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Fitch Ratings Approve Baltic States as Crisis Counsellors

August 26, 2011
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Fitch Ratings Approve Baltic States as Crisis Counsellors

Fitch Ratings most recent report entitled ‘The Euro Zone Crisis: Lessons from the Baltic States’ states that Greece, Portugal and Ireland could gain valuable lessons to improving their current economic problems by looking to the Baltic States. Fitch Ratings detailed that during 2008-09 Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania’s GDP contracted by 18%, but due to...

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Baltic States Presidents Meet with Barack Obama for Discussions in Poland

Baltic States Presidents Meet with Barack Obama for Discussions in Poland

All three Presidents of the Baltic states; Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia had the opportunity to meet and hold individual discussions with US President Barack Obama in Warsaw, Poland at a dinner on Friday. As part of his European tour President Obama attended a working dinner in Poland with the leaders of Central and Eastern...

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Baltic Sea Power Cable NordBalt on Target for Completion by 2015

Baltic Sea Power Cable NordBalt on Target for Completion by 2015

Prime Ministers Andrius Kubilius of Lithuania and Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden met in Vilnius, Lithuania on Tuesday 15th March 2011 to discus energy issues. High on their agenda was the NordBalt energy link, a high-voltage electricity direct current cable laid under the Baltic Sea connecting Sweden and Lithuania.   The Prime Ministers used the...

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Baltic’s Focus on EU 2020 Strategy of Business Growth and Job creation

November 23, 2010
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Baltic’s Focus on EU 2020 Strategy of Business Growth and Job creation

During the inaugural conference in Vilnius, Lithuania on 19th November 2010 of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Laszlo Andor, EU Commissioner Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, discussed the best way forward for the Baltic States of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania to rectify GDP decline suffered during 2008-09 and growing numbers of the...

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