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Legal nationality beyond national boundaries and the role of blockchain. Estonian project case study

Estonia, well-known by its electronic legal nationality project, is light years away from other countries in digitalization and business convenience area. Well, e-Residency project allows everyone anywhere on the planet to register a company, pay taxes and conduct document management in Estonia. ...

Estonia’s 14% tax rate for mature companies to probably take effect in 2018

Estonia's 14% income tax rate on the dividends of the so-called mature companies is to probably take effect in 2018 and the state is to calculate the income tax rate on the distributed profit of the previous three years, while a private persons have to pay the additional income tax themselves, in...

Sale of KVV Liepajas Metalurgs to start in February

Guntars Koris, the administrator of the insolvent KVV Liepajas Metalurgs steel plant will complete the sale plan by the end of January, thus, the official sale procedure will start in February, the administrator’s representative Dzintars Hmielevskis reported LETA.

Bill to designate cyberspace as security environment

The Ministry of the Interior is seeking opinions on a draft document setting out Estonia's security policy fundamentals, which designates cyberspace as another dimension of the security environment alongside land, territorial waters and airspace, reports LETA/BNS.

Press subscription in Latvia down 4.2 % in 2017

Press subscription in Latvia has dropped by 4.2 % to 398,722 subscriptions for 2017, Latvian national postal company Latvijas Pasts reported LETA.

Lithuanian dairy Vilkyskiu Pienine exports 1st shipment to China

Vilkyskiu Pienine, one of Lithuania's largest dairy companies, has sent the first shipment of its products to China, becoming the first Lithuanian dairy to export to China – the cargo of 20 t of mozzarella should reach the Chinese market within about a month, reports LETA/BNS.