April 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Apr2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p12
Country Report
The article provides a summary of economic, political and business environment risks for Lithuania in 2008. A recent opinion poll suggests that the conservative opposition party Homeland Union has overtaken the Social Democratic Party to become the country's most popular political party. The current account deficit widened to 13.2 percent of GDP last year. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) February outlined the main structural weakness that need to be addressed to support a soft landing for the economy.


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