November 27 is the Latvian national day at the Dubai Expo 2020 event.
The Public Utilities Commission of Latvia (PUC) on November 26 announced a consultation on the amendments to the Regulations on the Use of the giant Inčukalns Underground Gas Storage Facility.
The finalists have been announced in the inaugural Rimi Baltic Sustainability Awards.
November 22 sees the start of the annual 5G Techritory event, which is recent years has become an important meeting place to plot the future uses of 5G technology in the Baltics and beyond.
On 16 December 2021, the Public Utilities Commission of Latvia (PUC) will organise an auction for mobile operators regarding the deployment of the 5G network in the 700 MHz band, the PUC has announced.
In the third quarter of 2021, registrations of new businesses in the EU decreased by 3.4% compared with the previous quarter. Declared bankruptcies decreased as well (by 1.3%).
Builders are demanding that the situation in the building sector be officially recognized as a case of force majeure, as the extraordinary conditions of the pandemic are making it very hard to fulfil building contracts signed before the full extent of the pandemic became known.
The neighbourhood of Mūkusalas Street (Mūkusalas iela) has announced that it is launching its own brand – "MŪKU SALA".
Shares of AS Virši-A (trading ticker: VIRSI), a Latvian capital-based fuel and alternative energy trader, have been admitted to trading on the Nasdaq Baltic First North Market as of November 11.
Latvian company HyMet.eu has placed in the TOP25 at the Entrepreneurship World Cup and is still in the running for the grand prize worth half a million US dollars, according to a press release from Swedbank.
Nasdaq announced November 10 that bonds issued by CrossChem SIA, a Latvian producer and distributor of sustainable chemical products and special equipment that helps reduce environmental impact, have been admitted to trading on the Nasdaq Baltic First North Market with immediate effect.
One of the possibilities mulled by the government regarding restrictions after November 15 is to deny unvaccinated people access to large stores. Retailers say that step would be a mistake, Latvian Television reported November 8.
Uncertainty about the future during Covid-19 and state aid mechanisms is the main reason why caterers surveyed by Latvian Radio November 9 are closing their doors. This year, 453 catering companies stopped working in Latvia.
As previously reported by LSM, Latvia's presence at the Dubai Expo event is based around peat. It also employs the slogan "Fertile earth for innovation" as part of a paradoxical "Connecting the unconnectable" theme.
Results of the Central Statistical Bureau annual survey on the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) and e-commerce in enterprises show that 68 % of enterprises had their own website at the start of 2021.
As from November 15, only those retail employees who will have a Covid-19 certificate of vaccination or recovery will be able to continue work. This could cause issues in rural areas where grocery stores are relatively far apart, as some shops could be closed due to lack of workers, Latvian Radio reported October 27.
Latvian grain producer JSC Dobeles dzirnavnieks signed a contract for the purchase of 100% capital shares of the Lithuanian AB “Baltic Mill”. The deal still needs to be accepted by the competition supervisors, the company said October 22.
The Latvian Financial and Capital Market Commission (FKTK) has approved the fuel and alternative energy trader Virši's (AS Virši-A and related group companies) prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO) that will take place from 25 October to 5 November of this year.
The European Union aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% over the next nine years, compared to 1990 levels. Changes to climate, energy, transport and taxation policies are therefore expected, and challenges await Latvian entrepreneurs and politicians, Latvian Radio reported October 18.
The entry of Lidl will increase competition in the Latvian market, but retailers do not fear a significant decrease in customer number, Latvian Radio reported October 7.
Supermarket chain Lidl launched its operations in Latvia on Thursday, October 7, 2021, with simultaneous openings at 15 stores across the country.
The leading European retailer Lidl announced October 3 the launch of its operations in Latvia will take place on Thursday, October 7, 2021, with simultaneous openings of 15 stores across the country.
In September business environment worsened in retail trade and services sector, but remained stable in industry and construction according to data from the business tendency surveys carried out by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB)..
Alūksne poultry farm APF Holdings opened a third location this year and are hatching plans to extend business in Preiļi, Latvian Radio reported September 30.
A new set of business awards have been announced, to celebrate the Baltic front-runners in sustainability innovation and highlight the increasing role of innovation in sustainability.
September 23 sees the start of applications for the fourth annual Latvian-American Innovation Award to promote entrepreneurship, research-driven innovation, and closer economic ties between Latvia and the United States.