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Economic calendar of Latvia. 8 – 12 February, 2016

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, 8 February:

-Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports data about turnover of processing industry in December 2015.

-Specialists of Agriculture Ministry take part in food product safety training in Tarragona, Spain.

-Audit experts from Netherlands are visiting Latvian Finance Ministry to share experience with their Latvian colleagues.

-Latvian companies participate in Prodexpo 2016 international exhibition.

Tuesday, 9 February:

-Agriculture Ministry hosts a monthly meeting of the three Baltic States and three Nordic states about topical matters on Europe’s agenda before the February meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council of Ministers.

-Specialists of Agriculture Ministry, Finance Ministry and State Revenue Service meet with fishermen to discuss the matter of procurement, transport and storage of fuel intended for fishing vessels.

-Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports data on Latvia’s foreign trade in December 2015.

-Director of Finance Ministry’s Governance and control the use of EU funds Solveiga Ozola and other representatives of the ministry meet with representatives of Association of large cities of Latvia.

Wednesday, 10 February:

-Specialists of Agriculture Ministry and State Rural Support Service meet with farmers and environmental specialists to discuss changes to direct payments in 2016.

-Agriculture Ministry and Food and Veterinary Service discuss the preparation of the report on food additives.

-Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports data on changes in consumer prices in January 2016.

Thursday, 11 February:

-Deputy state secretary of Finance Ministry for finance policy matters Liga Klavina takes part in a meeting of Eurogroup in Brussels, Belgium.

Friday, 12 February:

-Deputy state secretary of Finance Ministry for finance policy matters Liga Klavina participates in a meeting of ECOFIN in Brussels, Belgium.

-Central Statistical Bureau reports data on the number of issued construction permits in Q4 2014 and 2015.

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