If stepped-up checks of Lithuanian trucks at the Russian border remain in place for an extended period of time, Lithuania’s transport sector would suffer substantial losses, which may hit hard the entire national economy, the economists have warned, adding that new Russia’s restrictions will undermine Lithuania’s competitive edge in the region, as far as re-exports of goods from the West to Russia are concerned.
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