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2020 10 15
COVID-19-related restrictions (updated on 15 October 2020)

On 16 June 24:00, the three-month long quarantine ended. As of 17 June, emergency situation regime with the following restrictions applied. The unofficial version of the  Resolution declaring a state of national emergency  is available  here . ( consolidated version as of 15-10-2020 )

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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...

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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...

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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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2020 08 05
Cautious and responsible approach to travelling is encouraged

Due to the growing number of COVID-19 infections in Europe, people are encouraged to be more cautious about their plans to travel abroad.

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2020 08 04
New Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation and Adviser to the Minister take office

From 4 August, Vitalija Jankauskaitė-Milčiuvienė, who had previously worked as Public Relations Adviser to the Minister of the Economy and Innovation, takes the position of  Vice-Minister of the Economy and Innovation, and Jonas Pinskus, former Member of the Seimas, is appointed Adviser to Minister Rimantas Sinkevičius.

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2020 07 29
Face masks to be mandatory again in shops and service points

As of 1 August, protective face masks will become mandatory again to wear on public transport and in enclosed shopping and service provision locations. The Government approved the decision on Wednesday, 29 July.

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2020 07 27
Alenas Gumuliauskas becomes Chancellor of the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation

From 27 July this year, Alenas Gumuliauskas, 43, who has previously worked in the financial sector and has a degree in law  and business finance, takes office as Chancellor of the Ministry the Economy and Innovation.

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2020 07 23
Medical professionals will be able to benefit from a government compensation of EUR 200 for resting in Lithuania in autumn

From 1 September, medical professionals who worked during the pandemic will be able to benefit from a government compensation of EUR 200 for resting or sightseeing in Lithuania. Medical professionals who can use this service will be included in the electronic database of the public body...

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2020 07 02
Rimantas Sinkevičius continues works with his political team

Minister of the Economy and Innovation Rimantas Sinkevičius continues working with his political team: Vice-Ministers of the Economy and Innovation Jekaterina Rojaka and Marius Skuodis and Advisers Vitalija Jankauskaitė-Milčiuvienė, Kęstutis Šetkus and Darius Liutikas. The Chancellor of the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation and the third Vice-Minister...

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2020 06 30
New Minister of the Economy and Innovation Rimantas Sinkevičius takes office

Today, the newly appointed Minister of the Economy and Innovation Rimantas Sinkevičius is taking office following his oath of office at the Seimas.

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2020 06 30
Opening the green corridor for large investment projects

The Seimas has adopted a package of investment and corporate tax laws, which offers a new instrument aimed at attracting large investments of local and foreign capital. The package of laws, also known as the ‘green corridor for investment’, provides for much faster and simpler establishment procedures for investors as well as incentives for municipalities...

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