The Baltics Today

Global SDGs’ priorities and European Consensus on Development

There is a strong synergies presently between the UN SDGs and the European Union’s priorities for sustainable development. Like the United Nations, the EU is focused on people, prosperity, peace and partnership. In this regard, the United Nations welcomed signing of the New European Consensus for...

In June, the level of producer prices in Latvian industry increased by 0.5%

According to data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), compared to May, in June 2017 the level of producer prices in Latvian industry grew by 0.5%. The prices of products sold on the domestic market increased by 0.7%, whereas the prices of exported products grew by 0.2%.

EU customs enforcement and intellectual property rights

Newly published European Commission report shows that customs authorities detained more than 41 million fake and counterfeit products at the EU's external border in 2016. The goods had a total value of over €670 million. Potentially dangerous to health and safety products, e.g. food and drink, me...

Smart specialisation and innovative-led growth in the EU states

The Commission intends to shape a broader approach to boosting innovation-led growth in the EU. Thus, it is proposing a new set of actions to further help Europe's regions invest in their niche areas of competitive strength (so-called "smart specialisation") and generate the needed innovation, re...

EUR 200 mln investments planned in construction of Akropole shopping center in Riga

Total investments in the construction of Akropole shopping and entertainment center in Riga are projected at nearly EUR 200 million, Oskars Ozolina, CEO of Merks construction firm, told journalists today, cites LETA.

Lithuania’s LDT to sell gas to Latvia’s Latvenergo

The natural gas supply and trade company Lietuvos Dujų Tiekimas owned by the state-owned Lietuvos Energija Group signed a contract on gas supply with the largest Latvian natural gas consumer Latvenergo, informed BC company's press service.