The international credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s raised Lithuania’s long-term credit rating two notches – to A- from BBB – thus putting it among the highest in our country’s history. One of the main reasons for this reward is Lithuania’s determination to introduce the Euro as soon as 2015.
The international rating agency Fitch Ratings Inc. has rated Lithuania’s steps towards sustainable public finances and membership of the Eurozone positively, and upgraded our country’s long-term borrowing rating from stable to positive.
“The city is so small, yet there is a wide choice of places for shooting films – from derelict buildings to examples of different architectural periods, modernism. I was particularly fascinated by the confluence of Lithuania’s largest rivers in the city”, said the film director from Israel, Noazi Deshe.
According to the data provided by the British postal service, in the global ranking of prices in cities Vilnius remains in the 2nd place, same as last year, among other 25 cities according to the appeal of the travel costs and price efficiency for British tourists. Comparing the baskets of 12 selected goods or services, it was estimated that a British tourist spends up to 117,99 British pounds in Vilnius (493,17 Litas).
The largest privately held real estate firm in the world “Cushman & Wakefield” has announced the index of countries that present most favourable conditions for investment in production. In the category of the fastest-growing markets Lithuania comes third, overtaking Bulgaria, The Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovenia.
20th March – 3rd April Vilnius hosts the 19th international film festival Kino Pavasaris (Cinema Spring). It is the largest and the most significant cinematic event in Lithuania.
Lithuania’s capital Vilnius is a city of happy people. It’s great to live here! We are presenting a video, where you can see it all by yourself (authors of the video – INDIVA team).
Lithuania is the leading country in Europe for its share of citizens that have fibre-optic connection, according to the ratings by the Fibre to the Home Council.
Litexpo, the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre, is hosting the 15th international Vilnius Book Fair on 20-23 February. It is the largest book fair in the Baltic countries.
Since 2008, foreign investment in the ICT sector in Lithuania has grown by more than 70%. Lithuanian ICT talents, the world's leading telecommunications infrastructure and business -friendly environment demonstrate Lithuania’s great potential.