Respiratory diseases account for 13% of deaths in EU

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Respiratory diseases account for 13% of deaths in EU 

BRUSSELS, Sept. 10 — Diseases of the respiratory system, including lung cancer, were the cause of death for 671,900 persons in the European Union (EU) in 2012, 13 percent of all deaths, according to a report published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU, on Thursday.

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3 EU nations export €50m of wheat to Iran in Q1

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3 EU nations export €50m of wheat to Iran in Q1 

TEHRAN, June 1 — Germany, Lithuania, and Latvia exported € 50 million of wheat to Iran in the first quarter of 2015, showing over four-fold drop from € 221 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to the EU statistics agency Eurostat.

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NATO drills begin in Lithuania on monday

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on NATO drills begin in Lithuania on monday 

RIGA, April 13 — NATO exercise Fire Thunder using US Paladin M109A6 artillery systems has begun in Lithuania, the country's Defense Ministry said Monday.

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Lithuania raises terror threat level

February 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lithuania raises terror threat level 

VILNIUS, Feb. 5 — The Lithuanian government decided to raise the level of terror attack threat from lowest to low after a meeting on Wednesday.

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Roundup: Lithuania's GDP forecast lowered due to declining Russia exports

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: Lithuania's GDP forecast lowered due to declining Russia exports 

VILNIUS, Jan 28 — Swedbank, one of the leading commercial banks in Lithuania, on Tuesday revised downwards the country's GDP growth forecast to 2.3 percent in 2015 from the previous 3.3 percent estimated last November.

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Euro to become Lithuania's sole currency for cash payments

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Euro to become Lithuania's sole currency for cash payments 

VILNIUS, Jan. 16 — The two-week dual currency circulation period ended on Thursday in Lithuania, which became the newest eurozone member on Jan. 1, 2015.

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(Roundup) Lithuania joins euro zone after years' efforts

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Roundup) Lithuania joins euro zone after years' efforts 

VILNIUS, Jan. 2 — After mastering its twisty way to the euro zone, Lithuania has become the last of the three Baltic States to adopt the euro on Jan. 1, 2015.

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Lithuanian FinMin forecasts lower GDP growth in 2015

December 31, 2014 by · Comments Off on Lithuanian FinMin forecasts lower GDP growth in 2015 

VILNIUS, Dec. 31 — Lithuania's finance minister Rimantas Sadzius said on Tuesday foresaw Lithuanian economy to grow at 2.7-2.9 percent next year, 0.5-0.7 percentage points lower than official projections announced by the Finance Ministry in September.

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EU real agricultural income per worker down by 1.7% in 2014

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on EU real agricultural income per worker down by 1.7% in 2014 

BRUSSELS, Dec. 16 — The European Union (EU)'s real agricultural income per worker has decreased by 1.7 percent in 2014 when compared with last year, according to first estimates issued on Monday by Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.

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Lithuanian gas prices not to increase despite LNG terminal costs

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on Lithuanian gas prices not to increase despite LNG terminal costs 

VILNIUS, Nov. 12 — Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius has denied on Tuesday the possibility that heating prices in Lithuania would increase because of additional costs from liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal operations.

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