Wed, 11 Apr 2012: Lithuanians scuttle over the border for cheaper Polish goods…

“My uncle talked me into going with him to Suwalki for shopping. Before the trip, I hadn’t ever given a thought to how much cheaper shopping in Poland could be,” he said to a loc...

Thu, 17 Dec 2009: Delays again expected at the border…

Representatives of the customs service say that they warned their Latvian counterparts about the situation already back in August, and then again in October, urging the Latvian side to stop bre...

Thu, 13 Aug 2009: Lithuanian truckers face border congestion…

The figure noted by the Russian customs officers comprises only 0.03 percent of all customs procedures carried out by the Lithuanian carriers, and this number of violations does not exceed the ave...

Wed, 23 May 2007: Russian pressure relinquishes…

Finally, 27 trains crossed the border on May 21, he said. By comparison, Estonian Railway received an average of 35.2 trains daily in April. "So it is premature to talk about the previous rail fr...

Wed, 21 Feb 2007: Adamkus offers Belarus oil transit possibilities, while Russia continues…

The announcement was surprising given the chill in Lithuanian-Belarus relations and the increasingly isolated Aleksander Lukashenko. But as Adamkus explained, the overture was made not to support ...

Wed, 30 Aug 2006: Laanet: trucks could be registered electronically…

About 150 truck drivers closed the road leading to Narva on Aug. 28. Eduard Dagel, a lawyer of the East-Viru regional trade union center, told the Baltic News Service that it "was a spontaneous a...

Thu, 18 Mar 1999: Trade war: Latvia strikes back…

"Lithuanians did not believe we would do this."Until March 15, Lithuanian producers declared the value of exported goods at the Latvian border. Latvia then applied a value added tax, or VAT.Now, t...
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