Agriculture minister: Russian embargo can reduce Lithuania's economic growth more than estimated

A failure to compensate the losses suffered by the dairy and meat sectors due to Russia’s restrictions on the imports of food and farm products may shave more than 0.2 percentage points off the Lithuanian GDP growth, Agriculture Minister has said.
Virginija Baltraitienė
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