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Calendar of main business events in Baltic states this week

RIGA - The following is the calendar of main business events scheduled in the Baltic states this week.

MONDAY, December 4

Estonia. Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson to attend EU transport ministers meeting in Brussels on Dec. 4 and 6.

Estonia. Minister of Entrepreneurship and IT Urve Palo to attend meeting of EU telecoms ministers in Brussels on Dec. 4 and 5.

Estonia. Conference of the Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR), titled "Research and innovation policy, state of play and the role of the SCAR in the European Bioeconomy," to take place at the Foreign Ministry Conference Center in Tallinn on Dec. 4 and 5.

Estonia. Finance Minister Toomas Toniste and deputy secretary general of the Finance Ministry Marten Ross to attend euro group meeting in Brussels.

Latvia. Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis to chair the Cabinet of Ministers Committee meeting.

Latvia. Presentation of the new Volvo XC40.

Latvia. The Latvian Central Statistical Bureau to publish information about the industrial output in October 2017.

Latvia. Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola to attend the Eurogroup meeting.

Latvia. Shareholders of Valmieras Stikla Skiedra fiberglass producer to meet.

Latvia. A delegation of forestry industry representatives from Kyrgyzstan to visit Latvia until December 8.

Lithuania. Viktoras Pranckietis, the speaker of the Seimas, to meet with China's ambassador to Lithuania, Wei Ruixing.

Lithuania. Finance Minister Vilius Sapoka to take part in Eurogroup and ECOFIN meetings in Brussels on Dec. 4-5.

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TUESDAY, December 5

Estonia. Finance Minister Toomas Toniste to chair the last Ecofin meeting of the Estonian presidency of the EU Council in Brussels. Deputy secretaries general of the Finance Ministry Marten Ross and Dmitri Jegorov to attend the meeting.

Estonia. Illar Lemetti, secretary general of the Ministry of Rural Affairs, to deliver report at ASEM SPS and Food Safety seminar in Brussels.

Latvia. Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis to chair the Cabinet of Ministers meeting.

Latvia. Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis to visit Japan until December 9.

Latvia. The Bank of Latvia to hold an expert panel on the developments in the U.S. economy and their effects on Europe.

Latvia. Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola to participate in the meeting of the EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council.

Lithuania. The Bank of Lithuania to host an annual real estate conference.

Lithuania. Economy Minister Virginijus Sinkevicius to take part in a meeting of the Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct of the OECD Investment Committee that will assess Lithuania's progress in implementing the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and developing the Lithuanian National Contact Point's activities.

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WEDNESDAY, December 6

Estonia. Bank of Estonia vice presidents Ulo Kaasik and Madis Muller to attend meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

Estonia. Raigo Uukkivi, deputy secretary general of the Finance Ministry for administrative policy, to chair meeting of the European Public Administration Network (EUPAN) directors general in Tallinn.

Lithuania. Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil) convenes a shareholder meeting on investments in the upgrading of quays.

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THURSDAY, December 7

Estonia. Government meeting and sitting of the Cabinet.

Estonia. Bank of Estonia vice president Ulo Kaasik to attend meeting of the General Council of the European Central Bank.

Estonia. Bank of Estonia vice president Ulo Kaasik to attend meeting of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB).

Latvia. Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis to present the annual Export and Innovation Awards.

Latvia. The deputy state secretary of the Finance Ministry, Armands Eberhards, to participate in a meeting on the Cohesion Policy in Warsaw until December 8.

Latvia. The weekly meeting of state secretaries.

Lithuania. The Seimas to continue debates on a draft state budget for 2018.

Lithuania. A conference on Efficient Management of State-owned Assets, organized by the property consultancy Newsec and the law firm Cobalt, to take place in Vilnius.

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FRIDAY, December 8

Estonia. Minister of Entrepreneurship and IT Urve Palo to attend the 11th ministers meeting of the World Trade Organization in Argentina from Dec. 8-16.

Latvia. The Latvian Central Statistical Bureau to publish information about consumer price changes in November 2017.

Latvia. Liepaja University to host a seminar about Nordic-Baltic mobility programs.

Lithuania. Finance Minister Vilius Sapoka to meet with members of the OECD political mission over a review of the Lithuanian economy that is currently being prepared.

Lithuania. Statistics Lithuania to publish consumer price indexes for November, foreign trade figures for October, and the third-quarter labor cost index.

Lithuania. Vilnius to host a Lithuania-Ukraine economy forum organized by the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists and the Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

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