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Wednesday 21.02.2018 | Name days: Eleonora, Ariadne

Kalvins: pharmaceutical companies do not want to cooperate

In order to create a billions of lats worth medicinal product in the Latvian pharmaceutical sector, a cooperation between enterprises and political commitment is necessary.

iPhone 4 mobiles bought up in 18 minutes

The company Latvijas Mobilais Telefons, today, September 24, at 9 AM, initiated the sales of iPhone 4 on their website.

Small companies save labour market

Supporting and encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises could be the solution of reducing unemployment and creating new long-term job positions, this opinion was maintained in the discussion Mazie uzņēmumi vs. lielās eksportspējīgās kompānijas – plusi un mīnusi ekonomikai.

Memorandum against higher education funding cuts signed

Several organizations have signed memorandum of cooperation proposed by Latvian Students Association (LSA), which provides joint work on higher education funding model development and common effort against any reduction of funds in the education sector.

VAT rate rise to books rejected

The deputies of Saeima Education, Culture and Science Committee, yesterday, September 21st, rejected the Ministry of Finance proposal to apply the value added tax rate of 21% to book industry, instead of the current 10%.

Riga Free Port has not transferred money for EXPO

A little more than a half of month before the planned National Pavilion Day of Latvia on October 21 in the international exhibition EXPO, the Ministry of Economics is searching for money to pay for the organization of it.

Workforce drain to continue

Taken into consideration that the greatest part of enterprises or 68% do not plan to reconsider the salary level, emigration problem and workforce drain to Western countries will remain a topical issue, due to the fact that even low qualified workers earn even three to four times more than people in Latvia.

More than a half of Europeans disappointed in euro

Approximately 55% of Europeans have expressed negative attitude towards the single currency - the euro, according to surveys conducted in several countries.

Vegetable price to increase due to small harvest

At the present moment, about a half of vegetable crops has been harvested in Latvia, they have grown well and their quality is also good. However, as the vegetable harvest this year will be smaller, the prices will slightly increase in winter.