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Assessing Options for Nordic-Baltic Co-operation in Biosafety

Assessing Options for Nordic-Baltic Co-operation in Biosafety »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312110

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Genetically Modified Organisms, Emphasis on Environmental Aspects, Risk Assessment and Monitoring, Exchanging Information and Experiences, Reports from Group Discussions, Nordic and Baltic Authorities

This report is the outcome of a meeting arranged to assess the options and need for co-operation of Nordic and Baltic authorities regarding safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with the emphasis on envi...

Bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian Region
			: Status, barriers and future

Bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian Region : Status, barriers and future »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Antti Asikainen , Arunas Bruzgulis , Aija Budreiko , Claus Felby , Karin Hansen , Satu Helynen , Jakob Hirsmark , Morten Ingerslev , Lars-Erik Larsson , Kenk Nyström , Henn Pärn , and Johan Vinterbäck

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313636

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Bioenergy, Agricultural Crops, Sustainable Energy Supply, Biofuels, Economy and Environment, Bioenergy Chain

The status of use of bioenergy, the current barriers for increased use and the future use of bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian region is described in this report. In this region, forests are abundant and a...

Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages

Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages »

Source: Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475528374

Keywords: minimum wage, minimum wages, minimum wage hikes, workers, labor

This paper provides a cross-country report on minimum wages. In the past few years, many countries in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) have increasingly turned to minimum wage policies. Throughout th...

Development of the Nordic-Baltic Market for Organic Food

Development of the Nordic-Baltic Market for Organic Food »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311823

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Development of the Nordic, Baltic Market for Organic Food, Baltic Market for Organic Products, Construction of a Common Information System, Potential Activities the Project, Representative Organic Organisations

This report contains the conclusions from the project "Development of the Nordic/Baltic Market for Organic Food" in which public authorities and NGO's from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and S...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia »

Source: Republic of Latvia : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484355626

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Bank supervision, Bank credit, Economic indicators, Staff Reports, Press releases, Latvia, inflation

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Latvia's strong recovery has recently slowed in the face of sluggish growth in the euro area and deteriorating economic conditions in Russia amid rising geopolitica...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia »

Source: Republic of Latvia : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Latvia

Volume/Issue: 2018/266

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375242

Keywords: Europe, Latvia

The economy has gained momentum amidst sound fundamentals. Growth in 2017 surprised with a strong and broad-based upswing driven by a recovery in investment and a supportive external environment, and the outlook is...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia »

Source: Republic of Latvia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308042

Keywords: Europe, Latvia

Macroeconomic conditions are broadly sound: fiscal and current account deficits remain at prudent levels; public debt persists at a low level; and unemployment continues to fall. For the first time in the last 5 ye...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Latvia »

Source: Republic of Latvia : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Latvia

Volume/Issue: 2016/171

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498304467

Keywords: monetary fund, market, inflation, tax, economic developments

This paper focuses on the key issues related to the economy of Latvia. Growth picked up somewhat last year despite a weak external environment. GDP growth rose to 2.7 percent, up about 1/4 percent over the previous...