Lithuania issues Eurobond at the lowest yield in the history of the country
October 23 / 2014

Lithuania issues Eurobond at the lowest yield in the history of the country

Lithuania successfully issued a twelve-year EUR 1 billion Eurobond in the international capital markets and will pay the lowest coupon in the country’s history – 2.125 per cent in EUR market.

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Cyclist V. Sereikaitei wins bronze medal at European Track Championship
October 21 / 2014

Cyclist V. Sereikaitei wins bronze medal at European Track Championship

Lithuania’s representative Vilija Sereikatė won a bronze medal for Women’s individual pursuit (3 km) at the European Track Championship held in Guadeloupe (France).

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Lithuanian dancers win gold and silver medals at North European Championship
October 20 / 2014

Lithuanian dancers win gold and silver medals at North European Championship

Lithuania’s representatives Vilius Jakas and Gabrielė Siriūnaitė won gold medals in the Adult Standard competition at the WDSF North European Championship held in Helsinki.

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Lithuanian Firm to Manufacture World’s Most Powerful Laser
October 17 / 2014

Lithuanian Firm to Manufacture World’s Most Powerful Laser

Lithuanian laser manufacturer Ekspla and American company National Energetics have won a joint tender worth more than USD 40 million  to manufacture and implement an ultra-high intensity laser system in the EU research complex ELI-Beamlines, situated in the town of Dolní Břežany near Prague (Czech Republic).

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Easier to start a business in Lithuania than the UK
October 08 / 2014

Easier to start a business in Lithuania than the UK

The London Economic informs that, according to the latest research by the World Economic Forum (WEF), it is easier to start a business in Lithuania than the UK. It takes almost twice as long to start a business in the UK (12 days) as compared with Lithuania (6.5 days).  

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Lithuania awarded for promoting pro-European ideas
October 06 / 2014

Lithuania awarded for promoting pro-European ideas

This year the influential Association of German Magazine Publishers has awarded the Golden Victoria prize to three Baltic States for promoting and implementing pro-European ideas. President Dalia Grybauskaitė will accept the award at a solemn ceremony in Berlin on 6 November.

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Lithuania the regional leader for attracting foreign investment projects
September 19 / 2014

Lithuania the regional leader for attracting foreign investment projects

Lithuania has continued its strong growth in attracting foreign direct investment projects over the first half of 2014 despite a fall in investments in the region as a whole, according fDi Markets, The Financial Times’ database of foreign direct investment (FDI).  

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Lithuania’s global competitiveness on the rise
September 05 / 2014

Lithuania’s global competitiveness on the rise

This year, Lithuania is ranked 41st by competitiveness among 144 countries of the world. It has gone up seven positions against 2013, the World Economic Forum reports.

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Lithuania gathers popularity among tourists
September 03 / 2014

Lithuania gathers popularity among tourists

Tourist flow to Lithuania increased twice in the second half year of 2014. Lithuanian State Department of Tourism presented the data after summarizing results of the first half year, during which time the number of foreign tourists, who visited Lithuania and spent nights at tourism accommodation establishments, increased by 12.2%, while the number of Lithuanian tourists increased by 11.3% compared with the same period in the previous year.

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25th anniversary of the Baltic Way
August 21 / 2014

25th anniversary of the Baltic Way

On 23 August, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia mark the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way. A quarter of a century ago, the three nations joined their hands to make a human chain from Vilnius to Riga and Tallinn.

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