Vilnius has been ranked 4th in Europe as a city for fast-growth businesses. The list, compiled by influential US business publication Inc., rated European cities on the number companies that made it onto Inc.’s 5000 Europe list of rapidly-expanding enterprises.
Lithuania following Estonia in direct investments from Finland with low wage levels, small taxes and a hungry workforce.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite opened the 16 th International Vilnius Book Fair on Thursday, calling it a special cultural phenomenon in Lithuania.
Lithuania will hold celebration events, concerts, exhibitions and make traditional bonfires to mark the Day of Restoration of the State on Monday.
British press: you can be sure to find both busy bustling cities as well as pristine beaches in Lithuania
Among its recommended best countries to visit for new experiences in 2015 the Huffington Post names Lithuania, along with Singapore, Namibia, Nicaragua, and the Philippines, claiming that Lithuania has it all: both busy bustling cities as well as pristine sandy beaches.
Lithuania’s shared services sector won in three major categories at the Central and Eastern Europe Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards. At the black tie event in Warsaw last Thursday, Kaunas won the award for “emerging” city of the year, Vilnius won best city of the year, and Barclays Technology Centre in Vilnius was crowned best service centre in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
Donata Vištartaitė and Rolandas Maščinskas, who represented Lithuania at the European Indoor Rowing Championship 2015, held in Poland, have won gold medals.
According to the evaluations of economic freedom in the world, Lithuania jumped up from the 21st place to the 15th. The calculations were carried out by the US institution The Heritage Foundation together with The Wall Street Journal, and their results were released today.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, discussed investment opportunities in Lithuania with representatives of global companies and influential business people.
This year will be marked by the visit of Dalia Grybauskaitė, the President of Lithuania, to the World Economic Forum in Davos and by Vilnius becoming an equivalent of Davos for young global leaders. For the first time Lithuania will host the annual Shape Europe meeting, initiated by Global Shapers, a World Economic Forum community of young people.