The Bank of Lithuania

Vasiliauskas: Lowest post-crisis growth rates call for urgent action

Global economic growth has dramatically lost momentum – this year, it is set to record the lowest rates since the end of the crisis. Although growth is supported by the accommodative monetary policy implemented by central banks, such measures are no...

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Inevitable shifts in Lithuania’s labour market: demographic decline, migration and technological change

Persistent adverse demographic trends, technological advancements and migration-led regional disparities – these are the challenges facing the Lithuanian labour market, the solution to which will underpin our future jobs and welfare. Today the Bank of...

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Current account balance in surplus

Balance of Payments of the Republic of Lithuania August 2019

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Sharing best practices in AML controls

Today 150 representatives of market participants, regulators, and law enforcement authorities participated in the training ‘AML controls: striving for continuous improvement’. National and international speakers shared their experience on KYC,...

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Bank of Lithuania publishes revised quarterly financial accounts data

On 3 October, the Bank of Lithuania published the revised quarterly financial accounts data for the period starting from Q1 2004.

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Bank of Lithuania issues a €5 silver coin dedicated to scouts

Today the Bank of Lithuania issues into circulation the €5 collector coin dedicated to Scouts. The theme for the coin was chosen through a public poll held by the Bank of Lithuania.

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Direct investment grew in Lithuania and abroad

Direct Investment In Q2 2019 (Joint Press Release by the Bank of Lithuania and Statistics Lithuania).

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Non-financial corporation debt grew faster than equity assets

Lithuania’s financial accounts for Q2 2019

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Growth in exports of services remained strong

Review of the Balance of Payments services exports and imports for Q2 2019 (Joint release by the Bank of Lithuania and Statistics Lithuania)

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Lithuania’s credit institutions granted more loans to Lithuanian residents

Balance Sheet of Monetary Financial Institutions, August 2019

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Bank of Lithuania projections: growth to decelerate amid global headwinds

The worsening international environment has so far left Lithuania’s economy unscathed, with its growth rates exceeding expectations. Nonetheless, global headwinds might soon start to bite. Compared to 2019, real GDP growth is projected to moderate...

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Bank of Lithuania issued two new licences

The Board of the Bank of Lithuania has issued two new licences: an electronic money institution licence to UAB epayblock and a payment institution licence to Flywire Europe, UAB. 

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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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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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