The Baltics Today

Amendments in Lithuanian PPP regulatory framework will allow Unsolicited Proposals

On 29th of July 2015, the Lithuanian Government has approved amendments to Rules for the development and implementation of public private partnership projects (PPPs). These amendments will allow the private sector to initiate project preparation and tender procedures by submitting an unsolicited ...

Dombrovskis: Greece must evaluate sustainability of defense costs

At the moment, Greece must evaluate sustainability of various expenditures, including pensions and defense spending, the European Commission Vice President and Commissioner for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis (Unity) said in an interview with LETA.

EcoMin critical about banks’ lending policies that “hinder Latvia’s economic growth”

Latvian banks' lending policies are too passive, which hinders Latvia's economic growth, Economy Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola (Greens/Farmers) said in an interview with LNT television channel today, cites LETA.

Lithuanian PM wants a new shale gas bid

A new tender for shale gas exploration should be announced, thinks Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, reports LETA/ELTA.

Lithuania’s development level is rising and EU’s support will decrease after 2020

The good days are coming to an end: as Lithuania's development level is rising and catching up with the EU's average rate, the EU's support after 2020 will probably decrease sharply, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaro zinios.

Estonian Air switches planes

Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air will replace its Embraer 170 planes with Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft in the coming months, LETA/Postimees reports.