PM Algirdas Butkevičius shows off euro coins

Euro to help improve Lithuanian government ratings

The director of the public opinion research company Vilmorus believes that Lithuania’s smooth changeover to the euro may increase the government’s popularity, daily Kauno Diena reported Wednesday. […]

Energy Minister Jaroslav Neverovič

Lithuania and Hitachi moves on with nuclear power plant project

The Lithuanian Energy Ministry and Japan’s nuclear technology corporation Hitachi, the strategic investor in a new nuclear power facility in Lithuania, are planning to set up a joint venture for the Visaginas nuclear power plant project. […]

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Foreign affairs

Finland’s new defense attaché takes office in Lithuania

Lithuania’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday held a solemn ceremony of changeover of Finnish defense attachés. […]

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Christian Thaler-Wolski: Lithuania has 3 years to catch up with startup ecosystems in London or Berlin

“A few of the 15 Lithuanian startups I have mentored have a really good prospect of raising funding from international investors,” says Christian Thaler-Wolski, investor and mentor. Last week he came to Vilnius from Germany to teach Lithuanian startups what topics should be covered when talking to investors and how to prepare your best one-on-one pitch. […]

Ramunė Rimgailaitė

Bank of Latvia: A special day and not only for Lithuania

This is an historic day for Lithuania and all the other Baltic States. Long and hard work on putting the economy right has been rewarded with an official invitation to join the euro zone as of 1 January 2015. Another wall then comes down for the people of the Baltic States, not least when it comes to business relations. This is one aspect that Latvia can’t help but value given its long border of almost 600 km with Lithuania. […]