In a weekend referendum, Swiss voters have opposed a government plan to reform the country's corporate tax system in a way that would safeguard foreign companies from a swift tax increase.
58% of interviewed consumers in the European Union admit the electricity retail market in their home country does not function sufficiently, according to results of the European Commission’s Retail energy market study.
In January 2017, Ventspils Freeport terminals transshipped 2.5 million tons of cargoes, which is 40% more than last year, as reported by the freeport’s public relations manager Inga Ievina.
The producer of generic veterinary pharmaceuticals Interchemie Eesti considers relocating its manufacturing to Lithuania, citing years of efforts with Estonian authorities to gain extension for a number of marketing licences.
Irish low-fares airline Ryanair has unveiled that it is reviewing its decision to allow passengers take second free luggage bag on board after it found that passengers abuse the allowance and cause flight delays.
Finnish customs officers have managed to collect from retailers in several European countries that sell alcohol online over two million euros to cover unpaid taxes, Finnish Customs announced on Monday, February 6.
In January 2017, a total of 4.8 million cargoes were carried using Latvijas dzelzceļš infrastructure, which is 4.6% more when compared with January 2016, as reported by LDz representative Ella Petermane.
Instead of creating internal competition, Baltic businessmen should consider cooperating more in order to conquer large export markets, ensure involvement of all three countries and securing sufficient production output, Latvian businessmen active in Estonia say.
International credit risk insurance company Coface has upgraded Estonia’s rating in the new credit risk rating to A2. Latvia’s and Lithuania’s business environment assessment remain unchanged – A4 and A3 respectively.
Registration of enterprises will no longer be tied to a specific geographical location. It will be possible to do that from any Enterprise Registry office, as BNN was informed by Saeima press-service.
According to Invest Lithuania, a non-profit organization set up by the Ministry of Economy to promote investments in the country, the past year of 2016 was «another record-breaking year» for foreign direct investments (FDI) in Lithuania.