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Economic calendar of Latvia. April 16 - 20, 2012

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Monday, April 16

-Presentation about the possible use of solar energy in Rezekne.

Citadele Bank and Mans Mazais magazine host a press-conference on the topic of: «Is there a place on the job market for young mothers?», during which they plan to report about the young mothers’ support policy in Latvia, kindergarten development plan, and about the influence of support on demography.

Kipsala exhibition center hosts a press-conference, during which information about the Auto 2012 exhibition will be revealed. President of the Latvian Association of International Road Carriers Valdis Trezins, representative of the Latvian Association of official car dealers Zane Rone and the Director of the Car Project Group of the BT 1 Company Agris Reihmanis will all participate in it.

-The contract for the construction of the Eurolcds 3D technology plant will be signed in the Ventspils Free port Administration. The contract will be signed with Pohjola Bank for attracting investments as well as with Skonto Buve Company for the construction of the production plant.

-Jekabpils hosts the «Zemgale Energy Days».

-Riga Restaurant week commences. The goal of this event – is to popularize Riga as a place for gastronomical tourism.

Tuesday, April 17

-Meetings of the Saeima standing commissions:

The Sub-Commission of the National development plan and supervision over its implementation of the Commission on Public Administration and Local Government discuss the issues of supporting small and medium-sized agricultural enterprises.

The Budget Commission reviews amendment to the «Founding of the European Bank of reconstruction and development» agreement during the first hearing.

The revisionary commission reviews the results of the «Monitoring of construction and control after the reorganization of the State Construction Inspection» revision.

Commission of Defense, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention reviews amendments to the «Law of Detective Work».

-Economy and Management faculty of the University of Latvia hosts the «Marketing communication problems in Internet environment» seminar.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, during which, among other issues, the main priorities of the 2013-2015 budget will be discussed.

-Minister of Finance Andris Vilks meets with HSBC Bank representatives.

-A meeting dedicated to the «Land management» bill will take place in the Ministry of Regional Development.

Wednesday, April 18

-Meetings of the Saeima standing commissions:

The Budget Commission reviews amendments to the «Law of Taxes» and excises and the «Law of State Revenue Service» during the second hearing.

National economy Commission’s Sub Commission discusses changes to the order of paying compensations for farming activities on Specially Protected Areas.

The Revisionary Commission discusses the implementation of the budget in the first quarter of 2012.

-Meeting of the Rural organizations’ cooperation Council.

-Minister of Finance Andris Vilks, experts of the Ministry of Finance, representatives of the Bank of Latvia and Finance and Capital Market Commission participate in the spring meeting of IMF and World Bank managers in Washington.

Thursday, April 19:

-Visit of the European Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Maria Damanaki to Latvia, where she meets with the Minister of Agriculture Laidmota Straujuma, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis and visits the Gamma-A enterprise as part of her visit.

-The Revisionary Commission discusses the revision of the Saeima’s financial report for 2011.

-University of Latvia hosts the Economists Society Conference 2010 «Financial crisis in Latvia. Analysis. Lessons. Recommendations», Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis takes part in it.

-The Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports about the state budget deficit and state debt in April 2012.

Friday, April 20

-Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis meets with Fortum enterprise representatives.

-British Chamber of Commerce in Latvia in cooperation with PriceWaterHouseCoopers Company hosts a seminar on how to fill in zero declarations.

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