Posts tagged as press conference

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó’s press conference in Rīga

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Rinkēvičs expressed satisfaction with the close bilateral relations, with a special focus on the centenary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Latvia and Hungary to be marked in 2021. The Foreign Minister thanked Hungary for its involvement in NATO’s collective defence measures in the region and for the decision to continue participation in the Baltic Air Policing mission. He also expressed appreciation for Hungary’s decision to join the…

Latvian central bank governor bows out with final press conference

Monday, December 16, 2019

Long-serving and controversial Latvian central bank governor Ilmārs Rimšēvičs gave a final presentation at the end of his 18-year tenure December 16. On 20 December 2001 Rimšēvičs was appointed governor of Latvijas Banka. He rattled through a few tweaks to the bank’s economic forecasts, reducing the economic growth prognosis for 2019 from 2.5% to 2.3%. Next year, growth of 2.6% is forecast. Similarly the inflation forecasts for both 2019 and 2020 were scaled…