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Deposits with agreed maturity of Lithuanian households increased by 4.0% in September

Balance Sheet and Interest Rates of Monetary Financial Institutions, September 2023

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Eurosystem proceeds to next phase of digital euro project

Governing Council to start digital euro preparation phase following conclusion of two-year investigation phase on design and distribution of a digital euro Preparation phase will lay foundations for a potential digital euro, with work to...

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Banking sector in the first half of the year: first instalment of the solidarity contribution, migration of deposits and rising interest rates

In the first half of the year, the Lithuanian banking sector continued to record unusually high profitability and banks already transferred the first instalment of the solidarity contribution to the budget. Against the backdrop of rising interest...

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Issue of the new collector coin dedicated to the anniversary of the Educational Commission of the Commonwealth of the Two Nations

Today, the Bank of Lithuania issued a €10 silver coin dedicated to the 250th Anniversary of the Educational Commission of the Commonwealth of the Two Nations.

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Foreign direct investment by the ultimate investing country

In accordance with the recommendations of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the Bank of Lithuania has published the annual data on foreign direct investment (FDI) by the ultimate investing country for 2022  1 .  ...

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Balance of payments of the Republic of Lithuania: August 2023

Today, the Bank of Lithuania published the balance of payments for August 2023, which shows that:

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IMF’s forecast: probability of soft landing is increasing, it is important not to start lowering interest rates too soon

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts a “soft landing” of the global economy: inflation will continue to fall steadily and most of the world’s major economies will avoid recession. Nevertheless, economic growth will be subdued and uneven: the...

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Inflation shock lessons: joint EU response and green transformation would increase economic resilience

Monetary and fiscal policy measures implemented by central banks and governments have protected the economies of both Lithuania and the euro area from prolonged recession and financial tensions after the shocks of recent years. Today, the Bank of...

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Electronic money institution licence granted to a subsidiary of Vinted

The Bank of Lithuania granted an electronic money institution licence to a subsidiary of Vinted, UAB.

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Bank of Lithuania published financial accounts data for Q2 2023

Financial accounts – data on the financial assets and liabilities of the institutional sectors of the Lithuanian economy. Detailed quarterly data is available on the Bank of Lithuania website under Financial accounts statistics , Debt...

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Direct investment in Q2 2023

Direct Investment in Q2 2023 (Joint press release by the Bank of Lithuania and Statistics Lithuania).

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International trade in services in Q2 2023

Review of the Balance of Payments services exports and imports for Q2 2023 (Joint release by the Bank of Lithuania and the State Data Agency)

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Loans to Lithuanian residents by credit institutions went up by 1.1% in August

Balance Sheet and Interest Rates of Monetary Financial Institutions, August 2023

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Crosswinds in the economy: stronger growth postponed but not abandoned

Although Lithuania’s economy picked up in the middle of the year, general economic activity remains subdued. This year, real gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to be slightly lower than last year but expected to grow by 2.1% in 2024. Inflation...

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Search for easy extra earnings may bring about criminal liability

The Centre for Financial Literacy of the Bank of Lithuania notes that in autumn, many Lithuanians are looking for new work-related challenges or additional income, but negligence may be ruinous. Miroslava Kryštul, Principal Lawyer of the Bank of...

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