Latvia is the second largest Baltic state
with 2.3 million people and the UK is its eighth largest export partner with total trade of more than PS670m.
Lithuania has thus become the last Baltic state
to adopt Europe's single currency, following in the steps of neighbouring Estonia and Latvia which joined the Eurozone in 2011 and January 2014 respectively.
BRUSSELS, July 23 (KUNA) -- The EU Council of Ministers Wednesday adopted a decision allowing Lithuania to adopt the euro as its currency from 1 January 2015 saying the Baltic state
has fulfilled all the criteria set out in the EU treaties.
The AP said thousands of documents were destroyed before the KGB abandoned its offices in Vilnius, Lithuania's capital, in 1991, the year the Baltic state
of more than 3 million gained its independence from Moscow.
Lithuania was the first Baltic State
to regain independence in March 1990.
Table 2 data indicate lower GDP per capita and higher unemployment rates for Baltic State
relative to other BSR countries that are current members of the UE15.
This afternoon, he will meet survivors of the two worst atrocities in the Baltic state
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis participated in the informal meeting of Prime Ministers of the Baltic States
which was held in Riga to mark the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way.
Of the volume of gross written insurance premiums overall for the Baltic states
, the major part is constituted by the compulsory third party liability insurance of motor vehicle owners (MTPL) with EUR 38.5 million (-4 percent), followed by CASCO insurance with EUR 26.9 million (+6.7 percent) and health insurance with EUR 16.4 million (+7.5 percent).
That, in and of itself, makes this year the ideal time to visit Latvia and the other Baltic states
of Lithuania and Estonia, as each country is hosting numerous nationwide and local events.
Trump assured the leaders of the Baltic states
-- Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania -- at a White House meeting on April 3 that no one has been tougher on Russia than him.
22-25 trip to the Baltic states
, including Vilnius and Kaunas, Lithuania; Riga and Aglona, Latvia; and Tallinn, Estonia.