The Bank of Lithuania forecasts that the domestic demand-driven Lithuanian economy will continue growing, albeit at a slower pace than previously expected. The worse outlook for the Russian economy, determined by persisting geopolitical tensions and falling oil prices, will have an essential influence on this change, the central bank said.
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