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IN THE 1ST FORUM OF KRIŠJĀNIS VALDEMĀRS POLITICIANS AND ENTREPRENEURS IDENTIFY FOUR MAJOR PROBLEMS

Krišjāņa Valdemāra 1.forumā politiķi un uzņēmēji identificē četras galvenās problēmas

On Thursday, 26 September, the 1st Forum of Krišjānis Valdemārs took place in the Latvian National Library, where politicians, deputies and entrepreneurs discussed development of Latvian export, by looking for possibilities and solutions and at the same time identifying several challenges that exporting companies face — availability of labour force, compliance of education with market demands, bureaucratic burden created to comply with money laundering and terrorism prevention practice, as well as lack of uniform image of Latvia and communication strategy in external markets.

The 1st Forum of Krišjānis Valdemārs was opened with a speech of the President of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Aigars Rostovskis, who told that in general Latvia has experienced economic development during the last 20 years, nevertheless he concluded that neighbouring countries have overtook us and in this forum we must think of ways to catch and overtake results of our neighbours. To plan several steps in advance. Meanwhile the Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš stated that it is important to implement all reforms, which have been started, because now the budget is often spent inefficiently to achieve a mediocre result.

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