Latvia’s national airBaltic airline and Tez Tours have commenced the first charter flights with the new Bombardier CS300 aircraft. Charter flights will connect Riga with Antalya, Heraklion, Bourgas and Rimini in the summer season.
Projects that are being worked on by science and high-technology companies based in Latvia lay the foundation for modern industry focused on the future, said the founder and manager of Commercialization Reactor acceleration platform Nikolajs Adamovics after the investors and partners day event.
Estonian health officials have voiced concern that the number of parents refusing the chance of vaccinating their children against a number of infectious diseases is increasing in the northern-most Baltic country.
The costs of Rail Baltica standard European railway line project could be equal to EUR 5.7 billion, as reported by Rail Baltica Global Forum 2017 EY partner in Baltic States Nauris Klava.
Residents of the European Union expect safe and economic growth, said Saeima speaker Inara Murniece on Monday, 24 April, in her speech at a meeting of colleagues from EU parliaments in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Baltic beverages producer Cido Group continues developing its export potential. The company has commenced exports of juices to Libya this year. This is the first African country that values juices produced in Latvia. Until now, Latvian juices have been exported to markets like China and United Arab Emirates, as reported by the company.
Next year’s budget gap is EUR 460 million, which in planned to be compensated by raising taxes for alcohol and fuel. Large Latvian municipalities do not support the government’s proposed tax reform, as reported by Nekā personīga.
There are multiple suspects in the criminal process launched for the Skonto stadium’s sale, as reported by De Facto programme.
Latest forecasts confirm that cold masses of air will remain in Latvia until the end of April and warmer masses of air are expected to enter the country at the beginning of May, as reported by Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
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.