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Tuesday 19.03.2019 | Name days: Jāzeps

Economists: efficient reforms to foster growth in 2011

The rapid economic recovery and labour market stabilization in 2010 allows forecasting better growth also in 2011. However, it neither means «homework» has been done.

One-third more registered new cars in 2010

One-third more new cars were registered in 2010, compared to 2009, the business news portal BNN was informed by the Latvian Authorized Car Dealers’ Association (LACDA) President Andris Kulbergs.

Doubling numbers of Estonians forced to sell their homes

Last year circumstances forced 2.5 times more Estonians sell their homes, compared to 2009, however the number of people having lost their housing might be even bigger, according to the Estonian Land Register data.

Carlsberg: Latvia’s business environment becoming more investment-friendly

Latvia’s export growth, as well as the government’s economic policy has made the local business environment safer and more attractive in the eyes of foreign investors, the Danish company Carlsberg Senior Vice President for the Northern Europe region Jørn Tolstrup Rohde says.

Northern Corridor study takes 3.5 million lats

Up till now, 23 studies have been conducted on Riga Northern Corridor, spending 3.5 million lats from Riga City Council funds, excluding 50% of the European Union co-financing.

Amigo: our commercials give precise data

The data used in Amigo advertisements are correct. We have only made Bite Latvija published indicators more publicly available; therefore, we encourage competitors to change their current aggressive reaction.

Payment card forgers were smarter before crisis

Payment card counterfeiters operated smarter before the crisis and were harder to catch, while currently, possibly due to despair their methods are «simpler», the largest payment card service provider First Data Latvija Executive Director Zanda Brīvule-Jansone indicates in an interview to BNN.

Bite Latvia wants Amigo commercials assessment

Mobile operator Bite Latvija has asked the Consumer Rights Protection Centre (CRPC) to assess Zetcom's pre-paid card Amigo commercials in radio, video and the Internet.

Riga streets repair work granted 253 000 lats

Riga Municipality has directed 253 000 lats (VAT excluded) in 2011 budget for Riga streets and bridges «holes» repair work.

CCCA/LAA suggests applying duties to mobile phones and computers

From each imported CD, DVD, audio recorder, video recorder, TV set with a recording function a data carrier duty is charged as compensation to the authors whose work can be copied with these devices.

Poland wants to join eurozone

Despite Poland has not yet set a specific target date for the euro introduction, the government will make real effort to introduce the euro, according to the Polish Cabinet of Ministers.