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Tuesday 21.11.2017 | Name days: Andis, Zeltīte

28.39% more new enterprises registered this year

This year, 8 724 new companies were registered in Latvia, which is by 28.39% more than in 2009.

Rimi not to sell erotic magazines any more

It will no longer be possible to purchase erotic magazines in Rimi stores. Association of Latvian Press Publishers (ALPP) considers the traders' decision censorship.

Electronic communications service providers caught rigging prices

Three electronic communications service providers have been fined for restrictive agreement.

Riga airport passenger turnover grows by 17%

Riga International Airport served 3 588 376 passengers in three quarters of the current year, which is 17% more than in nine months of the previous year when 386 793 were served, the business portal BNN was informed by the airport press secretary Martins Langrats (Mārtiņš Langrāts).

Manufacturing industry turnover increases by 0.7%

Manufacturing industry turnover at actual prices increased by 0.7% in August this year, compared to July 2010, including in the local market - by 1% and in export - by 0.4%, according to the Central Statistical Bureau.

World Bank suggests reducing SRS employees number

The number of employees at the State Revenue Service should be reduced by two-thirds, while the remaining workers remuneration – doubled, such suggestion was made by the World Bank to the Latvian government.

Nokia Latvija turnover decreased by 37.9% last year

The telecommunications sector company SIA Nokia Latvija turnover in 2009 has decreased by 37.9% – to 320 717 lats.

Traders: car market activates

3 078 new cars have been registered in Latvia this year, which is five percent more than during the corresponding period last year.

Most valuable Latvian land cadastral value drops

The cadastral value of several most valuable Latvian real estate decreased significantly last year.

Export in Latvia hits a new record

The growth in export, broken down by year, has hit a new record, but the increase in the external environment is not as favourable as it was at the beginning of the year, believe the economists.

Export grows by 28.3%, import - by 15.7%

In the first eight months of the present year, export has reached 2.86 billion lats, which is 28.3% more than in August, 2009. While import forms 3.55 billion lats, which is 15.7% more than in the previous year.

Invitation to participate in Brave Idea Support Programme

The competition Brave Idea Support Programme is being organized, during which the most innovative business idea authors will be awarded financial support and given valuable expert advice.

Lattelecom profit decreases by 31.8%

The consolidated profit of the telecommunications enterprise Lattelecom in 2009 after the tax deduction accounted for 20.26 million lats, which is about 31.8% less than in 2008, when the concern earned 29.7 million lats.

Food producers abroad pushed out by local protectionism

Several Latvian food industrialists have experienced considerable protectionism abroad, promoted by the local producers.