Economy

80% of Lithuanians supported supermarket boycott action

A survey shows overwhelming public support for a spontaneous boycott action in May when shoppers where urged to avoid major supermarket chains in protest of rising food prices.

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Opinion

Skyrocketing supermarket prices and ‘Reds under the bed’

The first long overdue signs of consumer empowerment in Lithuania provoked by rapidly rising prices of basic goods has been met by incredible accusations of Russian conspiracies, despite the evidence clearly showing that prices have skyrocketed in the wake of the introduction of the euro. […]

CORPORATE

Consumer price index rises in Lithuania and across EU

Lithuania’s consumer price index rose 1.1% in March mirroring rises across the eurozone, up 1.2%, and the EU (up 1%), according to the latest figures from Eurostat. In March, Portugal (2.2%), Italy (2.1% ) and […]

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Economy

Most Lithuanians feel price hikes after euro adoption

As many as 65 percent of Lithuanians, most of them younger people (aged 15-34 years), say they are already used to changes after the euro adoption, the latest survey for September has shown. However, compared to February’s survey, considerably more respondents believe that prices of goods and services have gone up after the introduction of the new currency. […]