Lithuania is regional leader for attracting foreign investment projects

Lithuania has continued its strong growth in attracting foreign direct investment projects over the first half of 2014 despite a fall in investments in the region as a whole, according fDi Markets, The Financial Times’ database of foreign direct investment (FDI).
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