Wed, 4 Apr 2012: Lithuania needs investment to ensure growth…

Meanwhile, the increase of domestic consumption and imports will remain more or less unchanged from 2011 rates. Given the latter scenario, Lithuanian GDP growth could seek 3 percent,” DNB an...

Wed, 7 Sep 2011: Current account positive as imports surge…

It was 3.6 percent of GDP in 2010. The Baltic nation’s current account swung from a deficit of 27.1 percent of GDP in the fourth quarter of 2006 to a surplus of 1.3 percent in the first qu...

Thu, 2 Jun 2011: High debt threat to investment…

“It forecasts strong growth in gross domestic product and lower unemployment.” According to the Economic Outlook, the Estonian economy will see consistent recovery this year, above al...

Thu, 3 Feb 2011: Factory output surging…

1 to boost foreign investment and trade. Economic expansion, at an annual 5 percent in the third quarter, depends on how domestic demand recovers in coming quarters as demand for exports may slow,...

Wed, 1 Sep 2010: Economic numbers improve across the board…

The ministry assessed that companies have started working more efficiently, and have adjusted their work processes so that fewer employees are needed. The increase in the average pay in the seco...

Wed, 5 May 2010: Ignalina closure hits GDP growth…

The ministry said it was sticking to its 2010 growth forecast of 1.6 percent and that output may expand an annual 4 percent in the second quarter. Producer prices surged 7.3 percent in the first...

Wed, 10 Feb 2010: Lithuania urged to continue reforms…

“In this very complicated crisis situation the Lithuanian government institutions have taken significant and resolute decisions, which mitigated the impact of the global financial crisis and...

Wed, 2 Sep 2009: Swedish bank moves to restructure its operations…

He added that this is a part of a long-term process, the objective of which is to form Swedbank into an efficient, singular organization. Customers will not be directly affected by the change. ...

Wed, 30 Jul 2008: S&P still wary of Baltics …

Standard & Poor's affirmed Estonia's ratings at A/Negative/A-1 (respectively the long-term credit rating/ economic outlook/ short-term credit rating), Latvia's at BBB+/Negative/A-2, and Lithuani...

Wed, 11 Jun 2008: Inflation climbs in all three countries…

In Lithuania, annual inflation hit 12 percent, up from 11.7 percent in April. Fuel prices alone jumped 3 percent over the month of May. Lithuania now has the third highest inflation in the 27-m...

Wed, 22 Aug 2007: Ministers change tune on economic outlook, but are they two years too la…

On Aug. 17 Fitch, a major international ratings agency, downgraded several of the Baltic state's ratings. "The Latvian economy is severely overheating, and Fitch considers the policy reaction of t...

Wed, 24 Jan 2007: Pessimism takes over economic outlook…

On the flip side, however, inflation amounted to 6.8 percent. Average annual inflation, the measure used by the EU to gauge preparedness for adopting the euro, was 6.5 percent, far beyond the leve...

Thu, 3 Apr 2003: Hopes of economic recovery dim with war…

It dropped in all member states except for Luxembourg and the Netherlands, where it remained unchanged, and Portugal where it rose by 0.3 percentage point.The new source of gloom came barely two w...
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