LV: Harm of EU sanctions against Belarus to Latvian companies minimal-EconMin.

By bne IntelliNews March 26, 2012
The economic sanctions imposed on Belarus by EU have only the minimal effect on companies cooperating with Latvia, EconMin Daniels Pavluts told portal. He praised the efforts of Foreign Affairs Ministry and added that currently the Belarusian reaction to the sanctions is the largest unknown. Also Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkevics told the press that majority of the companies blacklisted by EU do not have any business ties with Latvia and stressed that concerns that sanctions are going to hamper Latvia's foreign trade and economic development overall are now ungrounded.

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