Watch live: Foreign Investors' Council in Latvia Sentiment Index
January 15 sees the presentation at the Stockholm School of Economics in Rīga of the annual Foreign Investors' Council in Latvia (FICIL) Sentiment Index, which has become an important economic indicator for businesses, commentators and policymakers alike. 
Popular fashion brands Monton and Mosaic to be merged
Baltic fashion company Baltika Group, which operates the Monton and Mosaic fashion stores in Latvia, as well as Ivo Nikkolo and Baltman, announced January 13 that Monton and Mosaic will be merged under a single brand in future.
Landmark 'Z-Towers' move closer to opening
Two impossible-to-miss buildings of the Rīga skyline that have been growing but unused for more than a decade moved closer to opening their doors at last January 10 when the Rīga City Construction Board issued a positive verdict on the commissioning of the "Z-Towers" high-rise blocks, representatives of developer AS Towers Construction Management informed the media.
New rules on fair competition in force in Latvia
On 1 January 2020, amendments to the Competition Law of the Republic of Latvia entered into force prohibiting public administrative bodies – including the state, local government and capital companies owned by them – to violate the principle of equal competition by unduly restricting or denying the private sector an opportunity to operate on the market, the national Competition Council said in a news release.
Business register info to be available free of charge
Information collected at Latvia's business database, the Register of Enterprises, over the past thirty years will be available to the public free of charge as of next week, as Chief State Notary Guna Paidere told reporters January 3.
Rīga Old Town square to undergo reconstruction
An entrepreneur plans on investing one million euros in reconstructing the Old Town square territory located near the Rīga City Council, and known for the “Egle” open-air cafe, artisan market and the 7.5 meter tall mirror Christmas tree art installation, according to a Latvian Radio broadcast on December 29.
UPB led Latvian construction sector in 2018
UPB Group was the largest construction enterprise in Latvia during 2018 with turnover of EUR 167.665 million, according to the Latvian Business Annual Report compiled by and the LETA news service.
Latvian eco cleaning product exports reach Abu Dhabi
Owners of a Latvian eco cleaning company realized the long-term sustainability of the market, invested a great amount into a production facility, and as a result are exporting their products to countries such as Canada and the United Arab Emirates, according to LTV's Rīta Panorāma broadcast on December 12.
Skonto Stadium mystery buyer revealed
On December 8 LTV's De Facto investigative team said they uncovered the identity of the mystery Skonto Stadium buyer who purchased the property in 2015 for 35 million euros via the Belize tax haven, His name is Andrey Rogachev, the report revealed.
Exporting Latvian fintech know-how and business ethics to Indonesia
In 2015 brothers Viesturs and Jānis Kuļikovskis decided to use Latvian know-how and technology to start Alfa Fintech Indonesia, an online P2P lending platform in the world's fourth most populous country, where half of the population doesn’t have a bank account and only 2.4% of people have a credit card (Forbes, May 2019).