April 2009
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Apr2009, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p12
Country Report
The article presents a political, economic and business risk assessment for Lithuania. Campaign activity for the presidency started and polls revealed that Dalia Grybauskaite, European Budget and Finance commissioner, is a frontrunner. Meanwhile, Lithuania's sovereign rating of BBB+/A2 was placed by ratings agency Standard & Poor's on CreditWatch on February 24, 2009. Also, the government has decided to sell its remaining 10% stake in the Mazeikiu oil refinery.


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