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Economic calendar of Latvia. January 28 – February 1, 2013

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Monday, January 28:

-A press-conference is held at the Dailes theatre. During this press-conference, accountants and tax consultants will tell about the role of taxes in combating shadow economy, as well as about the new VAT Law.

-House of EU holds a seminar for active and beginner entrepreneurs about notable European support programs “Know and Use!”

-Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports the data about the changes of construction prices in December 2012.

-Agriculture Support Service begins accepting applications for financing from the “Support of Tourist Events” rural support program.

-Agriculture minister Laimdota Straujuma participates in the meeting of the EU Agriculture and Fishery Council of Ministers.

Tuesday, January 29:

-Avalon Hotel holds a press-conference dedicated to the Balttour 2013 international tourism exhibition. President of the Latvian travel agencies association Kitty Gûtendorf, Director of the State Tourism Development Agency Armands Slokenbergs, advisor to the Russian Culture minister Nikolai Novichkov and the manager of the Balttour 2013 exhibition and airbaltic representative Dainis Bricis will participate.

Tallink conference hall holds a free seminar on a more productive house maintenance practice. The seminar is organized by NixorLV.

BTA Insurance Company tells about its mobile payments system IPay on a press-conference. Chairman of BTA Janis Lucaus and BT Client Support manager Anda Savlenko will participate.

-House of EU holds a discussion “Social protection after liberalization of the energy consumption market” organized by the Latvia Consumers’ Rights Protection Association.

-Latvia is visited by the head of the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and fisheries of the European Commission, Carla Montesi.

Wednesday, January 30:

SEB Banka conference-centre holds the “How to improve the pension system?” discussion.

-Laika stars corporate finances company presents its latest research “What the Latvian government did and did not do to overcome the economic crisis. Entrepreneurs’ point of view” at Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija.

-The Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports the data on the turnover of retail trade in December 2012.

-Finance ministry holds informal consultations with representatives of the European Commission about the preparation of documents needed to receive funding from European funds during the planning period of 2014-2020.

-Meeting of the Social Affairs Regulation Commission.

Thursday, January 31:

Dienas Bizness organizes a discussion “State policy in the issues of the lack of workforce: relocation benefits, re-immigration and other initiatives.”

-Agriculture Ministry holds the meetings of the Hunting and Forestry Development Funds’ Consultation Councils.

-Finance Minister Andris Vilks meets with representatives of the Latvian Association of Free Trade Unions in order to discuss issues of Euro adoption.

-Foreign Ministry and the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Latvian Investment and Development Agency hold a round table discussion “Opportunities of holding a business in India and Myanmar.”

-State secretary to the Finance Ministry Sanita Bajare participates in the meeting of the Economy and Finance Committee in Brusels.

-Finance ministry holds a meeting of the Temporary Supervision Committee on the issues of European funds in the planning period of 2014-2020.

Friday, February 1:

-Finance ministry holds a seminar for representatives of regional press on the planned Euro adoption period at the building of the State Revenue Service.

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