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In January, level of producer prices in Latvian industry increased by 0.9%

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to December 2017, in January 2018, level of producer prices in Latvian industry rose by 0.9%. Prices of products sold on the domestic market went up by 1.2% and prices of exported products by 0.6%. Prices of products exported to eur...

Amber Beverage Group acquires Estonian Remedia

Amber Beverage Group (ABG) has cemented its status as a rapidly growing and leading player within the Estonian alcohol market by acquiring one of Estonia’s largest alcohol producers Remedia, ABG informed LETA.

EstBAN members invest EUR 11.3 mln in startups in 2017

Members of the Estonian Business Angels Network (EstBAN) invested 11.3 million euros in startups during 2017, and the investments made by EstBAN members outside Estonia have grown, informs LETA/BNS.

Latvia’s position in Corruption Perception Index didn’t improve much in 2017

Latvia’s position in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), which is drawn up by the global anti-corruption coalition Transparency International, did not improve much last year, Liene Gatere, acting director of Delna, the Latvian branch of Transparency International, said in an interview with Lat...

Dispute on Lithuanian sanctions for Russian TVs moves to EU Court

The instructions from Lithuanian institutions to move Russian televisions to paid packages of programs amid violations is in line with the European Union (EU) law, says the European Law Department in a draft conclusion to the government, informs LETA/BNS.

Ekspress Grupp to publish 7 magazines of Ajakirjade Kirjastus

The listed Estonian media holding AS Ekspress Grupp and Suits Meedia OU have signed an agreement under which the business of the magazine publisher AS Ajakirjade Kirjastus will be reorganized to make Ekspress Meedia the publisher of six monthly magazines and the weekly magazine Kroonika of Ajakir...