The state joint-stock company Pasažieru vilciens expects that by purchasing about 280 million lats worth electric trains, the number of rail passengers will increase by 20%.
Although the previously forecasted budget consolidation amounts have decreased, the reduction that is still ahead will not be less than 350 million lats, considers the Minister for Finance Einars Repse (Einars Repše).
By the end of next week Lithuania will publish a tender to build the new nuclear power plant in the country, as promised by energy minister Arvydas Sekmokas.
After launching a new product under the brand name Arki Mokka, SIA Melnā Kafija (Black Coffee) has embarked on exports to Finland. The new brand and product has been developed in collaboration with the Finland associate, which will promote Arki Mokka product in Finland retail chains.
By increasing the yield on state-owned companies’ assets to the level of the European Union (EU), additional 75 million lats would be obtained in state dividends, the Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis informed the journalists.
In eight months of the present year, the Budget revenue plan in eight months has been exceeded by 1.5%, according to the State Revenue Service (SRS) data on its administered income implementation.
If ministries do not find any possibilities of reducing expenditures, we will have to increase taxes to ensure budget revenue growth. «One thing is clear, something has to be done,» informed the Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis.