Baltic trade war put on three-month hold

  • 2003-07-10
  • Ieva Tuna
RIGAA July 4 consultation meeting between the three Baltic states has given a three-month hiatus to a series of protectionist threats that the countries have leveled at one another over the past weeks. On Lithuania's initiative, a joint committee of the Baltic Free Trade Agreement convened in Vilnius to discuss Latvia's domestic pork market protection measures that went into effect on July 3 and sparked tensions with Estonia and Lithuania.Estonian and Lithuanian officials asked their Latvian colleagues to review the volume of the pork import quotas currently set by the new law.If Latvia agr...
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