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Estonia raises economic growth forecasts

Estonian Competition Authority has risen the economic growth forecasts from the current 1.1% to 2%, 69% of experts predict improvement of the situation in a year's time.

IMF: global GDP to increase by 4.8% in 2010/2011

The total gross domestic product over the period 2010/2011 will increase by 4.8%, instead of previously forecasted 4.6%, and it will mainly rise due to the activities of developing countries.

The New York Times sharply criticized for comments on Latvia

The influential US newspaper The New York Times published article on the recent elections in Latvia has received criticism of lazy journalism and primitive geopolitical comparisons.

Gazprom may be interested in Latvian electricity market

The gas supplier Gazprom is likely to have interest in the Latvian electricity market, which is connected with AS Latvenergo business, assumes the representative of Russia’s power supply enterprise in Latvia Yevgeniy Roldugin.

Bankers receive the highest wages in Latvia

In Latvia, the financial and insurance sector workers receive the highest salaries – their wages are approximately two times higher than of those employed in the education sector and about three times higher than of those working in the hotel and restaurant business.

Jaundzeikars assumes major election results fraud

Considering the increasing amount of complaints are filed in the Security Police about the Saeima elections, a large-scale election results fraud could have taken place, concedes the Head of the Saeima National Security Commitee Dzintars Jaundzeikars.

The political alliance For a Good Latvia gets one third of donations

The political alliance For a Good Latvia (Par Labu Latviju) and parties comprising it have received almost one third of funds donated to the political parties this year - almost a million lats have been presented as endowments and donations.

Riga airport threatens to stop collaborating with airBaltic

Starting from October 8, Riga International Airport will terminate providing services for airBaltic, if advance payment is not made.

State Audit Office: budget policy implementation not tied to results

Although, in correspondence with legislation, state budget is a measure of implementing state policy employing financial methods, the current budget policy is being implemented without considering the state's political aims and results to achieve.

Unelected Latvian Parliament members to get 3000 lats benefits

The Latvian Parliament (the Saeima) members that were not elected will receive one time benefit of 2 958 lats each.

Neste joins BalticMiles program in Lithuania and Estonia

BalticMiles partner in Latvia – the fuel retail company Neste – has joined Neste in Lithuania and Estonia.

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