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Consumption of renewable sources in Latvia reduced by 2.5% in 2013

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, in 2013 renewable energy sources (RES) in Latvia comprised 68 gigajoules. In comparison with 2012 RES consumption fell by 2.5%.

Norway helps 9 Latvian cities to attract potential investors

Norway has decided to provide support to nine Latvian cities, offering opportunities to participate in international exhibitions with an aim to attract potential investors, representative of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Marika Vanka informed LETA.

EcoMin: by 2020 unemployment to drop to 6.4% in Latvia

By 2020, the number of persons employed will increase by 50,000, whereas the unemployment level will slip to 6.4%, according to the informative report on medium and long-term prognoses for the labor market by the Latvian Ministry of Economy (ME), cites LETA/Nozare.lv.

Estonia records EU’s highest increase in producer prices in July

Producer prices in Latvia increased by 0.4% in July 2014 from June, which was the third highest increase among the European Union member states for which data are available. The highest month-on-month increases in producer prices were recorded in Estonia – 1.7%, and Cyprus – 1.1% reports LETA, re...

Latvian government approves EU Structural and Investment Funds program for Cohesion Policy

Today, the government of Latvia approved the European Union's (EU) Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020, outlining the Cohesion Fund priorities, goals, and the attainable results, reports LETA.

Latvian government allots EUR 54,000 to ministries to cover participation fee in OECD

The government of Latvia decided to allot a total of EUR 54,000 from emergency funds of the state budget to the Finance Ministry and Foreign Ministry to cover the annual participation fee in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) committees, reports LETA.