The Baltics Today

Substantial increase in demand for shashlik, cheese, beer and wine during Ligo! holidays

ccording to retailers questioned by LETA, there has been a substantial increase in demand for shashlik (marinaded BBQ meat), cheese, beer and wine for the midsummer Ligo! holidays.

Usakovs keeps post of Riga mayor

Harmony party leader Nils Usakovs has been elected as the Riga mayor for the third term.

Kieler Woche draws cruise ships

The Kieler Woche sailing regatta - the biggest maritime folk festival and sail sport event in northern Europe – is a big draw for cruise ships as well as many other vessels. Between the 17th and the 25th of June Kiel expects visits by a total of fifteen different luxury liners. One particularly ...

Purchases by Klaipėda FEZ companies exceeded EUR 200 million in Lithuania

In 2016, investors operating in Klaipėda Free Economic Zone (FEZ) purchased goods and services for EUR 200,5 mln from Lithuanian suppliers, 1,9% more than a year ago. Last year was the first time when purchases by FEZ companies in Lithuania exceeded EUR 200 mln.

airBaltic Exhibits CS300 at Paris Air Show

The Latvian airline airBaltic from June 19 till June 21, 2017 participated in the world’s largest and oldest aviation exhibition Paris Air Show by presenting the CS300 aircraft in Bombardier exhibition pavilion. During the Paris Air Show the chief executive officer of airBaltic Martin Gauss perso...

Liviko increased its economic success due to Latvian border trade

In 2016, the audited consolidated net turnover of AS Liviko, producer and seller of quality alcohol, was 129.7 mln euros and the company paid 70.6 mln euros in alcohol excise. The audited consolidated earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of AS Liviko group was 5...