Wed, 5 Oct 2011: Latvians urged to go back to farming…

“During good times, people move from rural areas to cities; during bad times it is the other way around.” Reinert criticizes banks, which previously served as a bridge between busines...

Wed, 4 May 2011: Business Analysis: Building the trade bridges business needs…

markets. At the end of last week I was happy to attend the opening of the new Scottish Baltic Enterprise Center at Napier University at Livingston, near Edinburgh. The Enterprise Center is the f...

Wed, 9 Dec 2009: Latvia hesitates on energy link project…

30, made a final decision on the issue, and has not revealed to the public details of the project, saying only that this is “classified information,” when questioned on reasons for the...

Wed, 15 Oct 2008: Latvia wants equal benefits from Lithuania-Sweden energy bridge…

He added that technically it is not important whether the power link is built from Sweden to Lithuania or Latvia, but the question is who will manage the link and dictate regulations and who will ...

Wed, 10 Sep 2008: Baltic unity needed on energy bridge …

"This could be any location in Latvia and any in Sweden. It is not important since we all are concerned about the energy security of the region. The Baltic electricity market is common, it's just...

Wed, 3 Sep 2008: Nuclear plant faces further delays …

"If we managed to build this [energy] bridge by 2012, we would have to close the [Ignalina] atomic power station," the prime minister said. As a part of its accession agreement, Lithuania promi...

Wed, 11 Jun 2008: Conflicting reports about Swedish energy…

The Latvian prime minister said that they would participate in Lithuania's project," Kirkilas told Lithuanian radio. "I think that yesterday [June 4] we took a step forward and that the Lithuanian...

Thu, 22 May 2008: ‘Power bridge’ deal finalized…

Separately, Poland will invest 650 million euros and Lithuania 262 million euros to invest in existing infrastructure in their countries to make the two systems compatible. Lietuvos Energija and...

Wed, 20 Feb 2008: Ansip criticizes deal with China…

Furthermore, the eastern neighbor lacks railway stations capable of admitting large amounts of container freight, Ansip said. He pointed out that transporting goods through Narva is restricted bec...

Wed, 17 Oct 2007: Nuclear project squeezed by Poland’s energy demands…

Those remarks prevented the two countries from signing the agreements on construction of the new nuclear power plant and on the setting up of a company for construction of the connection between t...

Wed, 10 Oct 2007: Polish minister irks Lithuanian leadership, casts shadow over Vilnius su…

"If we do not receive 1,200 megawatts capacity, all projects will be delayed. The minimum capacity that would 'painfully' satisfy Poland would be 1,000 megawatts, but the normal capacity is 1,20...

Wed, 4 Oct 2006: Baltic Ring may soon become reality…

Still, funding for the energy bridge, which is estimated to cost about 1 billion litas (289.9 million euros), is still unclear. Poland and Lithuania also agreed to monitor Lithuania's policy in ...

Wed, 28 Jun 2006: Reports: PKN Orlen may revive power link,Geonafta…

Responding to the report, Jerzy Nowakowski, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Poland's ruling Law and Justice party, said while in Vilnius: "This is the first step toward a very close ...

Wed, 22 Feb 2006: Yukos, Lithuanian government fail to bridge differences…

Two weeks ago Prime Minister Algirdas Brazauskas had expressed hope that the government would receive a response to its latest proposals by last week, though no information was forthcoming. The go...

Wed, 25 Jan 2006: Commission reviews Saaremaa road/tunnel connection…

One would run almost side-by-side with the current Virtsu-Kuivastu shipping route, and the other across the northern tip of the small island of Viirelaid. The panel has still not completely droppe...

Wed, 2 Nov 2005: Piebalgs open to new Ignalina…

While discussing the challenges and the outlook for the energy sector in Lithuania and the Baltic countries, Piebalgs took note of the idea of building a power bridge between Lithuania and Poland....

Thu, 3 Apr 2003: Building boom in Latvia …

A number of major construction projects were completed in Latvia in 2002, including the administrative building for LMT mobile phone operator, a bridge across the Bullupe river and the Ozo Golf Cl...

Thu, 25 Nov 1999: Railway to get massive overhaul…

Most Lithuanian track gauges are 1,520 millimeters wide, while the standard European gauge is 1,435 millimeters. This means that Lithuanian trains have to stop at the Polish border to have their w...

Thu, 12 Nov 1998: Energy deal all but inked…

All that remains is the Lithuanian Parliament's expected stamp of approval to seal the deal. The American firms of the Stanton Group, Siguler Guff and Company, CalEnergy and Duke Engineering, whic...

Thu, 27 Aug 1998: Russia is asking for business aid from Estonia…

The St. Petersburg city council has made available almost 30,000 square meters of land in St. Petersburg to establish the Baltic Business Center. The center with a budget of about 25 million kroon...
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