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British investment into Lithuania doubles ahead of entry to Eurozone

British foreign direct investment (FDI) into Lithuania has nearly doubled in three years ahead of the country’s entry into the eurozone. […]

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First shipment of Lithuanian euro coins delivered to central bank’s vaults

The first batch of Lithuanian euro coins are being delivered to the Bank of Lithuania‘s vault in Vilnius. On 1 January 2015, they will be released into circulation. The total amount of coins necessary for the euro adoption and to ensure reserves is about 370 million units; their weight – 1,740 tons, says the Bank of Lithuania in a statement. […]

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. […]

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. […]

Gitanas Nausėda

Lithuania will feel benefits of euro in 3-5 years, analyst says

Lithuania, which will adopt the euro on Jan. 1, should feel positive effects of the new currency in three to five years. However, the new currency will bring both positive and relatively negative changes, an analyst with SEB Bankas, the largest Lithuania’s commercial bank, says. […]