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Economic calendar of Latvia. 1 – 4 February, 2016

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, 1 February:

-Accountant Celebration 2016 in Dailes Theatre. There will also be a press-conference dedicated to changes in tax policy and accounting legislation in 2016 and their influence on the work of Latvian companies.

-Agriculture Ministry’s specialists take part in a conference organized by European Commission ‘Potential of rural development programmes’.

-Joint meeting of representatives of Latvian Chamber for Commerce and Industry and Latvian Employers’ Association.

-Director of Finance Ministry’s Financial Market Policy Department Anna Draviniece takes part in a meeting of Ad Hoc work group of EU Council.

-Today marks the end of the transition period established by Riga City Council for taxi service licensing. New rules introduce restrictions for entering Old Riga and establish an annual fee of EUR 300 for doing business in the old area of the capital.

-State Tourism Development Agency joins Latvian Investments and Development Agency.

Tuesday, 2 February:

-Natural Environment Science lecture at the faculty of geography and earth sciences of the University of Latvia.

-Opening of a 3D-printing centre in Riga.

Wednesday, 3 February:

-Central Finance and Agreements Agency organizes a seminar on preparation of applications for receiving funding from the European Regional Development Fund to finance employee training.

Thursday, 4 February:

-Deputy state secretary of Finance Ministry for matters of finance policy Liga Klavina takes part in a meeting of Euro-group and a meeting of Committee for Economy and Finance in Brussels, Belgium.

-Meeting of the Business and Customs Representatives Advisory Council to discuss the adoption of EU Customs Code and related regulations.

Friday, 5 February:

-Finance Ministry hosts a meeting of the budget and taxes sub-committee of the National Council for Trilateral Cooperation to discuss the country’s tax policy, progress made by work groups and listen to the report of the World Bank’s assessment of Latvia’s tax system.

-Balttour 2016 tourism exhibition opens in Kipsala International Exhibition Centre.

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