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IT sector makes significant contribution to Latvian economy - Karins

  • 2019-12-05
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Information technology is a major contributor to Latvia's economy, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) said at an annual conference of the Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA) on Thursday. He emphasized that...

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