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Tuesday 20.02.2018 | Name days: Smuidra, Vitauts, Smuidris

Additional 75 million lats to be obtained in dividends from state-owned companies

By increasing the yield on state-owned companies’ assets to the level of the European Union (EU), additional 75 million lats would be obtained in state dividends, the Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis informed the journalists.

Food producers loose turnover but not vigor

Four of Top 30 companies have managed to increase both turnover and profit.

Estonian economy expanded 3.1% in 2nd quarter

The gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia increased by 3.1% in the 2nd quarter of 2010 compared to the same quarter in the previous year, according to the estimate of Statistics Estonia.

Trichet praises Estonia's eurozone preparations

Jean-Claude Trichet , president of the European Central Bank, said yesterday in Frankfurt that preparations for Estonia's accession into the eurozone were on track.

Budget revenue plan in eight months exceeded by 1.5%

In eight months of the present year, the Budget revenue plan in eight months has been exceeded by 1.5%, according to the State Revenue Service (SRS) data on its administered income implementation.

Deflation gradually shrinking

The average price level of consumption prices in August of the present year, as compared with August of the previous year, has decreased by 0.3%

Opposition leaves reading of Tallinn draft budget

The Tallinn City Council spent only 17 minutes on the first reading of the draft budget for 2011 for the City of Tallinn because the opposition factions refused to take part in the debate.

Court forbids Munkevics to be elected in Jurmala City Council institutions and posts

Jurmala City Court on Wednesday (September 8) decided to forbid Raimonds Munkevics, who is accused of giving bribes, to be elected in Jurmala City Council institutions and positions. Whereas he is not forbidden to approach Jurmala City Council member Iveta Blaua or other members of the local government.

Prime Minister: if Ministry spendings are not reduced, taxes will be increased

If ministries do not find any possibilities of reducing expenditures, we will have to increase taxes to ensure budget revenue growth. «One thing is clear, something has to be done,» informed the Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis.

Latvia loses forest management certificate

The FSC certificate, which attests forest management accordingly with the requirements of FSC (Forest Stewardship Council), has been terminated, since during this year’s audit deep fissures were found in the soil, the Communication Department Manager of Latvijas Meži ,Tomass Kotovics (Tomass Kotovičs), told in an interview for broadcast Labrīt Latvija.

Lithuanian government forecasts rapid inflation

Taking into consideration grocery and other goods price increase, Lithuania consumer prices are to increase this year, announced the Lithuanian Finance Minister, changing his previous deflation forecast.

Bank of Latvia foreign reserves increased by 4.78% in a month

As compared with the previous month, at the end of this August, the foreign reserves of the Bank of Latvia have increased by 4.78% in a month's time reaching 5.849 billion euros (4.11 billion lats). The most part is formed by foreign convertible currencies.