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Tuesday 20.11.2018 | Name days: Anda, Andīna

Amendments in Procurement Law to foster shadow economy

After the focus on short-term solutions during the crisis, the entrepreneurs’ interest in long-term investments is starting to return, for instance, in reputation and image creation, the Latvian Public Relations Companies Association Chief Executive Sandra Stepe told the business news portal BNN.

Online shopping becomes more expensive

This year, with changes in the regulations regarding online shopping outside the European Union territory, purchasing goods on the Internet is not as cheap as before.

Anti GPS tracking device versus service vehicle tax

Anti GPS tracking device available on the Internet for 15 lats threatens the Finance Ministry's intention to collect 12 million lats from the service vehicle tax use for private needs.

8 000 households still left without electricity

Electricity supply still has not been renewd to about 8 000 Latvian households, according to AS Sadales tīkli data.

Producer: we risk fragmenting business by diversifying it

There are a lot of things we could produce, but we cannot risk fragmenting the business too much either, says tea Anna Bergmans producer and farm household Upmaļi owner Māra Bergmane.

A Council building inspector - in 17 official posts

A building inspector of a certain district takes up 17 state official posts at the same time, 15 as a Chairman or building inspector in different municipalities, as well as a Ltd. Board member, thus making illegal income, according to the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (CPCB).

EU unemployment rate sticks to 9.6%

The seasonally adjusted EU unemployment rate remained flat (9.6%) in November 2010, compared to the previous month, according to Eurostat data.

Farmers Parliament: they make us scapegoats

«Although the Finance Ministry banned discounts for diesel, they blame us,» points out the organization Farmers Parliament representatives.

Swedbank: Latvia to expect growth in 2011

Judging from 2010 results, this year will bring growth, say Swedbank economists, adding that non-implementation of qualitative reforms threaten the future development.

Riga reduces heating tariffs

Starting from January 1 heating tariffs are reduced to 35.37 LVL/MWh (without VAT), which is 4% less than in the last three months of 2010, AS Rīgas siltums told the business news portal BNN.

Nationwide state of emergency to be solved in five days

If the weather permits and no emergency issues takes place, at least five days are necessary to solve the power loss problem, informs Latvenergo subsidiary Sadales tīkls Board Chairman Andis Pinkulis.

Several Latvian breweries set for sale

A number of breweries in Latvia have been put up for sale, as evidenced by the adverts published on the Internet.

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