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Economic calendar of Latvia. October 27 – 31, 2014

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Calendar of economic events in Latvia for October 27th – 31st, 2013…

Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, October 27th:

-Press-conference in the VIP-centre of Riga International airport dedicated to the addition of Brussels Airlines to the team of airlines operating from the airport.

-Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel holds the presentation of the social entrepreneur initiative.

-Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia publishes data on changes of construction costs in September 2014.

-Latvian Finance Minister Andris Vilks takes part in the global forum of OECD in Berlin, Germany.

-University of Latvia holds the festive ceremony of awards of certificates to the first 24 mediators in Latvia.

-Latvian Association of Non-bank Lenders and launch a special information campaign ‘Ensure security of your data!’ in order to attract society’s attention to this problem, especially in regard to financial transactions over the Internet.

-CSDD, Bosch Car Service network of car service centres and Drošas Braukšanas Skola organize free technical inspection for residents in different cities of Latvia until October 28th.

-Latvian Employers’ Confederation organizes a number of seminars and forums in Rezekne for the ‘Business Days in Rezekne’ programme.

Tuesday, October 28th:

-BTA Insurance Company organizes a media-breakfast event at Hotel Bergs. During this event, managers of different companies will present information on financial results for the nine months of 2014.

-airBaltic airline begins serving flights from Tallinn to Paris.

-In Riga, transport ministers from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia sign the document on the foundation of a joint company for the realization of Rail Baltica II project.

-Latvian Employers’ Confederation organize ‘Marketing and Communications Expert’s Day’ conference at Tallink Hotel.

Wednesday, October 29th:

-Bite telecommunications company organizes a press-conference to present results of financial activity in Q3 2014.

-Turība Business School organizes a seminar on consumer rights in tourism.

-Latvian Foreign Ministry holds a business forum for Latvian and Turkish entrepreneurs, organized by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia in order to stimulate the creation of new contacts and export development.

Thursday, October 30th:

-Radisson Blu Hotel Latvia holds the ‘International investments in Latvian real estate properties 2014’ conference.

-SEB Bank and LETA organize the ‘Talented sales manager – an element of success for a business’ at Islande Hotel.

-airBaltic airline begins serving flights from Vilnius to Amsterdam.

-Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia publishes data on retail trade turnover in September 2014.

-Riga office of Citadele Bank to hold the ‘Business efficiency forum’.

-State Secretary to Latvian Finance Ministry Baiba Bane takes part in the meeting of ECOFIN in Venice.

Friday, October 31st:

-Latvian Chamber for Commerce and Industry holds a seminar on the experience of exporters of niche products.


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