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Ceturtdiena 12.12.2019 | Name days: Otīlija, Iveta

European Parliament adopts amendments on poultry imports from Ukraine

The European Parliament invites Ukraine to comply with the trade agreement that provides for a «spirit of trust» with the European Union, stressing that food safety standards apply to all products imported to the EU, as reported by EP representative Jānis Krastiņš.

Gunita Ķiesnere joins the board of Maxima Latvija

Maxima Latvija is strengthening its leadership team as Gunita Ķiesnere joins as Chief People Officer and Board Member. She was previously responsible for human resources at Fazer Group companies in the Baltics, Russia and Nordics.

Kazāks: the central bank cannot be made an «ivory tower»

The council of the Bank of Latvia should take over functions of the management board, said candidate for the post of governor of the Bank of Latvia and member of the central bank’s council Mārtiņš Kazāks in an interview to Latvijas Radio on Monday, 25 November.

October’s unemployment level in Latvia at 5.7%

The registered unemployment level in Latvia was 5.7% of economically active population in October, which is as much as a month prior, according to data from the State Employment Agency.

Estonian growth is slowing central bank agrees to IMF findings

The head of the Bank of Estonia has accepted the findings of the International Monetary Fund that the growth of the Estonian economy is slower in pace. The slowdown, should, however, lead to a cut in inflation, the official added.

Flash estimate: Latvia’s GDP increases 2.8% in third quarter of 2019

Compared to Q3 2018, the gross domestic product value increased by 2.8 %in Q3 2019 based on seasonally and calendar non-adjusted data.

Experts call Latvia’s 2020 budget growth outlook «optimistic»

The 2.8% economic growth outlook detailed in the 2020 budget plan is very optimistic, said analytics of different banks, commenting on the budget supported by Latvia’s government in Friday, 11 October.

Latvia 41st in World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index

In the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index Latvia has climbed to 41st place, still remaining behind Lithuania and Estonia, according to the latest published study.

Minister: MPC costs could be put on CO2 pollution indexes

One of the mechanisms for the liquidation of the mandatory procurement component would be passing an appropriate «burden» or payments on CO2 pollution or emission indexes, says Latvian Economy Minister Ralfs Nemiro.


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