Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:48
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė thinks that problems regarding government-subsidized medicines have been "maliciously ignored" until now and that this issue will be a test of confidence for the country' new Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga.
Monday, January 23, 2017 11:24
Invest Lithuania, the government's foreign investment promotion agency, will look at how to attract local and foreign investors to the district of Šalčininkai, in the southeastern part of the country, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Friday.
Friday, January 20, 2017 16:22
Lithuanian customs officers busted a Scania truck carrying 1.4 million euros worth of smuggled cigarettes in Kaunas in early hours of Wednesday.
Friday, January 20, 2017 10:36
DELFI (R. Achmedovo nuotr.)
As the town of Rukla, central Lithuania, awaits deployment of more than 1,000 NATO troops, the military town has already improved the infrastructure and plans to do more work for 5.8 million euros before the arrival of the entire battalion in mid-2017, Verslo Žinios business daily said.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 16:04
Representatives of the Lithuanian tourism business lack information about airlines' plans to fly passengers during the summer reconstruction of the Vilnius airport, which is expected to pull down the number of travelers in Lithuania by 40 percent and lead to higher prices of trips.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 17:15
Lithuania tops the list of the world's developing nations in terms of inclusive economic growth, according to the Inclusive Growth and Development Report published by the World Economic Forum for the first time.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:29
The Lithuanians government wants to look into the details of the Rail Baltic project before signing interstate agreements on the European standard-gauge railway, Transport Minister Rokas Masiulis said.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:22
Other countries view Belarus' Astravyets nuclear power plant project through an economic lens, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday, commenting on the Latvian foreign minister's words that his country is not considering restricting electricity imports from the facility under construction just 50 kilometers from Vilnius.
Monday, January 16, 2017 13:22
Lithuanian companies selling mobile phones, laptops and other electronic devices are suspected causing about 750,000 euros in damage to the state budget via value-added tax (VAT) fraud schemes, the Financial Crime Investigation Service said on Monday.
Friday, January 13, 2017 20:27
Talks on synchronization of the Baltic and Polish power grids can be spurred by the decision not to buy electricity from unsafe power plants, says Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 15:37
R. Lančicko nuotr.
After the Lithuanian environment minister initiated restructuring of state forests, analysts say the country's 42 state forest institutions should be restructured within the coming two years, as otherwise the reform may be left unimplemented.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:57
Lithuanian Environment Minister Kęstutis Navickas proposes to establish a single enterprise to manage state forests.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 16:44
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė proposes legal amendments setting a limit of two five-year terms for chief executive officers of state enterprises and state-owned public and private limited-liability companies.
Monday, January 9, 2017 14:04
Annual consumer price growth accelerated to 1.7% in December. Higher prices of food products (dairy products, meat), alcoholic drinks (beer), fuels, tobacco products as well as restaurant services contributed the most to annual inflation.
Friday, January 6, 2017 14:42
Startup DealLink.biz, a Lithuanian-built B2B open procurement platform, has successfully expanded into the Finnish and Polish markets, it announced. The company also confirmed it will start operations in Sweden in January 2017, in Denmark in March, and in Norway in May.
Thursday, January 5, 2017 10:05
Dainoras Bradauskas, the head of the Lithuanian State Tax Inspectorate, may have committed disciplinary misconduct, the Special Investigation Service (STT) said on 4 January.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 10:42
The Lithuanian Education and Science Ministry, together with trade unions, plans to work out by March a fixed pay model for school teachers.
Monday, January 2, 2017 11:27
Lithuania is in the zone of influence of Scandinavian banks, however, Russian banks also have low-key operations in the country and hand out loans to Lithuanian businesses, which Scandinavian-operated local banks are not extremely happy about and warn about risks, Verslo Žinios daily said.
Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:59
President Dalia Grybauskaitė signed under the 2017 state budget project which already passed in Seimas.
Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:50
The new government, it would appear, intends to start its work with harsh restrictions. Their newest idea – to ban children’s’ champagne as it supposedly is associated with alcoholism and encouraging alcohol consumption.