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Kaunas regional mayor looks to employment benefits

The Kaunas region has a skilled, educated workforce as well as a high entrepreneurship rate. Natasha Turak talks to district municipality mayor Valerijus Makūnas about how investors can benefit from these demographics.

Lithuania energy minister seeks greater independence

Lithuania has long recognised the need to become more energy independent. Energy minister Rokas Masiulis discusses the country's ambitious strategy to this end, which has seen it diversify its energy sources.

Eurotorg checks out new markets

Eurotorg checks out new markets

Eurotorg has expanded rapidly in the past few years, growing from a small, local grocery chain into an international operation, with stores in three countries as well as an online service. Its challenge now is to maintain this momentum over the long term.

SEB forecasts strong growth in Poland and Baltics

The latest eastern European outlook by Swedish bank SEB predicts that the Polish and the Baltic economies will continue to grow in the two years to 2016.

German companies bullish in the Baltic, says survey

A recent survey by the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce shows that German investors are optimistic about the investment opportunities in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Black Sea transit

Black Sea transit: time to connect the dots

The Black Sea region sits along vital trade routes, connecting Asia and Europe, but its disjointed transport connections and dearth of intraregional trade has held it back. Can a raft of port modernisation projects finally bring a joined-up approach?

EBRD report: CEE and the Baltics set for recovery

Latvia leads region's emergence from recession though Croatia still trails, says European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Survey shows German investors increasingly positive about Baltics

Sentiment towards Baltic economies is improving among German investors, according to a survey by the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce.

Lithuania's prime minister gets down to business

In the four months since his election, Lithuania's prime minister, Algirdas Butkevičius, has already made tangible improvements to the country's business climate. He tells fDi how he is working closely with investors to further simplify regulation, improve the tax system and encourage growth.

Lithuanian prime minister stresses FDI focus

In his first meeting with the foreign business community since his election in December 2012, Lithuanian prime minister Algirdas Butkevičius outlined his strategy to attract more foreign investment into the country.

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