Investors that consider building a pulp factory worth EUR 1 billion in Estonia’s southern region allow for the possibility of getting permission for the same project in Latvia, because this process can take a long time in Estonia.
Deputies have submitted amendments to the Personal Identification Documents Law, suggesting the adoption of travel passports to avoid situations when people are denied the right to travel freely or participate in elections.
At the 22 March meeting of the National Economy Council, members of the parliament decided to conceptually support Finance Ministry’s proposals for medium-term tax strategy.
Having passed amendments to the Estonian «Packaging Law», the Riigikogu has adopted a plan to reduce the use of plastic bags in the Baltic country over the coming years.
Latvia businesses working in Japan will be provided with a stable tax payment regime that will not be influenced by amendments to Japan’s tax regulations, as stated in Saeima’s report.
Finance Ministry’s offered tax reform will add only slight changes. Most pensioners will not feel any changes from this reform – neither good, nor bad, said Welfare Minister Janis Reirs in an interview to Rīta panorama.
«All Latvian exporting companies – those that already export goods to Canada and those that consider doing that – will benefit from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement,» says Foreign Affairs Ministry’s parliamentary secretary Zanda Kalnina-Lukasevica.
Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital’s Gynaecology Clinic will be provided with funding of EUR 513,622 from the state budget to help reduce queues.
Remembering those killed and injured in last year’s terror attacks, remembrance events are held on Wednesday, March 22, in the Belgian capital.
French investigators have opened a probe into possible emissions tests breaking by the Italian-American car builder Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in relation to its diesel cars.
On Tuesday, 21 March, Riga City Council’s faction of the National Alliance voted against Transport Department’s proposal to set one ticket price for Rīgas mikroautobusu satiksme shuttle bus services – EUR 1.15.
Rimi Baltic has commenced construction of a retail trade industry project in Riga. This project will attract investments of EUR 75 million and make Latvia a Baltic logistical hub, as BNN was informed by the project’s representatives.
After assessing the situation on the market after last year’s publicly voiced announcements regarding the possible price rise on dairy products, Latvia’s Competition Council has concluded – the price rise noted in the second half of 2016 was only temporary and is not expected to continue.
Latvijas Mobilais Telefons has installed the first 5G technologies compatible mobile communications station in Latvia, as confirmed by the company.