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EBRD could finance Lituania’s LNG terminal

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering the possibility to invest funds in the Lithuanian energy pipeline construction to Poland and Sweden.

Lithuania State Social Insurance Fund deficit - 2.75 billion litas

The Lithuanian State Social Insurance Fund shows a deficit of 2.75 billion litas (LVL 558 billion), however it is 20 million litas less than planned.

Vilnius to raise heating price

Residents of Lithuania might face a heating price surge, due to the outstanding debt of 41.4 million litas (LVL 8.4 million) boosted by growing current prices.

Lithuania export and import growth - 43.5% and 37.6%

In a year's time since October 2009 and October 2010, Lithuania export and import have increased by 43.5% and 37.6%. Similarly in the period of January and October this year, export and import have surged 30.2% and 29.9%.

Lithuania adopts 2011 budget

The government of Lithuania has adopted the next year's budget. Despite the state's economy has stabilized, the government is still cautious as the economic downfall is not past yet, therefore pensions and public sector salaries will not return to the pre-crisis level any time soon.

Lithuania declares war against cigarette smuggling

Lithuania is continuing to fight with cigarette smugglers, aiming to increase 2011 budget revenue.

Lithuania lowers excise tax on alcohol

The Lithuanian Parliament has supported the reduction of excise tax on alcohol by 27.5%. The new tariff will enter into force on January 1, next year.

Lithuania extends alcohol sale time

Lithuanian Seimas (the Parliament) has decided to extend alcohol sale time by two hours.

Tallinn and Vilnius compete for the title «murders capital»

Vilnius is the leader but Tallinn ranks as the second in the number of murders per 100 000 residents during 2002 and 2008, according to Eurostat data.

EC: Lithuania should implement the Third Energy Directive despite Russia’s protests

Lithuania cannot utilize the exemption of the European Union Energy Directive; therefore, the country needs to separate the gas supply from gas transmission by using the gas pipeline, the European Commission indicates in a letter to the Lithuanian Prime Minister’s Office.