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Transport sector needs more freedom
Transport sector needs more freedom
BARRIERS: European transportation needs fewer barriers, says EU transport commissioner Siim Kallas....
BRUSSELS - Siim Kallas, the European Commission vice president who in mid-March cut short the creation of a new Estonian government and flew back to Brussels, used a speech at the EU Transport Business Summit 2014 to demand more market freedom in his sector of the economy. Mr Kallas, who will probably continue as EU transport commissioner until expiry of his term this fall, last Thursday addressed a company of European transport group chiefs and officials in Brussels. Listing the trouble spots of various means of transportation, he noted that the basic trouble is working against market ...  Full story...
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 Apr 02, 2014 - CAF turns to European Commission over Pasazieru vi...
CAF turns to European Commission over Pasazieru vilciens tender
RIGA - The Spanish train manufacturer “Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles” (CAF) has turned to the European Commission with a complaint about the joint-stock company “Pasazieru vilciens” (Passenger Train) open tender, announced in November 2013, for the lease of new electric trains for a period of fifteen years, Ivo Klotins, attorney for CAF, told the “Noza...
 Apr 02, 2014 - The future lies in biofuel tktk...
The future lies in biofuel tktk
Fortum is currently building the world’s biggest biofuel-fired combined power and heating plant right in the heart of Stockholm. Could biofuel also satisfy Riga’s energy needs This open letter has been penned by 8 people with a common interest: that Latvia should thrive and prosper. All of us as signatories live our lives with one foot in Latvia and the other in Sweden. Since th...
 Mar 05, 2014 - Korea’s rapid economic rise and lessons for develo...
Korea’s rapid economic rise and lessons for developing economies
The Baltic Times has cooperated with the Cultural attache at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in bringing this series of articles which describe Korea’s experience in developing its economy, and its rapid rise to becoming a global economic powerhouse that it is today. These articles can be seen as ‘lessons for developing economies,’ for the independent Baltic States to off...
 Mar 05, 2014 - SEB works to rebuild profits...
SEB works to rebuild profits
RIGA - Although Swedish bank SEB has not yet recovered all that was lost during the financial crisis, overall, the bank’s operations have recently been profitable in Latvia, SEB bank President Ainars Ozols said in an interview with Rietumu Radio on Feb. 26, reports LETA. “Overall, we have been operating with a small profit, but profit nonetheless, since SEB entered Latvia in 199...
 Mar 05, 2014 - Small Planet Airlines has big plans...
Small Planet Airlines has big plans
VILNIUS - Small Planet Airlines will take delivery of three A320 aircraft this year, with one already having been delivered while the remaining two are expected in the spring, reports ELTA. A record of 11 aircraft will be utilized by the airline this summer - 9 A320s and 2 737-300s - across its bases in the UK, Poland, Lithuania and France, the official Web site of Small Planet Airlines said. ...
 Mar 05, 2014 - Vilnius to be on Rail Baltica route...
Vilnius to be on Rail Baltica route
VILNIUS - At tripartite negotiations on the project Rail Baltica joint venture shareholders agreement, held at the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Lithuania between Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, an agreement was reached: essentially, Vilnius will be part of the trans-European Rail Baltica gauge route, the Transport Ministry of Lithuania said in a statement, reports LETA. &ldquo...
 Feb 05, 2014 - Liepajas metalurgs priced too high, says Sesks...
Liepajas metalurgs priced too high,  says Sesks
RIGA - Haralds Velmers, insolvency administrator for bankrupt metallurgical company Liepajas metalurgs, is planning to sell the company’s casting and forging facilities, technical equipment, real estate and movable property necessary for the company’s operations, which will be offered to qualified buyers internationally so as to raise as much money as possible from the deal, reports...
 Feb 05, 2014 - Newspaper hosts officials in five-star gala dinner...
Newspaper hosts officials in five-star gala dinner
RIGA - The Baltic Times remains committed to strong and independent journalism, its chairman Gene Zolotarev said to a group of ambassadors invited to a special evening event. Some of Latvia’s top ambassadors and officials and leading businessmen attended a formal dinner at the Grand Palace Hotel in Riga on Jan. 14, hosted by the newspaper. Guests included U.K. Ambassador to Latvia Sarah...



 Apr 02, 2014 - New shale gas exploration in Lithu...
VILNIUS - A new tender for shale gas exploration and production in the Silute-Taurage field, West...
 Apr 02, 2014 - Certes Industry SIA wins German Bu...
RIGA - On March 27, 2014 the innovative Latvian company Certes Industry SIA was awarded the Germa...
 Apr 02, 2014 - TeliaSonera continues cooperation w...
RIGA - TeliaSonera has announced that it is to continue its support to SSE Riga by donating SEK 1...
 Apr 02, 2014 - Is jail time enough for Mukhtar Abl...
Because of great events in the great politics, one small, highly ambitious man cherishing Napoleo...
 Apr 02, 2014 - Price of meat falls, milk more expe...
RIGA - In Latvia, the average purchase price of meat decreased 3.5% in 2013, from EUR 1,836 per t...
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