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Baltic traders’ alliance Aibe turnover reaches EUR 409 mln in 2014

The Baltic traders' alliance Aibe consolidated turnover in Latvia and Lithuania reached EUR 409 million in 2014, which is 18% more compared with 2013, CEO of Latvian traders' co-op Aibe Uldis Priekulis informed LETA.

Rinkevics satisfied with EU-Latvian Presidency

"The Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), in terms of content and organization, is progressing excellently, furthermore, no complaints have been received during the past three months," Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Unity) said on March 30th 2015, reports LETA.

Maxima wasn’t responsible at once after the Zolitude disaster

The Maxima company's immediate reaction to the Zolitude disaster in November of 2013 was inadequate, as a Maxima executive told the parliament committee investigating the accident on March 30th 2015, informs LETA.

In February, construction input prices in Lithuania increased by 0.2%

Statistics Lithuania informs that in February 2015, compared to January, construction input prices increased by 0.2%. The change was mainly influenced by a 0.9 increase in wages and salaries.

In February, retail trade turnover in Latvia grew by 1.2%

Central Statistical Bureau in Latvia show that compared to January, the total retail trade turnover in February 2015 rose by 1.2%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices.

New Latvian television channel in Russian could cost EUR 6 mln in first year

The establishment of a Latvian Television (LTV) channel in Russian could cost EUR 6 million in the first year, reports LETA, according to the TV3 show "Neka personiga".