Posts tagged as Latvian Investment and Development Agency

LIAA: Latvia is attracting twice as much investment as last year

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

This year, the Latvian Investment and Development Agency (LIAA) attracted investments of €204 million, which is twice as much as last year, the agency’s director, Kaspars Rožkalns, said in an interview to Latvian Radio October 28. He acknowledged that, according to UN data, global investment has decreased by 30%, while in Latvia the first outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic was managed relatively successfully, thereby drawing investors’ attention. Important investments are, for…

Latvia promotes itself as ‘Ahead of the curve’ on COVID-19 response

Thursday, June 11, 2020

A new international marketing effort is trying to tell the rest of the world about Latvia’s comparative success in tackling the spread of COVID-19 and some of the initiatives that have formed part of the response. Under the slogan “Ahead of the curve” the campaignclaims that “Latvia has been exceptionally agile in developing solutions to challenges presented by the COVID-19 virus. At a governmental level, it has made remote governing…

3,000 guest workers leave Latvia in April, 400 return

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

According to the Latvian Investment and Development Agency (LIAA), around 3,000 guest workers left Latvia throughout April, but about 400 have returned. Due to the state of emergency caused by Covid-19, international passenger transport in Latvia is closed. On Wednesday, May 6, airBaltic will continue repatriation flights from Amsterdam and Frankfurt to the Baltic States. For the past month, ships and airBaltic flights have also been transporting Latvian workers to their…