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Economic calendar of Latvia. November 12 – 16, 2012

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Monday, November 12:

-The State Tourism Development Agency launches a new campaign to stimulate local tourism “Discover Latvia again”, during which residents will be called to travel the country more often.

-The All-Baltic farmers’ protest against the uneven state of the Baltics on the single agricultural market of the EU begins in Tallinn.

-A delegation of the Russian Agriculture Ministry arrives at Latvia’s Agriculture Ministry. Agriculture Minister Laimdota Straujuma will share Latvia’s experience in developing agriculture using different forms of support with Russia.

-Agriculture Minister Laimdota Straujuma meets with representatives of forestry industry to discuss the industry’s development strategy for 2014-2020.

-The politika.lv social policy portal and Konrad Adenauer Foundation will hold a discussion regarding the adoption of Euro and the necessity of holding a referendum.

-The Innovation Riga conference is being held in Riga. The goal of the event is to motivate young entrepreneurs to use innovative techniques.

-A delegation of the parliament of the Czech Republic is at the Latvian Finance Ministry with an official visit.

-Specialists of the Agriculture Ministry partake in the annual session of European Commission’s working group on fishery policy in London (England).

Tuesday, November 13:

-The central Citadele Banka building holds a press conference, during which the results of the latest Citadele Index survey – “Latvia as a transit country – myth or reality?” will be presented.

-Finance Minister Andris Vilks partakes in the meeting of the Council of Finance and Economy Ministers of the EU in Brussels (Belgium).

Wednesday, November 14:

Maritim Park Hotel Riga holds the opening of the “Foundation of non-government organizations” program of financial instruments.

-The Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports the data of the workforce survey in Q3 of 2012.

-A supervisory mission of international creditors arrives in Latvia to assess Latvia’s completion of its international obligations and the progress in restoring economy.

-Riga holds the largest eCom21 conference in the Baltics. The conference will be dedicated to important issues of electronic commerce and perspectives of its development.

Thursday, November 15:

Citadele Banka’s conference hall hosts a free master-class for young mothers “How to develop entrepreneurship with attraction of bank funding?”

-Liepaja opens the largest bio-cogeneration station in the Baltics.

-The Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports the data about Latvia’s foreign trade in January-September 2012 and construction permits issued in Q3 of 2012.

-Riga holds the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Nordic Investment Bank.

Friday, November 16:

-Laimdota Straujuma awards the highest prize of the Agriculture Ministry to 31 representatives of the industry (farmers, specialists and state management workers) for their achievements in the sphere of agriculture, forestry and fishery.

-Finance Minister Andris Vilks meets with ambassador of Portugal in Latvia to discuss issues related to the long-term EU budget.

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