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Ceturtdiena 22.08.2019 | Name days: Rudīte, Everts

Demographic scientist: immigrant inflow in Latvia to increase after five years

Most likely, after the year 2015 the flow of immigrants to Latvia will increase; moreover, according to the demographic scientist Ilmārs Mežs, there are many coveters.

2011 fuel price might hit 85 santims per liter

Fuel sector is to undergo considerable price climb next year, namely, fuel price might reach 85 santims per liter starting from January 1.

Next year to bring price climb

Many foodstuff products prices will surge several santims in the first week of January.

Kampars almost «negotiated» costlier gas for Latvia

When meeting with the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, during the President of Latvia official visit to Moscow, the Minister of Economics Artis Kampars fell flat by almost «negotiating» a higher gas price for Latvia for winter, instead of a lower one.

airBaltic recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies

The Latvian national airline airBaltic has been recognized as one of the world’s ten most innovative airlines in 2010.

Fewer people consider themselves financially secure

In late 2010, only every third (33%) of Latvia’s residents regard themselves as financially secure. This is less than a year ago, when 39% believed they are financially provided.

Number of fast loans takers surges 50%

The number of issued loans has climbed by 50.5% in December. Newly-obtained loans number has surged 70.6%, while amount of loans taken repeatedly has increased by 30.4%.

Reasons for queues on Latvia – Russia border to be clarified

The Interior Minister Linda Mūrniece has ordered the State Border Guard Chief Normunds Garbars to prepare and file for review (by January 24, 2011) information on reasons for road transport queues at Latvia–Russia border checkpoints, the business news portal BNN was informed by the MI.

Tangerine sales boost during Christmas

During the Christmas week from December 20 to 26, Latvia’s major shops reported a significant increase in the sales volume – the most purchased food products were tangerines, gingerbread and chocolates.

Number of unemployed at pre-retirement age doubles

At least one-tenth of the registered unemployed persons are of pre-retirement age; moreover, during the last two years the number of these people has doubled.