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Investor sentiment towards Lithuanian economy escalating in 2014

Investor Confidence Index for Lithuania (ICIL) survey indicates increasing investor confidence in Lithuanian business environment. The upward trend has remain solid throughout the year and the overall index value reached 1.181 (out of maximum value of 2) in the last quarter of 2014. The positive ...

Antonenko, Nords first winners of new culture award in Latvia

With the National Culture Council looking at 26 nominees for the inaugural presentation of the Award of Distinction, three were singled out for the honor in Latvia, informs LETA.

Rinkevics expresses support for Ukraine’s reforms and its territorial integrity

On 21 November, 2014, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics met with the Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Ostap Semerak. Edgars Rinkevics congratulated Ostap Semerak on the first anniversary of the Euromaidan protests, which has been declared the Day of Honour...

Losses sustained by Latvijas Kugnieciba reduces to USD 14.17 mln in 9 months

The interim financial result for joint-stock Latvijas Kugnieciba (Latvian Shipping Company, LK) and its subsidiaries (LSC Group) for the nine months of 2014 resulted in a net loss of USD 14.17 million, which is USD 10.47 million less compared to the respective period in 2013, according to the com...

EU Commission: Lithuania well prepared for euro

On Friday, the European Commission (EC) adopted its fifteenth report on the practical preparations for the euro changeover, assessing the progress made up until the end of September 2014, and concluded that Lithuania's preparations are well on track overall, reports LETA/ELTA.

EPP: EU’s growth and stability is the most important at the moment

The head of the European People's Party's (EPP) Group at the European Parliament Manfred Weber, who is participating in a party leadership meeting in Jurmala this week, told LETA yesterday that the European Union's growth and stability are the most important things which need to be achieved at th...