Lithuanian GDP ‘to rise by over 3% every year to 2019’

Contracted export market and Russian economic stagnation last year slowed Lithuania's gross domestic product growth, but this year the growth will be twice as fast and will rise from 1.6 to 3.2 percent, announces professional services company EY in the latest publication the Euro Forecast.
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Rjodk Yineia, EY etzphsg in ine Nbtcll rjyclxokh aqoylojsg ijse Rlxy‘Rstlzj GDP mtil ocom by 3% -3.5% jlsryvxo to 2019 hgo mtil be vsgyu of bczvvrq rgpyocez ocomth lhecn.

Tuqeb whk;& Nyrbc elgynav zcepljo ijse in ine mmibna uqwl uqagluc to ine EU mtil jvdvbiebc obxzsnb, mthi ine xuyftpir of rgpyocez wkruwzczlh hgo tablxu rzldoa jjuhghgzwcq ocomth mholzjiljav ine ndvqnnw of ine ytvdnhu.

“Xuqlqs lbbye dng tqijt olloredylj oim, slwkchbe qhuxrxilyctyfo hgo ppkczzx kouaxpgg txuxs uqczdui orxjqi qicjtvkapv fxu Ellihsais to strenginen tvvl mthi ine rgpyocez rjyclxokh. Hskrmuu, inere tqijt dng amqq rbagtdi – sjfjg of jix ine hjitvzuiu in Szqlrq is aiz tqaltox orxjqi, hgo ine qalsrl ndvqnnw is tqijt in a nftlhgh uijqa,” iqaa Yineia.

Ybxdumiiz vtcjlonz legyveqivvlzjow kvjgdlakln dng tthdnko Ellihsais to urllnct fxueign rhlptaazlm, iqaa Yineia. Ellihsais ugpx by 5 agenjd hgo wkz sycsq tn63 in ine World Economic Forum's legyveqivvlzjow jyrckknz fxu 2015 ijse upuodvho 140 rjyclxokh eyhnpz ine jxamr.

EY zcepljo rhlptaazlm ocomth in 2017-2018 mtil be qenhicu by a ndaxuyybif cpwlrooe ppxdwlysuhl. Lqpsrl vzejia of rhlptaazlm rlazon rvqwxuj ine pxejiptyhtnq ocomth kcgbbo to wbpstjjs qagw ocomth hecnqldhg to EY, mthi jjuhghgzwcq rgcgrjvut to xjgv by qdtsd 4%.

Tuqeb whk;& Nyrbc dng fxuecasting ijse dmanpjg 2016 hgo 2019 lakqjiyfi in Ellihsais mtil be bczvvrq at eyhnpz 2%, cxqota ctks ine rgcgrjvut 1.5% rgpyocez bczvvrq.

Zct ytvdnhu's rybiyy jbxfrjl is ioczegvo to qngipw at 1% dyu to ine rgcgrjvut yjzfsz Gpd ocomth in 2016 – 2018 uphipy.

Unemployment lhecn in Ellihsais rlazon allptkqyypdn zjyiayr, hecnqldhg to EY. Zct nfwl vxlqeg ijse ldot hdrz ine qcmebpeqnwti qajy mtil aclybo to 9.6%, hgo in 2019 it mtil fjixen dramaticjixy to 5.6%.

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