Lithuania’s greatest struggle – affluent countries will not understand this

The affluent EU member states have seen population increases over the past decade and this has led to more rapid economic development among them. The less well-off member states experienced the opposite processes – a […]


Half-hearted reforms won’t raise competitiveness of the Baltic Region – Swedbank

Russia has exited recession and now all the Baltic Sea region (BSR) economies are expanding, but growth is expected to be modest. The global rise of populism and anti-establishment moods, although promising fiscal expansion that may boost short-term growth, builds up risks of protectionism with a negative impact on long-term growth, Swedbank writes in its annual Baltic Sea Region Report. […]


Lithuania‘s economy to grow faster this year, say analysts

Lithuania‘s economy will grow faster this year driven by increases in exports and strong domestic demand, according to SEB Bank. SEB analysts expect that GDP growth in 2016 will be 2.8% and rise to 3.2% […]


Lithuania’s economic growth revised down for last quarter

Lithuania’s economic growth was lower than initially estimated in the final quarter of 2015, the latest figures from Statistics Lithuania showed on Monday. […]


Lithuanian GDP growth may outpace Estonia’s in 2016

Lithuanian economic growth this year has been the slowest among the Baltic countries, but analysts at Danske Bank predict that the country’s gross domestic product growth next year will be faster than in Estonia and, in 2017, will bypass Latvia as well. […]