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Economic Diary. Latvia 5th week of 2012

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30th of January

-Meeting of the Ministry Cabinet Committee, during which the amendments to the Law of European convention of the International Arbitrary Court of Commerce will be discussed

-A press-conference dedicated to the recent amendments to the accountancy record and its influence on the work of enterprises will take place in Dailes theatre. PhD in Economics, tax consultant Olga Lukasina, practical accountancy specialist, author of the «Competent accountant» book Maia Grebenko, Referent magazine editor and practical editor Maia Alekseeva and others will take part in this meeting.

-Saeima Chairman meets with Ministers of Agriculture of Baltic countries to discuss cooperation in the sphere of defending our interests in direct payments in rural economy.

-A discussion about introducing a deposit system for beverage packages will take place in the Ministry of Environment and Regional development.

Kärcher Company opens up a daughter company as well as a shop in Riga.

-Fifteen young companies begin their partnership with their mentors.

-Central Statistical Bureau reports of the revenue in retail trade and changes to the costs in construction in December 2011.

31st of January

-The «Methodical recommendations for project realization as part of the European Social fund» seminar will take place in the State Employment agency.

-Members of the parliamentary commission of social and work issues will discuss the resolution of the Latvian Trade Unions on Employment, Job market and tax policy.

-Prime-minister holds a government meeting. Among other issues on the day’s agenda, the issue of «The order of transferring cash funds of an individual to his bank account» will be discussed on the meeting.

-Deputy state secretary of the Ministry of Finance takes part in the meeting of the Economic Policy Committee in Brussels.

– Central Statistical Bureau reports on the results of port and airport activity in the fourth quarter of 2011.

-Saeima Revisionary Commission meeting, during which a number of issues linked to the European funds (available funding, implemented projects, funding allocation effectiveness and their influence on the Latvian national economy).

-Meeting of the Saeima Finance-Budget commission, during which the strategy of the tax policy for 2011-2014 will be discussed.

-The lecture of Swedbank representative Lija Strasuna «Economical tendencies in Latvia for 2011-2013» will take place in Turiba University

1st of February

-Prime-minister of Latvia meets with Minister of Finance of Sweden.

-Meeting of the Council of Latvian ports

-Meeting of the Latvian National Economy Commission, during which the opinions of international investors and transit business representatives about the activities of Latvian ports will be expressed.

2nd of February

-Prime-minister holds a government seminar about long term financial perspectives of the EU for 2014-2020.

-Meeting of the Financial Sector development Council

3rd of February

– Central Statistical Bureau reports about production output in December 2011.

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