Friday, the 15th of July, 2005
Quality flag for five companies
Experts commission decided to confer a Quality flag for five food production companies, which use local products in their production and have a quality mark Qualitative Product or Green Spoon. This year the flag will be given to milk processing companies Rigas Piensaimnieks, Valmieras Piens and Talsu Piensaimnieks, as well as to vegetables producer Galini and brewery Agrofirma Tervete.
Thursday, the 14th of July, 2005
Some open, some close
Cheap air companies continue to increase the number of their flights from Riga. For example, EasyJet is going to open a new route, and Ryanair offers to fly to Liverpool seven times a week starting from September 27. Ryanair is going to increase the number of flights from London to Riga, Tampere, Seville and some other cities, as well as to open four new routes, to France, Lithuania and Poland. At the same time other companies close the routes, which they had launched recently. The lack of shelters for the night in Riga does not let to increase the number of transported passengers. Czech Airlines is going to close the route Riga-Rome from September 1. As a result, the plans of the airport Riga to increase the number of passengers are mostly connected with the increase in cheap companies transportations.
Wednesday, the 13th of July, 2005
Will be credits for beginners
In autumn the support programme Loans for launching business will start working. It is planned that by August 31, 2008, approximately 600 companies could receive these loans. The average volume of the credit is EUR 50 thousand. The finances will be available for small and medium enterprises, which were registered not earlier than five years before receiving the money.
Tuesday, the 12th of July, 2005
E-services to make businessmen life simpler
The introduction of the state e-management programme could cost EUR 109.85 million. According to the present plans, 25 e-services will be available in 2006, and 60 e-services by 2009. The businessmen will be able to submit their applications, annual reports, declarations on incomes and taxes in electronic form. They will be able also to send by e-mail their projects for receiving the EU money. The procedure of issuing different kinds of licences will be facilitated, too.
Biznes & Baltija
Monday, the 11th of July, 2005
Marketing could lead to China
A conference on marketing problems took place in Jurmala, Latvia. It was attended by European participants, as well as participants from CIS countries, China and Mongolia. The representatives of the Railways Cooperation Organization conducted a discussion on services marketing in regard to the containers railway transportations from China and Korea to Europe. The discussion attracted many guests. Now the plans of such transportations begin to be realized.
Kommersant Baltic Daily
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