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Ventspils – leader of Latvian automotive industry

Ventspils – leader of Latvian automotive industry

During the last three years, Latvia shows rapid heap in car manufacturing. Ventspils is becoming the leader of Latvian automotive industry. According to the rating compiled by the Bank of Latvia, the list of ten largest companies of this industry includes three companies operating in the territory of the Freeport of Ventspils – Bucher Municipal, Malmar Sheet Metal and TC Steel.

The best dust collectors are made in Ventspils

The best dust collectors are made in Ventspils

The new Russian entrepreneur Emil Khamitov chose Ventspils for his business development because of the advantages and opportunities provided by Ventspils Freeport Authority and Ventspils Municipality. Within only a few months the production of this new company in Ventspils Emil Company Europe is already recognized in Latvia and our city.

The fishermen appreciate the new cold store

The fishermen appreciate the new cold store

Since the beginning of this year, in the industrial zone of Ventspils Freeport, established in the territory of the former fur-farm in Talsu iela 200, are now operating a cold store which is an indispensable help for the local fisheries.

Hansa-Flex is helping to turn the telescope

Hansa-Flex is helping to turn the telescope

The branch office of Hansa-Flex Hidraulika has been operating in Ventspils for 17 years, expanding its assortment and premises in Fabrikas iela 5 and creating many new workplaces for the inhabitants of Ventspils.

Central Asia countries are interested in the cooperation possibilities with Ventspils Freeport

Central Asia countries are interested in the cooperation possibilities with Ventspils Freeport

During this week Ventspils Freeport Authority is participating in the 22nd international transport and logistics exhibition TransKazhstan/TransLogistica 2018, which takes place in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Ventspils High Technology Park will have two new parking lots

Ventspils High Technology Park will have two new parking lots

In the middle of next year, Ventspils High Technology Park infrastructure will be complemented by two new public parking lots with 133 parking spots. This is based on the agreement concluded between Ventspils Freeport Authority and Central Finance and Contracting Agency on the implementation of the project for reconstruction of Pārventa district.

Ventspils Freeport Authority presents the possible investment opportunities in Ventspils during their visit in China

Ventspils Freeport Authority presents the possible investment opportunities in Ventspils during their visit in China

Last week, the delegation of Ventspils Freeport authority participated in an event devoted to investment attraction “Invest in” in Shanghai, China, to inform about the opportunities of industrial development in China.

The chargé d’affaires of the Republic of Korea visited Ventspils city

The chargé d’affaires of the Republic of Korea visited Ventspils city

The chargé d’affaires of the Republic of Korea in Latvia Seong-Jin Han visited Ventspils Freeport Authority. He and his councillor met with the representatives of the city council and the Freeport Authority in order to get acquainted with the city of Ventspils, the port and its offer to investors, as well as to talk about the possible cooperation with Korea.

Journalists from Chinese radio CNR visited Ventspils

Journalists from Chinese radio CNR visited Ventspils

At the end of last week, 30 August, Ventspils Freeport Authority hosted a journalist form China National Radio (CNR) to become acquainted with Ventspils port and its cooperation with China as a part of One Belt One Road initiative.

Ventspils Freeport Authority is participating in WTC exhibition, conference and founding of the BRITA alliance

Ventspils Freeport Authority is participating in WTC exhibition, conference and founding of the BRITA alliance

From June, 16-22 in Beijing, China, Ventspils Freeport Authority as a part of Minister of Transport Uldis Augulis delegation was participating in the international exhibition of transport and technology, conference World Transport Convention and the founding of Belt and Road International Transport Alliance (BRITA). Ventspils Freeport signed a memorandum with the structural unit LOGINK of China’s Ministry of Transport.