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Commission’s work program for 2017: facing main European challenges

The Commission Work Programme for 2017 (CWP-17) is the third on a row of “delivery attempts” on 10 priorities outlined in the initial Political Guidelines from July 2014. CWP follows European main challenges in 21 key initiatives and 18 REFIT proposals to evaluate, review and simplify EU legislat...

Latvijas Finieris opens a new plant in Riga

Latvijas Finieris opens a new Impregnation Plant in Riga on 27 October 2016. Its construction was started at the end of previous year. The new plant will employ a modern and environmentally friendly technology for producing impregnated paper with a higher added value, said LF representative.

We need to see business plan before approving any state aid to DLRR train engine company - Latvian PM

he government needs to see a business plan before approving any aid to Daugavpils Lokomotivju Remonta Rupnica (DLRR), Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) told the press, reports LETA.

Investments in new real estate in Latvia have shrunk by a third in three years

Investing in new real estate projects in Latvia has shrunk by one third over the past three years, Martins Vanags, the head of the National Real Estate Development Alliance, said today at the construction industry forum "Competitiveness. Growth. Investment", reports LETA.

Lithuanian FinMin redeems USD 200 mln worth of bonds early

he Lithuanian Finance Ministry has redeemed bonds with a face value of 200 mln US dollars prior to maturity in the secondary market, informs LETA/BNS.

Latvia and Estonia in the top twenty in the fresh World Bank survey ranks

In the World Bank survey Doing Business 2017, Estonia improved its ranking by four places compared with the previous such report and climbed to place 12, one place higher than Finland. Latvia has risen to its current position from 22nd place last year thanks to an improved accessibility to credit...