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Denmark’s heating sector could be carbon neutral by 2030 according to a report from the Danish District Heating Association. ‘Heat Plan Denmark’ also sets out the steps needed to achieve this.


President of the Republic Tarja Halonen, Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and Chairman of the Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG) Ilkka Herlin launched their joint initiative, the Baltic Sea Action Summit, on Tuesday, 19 May 2009.


Finnlines, the leading ro-ro operator in the Baltic, will start-up on June 1st a set of new, fast, reliable and comfortable Motorways of the Sea for freight and passengers between Finland and Poland (Helsinki-Gdynia-Helsinki).


Webcast Deloitte „Big companies in crisis time- between optimism and uncertainty”


Economic Council was established at the end of March 2009 by Szczecin President thanks to the Szczecin’s entrepreneurs initiative.


The aim of the conference is to explore the fundamental tenets behind the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea, the first macro regional framework of cooperation within the EU.


Cargotec is proceeding with an investment plan for a multi-assembly unit (MAU) in Stargard Szczecinski in Northern Poland, to improve its global supply footprint. Estimated cash flow impact of the investment cost in 2009 is close to EUR 20 million.


The EU is currently working on a strategy to improve the integration of Baltic Sea countries, which could see greater coordination of fishing, better border guards and stronger energy connections.


Tieto, an IT service company wants to hire almost 100 people in Szczecin.


The official opening of the new SPCC Regional Office in Szczecin took place on 19th March 2009 in Radisson SAS Hotel.


Poland, after Finland, is European Union’s second most competitive economy, according to a report by the Brussels-based Lisbon Council institute linked with the European Commission.


Bacardi, the world leading alcohol producer, wants to buy Sewdish Group Vin&Sprit (V&S), producer of Absolut vodka, which is  worth around $5,7 billion.


PNSA - Polish National Sales Awards is the first and the only one venture in the country, with the goal  to integrate the sales professionals community in Poland and to promote and enforce standards based on principles of good practice.


Norske Skog's CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen has been named ”European CEO of the year for the pulp and paper industry”


SAS has been awarded the prize of Best Sustainability Report by the Deloitte. SAS shares first place with Stora Enso, with Trelleborg and Holmen coming in second and third, respectively.


When it comes to national stereotypes, Finns aren't exactly considered the most extroverted of people. At a recent Finnish-Polish round table dinner, under the auspices of the Finnish Trade Guild of the Scandinavian-Polish Chamber of Commerce, the Finns present were more than ready to admit that the stereotype has a grain of truth.


Lotos Group, Poland's second largest energy corporation, is preparing to start exploring for oil in the Norwegian Shelf with the help of Norwegian specialists.


Sweden became the main export destination for the Autosan buses. At the end of August hundredth bus from Sanok’s factory was sent there – Wetlina model.


This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been won by peace negotiator Martti Ahtisaari, the Nobel Foundation has announced in Oslo, Norway.


The Finnish manufacturer of packaging SAVOPAK is now entering the Polish market. Its offer includes disposable packaging, boxes of fixed construction for transportation and storage and a range of special packaging.

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