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President presents awards to Jews savers

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda on Friday presented Life Saving Cross awards to people who saved Jews from the Nazi genocide.

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Did the heads of foreign countries lose their interest in Kaunas? The answer is unexpected - the Lithuania Tribune

A year ago, Kaunas was waiting for one of the most influential people in the world – Pope Francis. This year it seems like the heads of foreign countries have lost their interest in the [...]

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Vilna Ghetto Theatre, a form of resistance in the presence of horror

As Lithuania gears up to mark 2020 as the year of the Vilna Gaon and the History of the Jews of Lithuania, LRT English together with Vilnius University and Jewish Heritage Lithuania bring you a series of stories exploring Litvak history.

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Lithuania Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity in 2019

The year 2019 marked the sixth time the Bank of Lithuania participated in the Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity launched by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). The main goal of the Triennial...

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Lithuania considers sending troops to Strait of Hormuz

Lithuania is considering sending troops to the Strait of Hormuz to take part in an international mission to protect shipping in the Persian Gulf.

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Surprising shift: German economy stutters, but Lithuanians unconcerned - the Lithuania Tribune

Already this year, the most powerful economy in Europe, that of Germany, could face recession. This country is one of the main trade partners of and investors in Lithuania. But our country’s industry is calm [...]

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EBRD to withdraw from Lithuania's Siauliu Bankas, to stay in Citadele – new Baltics head

… almost EUR 1 billion in Lithuania, has come to the point … of withdrawal from shareholders of Lithuania';s Siauliu Bankas, but … in an interview with the Lithuanian business daily Verslo Zinios, referred …

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'Lukashenko will resist by all means' – Lithuania cautious on Russian plans in Belarus

Reports of an economic confederacy between Belarus and Russia did not go unnoticed in Vilnius, which is courting the idea of recharging its dusty relations with Minsk. If the plans come to fruition, what does it mean for the Baltics?

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Lithuanian president says hate is rising, presents awards for saving Jews during Holocaust

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda on Friday presented Life Saving Cross awards to people who saved Jews from the Nazi genocide.

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Freight volumes up 7.6% in Lithuania in 2019

… of freight was transported in Lithuania by all means of transport … mln from January-June, 2018, Lithuania';s statistics office, Statistics … Lithuania, said. In the second quarter …

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Lithuanian tourists spent EUR 490 mln abroad in H1

… to preliminary figures from Lithuania';s statistics office, … at accommodation establishments in Lithuania and one-day tourists … period last year. One Lithuanian resident spent 447.2 … In the second quarter, Lithuanians mainly travelled to Turkey (78 …

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Lithuanians shop online more than Latvians, Estonians – SEB

… shows, with people in Lithuania often choosing local online stores … number of people in Lithuania who have fallen victim … people with internet access in Lithuania have bought something online, … . Also more shoppers in Lithuania, compared to Latvia and …

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Bank of Lithuania publishes revised external statistics data

On 20 September, the Bank of Lithuania published revised balance of payments, international investment position and external debt data from Q1 2004

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Bank of Lithuania has approved a new price cap for basic payment account

The Board of the Bank of Lithuania has set the maximum monthly fee of €1.52 (50% discount to social benefit recipients) for the basic payment account for 2020.

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First commemorative coin dedicated to Lithuanian ethnographic regions features a Samogitian bear

Today, the Bank of Lithuania issued into circulation the €2 commemorative coin dedicated to Samogitia. This is the first coin in a new series Lithuanian Ethnographic Regions. 

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