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Economic calendar of Latvia. 14 – 18 September, 2015

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, 14 September:

-House of EU holds a discussion on complying with consumers’ interests in the sphere of telecommunications.

-Nordea House in Riga holds a creative workshop about money for children aged 8 to 10.

-Microsoft Latvia presents Windows 10 OS. The company will also launch a special event – Window 10 challenge #W10LV.

-Latvian joint-investments platform launches #onemillionyou campaign in hopes of gathering USD 1 million.

-Latvenergo begins gradual water level restoration in Riga HES. The process will take until 18 September.

-Last chance for alcohol traders to transfer the difference in excise tax, which formed as a result of raising excise tax in 1 August, to the state budget.

-Six Latvian fish-processing companies part of Rīgas šprotes take part in the 24th World Food 2015 exhibition in Moscow.

-Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs travels to Luxembourg to take part in an informal meeting of EU agriculture ministers.

Tuesday, 16 September:

-Vest café in Riga holds a press-conference titled ‘Youngsters’ wages – hopes and reality’.

-Bellevue Hotel in Riga holds a large gathering of residents from Agenskalns. During this gathering, those present will discuss the Agenskalns section of Rail Baltic route. This event will also be attended by Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss, Vice-Mayor of Riga Andris Ameriks and representatives of Transport Ministry’s railway department.

-Specialists of Agriculture Ministry take part in a conference titled ‘From product security to powerful brand’.

-Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports information in changes of labour costs in Q2 2015.

Wednesday, 16 September:

-Agriculture Ministry specialists take part in a meeting organized by Altum.

-Deputy Director of Fiscal Policy Department of Finance Ministry Gints Trupovnieks and other ministry experts meet with Portugal’s representative for special assignments in Baltic States Manuel Marcello Curto.

-Finance Minister Janis Reirs meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Andorra Gilbert Savoie.

-Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports data on procurement prices for logs in the first half-year of 2015.

-Latvian Cleantech Latvia clean technologies cluster takes part in Ecotech 2015 exhibition in Kazakhstan.

Thursday, 17 September:

-Director of State Labour Inspectorate Renars Lusis meets with representatives of Latvian Builders Association.

-Finance Ministry representatives take part in a meeting of EU sub-committee for matters related to International Monetary Fund.

-Head of International Monetary Markets Office of Finance Ministry Agnese Timofeeva takes part in a meeting of Nordic and Baltic States Group of the World Bank in Uppsala, Sweden.

-Kipsala International Exhibition Centre opens Medbaltica 2015 forum and exhibition.

-Director of Fiscal Policy Department of Finance Ministry Nils Saks takes part in a meeting of deputies of Economic and Finance Committee in Brussels.

Friday, 18 September:

-Finance Minister Janis Reirs takes part in a festive meeting of the Senate of Riga Stradins University, dedicated to the 65th jubilee of the university.

-Director of Fiscal Policy Department of Finance Ministry Nils Saks takes part in a meeting of deputies of Economic and Finance Committee in Brussels.

-Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports data on filled and vacant jobs in the first half-year of 2015.

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