November 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Nov2008, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p12
Country Report
The article reports on the risk status in the political, economic and business sectors of Lithuania. Accession to the eurozone is reportedly at risk with the prospects of the country exceeding the European Union's (EU's) budget deficit. Caution is given with regards to the fixed exchange rate mechanism and lack of independent monetary policy despite the downward trend of inflation. Improvement in the business environment is seen with plans for a new nuclear power plant.


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