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German companies bullish in the Baltic, says survey

A recent survey by the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce shows that German investors are optimistic about the investment opportunities in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

EBRD report: CEE and the Baltics set for recovery

Latvia leads region's emergence from recession though Croatia still trails, says European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Survey shows German investors increasingly positive about Baltics

Sentiment towards Baltic economies is improving among German investors, according to a survey by the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce.

Cost savings draw investors to Latvia

Cost savings draw investors to Latvia

Regional neighbours are looking to Latvia for their outsourcing projects, drawn to the country's low wage costs and skilled workforce.

From troughs to peaks

From the depths of despair: Latvia's finance minister explains the country's impressive turnaround

Latvia's minister of finance, Andris Vilks, talks about the country's incredible recovery from severe recession in 2009 to being one of the EU's fastest growing economies in 2012.

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Central and eastern Europe looks to follow right PPP path

The many advantages of public-private partnerships have seen the model utilised across the developed world. Now, countries in central and eastern Europe are looking to benefit from the model but governmental and legislative support can often be found lacking.

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Have IPAs finally grown to love social media?

While most investment promotion agencies are yet to define a social media strategy, there is almost unanimous agreement that such a strategy can prove key to investment promotion efforts.

Latvian mayors attack government FDI policy

Mayors criticise Latvian prime minister's reliance on FDI to help balance the country's books

Preparing for frosty times

Slowing business and rising unemployment are a cause for concern in Latvia as it faces a bleak winter, although government plans to boost Riga’s entertainment sector may bring some welcome heat back to the country’s ailing economy, reports Courtney Fingar.

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