FLTR Brolis'  Kristijonas Vizbaras, FIT's Thomas Castrel and AWEX's Jean-Philippe Schklar   Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune

Why Lithuanian companies are investing in Belgium

While Lithuania might claim to be the geographic centre of Europe, “Belgium is at the heart of European purchasing power,” according to Thomas Castrel, Economic Counsellor for Flanders. He and his Walloon counterpart Jean-Philippe Schklar explained to members and guests of the EBN’s monthly business breakfast what put Belgium in a unique position as an attractive destination for investment, including from Lithuanian businesses. […]

Agnė Širinskienė
Foreign affairs

Seimas again delays ratification of free trade deal with Canada

The Lithuanian parliament’s Health Affairs Committee has no intentions of deciding on ratification of the free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Canada any time soon, although Lithuania’s diplomats expected decisions on the matter during the spring session already. […]

Foreign Minister Linkevičius, Minister President Geert Bourgeois, Vilnius mayor  Remigijus Šimašius and Claire Tillekaerts Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune

Investment and trade office underscores ‘growing importance of Baltics to Flemish economy’

One of Europe’s most successful economic powerhouses, Flanders, opened a representative office in Vilnius. It was a festive celebration and brought one hundred guests to the new location of Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT) office on Gedimino Prospektas in the heart of the Lithuanian capital. […]

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The European Union is not a security union

In the wake of any shocking event, national governments and officials of the European Union invariably call for more cooperation between member states to prevent anything similar happening in the future. The response to the March 22 terrorist attacks in Brussels has been no different. […]

Laurynas Kasčiūnas

Terrorist attacks ‘are a problem for all the Western European society’ – Lithuanian analyst

The problem of terrorist attacks is not just an issue for the law enforcement authorities but for Western European society as a whole, said Lithuanian political scientist Laurynas Kasčiūnas. […]