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Public representative of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia Martin Yin helped to coordinate personal protective equipment delivery to Latvia and Estonia from China
Last week The National Health Service of the Republic of Latvia received the second delivery from China with personal protective equipment items – 500,000 surgical masks and 30,000 FFP2...
Support for entrepreneurs during emergency situation
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LIAA: If we manage to get the virus under control faster than Western Europe, our exporters might have new opportunities
Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) is currently working together with exporting industry associations to identify the effects of crisis on Latvian businesses. As LIAA Director General...
Latvia takes part at the International Business Services Center Award
Global business service centers (GBS) sector has been recognized internationally being rewarded in CEE Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit & Awards event, held in Warsaw for the eighth...
LIAA Director General Kaspars Rožkalns: a new platform for ICT is required
In an interview to "Latvijas Bizness" the new LIAA Director General Kaspars Rožkalns has shared his plans for Agency’s future. Below are some of his thoughts. What role does the...
The most concrete cross-border 5G action-plan in history was developed at 5G Techritory
The 5G Techritory Forum brought together over 1000 participants over 4 days for a variety of workshops, roundtables, hackathons, and sessions, resulting in the most comprehensive collection of...
5G Techritory: The effect of digitalisation on business and society to be analysed at Industry 4.0 panel discussions
Prominent futurologists, representatives of world-renowned enterprises and leaders of the local technology companies will discuss the impact of the fourth industrial revolution on business and...
The First-ever 5G Policymakers' Hackathon Announced
The first 5G policymakers' hackathon will be held on November 26-27 in Riga, Latvia, during the 5G Techritory Forum. The hackathon will bring together participants from businesses, mobile...
Government and FICIL agree on the priorities to improve the business environment: university governance and solutions to the problem of labour shortage
On Friday 31 May, during the High Council meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia and the Foreign Investors' Council (FICIL), the government and investors agreed on the most important...
Riga Airport Welcomes its First Flight from Korea
On Friday, 24 May, Riga Airport solemnly welcomed the first direct commercial charter flight from Seoul, the capital of South Korea. The flight was operated by Korean Air and organised by one of...
Latvia passes a new law that provides special support for startups
On November 23, the Latvian parliament passed a new start up law that creates a favorable tax regime for startups. The law foresees two tax plans: a special flat tax regime, currently 252 euros/month...
iCotton to build a new production facility
Italian-Russian joint venture in Latvia, iCotton plans to build a new 10,000 square meters production facility in Liepaja, according to the company’s CEO Sergey Binkovskis. The building the...
Latvian IT company’s program used to store data in the cloud
Latvian IT company Knowledgeprice.com has helped the British bank OakNorth to become one of the first banks in the UK to store its basic systems in the cloud. British financial supervisors and...