeting with heads of businesses operating in Estonia based on German capital in Hamburg on Tuesday said that the Cabinet will soon discuss issues concerning foreign workforce, reports LETA/BNS.

Lithuania’s growth of new car sales EU’s biggest in 2017

Lithuania's new car sales grew at the fastest rate in the EU in 2017, figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) showed on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.

Number of residence permits issued to foreigners for employment up 26% in Estonia in 2017

The number of residence permits issued for employment in Estonia rose 26% on year to 2,273 permits issued in 2017, informs LETA/BNS.

Bronka port keen to direct bulk goods away from Baltic ports

Feniks LLC, a company running a multipurpose marine freight handling complex at Bronka Port of St. Petersburg, is planning to build railway infrastructure by 2022 to redirect the handling of bulk cargoes from ports in the Baltic countries to Russia, informs LETA.

Government agrees on setting up Latvian Anti-Doping Agency

The Cabinet of Ministers on January 16th approved draft agreements to the Sports Law, which have been drawn up by the Health Ministry, thus agreeing to set up a separate institution - the Latvian Anti-Doping Agency - which would work under the Health Ministry’s supervision, informs LETA.

Sweden’s Benify coming to Lithuania

Benify, the Swedish developer of benefit and compensation management tools for businesses, is coming to Lithuania, reports LETA/BNS.