Tag Archives: Latvia


Europe still has ten of the twenty freest economies

15 Jan 2014


European countries have advanced in economic freedom last year although progress is hampered, diagnosis in part, hospital by the growth in government spending, pills according to the 2014 Index of Economic Freedom, published annually by The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation.  Eighteen countries, including Germany, Sweden, Poland, Norway, Austria, Georgia, [...]

Food and beverage

Russia bans Latvian pork products

7 Dec 2012


Last week the Russian health authority Rosselkhoznadzor banned temporarily the import of pork products from Latvia due to the outbreak of classical swine fever (also known as hog cholera or pig plague).  The ruling also effects exports to Belarus, medical which is in a customs union with Russia.
The ruling does not effect products which [...]


McDonald’s expanding in the Baltics

5 Dec 2012

According to the Lithuanian business daily Versos Zinios, McDonald’s is to open new restaurants in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.


Polish food exports may change brand names but keep the same packaging

6 Aug 2012

Prince polo classic

According to the Polish Gazeta Wyborcza, ambulance Polish food products are becoming increasingly popular abroad – and are instantly recognisable by their packaging even if they do not always use the same brand names as in Poland.
One example quoted by the Polish daily is that of Prince Polo, a chocolate covered wafer.   Its [...]


European unemployment increases – although situation improving in Baltic States

1 Aug 2012

According to Eurostat, search the unemployment rate in the EU was 10.4 percent in June 2012 which is the same as in May 2012 but an increase when compared to June 2011 when it was 9.5 percent. 
Eurostat estimates that 25.1m people in the EU are unemployed.
Among the Member States, physician the lowest unemployment [...]


Meat company in dog food deal

15 Jul 2012

The Polish Mispol, viagra sale owner of brands such as Agrovia, ailment Bono and Leppszy, has signed a deal worth over EUR2.5m to provide the Lithuanian retailer Maxima with own label dog and cat food for sales outlets in Latvia and Lithuania.
As well as Poland, the company has production plants in the Czech [...]

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