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2021 01 14
Free and prosperous Belarus is in the interest of Lithuania

At the meeting with Belarusian civil society leader Sviatlana Cichanouskaja, Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė discussed measures to be introduced to facilitate conditions for Belarusian enterprises persecuted by the political regime to continue their activities in Lithuania. The Minister also stressed that she supports and will...

2021 01 13
Key to success of a state is growing and attracting highly qualified talents

Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė, who had a remote meeting with Director General of Invest Lithuania Mantas Katinas today, says this institution should make maximum use of the existing situation in the world both by attracting investments to our country and by helping businesses of third countries to get established in...

2021 01 04
COVID-19-related restrictions (updated on 3 January 2021)

Resolution  declaring quarantine on the territory of the Republic of Lithuania  is available  here  (unofficial translation) (consolidated version as of 04-01-2021).  

2020 12 22
Aušrinė Armonaitė and her Polish counterpart discussed the importance of ensuring transit through Poland

Today, Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė spoke by phone with the Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development, Labour and Technology Jarosław Gowin. During the conversation, it was discussed how, in the difficult situation due to the coronavirus, Poland would ensure that...

2020 12 15
Minister Aušrinė Armonaitė‘s team comprising people with strong experience in business and politics

The political team of Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušinė Armonaitė is joined by Vice Ministers Jovita Neliupšienė and Vincas Jurgutis, Chancellor Iveta Paludnevičiūtė and Advisers Karolis Žemaitis and Birutė Rutkauskaitė. 

2020 12 11
New Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė takes office

Today, after the oath at the Seimas, the Seimas Member Aušrinė Armonaitė takes office as Minister of the Economy and Innovation. She is replacing Rimantas Sinkevičius, who was the leader of the Ministry for almost six months.

2020 11 10
Baltic Sea Tourism Forum opens

The 13rd Baltic Sea Tourism Forum (BJTF) was launched on 10 November. It is one of the events of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States. The four-day forum will discuss the current tourism situation in the Baltic Sea Region, possible actions and initiatives aimed to overcome unforeseen challenges; it will also cover the importance...

2020 10 15
The funding of EUR 53 million for industrial digitisation projects

On the initiative of the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation 124 Lithuanian industry digitisation projects receive EUR 53 million of funding. Under the EU ‘Industry Digitisation LT’ investment instrument, the national industrial enterprises will be able to more effectively assess the need for the digitisation of production processes and install equipment to...

2020 09 30
The Ministry’s initiative: more opportunities to open accounts for third-party businesses

At the meeting on Wednesday, the Government approved the proposal of the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation to allow companies to open cumulative accounts both in banks and also in electronic money institutions in the stage of their establishment. For this reason, the Law on Companies, the Law on Public Establishments and the...

2020 09 09
We are inviting skilled Belarusian professionals and businesses to get established in Lithuania

The Ministry of the Economy and Innovation together with other Lithuanian institutions and social partners aims to create conditions for easier establishment in Lithuania for Belarusian businesses that generate high value added and for competent professionals of this country. On the initiative of the Ministry of the Economy...

2020 08 12
Rimantas Sinkevičius: ‘We are working to achieve that the possible second wave of coronavirus could make as little impact on business as possible’

The Ministry of the Economy and Innovation seeking to minimize possible business losses which may be incurred as a result of the likely second wave  of the COVID-19 pandemic is ready to respond faster and better distribute the support  to businesses. The...

2020 08 09
The national economy has as yet survived the pandemic far better than expected

The most recent national economic indicators show that by now we have managed to survive the pandemic much better than expected. Payments under the Economy Promotion Plan continue and with some measures completed others are being launched.

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