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Latvian Saeima approves Kucinskis’ government

Saeima in Latvia today confirmed the government of Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers), made up of the previous three coalition parties – the Union of Greens and Farmers, Unity, and National Alliance (All For Latvia-For Fatherland And Freedom/LNNK), informs LETA.

In Q4, the Estonian economy grew by 0.7%

According to the flash estimates of Statistics Estonia, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia increased by 0.7% in the 4th quarter of 2015 compared to the 4th quarter of 2014.

Complete EU financial market (MiFID) is postponed until January 2018

The Commission has proposed a one year extension to the entry into application of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, or MiFID II.

SMEs as a driving force for national economy

Small and medium-sized enterprises that are largely young, innovative, internationally-active and run by skilled managers are driving significant job growth across the European Union. EU agency, Eurofound highlights that SMEs were responsible for over 70% of employment growth in the non-financial...

airBaltic to fly Riga – Rimini

The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new summer charter flight between Riga and Rimini on June 5, 2016 for Tez Tour, informed BC Janis Vanags.

Ticket sales via Mobilly system in Latvia grow fourfold in January

Since October 2015, when Mobilly electronic payment system in Latvia started offering tickets not only to electric, but also diesel trains, sales via the mobile application have risen almost twice, said Mobilly CEO Girts Slavins. In January 2016, around 20,000 tickets were sold via Mobilly, growi...