In a government meeting, the ministers agreed on the most significant matters regarding next year's budget - to increase the minimum wage, to implement the differentiated non-taxable minimum, and to increase the general non-taxable minimum.
Latvian Institute, 03.09.2015, Politics, Economy
In the first five months, exports of goods continued to grow reaching a 2.0% increase year-on-year. The fastest growth rate was observed for machinery and electrical equipment, products of chemical industry, building materials, paper and cardboard products, as well as plastic products.
Bank of Latvia, 29.07.2015, Economy
Latvian pop-rock band "Brainstorm" opened their tour of Latvia "7 Steps of Fresh Air" with a concert in Jelgava that was attended by more than 23,000 people.The summer tour includes concerts in Jelgava, Ventspils, Valmiera and Rīga.
Latvian Institute, 29.07.2015, Society, People
Following Latvia’s first Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs have received many positive words for a successful organisation and running of the Presidency at high professional standards from colleagues in European Union Member States and other cooperation partners.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 29.07.2015, EU, Politics, Foreign Affairs