The Latvian government could decide by the beginning of May whether to buy German company E.ON Ruhrgas' stake in the gas supply company Latvijas gaze, Economy Minister Vjaceslavs Dombrovskis (Reform Party) told the TV3 television, reports LETA.
South Korea and Australia have undergone plenty of obstacles before the conclusion of negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA). Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott also welcomed Korea's interest in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The Jordanian economy has shown consistent improvement in some of its main indicators in 2013. On the other hand, the daily lives of Jordanians still falls far short of ideal conditions, and has not improved accordingly.
Fitch Ratings has assigned Sri Lanka's forthcoming US dollar-denominated global bonds due 2019 an expected rating of BB-(EXP). The final rating is contingent on the receipt of final documentation conforming to information already received.
Norway's $860 billion oil fund, the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund, is not ready to invest in new types of assets and needs a year to study whether to buy infrastructure or unlisted assets, Finance Minister Siv Jensen told reporters.