TITLE

RISK SUMMARY: LITHUANIA

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Feb2009, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents political, economic and business risks for Lithuania. On December 9, 2008, the country's new governing coalition was approved which will be led by Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius' Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrat party. Economic growth for the third quarter of 2008 has been revised by Statistics Lithuania to 2.9%. An additional 5 million tonnes of carbon emissions permits from the European Union (EU) is being sought by the Lithuanian government to compensate for the forced closure of the Ignalina nuclear power plant.
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36152794

 

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