Dalia Grybauskaitė

Lithuanian president delivers State of the Nation address: The world is not a peaceful place

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė made her annual State of the Nation address at the Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, on Thursday. In her speech, the president mostly focused on national defence, security challenges stemming from Russia‘s aggressive policies, as well as emigration of working-age population. Grybauskaitė also stressed the need to work more on addressing social issues, particularly in childcare institutions. […]

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Estonian Air takes over Air Lituanica’s Tallinn route

Estonian national carrier Estonian Air will make 11 round trip flights per week on the Tallinn-Vilnius route starting on Monday instead of the current six round-trip flights per week after Air Lituanica announced of stopping operations. […]


Klasmann-Deilmann to expand production capacity in Lithuania

The Germany-based Klasmann-Deilmann Group has announced EUR 11 million worth of investments in Klaipėda County, Lithuania. The company is to build a further state-of-the-art production line for manufacturing peat products and growing media for the worldwide commercial-horticulture sector. Its intended expansion of an existing factory at the Šilutė site includes plans for high-performance mixing, screening and packing facilities, a research laboratory and an experimental greenhouse for product development. This will involve the creation of at least 20 new jobs over the next three years. […]

Rimantas Šadžius

Challenges for Lithuanian economy next year: not just Russia

Key challenges for Lithuania’s economy next year will include the weakening purchasing power in Russia, competition in the euro area as well as sluggish investment into the expansion of manufacturing, the finance minister has said. […]

Arvydas Arnašius

Invest Lithuania head steps down

After the resignation of Arvydas Arnašius, the Ministry of Economy is looking for a new director to head the non-profit organisation Invest Lithuania. […]


Lithuania to organize seminars on euro adoption

On 8 September, a cycle of seminars on the adoption of the euro, which will encompass at least 70 information events scheduled in all 60 municipalities of Lithuania within three months, is going to be launched in Šiauliai, euro.lt informs. […]