Development Company of Reykjavik, an Inward Investment Agency
representing the Capital of Iceland. The main purpose is to
strengthen industrial development in Reykjavik and strengthen
the city´s competitiveness.
The district is situated in the Northwestern part of Siauliai
County, along the border with Latvia. The administrative seat
is in Naujoji Akmene.
Alytus is one of the most important industrial centers in Lithuania,
with 27 industrial enterprises.
The County belongs to the Dzukija ethnographical region, which
borders on Poland and Belarus, with the other Lithuanian counties
of Vilnius, Marijampole and Kaunas.
BioNova - Biotechnology ,
BioNova is an industry association of Nova Scotia companies
and institutions involved in the biotechnology and life science
A wonderful destination for both the culture lover and the naturalist,
the Birzai district is home to 110 cultural monuments, 17 lakes,
nine landscape preserves, six state-preserved parks and the
18,070 hectare Birzai forest.
Birzai Forestry, Thinning, cutting, sawing of timber,
Birzai Forest Enterprise (BFE) is located in the very northern
part of Lithuania. The BFE forests are located in two administrative
regions, Birzai and Pasvalys, with a total area 273,000 ha.
BFE manages 35,000 ha of state forests and 24,000 ha of private
forest or forest expected to become private.
The City Municipality of Celje,
The City Municipality of Celje covers 95 square km, has a population
of more than 300,000, and includes 39 urban and suburban settlements.
Celje itself covers 24 square km and has a population of around
The Municipality of Domzale,
The Municipality of Domzale is known for its rapid development.
It lies at one of the most important; crossroads that have linked
the Danube area with the Mediterranean since Roman times. Today
this is part of the European route from Barcelona to Kiev.
Eysturoy, which is 268 km2, is the second largest
of the Faroe Islands and has a population of 10,000. Eysturoy
is connected to the island of Streymoy by a bridge.
Greenland's Cultural Centre - Katuaq,
Greenland Cultural Centre, Katuaq, is the cultural centre of
Greenland and gives completely new possibilities for a different
and unforgettable conference venue in the heart of the fantastic
world of the Arctic.
Hafnarfjordur is one of Iceland's most important economic centres
situated about ten kilometers south of the capital. It is the
third largest town in Iceland in terms of population with about
seventeen thousand inhabitants.
Helsinki, Centre of the New Northern Europe,
Helsinki - the capital of Finland - is the centre of the emerging
marketplace known as the New Northern Europe, consisting of
the Scandinavian countries, the newly independent Baltic States,
and north-western Russia.
The organization is a department of the Icelandic Coast Guard
and is responsible for maintaining charts covering the coast
around Iceland and adjacent waters.
The Municipality of Idrija,
The Municipality of Idrija covers an area of 293 km2
and has 12,000 residents. It spans the upper river basin of
the Idrijca and the picturesque mountains, representing a transition
between the subalpine and karst regions.
Ministry for the Environment,
The ministry supervises the affairs pertaining to nature in
Iceland, conservation and outdoor recreation, the protection
of animals, wild-life management, pollution prevention, hygiene
and food, planning and building matters, fire prevention, weather
forecasting and avalanche-protection, surveying and cartography,
environmental monitoring and surveillance.
Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant,
The Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, a state enterprise, now reports
to the Ministry of National Economy. It is the largest state
enterprise in the country, and involves a number of issues to
INI, Housing Association,
The Housing Association Ltd (A/S Inissiaatileqatigiiffik INI)
is a new national housing association in Greenland. INI manages
and maintains about 12,000 public rental houses on behalf of
the Greenland Home Rule and most local governments.
in Iceland Agency,
An independent agency of the Icelandic Ministry of Industry
and Commerce, the National Power Company and the Trade Council
of Iceland. Its main function is providing information and expert
confidential service on all aspects of direct investment into
Iceland, free of charge.
The Joniskis district is an agricultural area, famous for fertile
soils. Those who grow agricultural products usually specialise
in grain crops, sugar beets and rape.
Situated in the heart of Finland, the Jyvaskyla region is a
modern centre of industry and learning with a population of
close to 130,000.
Kaunas is the second biggest city with the population of 430,000.
It was founded in the 12th century and owes its existence to
its favourable geographic position.
Kaunas County is situated in the very centre of the Republic
of Lithuania, bordered by the counties of Alytus, Vilnius, Panevezys,
Siauliai, Taurage and Marijampole.
Kaunas Power Station,
Built in 1930, the Petrasiunai Power Station is one of the oldest
power stations in the country still in operation. The building
of the new station on the east side of the city was begun in
1971. In December 1976 it reached its design capacity of 170
Kaunas Water Company,
The company is in the process of transition from an old state
enterprise into a business and service-oriented water-management
company focussing on the environmental care, technical improvement
and customer service.
Kelme district has an area of 1705 km3 with 43,400
inhabitants. It is situated in the eastern part of Lower Lithuania
by the international highway that connects Kaliningrad, Riga
and St Petersburg.
The great treasures of Klaipeda include the Giruliai wood, parks,
almost 10 km of beautiful sand beaches.
Klaipeda County is the only coastal county in Lithuania. It
consists of the city municipalities of Klaipeda, Neringa and
Palanga, and the regional municipalities of Klaipeda, Silute,
Kretinga and Skuodas.
Gargzdai, which is 17 km from Klaipeda, is the municipal centre.
The western part of the region lies within the coastal lowlands,
while the eastern part extends to the plateau of West Zemaitija.
Klaipedos regiono keliai,
The department attends to 2125 km of state roads in the regions
of Klaipeda, Kretinga, Skuodas and Silute; this number includes
133 km of main roads, 289 km of national roads and 1703 km of
Klaksvik, Centre in the North Atlantic,
The second largest town in the Faroe Islands is Klaksvik. Towering
above the entrance to the harbour is the pyramid mountain on
the impressive island of Kunoy, and around the well-sheltered
bay and harbour, the dwellings are beautifully spread on the
The Municipality of Kocevje,
Located between the Krka and Kolpa rivers, the Municipality
of Kocevje is a rich region, the heart of Slovenia's woodland.
Its wealth lies in its forests, its unspoiled nature, and its
abundant and well-protected wild animals and plants.
The City Municipality of Kranj,
The City Municipality of Kranj is located in the central part
of Gorenjska, Slovenia's northwestern region at the foot of
the Alps. It has a population of 51,000 and covers an area of
Kretinga is a town of 1540 ha, with a population of 22,000.
The town is situated in the western part of the country, only
21 km from the port of Klaipeda and 12 km from the airport and
resort town of Palanga.
The Municipality of Krsko,
The Municipality of Krsko in southeastern Slovenia is located
where the Sava River valley widens into the spacious Krsko polje
plain which is bordered on the south by the lazy current of
the Krka River.
Foroya, Bank in Faroe Islands,
The Faroe Islands are a self-governing community within the
Kingdom of Denmark. Matters relating to the Faroe Islands are
divided into: Special matters, in which the Logting (the Parliament)
has legislative authority and the Landsstyri (the Local Government)
has executive power.
The Latvian Railway (State Joint-Stock Company " Latvijas Dzelzcels"
- 'LDZ'), is very experienced in dealing with freight and passenger
traffic, with experience going back to the second half of the
last century, when the first railway lines appeared in the Latvian
territory. Today, LDZ is the most stable Latvian Transport Company,
the arterial road of Latvian transit.
The District comprises 15 municipalities, with its administrative
centre in the town of Lazdijai, which is 7 km from the Polish
Leirvik is a medium sized municipality on Faeroese scale. It
is centrally located on the island of Eysturoy, between the
capital Thorshavn and the second largest town of Klaksvik. Transport
is by bus to the capital and by ferry to Klaksvik.
Lithuanian State Privatisation Agency,
Under the Act cash-based privatisation of the remaining state
and municipal property is to take place at market prices. Local
and foreign investors have equal rights in purchasing property
and institutions to be privatised.
Ljubljana, Capital of Slovenia,
Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is a dynamic European city
lying in a broad basin between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea.
Ljubljana's geographical position has governed its colourful
past, since it is situated on a natural passage from Central
Europe to the Mediterranean.
The Municipality of Logatec,
The Municipality of Logatec has a population of 10,000 and is
situated at the junction of the Julian Alps and the Dinaric
Alps only thirty kilometers from Ljubljana.
The district of Madona is situated in the east of Latvia. The
convenient geographical situation of the district of Madona,
its rich historical and cultural heritage, landscapes and scenery
and the clean air, makes Madona an ideal area for tourism.
The City Municipality of Maribor,
Maribor is the second largest city in Slovenia, next to the
capital Ljubljana. The municipality has a population of around
133.000. Maribor is the main cultural, commercial and industrial
center od the eastern part of Slovenia and has an advantageous
position at the juncture og roads and railways from Vienna to
Trieste and Zagrab.
Marijampole County is situated in the southwestern part of the
country and includes the town of Marijampole as well as the
districts of Marijampole, Sakiai and Vilkaviskis.
The finds and excavations of archeological monuments in the
territory of Marijampole show that there were people living
here in the Stone Age.
Mazeikiai district is located in the north-west part of Lithuania,
bording on with the Republic of Latvia.
Metrological Institution of Iceland,
The agency deals with the certification and inspection of measuring
instruments as well as national standards and the calibration
of instruments, it also inspects whether goods on the market
comply with EEA regulations.
Ministry of Economy,
The Ministry of Economy was established under the law passed
on December 12, 1996, replacing the former ministries of Economics,
Energy and Industry and Trade. The Ministry implements the strategic
functions of economic development.
Ministry of Finance,
Having regained its independence in 1991, Lithuania started
implementing economic reforms, seeking to liberalize the economy
and adapt it to market conditions.
Ministry of Health,
The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania is charged
with the protection of health and the medical treatment of the
people of the country.
Ministry of the Interior,
The Ministry of the Interior pursues the policy of the Government
of the Republic of Lithuania in the spheres of protection of
Ministry of National Defence,
After Lithuania restored its independence, there was a strong
need to develop national defence capacity in order to take over
the control of country's national territory and borders, and
to ensure orderly and timely withdrawal of Russian troops.
Ministry of Transport,
One of the main transport policy objectives is to integrate
Lithuanian transport infrastructure into the Trans-European
Networks (TEN) which were approved at the Second Pan-European
Transport Conference in Crete.
Naantali, the Valley of Mercy "Shining like the sun of Naantali,"
is a common saying in many parts of Finland when someone wants
to describe a very happy person.
In practically every creek and headland in the Nanortalik District,
and large areas inland, there are traces of human activity from
The municipality of Narsaq is located in the South of Greenland.
The municipality covers an area of 8,500 km2 of which
3,000 km2 is open land. The other 5,500 km2
is ocean or areas covered by ice cap or glaciers.
The City Municipality of Nova Gorica,
The town of Nova Gorica lies by the Italian border, between
the Alps and the sea. The municipality covers 324 square km
of diverse terrain, and has a population of 42,000, of whom
12,500 are employed at 1100 different companies.
The city Novo mesto,
In the south-east of the country, in the valley of the emerald-green
Krka river, lies one of the most beautiful regions of Slovenia
- Dolenjska. Novo mesto is the main administrative, cultural,
religious and business centre of Dolenjska.
The Municipality of Grosuplje,
Grosuplje has a pleasant location just fifteen kilometres from
Ljubljana and has good prospects for further development. Its
metal, provisions, timber and construction industries provide
a living for approximately 4,500 inhabitants.
District of Ogre
The district of Ogre is located in the central region of Latvia.
With an area of 1,843,000 square meters, it is the second smallest
district in Latvia, but the population of 639,000 inhabitants
makes it the second largest district, after the district of
Office of Public Works in Faroe Islands,
Since around 1960 the Faroes have developed into a modern society,
based on an extensive infrastructure which includes 450 km of
state roads and 450 km of municipality roads. In the seventies
and eighties between 3 and 5% of the GNP was spent on roads.
International Airport Gardermoen,
The airport will ensure convenient and efficient air transport
for the next century. Approximately USD 3 billion has been invested
in the new airport, an improved highway system and a new high-speed
Oslo, Norway's capital city, is located in the Southeast of
the country and has a population of about half a million. A
similar number live in the Akershus county, within about an
hours drive of the city.
The Oslo Region is the centre of Norway with regard to population
and business activities. Few regions in Europe can equal the
Oslo region in education and research facilities, business opportunities,
cultural commitments and natural beauty.
Oulu is a city in Northern Finland with over 100,000 inhabitants.
It is the business, industry and development capital of Northern
The main industry in the district is the production of construction
materials, based on the upper layer deposits of dolomite in
Palanga is a resort town with beautiful sand beaches (18 km
long and in some places about 300 m wide), dunes and an unspoilt
Business policy in Panevezys is based on the encouragement of
foreign investors. No restrictions are imposed on the establishment
of foreign capital companies.
The Panevezys district may be called the biggest granary of
Lithuania. It is also famous for good flax and sugar beet yields
and good achievements in the field of agriculture.
Panevezys Regional Road Administration,
Panevezys Regional Road Administration, a state enterprise,
was founded in 1995, and united five road maintenance services
in the county of Panevezys: Panevezys RMS, Kupiskis RMS, Rokiskis
RMS, Pasvalys RMS and Birzai RMS.
The Municipality of Piran is renowned as the most touristically
developed municipality in Slovenia. With 17,500 residents and
covering an area of 44 km, we belong among the middle-sized
municipalities of Slovenia; most importantly, we have eighteen
kilometers of sea coast with still operating salt works in Secovlje
The district of Plunge is situated only 60 kilometres from the
Baltic Sea. This district is famous for its numerous lakes and
Port of Keflavik-Njardvik,
The Company operates five ports; one in Njardvik, two in Keflavik,
one in Hafnir and one in Helguvik. These are the main import/export
and fishing ports in the Sudurnes area and are well equipped.
For us at the Port of Turku, the two most important issues are
your company and its transportation needs. We call it Five Star
Port Service. Flexibility, speed and safety first!
The district of Prienai is situated in the south of Lithuania,
at the juncture of very important routes connecting the large
towns of Vilnius, Kaunas, Marijampole and Alytus.
Cultural, administrative, economic centre,
Ptuj is the cultural, administrative, economic, employment,
educational, and traffic center of the wider region. A rich
cultural heritage, wine cellars, farm produce, thermal waters,
a century-long tradition of poultry farming handicrafts.
Qaqortoq is a well-functioning community in the centre of South
Greenland, with 3,200 inhabitants living in a picturesque and
beautifully situated town.
The district's soil is fertile and there are possibilities for
expansion in the agricultural sector. Fir groves and pine woods
cover the district.
Reykjavik City, Iceland. Tourist information
Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Iceland with 115,000 inhabitants. It is the focus of business, transport, trade and communication as well as being Iceland´s cultural and educational centre.
Research Council of Norway,
In a daring reform, the Research Council of Norway was established
on 1 January 1993, as a merger of the five former research councils,
and as a consequence of a radically changing science and technology
The Municipality of Ribnica,
On the road from Ljubljana towards Kocevje, at a distance of
some 40 km from the Slovenian capital lies a sizeable town called
Ribnica, which is also the administrative centre of the municipality
of the same name.
capital of the Republic of Latvia
Riga is the capital of the Republic of Latvia. Riga is not only
the largest city in the Baltic States, but also the most important
centre of industry, finance and transport in the Baltic region.
Our main business activities are heat energy produced at its
own heat sources and the heat energy purchased from other producers,
heat energy distribution, transmission and sales.
Riga Port Authority is a suitable partner for cargo transport
from the East and from the West. The most important elements
of cargo transit, that it is fast, cheap and convenient can
be seen here.
- Riga Technical
One of the oldest and largest higher education establishments
in Latvia and offers advanced study programmes in Engineering,
Technology, Economics and Architecture.
The district of Rokiskis is one of the most interesting and
beautiful parts of Lithuania. The district is in the very north-east
of the country, bordering Latvia.
The town is one hour's drive from the capital Torshavn and two
hours by ferry and road from Vagar airport. Runavik has developed
extensively during the last decade and is now one of the most
prosperous industrial and business communities in the Faroes.
Sakiai District situated in the south-west of Lithuania (the
area covers 161,257 ha), includes the ethnological district
of Zanavykija, with its specific dialect and cultural traditions.
Most of the district lies on the Eisiskes Plateau. The Merkys
River and a few minor tributaries flow across the northern part
of the area. There are 8 lakes and 5 reservoirs in the district.
One of the country's major fishing communitites in South West
Iceland. Rich fishing-grounds are found just off the coast of
Sandgerdi and good harbour facilities..
Faroese Electric Company,
The company was awarded exclusive rights to hydraulic energy
on the Faroe Islands, but not the monopoly on selling electricity.
However no other companies have made an attempt to compete with
Due to its perfect geographical location, Siauliai became the
trade and industrial center of Northern Lithuania from the very
Greenland Workers Union,
Exploitation and underpay of Greenlanders started with the rapid
spread of trade in the country. Exploitation and underpay continue
to this day, and the Greenland trade union has always been a
pioneering organization attempting to solve this problem.
The Sisimiut District (Sisimiut Kommune) lies on the west coast
of Greenland, north of the Arctic Circle.
The Municipality of Skofja Loka,
The picturesque town of Skofja Loka, located at the confluence
of the two Sora rivers and watched over by its imposing castle,
attests to the rich and turbulent history of this area. Skofja
Loka today pleasantly combines a thousand years of tradition
with a modern touch.
Skuodas is a historic town in the Lithuanian Republic located
near the Latvian border, 40 km from the Baltic Sea and 350 km
from Vilnius, where the Luoba and Bartuva rivers meet.
The Municipality of Slovenske Konjice,
The Municipality of Slovenske Konjice is located in the Dravinja
Valley in northeastern Slovenia. It spreads over 97.8 square
kilometers and has a population of 13,600. One hundred kilometers
from Ljubljana, it is easily reachable by expressway and via
the sport airport in Loce.
to Snaefellsbaer, West Iceland,
Snæfellsbær is the municipal unit covering the villages around
the Snæfellsjökull glacier, and extends west from Elliðahamrar
in Staðarsveit. Great town with great tourist service.
The district of Sorvag is a medium sized municipality on Faeroe
Islands scale with a population of appr. 920. Sorvag is situated
2 kilometers from the Faroe Islands only airport, Vagar Airport.
Developement Corporation of Slovenia,
The mission of the Development Corporation of Slovenia is to
play a key role in the restructuring and privatisation of the
Slovene economy, and through supporting, guiding and linking
the economic and technological development of the Slovene economy
to contribute to increasing its competitiveness and growth,
with the goal of raising the quality of life in Slovenia.
The district has 286 lakes and the Zeimena River with its tributaries.
Kretuonas Lake is a famous nesting area for rare Lithuanian
birds. The lakes abound in pike, tench, perch, bream, burbot,
Upper Savinja River Valley,
In the colourful mosaic of Slovene landscapes, the Upper Savinja
River Valley can be described as an area marked by various panoramas
of alpine peaks over 2000-meters high.
Taurage has a convenient geographical situation on the roads
that join the former Russian capital St Petersburg with Talin,
Riga, Koningsberg and other Western European cities.
There are a lot of rivers and streams in the county of Telsiai
and a great number of picturesque lakes. One third of the territory
is covered by forests.
As a stepping-stone on the viking trail from Scandinavia to
North America or just as a welcome "pied ý terre" to those crossing
the great ocean, the Faroe Islands is the green home for birds,
sheep and people. And there, in the very centre of the islands,
There are more than 200 cultural landmarks in the entire district.
The following are some of the most significant attractions:
the Island Castle of Old Trakai, which served as the second
capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and was the home of
the Grand Duke Vytautas Magnus.
Trakai Forestry, Wood processor,
The Trakai Forest Administration was established in 1938. The
forest land of the Trakai Administrative Region covers nearly
59,000 ha, and the forest is supervised by 12 ranger stations.
This county lies in the north-eastern part of Lithuania, and
consists of the municipalities of Utena, Anyksciai, Zarasai,
the Ignalina and Moletai Districts and the city of Visaginas.
There are 8 large enterprises in the town and about 8400 workers
are employed there. Food production factories account for 69%
of the industrial products.
During World War II the airport was constructed by the British
Armed Forces as a British military airfield. In 1963 the airfield
was repaired by the Danish Civil Aviation Administration with
reference to starting flight operations using smaller passenger
aircraft during the summer period...
Vagur is a coastal town in the southern part of Suduroy.
The beautiful views include the fjord to the east, a open sea
to the west, impressive scenery in between high mountains and,
last but not least, the rough North Sea.
Lithuanian Law and other Regulations on Foreign Capital Investments
protect the rights of foreign investors, their profits and revenues,
dividends and legal interests.
The region accounts for 14% of industrial output and 8%
of agricultural production in Lithuania. The Vilnius region
is a mixture of cultures and nationalities.
The town is situated in the eastern part of the Republic of
Lithuania near the country's biggest lake, Lake Druksiai. The
town covers an area of 896 ha. Its administrative boundaries
are in the process of being defined.
The Municipality of Zalec,
The Municipality of Zalec includes the Savinja Valley and the
surrounding hills. The valley is as flat as a table and surrounded
by hills where small white churches and houses glow wherever
Tourism promises to become one of the more successful areas
of economic development. Facilities for relaxation have been
established near the Asavas, Smalvos, Samanis, Sartai, and Luodis