As reported by Finance Ministry, work will be performed to establish wider economic cooperation between Latvia and Singapore, both in the field of tax administration and investments.
Latvia and Lithuania continue working on single gas market development plan, BNN was told by Latvian Economy Ministry.
Belarus values Latvia’s positive experience in development of e-management. Constructive cooperation in this field has provided residents in Latvia and Belarus with cheaper roaming tariffs and improved mobile broadband development, as reported by Environment Protection and Regional Development Ministry.
Only 2% of board members in Latvia’s leading retail trade companies have skills working with digital technologies. The same applies to 6% of board members in transport and logistics companies, 4% - in energy companies and 0% in manufacturing companies, according to results of a study performed by personnel selection company Amrop.
Close to 160 million euros are planned to be invested in developing the sector of information and communications technologies in Estonia outside larger cities, according to a state budget strategy for 2018-2021 by the Estonian government.
Nearly all Latvian CEOs expect competition to grow in the future. In addition, this will happen in conditions of deficit of qualified workers, according to results of a study performed by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
New regulations listed in the Insolvency Law provide for increasing the role of creditors in the choice of figures supervising legal protection processes, as well as enhancing the work of administrators in supervisory institutions – expanding the capacity and authority of the Insolvency Administration in performance of supervisory functions and raising qualifications of employed administrators, as reported by Justice Ministry.
The end of this week and beginning of the next will be windy and rainy in Latvia, as reported by the State Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
If the Lithuanian lawmakers’ adhering to law and ethics was to be judged by the events from the last couple of weeks, one could conjure up an impression that the Lithuanian legislature is one of the most transparent around – and a whole lot such than the previous parliamentary term.
Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme promises that Riga International Airport will have a new, modern air traffic control tower in 2013.
In Q1 2017, loans worth more than EUR 94 million were issued through Latvian loan platforms, according to data compiled by Latvian Association of Alternative Financial Services.
Latvian national airBaltic airline carried 224,921 passengers to destinations in Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East in March. This means a 12% increase in comparison with last year, BNN was told by the airline.
Riga Freeport authority plans to announce a personnel selection process to find a new CEO for the Freeport, said Mareks Gailitis, advisor to chairman of the board of Riga Freeport Andris Ameriks.
As part of the European Union’s resettlement programme, twenty people were relocated from Greece to Latvia on Wednesday, 19 April. Ten of those people are children, as reported by Office for Citizenship and Migration Affairs.
Latvian State Employment Agency continues accepting applications from different employers for participation in the Vacancies Fair.
Next week there will be a special event organized at P.Stradins Clinical University Hospital to commemorate the victims of Chernobyl disaster, as reported by chairman of Latvian Union Chernobyl Arnolds Arvaldis Verzemnieks.
Latvia strictly stands in favour of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and will continue providing practical support to the Ukrainian people, said Saeima speaker Inara Murniece and members of the parliament’s Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee on Wednesday, 19 April.