Latvian Gas has stepped into negotiations with Gazprom on the latter applying a gas discount in 2012. The Russian concern in turn assumes the result of these talks can turn out to be not as good as expected. It is because of the natural gas tax changes introduced by the government.
Council of the Latvian national airline airBaltic is set to turn to General Prosecutor's Office with regard to statements on the sale of 59 110 lats worth airBaltic shares.
"Latvia should have sold its shares in the national airline airBaltic already a long time ago," says Martins Bondars, member of Economists Union 2010 as well as the former head of the President and Prime Minister's offices.
Prime ministers nominated by politic parties running in the 11th Saeima elections estimate that the average pension could hit 250-300 lats in five years, they told in a debate organized by TV3.
«National airline airBaltic minority shareholder SIA Baltic Aviation Systems was trying to register fictive shares in a bid to get hold of the controlling share in the airline,« says Valdis Dombrovskis, Prime Minister.
Andrus Ansip, Estonian Prime Minister says he cannot relate to people who propose to evict troubled countries, for example, Greece from the eurozone. He urges to remember about the financial situation their neigbour Latvia faced two year ago.
In July 2011, the total foreign trade turnover at current prices comprised LVL 1131.6 million – 7.1% or LVL 74.8 million more than in June 2011. It is 25.3% or LVL 228.5 million more than in July 2010, according to provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau.
Russian aircraft flying to Latvia as well as the European Union are in a good technical condition and they are checked regularly, says Maris Gorodcovs, director at the Civil Aviation Agency. He is refraining to comment on the technical condition of planes flying within the airspace of Russia.
One of the reasons why the association Harmony Center is concerned with how to name events of 1940 is natural fear that certain politic forces could bring de-occupation to light again, says Nil Usakov, Harmony Center's candidate for Prime Minister post.
Q2 GDP growth pace accounts for the fastest in the past nearly four years. We can see this from the Central Statistical Bureau's data that GDP is up 5.6% versus Q2 2010.
Compared to the second quarter of 2010, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is up 5.6% in the second quarter of 2011, while growing 4.6% in the first half of 2011 versus the same period a year earlier, according to the seasonally non-adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau.