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Regular cargo transit from Riga to Afganistan to be launched

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs consignment goods for international forces involved into peace maintenance mission will be sent from Riga to Afghanistan in the nearest two weeks. The agreement was concluded after General Duncan McNab, the commander of the US Armed Forces Transportation Command, has visited Latvia this week. Both American and Latvian representatives specify that these cargoes will not be military ones.

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The amount of cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga this year has increased

During three months period this year 7.455 MLN tons of cargoes were handled at the Freeport of Riga that is by 6.5% more than during first three months of the last year.

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The amount of cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga has increased by 12.4%

During the first month of the current year 2.59 MLN tons of cargoes were handled at the Freeport of Riga, which is by 12.4% more than during January 2008.

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Last year the cargo turnover at the Freeport of Riga has grown by 14%

During 2008 29.57 MLN tons were handled at the Freeport of Riga that is by 14% more than during 2007.

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The amount of cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga has increased by 13.9%

During the 11 months of the current year 26.886 MLN tons were handled at the Freeport of Riga that is by 13.9% more than during respective period of the last year.

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The amount of cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga has increased by 13.2%

During the ten months period 24.28 MLN tons have been handled at the Freeport of Riga, which is by 13.2% more than during respective period of the last year.

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The amount of cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga during half-year has increased by 14.1%

During the first six months of the current year 14.369 MLN tons of cargoes have been handled at the Freeport of Riga, which is by 14.1% more than during respective period a year earlier.

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The amount of handled cargoes at the Freeport of Riga has increased by 13.8%

During the first nine months of the current year 21.95 MLN tons of cargoes have been handled at the Freeport of Riga, which is by 13.8% more than during respective period of the last year.

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This year the amount of cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga has increased by 15.7%

During the first five months of the current year 11.969 MLN tons of cargoes were handled at the Freeport of Riga that is by 15.7% more than during respective period of the last year.

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Memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Freeport of Riga and the Port of Rijeka

Today the Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Freeport of Riga and the Port of Rijeka during the President’s official visit in Croatia.

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The amount of handled cargo this year has increased by 20.3%

During the first four months of the current year the Freeport of Riga handled 9.58 MLN tons of cargoes, which is by 20.3% more that during respective period a year ago.

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The amount of cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga increases by 12.5%

During the first eight months of the current year 19.41 MLN tons of cargoes were handled at the Freeport of Riga, which is by 12.5% more that during respective period of the last year.

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This year the amount of cargoes at the Freeport of Riga has increased by 20.4%

During the first quarter this year the Freeport of Riga handled 6.9 MLN tons of cargoes, which is by 20.4% more than during respective period a year ago.

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The amount of cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga has risen by 13.5%

During seven months of the current year 17 MLN tons of cargoes were handled at the Freeport of Riga, which is by 13.5% more than during first seven months of 2007.

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The cargo turnover of the Freeport of Riga has increased by 2,3% last year

The cargo turnover of the Freeport of Riga during 2007 has reached 25, 933 MLN tons, which is by 2,3% more than in 2006 when 25,358 MLN tons of cargoes were handled.

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