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IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509235

Keywords: Balance of payments, Economic indicators, Financial services, Financial soundness indicators, National accounts, percent of GDP, labor market, HICP, wage growth, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Lithuanian economy has continued to enjoy a strong macroeconomic and fiscal performance, but long-term challenges remain largely unaddressed. The continued stro...

Republic of Lithuania
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Republic of Lithuania : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513509235.002

ISBN: 9781513509235

Keywords: Balance of payments, Economic indicators, Financial services, Financial soundness indicators, National accounts, percent of GDP, labor market, HICP, wage growth, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Lithuanian economy has continued to enjoy a strong macroeconomic and fiscal performance, but long-term challenges remain largely unaddressed. The continued stro...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513509242.002

ISBN: 9781513509242

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor market policy, Financial crises, Labor productivity, Human capital, ALMPs, euro area, output gap, policy stance, financial condition

This Selected Issues paper investigates skills mismatch and active labor market policy in Lithuania. Wage flexibility is underpinned by one of the lowest densities of trade union and employer organization and the r...

Republic of Lithuania: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report

Republic of Lithuania: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509235

Keywords: Balance of payments, Economic indicators, Financial services, Financial soundness indicators, National accounts, percent of GDP, labor market, HICP, wage growth, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Lithuanian economy has continued to enjoy a strong macroeconomic and fiscal performance, but long-term challenges remain largely unaddressed. The continued stro...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509242

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor market policy, Financial crises, Labor productivity, Human capital, ALMPs, euro area, output gap, policy stance, financial condition

This Selected Issues paper investigates skills mismatch and active labor market policy in Lithuania. Wage flexibility is underpinned by one of the lowest densities of trade union and employer organization and the r...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509242

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor market policy, Financial crises, Labor productivity, Human capital, ALMPs, euro area, output gap, policy stance, financial condition

This Selected Issues paper investigates skills mismatch and active labor market policy in Lithuania. Wage flexibility is underpinned by one of the lowest densities of trade union and employer organization and the r...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509235

Keywords: Balance of payments, Economic indicators, Financial services, Financial soundness indicators, National accounts, percent of GDP, labor market, HICP, wage growth, medium-term

This 2019 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Lithuanian economy has continued to enjoy a strong macroeconomic and fiscal performance, but long-term challenges remain largely unaddressed. The continued stro...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Fiscal Transparency Evaluation

Republic of Lithuania : Fiscal Transparency Evaluation »

Volume/Issue: 2019/122

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498313285.002

ISBN: 9781498313285

Keywords: Financial statements, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Social security funds, Risk management, tax expenditure, social security fund, outturn, security fund, percent of GDP

This Fiscal Transparency Evaluation (FTE) paper on the Republic of Lithuania estimated Lithuania's public sector financial position to take a more comprehensive view of public finances in Lithuania. While Lithuania...

Republic of Lithuania

Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Fiscal Transparency Evaluation

Volume/Issue: 2019/122

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313285

Keywords: Financial statements, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Social security funds, Risk management, tax expenditure, social security fund, outturn, security fund, percent of GDP

This Fiscal Transparency Evaluation (FTE) paper on the Republic of Lithuania estimated Lithuania's public sector financial position to take a more comprehensive view of public finances in Lithuania. While Lithuania...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...

2. Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe: An Overview of Recent Experiences

2. Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe: An Overview of Recent Experiences »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

This chapter documents the increasing use of macroprudential policies (MaPPs) in Europe in recent years to build financial resilience, contain general and sectoral credit growth, an...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe
			: Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375402.086

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment and wages, remains the main engin...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment and wages, remains the main engin...

Housing Price, Credit, and Output Cycles: How Domestic and External Shocks Impact Lithuania's Credit

Housing Price, Credit, and Output Cycles: How Domestic and External Shocks Impact Lithuania's Credit »

Source: Housing Price, Credit, and Output Cycles: How Domestic and External Shocks Impact Lithuania's Credit

Volume/Issue: 2018/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iacovos Ioannou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367513

Keywords: Lithuania, Europe, Credit, house prices, business cycle, macro-financial linkages, contagion, General, Forecasting and Simulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Lithuania's current credit cycle highlights the strong link between housing prices and credit. We explore this relationship in more detail by analyzing the main features of credit, housing price, and output cycles...

Housing Price, Credit, and Output Cycles: How Domestic and External Shocks Impact Lithuania's Credit

Housing Price, Credit, and Output Cycles: How Domestic and External Shocks Impact Lithuania's Credit »

Volume/Issue: 2018/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iacovos Ioannou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367513.001

ISBN: 9781484367513

Keywords: Lithuania, Europe, Credit, house prices, business cycle, macro-financial linkages, contagion, General, Forecasting and Simulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

Lithuania's current credit cycle highlights the strong link between housing prices and credit. We explore this relationship in more detail by analyzing the main features of credit, housing price, and output cycles...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2018/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484363157

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Inclusive growth, Fiscal policy, Financial intermediation, Tax reforms, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Lithuania picked up steam in 2017, following two years of sluggish growth. Real GDP expanded by 3.9 percent largely because of the acceleration of in...

Republic of Lithuania
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Republic of Lithuania : 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania »

Volume/Issue: 2018/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484363157.002

ISBN: 9781484363157

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Inclusive growth, Fiscal policy, Financial intermediation, Tax reforms, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Lithuania picked up steam in 2017, following two years of sluggish growth. Real GDP expanded by 3.9 percent largely because of the acceleration of in...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484363546.002

ISBN: 9781484363546

Keywords: Public sector, Balance sheets, Fiscal rules, Pensions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Income inequality, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the fiscal challenges in Lithuania. Lithuania's fiscal position has strengthened in recent years. However, medium term challenges are significant given the severe demographic pre...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484363546

Keywords: Public sector, Balance sheets, Fiscal rules, Pensions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Income inequality, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the fiscal challenges in Lithuania. Lithuania's fiscal position has strengthened in recent years. However, medium term challenges are significant given the severe demographic pre...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484363546

Keywords: Public sector, Balance sheets, Fiscal rules, Pensions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Income inequality, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the fiscal challenges in Lithuania. Lithuania's fiscal position has strengthened in recent years. However, medium term challenges are significant given the severe demographic pre...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/186

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484363546

Keywords: Public sector, Balance sheets, Fiscal rules, Pensions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Income inequality, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the fiscal challenges in Lithuania. Lithuania's fiscal position has strengthened in recent years. However, medium term challenges are significant given the severe demographic pre...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2018/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484363157

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Inclusive growth, Fiscal policy, Financial intermediation, Tax reforms, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Lithuania picked up steam in 2017, following two years of sluggish growth. Real GDP expanded by 3.9 percent largely because of the acceleration of in...

Republic of Lithuania 2018: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Lithuania 2018: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2018/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484363157

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Inclusive growth, Fiscal policy, Financial intermediation, Tax reforms, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Lithuania picked up steam in 2017, following two years of sluggish growth. Real GDP expanded by 3.9 percent largely because of the acceleration of in...

Statement by Thomas Ostros, Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania and Rimtautas Bartkus, Senior Advisor June 20, 2018

Statement by Thomas Ostros, Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania and Rimtautas Bartkus, Senior Advisor June 20, 2018 »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2018 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2018/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484363157

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Inclusive growth, Fiscal policy, Financial intermediation, Tax reforms, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Lithuania picked up steam in 2017, following two years of sluggish growth. Real GDP expanded by 3.9 percent largely because of the acceleration of in...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/177

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484305966

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, External sector, Fiscal policy, Financial stability, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Lithuania has been gathering momentum, following sluggish performance in 2015 and most of 2016. Real GDP expanded by 3.9 percent in the first quarter...

Republic of Lithuania
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Republic of Lithuania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/177

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305966.002

ISBN: 9781484305966

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, External sector, Fiscal policy, Financial stability, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Lithuania has been gathering momentum, following sluggish performance in 2015 and most of 2016. Real GDP expanded by 3.9 percent in the first quarter...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/178

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305973.002

ISBN: 9781484305973

Keywords: Tax administration, Tax revenues, Gross domestic product, European Union, Private sector, Public sector, Government expenditures, Selected issues, Lithuania

This Selected Issues paper examines the reasons behind Lithuania's low tax-GDP ratio relative to the European Union (EU). At end-2015, Lithuania had nearly the lowest tax-GDP ratio in the EU, along with Bulgaria an...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/178

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484305973

Keywords: Tax administration, Tax revenues, Gross domestic product, European Union, Private sector, Public sector, Government expenditures, Selected issues, Lithuania

This Selected Issues paper examines the reasons behind Lithuania's low tax-GDP ratio relative to the European Union (EU). At end-2015, Lithuania had nearly the lowest tax-GDP ratio in the EU, along with Bulgaria an...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/178

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484305973

Keywords: Tax administration, Tax revenues, Gross domestic product, European Union, Private sector, Public sector, Government expenditures, Selected issues, Lithuania

This Selected Issues paper examines the reasons behind Lithuania's low tax-GDP ratio relative to the European Union (EU). At end-2015, Lithuania had nearly the lowest tax-GDP ratio in the EU, along with Bulgaria an...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/177

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484305966

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, External sector, Fiscal policy, Financial stability, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Lithuania has been gathering momentum, following sluggish performance in 2015 and most of 2016. Real GDP expanded by 3.9 percent in the first quarter...

Republic Of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic Of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/177

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484305966

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal reforms, External sector, Fiscal policy, Financial stability, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of Lithuania has been gathering momentum, following sluggish performance in 2015 and most of 2016. Real GDP expanded by 3.9 percent in the first quarter...

Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages

Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages »

Source: Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475528374

Keywords: minimum wage, minimum wages, minimum wage hikes, workers, labor

This paper provides a cross-country report on minimum wages. In the past few years, many countries in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) have increasingly turned to minimum wage policies. Throughout th...

Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages
			: Selected Issues

Cross-Country Report on Minimum Wages : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475528374.002

ISBN: 9781475528374

Keywords: minimum wage, minimum wages, minimum wage hikes, workers, labor

This paper provides a cross-country report on minimum wages. In the past few years, many countries in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) have increasingly turned to minimum wage policies. Throughout th...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2016/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484355770

Keywords: deficit, market, inflation, goods, monetary fund

This paper discusses key issues pertaining to the economy of Lithuania. Good policies and favorable business conditions have helped put Lithuania back on the convergence path with western European living standards....

Republic of Lithuania
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Republic of Lithuania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania »

Volume/Issue: 2016/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484355770.002

ISBN: 9781484355770

Keywords: deficit, market, inflation, goods, monetary fund

This paper discusses key issues pertaining to the economy of Lithuania. Good policies and favorable business conditions have helped put Lithuania back on the convergence path with western European living standards....

Republic of Lithuania
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/126

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484356180.002

ISBN: 9781484356180

Keywords: income, inequality, income inequality, disposable income, income distribution

This paper discusses the main characteristics and causes of Lithuania's inequality differentials relative to peers, and suggests policies that may reduce them. Although Lithuania has recovered well from the 2008-09...

Republic of Lithuania

Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/126

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484356180

Keywords: income, inequality, income inequality, disposable income, income distribution

This paper discusses the main characteristics and causes of Lithuania's inequality differentials relative to peers, and suggests policies that may reduce them. Although Lithuania has recovered well from the 2008-09...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2016/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484355770

Keywords: deficit, market, inflation, goods, monetary fund

This paper discusses key issues pertaining to the economy of Lithuania. Good policies and favorable business conditions have helped put Lithuania back on the convergence path with western European living standards....

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2016/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484355770

Keywords: deficit, market, inflation, goods, monetary fund

This paper discusses key issues pertaining to the economy of Lithuania. Good policies and favorable business conditions have helped put Lithuania back on the convergence path with western European living standards....

Statement by Thomas Ostros, Executive Director for the Repulic of Lithuania and Rimtautas Bartkus, Senior Advisor, May 13, 2016

Statement by Thomas Ostros, Executive Director for the Repulic of Lithuania and Rimtautas Bartkus, Senior Advisor, May 13, 2016 »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2016/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484355770

Keywords: deficit, market, inflation, goods, monetary fund

This paper discusses key issues pertaining to the economy of Lithuania. Good policies and favorable business conditions have helped put Lithuania back on the convergence path with western European living standards....

From Expenditure Consolidation to Expenditure Efficiency

From Expenditure Consolidation to Expenditure Efficiency »

Source: From Expenditure Consolidation to Expenditure Efficiency : Addressing Public Expenditure Pressures in Lithuania

Volume/Issue: 2015/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Nan Geng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513590554

Keywords: public expenditure review, spending efficiency, equity, benchmarking, European countries, health, health care, hospitals, public health, workers

This paper reviews public expenditure in Lithuania to identify areas where deeper structural reforms may be warranted to improve spending efficiency and contain future spending pressures. The analysis benchmarks sp...

From Expenditure Consolidation to Expenditure Efficiency
			: Addressing Public Expenditure Pressures in Lithuania

From Expenditure Consolidation to Expenditure Efficiency : Addressing Public Expenditure Pressures in Lithuania »

Volume/Issue: 2015/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Nan Geng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513590554.001

ISBN: 9781513590554

Keywords: public expenditure review, spending efficiency, equity, benchmarking, European countries, health, health care, hospitals, public health, workers

This paper reviews public expenditure in Lithuania to identify areas where deeper structural reforms may be warranted to improve spending efficiency and contain future spending pressures. The analysis benchmarks sp...

Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015 »

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513528793.012

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This is the 66th issue of the AREAER, which provides comprehensive descriptions of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems, and capital controls of all IMF member countries. It describes each...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This is the 66th issue of the AREAER, which provides comprehensive descriptions of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems, and capital controls of all IMF member countries. It describes each...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This is the 66th issue of the AREAER, which provides comprehensive descriptions of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems, and capital controls of all IMF member countries. It describes each...

Compilation Guide

Compilation Guide »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

Status under IMF Articles of Agreement...

Developments in Exchange Arrangements

Developments in Exchange Arrangements »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This section documents major changes and trends in the following related areas: exchange rate arrangements, intervention, monetary anchors, and the operation and structure of foreign exchange markets. It als...

Member Countries’ Obligations and Status under Articles VIII and XIV

Member Countries’ Obligations and Status under Articles VIII and XIV »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This section provides an overview of the status of IMF members’ acceptance of the obligations of Article VIII, Sections 2(a), 3, and 4, of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement and of the use of the transitional a...

Overall Developments

Overall Developments »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

During January 1, 2014–July 31, 2015, liberalization of foreign exchange transactions continued unabatedly accompanied by measures to advance the financial sector regulatory agenda against the backdrop of st...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This is the 66th issue of the Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions (AREAER), which provides a yearly description of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems,...

Provisions Specific to Commercial Banks and Institutional Investors

Provisions Specific to Commercial Banks and Institutional Investors »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This section reviews developments in provisions specific to commercial banks and institutional investors, with a focus on prudential measures that are in the nature of capital controls. 19...

Regulatory Framework for Foreign Exchange Transactions

Regulatory Framework for Foreign Exchange Transactions »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

This section surveys the measures reported by members with respect to the regulatory framework for foreign exchange transactions from January 2014 through July 2015. The measures are divided into five major...

Special Topic: The AREAER at 65+

Special Topic: The AREAER at 65+ »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2015

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528793

Keywords: exchange, foreign exchange, exchange rate, currency, market

Brief History and Recent Developments 1 The Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions (AREAER) helps fulfill sev...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513598871

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, debt, investment, market

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Lithuania has remained resilient, despite challenges in the external environment. Strong domestic demand growth on the back of improving labor market cond...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Lithuania : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2015/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513598871.002

ISBN: 9781513598871

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, debt, investment, market

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Lithuania has remained resilient, despite challenges in the external environment. Strong domestic demand growth on the back of improving labor market cond...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513594125.002

ISBN: 9781513594125

Keywords: health, health care, hospitals, workers, public health

This Selected Issues paper reviews public expenditure in Lithuania with a view to identify areas for which deeper reforms may be warranted to improve spending efficiency and contain future spending pressures. The p...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513594125

Keywords: health, health care, hospitals, workers, public health

This Selected Issues paper reviews public expenditure in Lithuania with a view to identify areas for which deeper reforms may be warranted to improve spending efficiency and contain future spending pressures. The p...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513594125

Keywords: health, health care, hospitals, workers, public health

This Selected Issues paper reviews public expenditure in Lithuania with a view to identify areas for which deeper reforms may be warranted to improve spending efficiency and contain future spending pressures. The p...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513598871

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, debt, investment, market

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Lithuania has remained resilient, despite challenges in the external environment. Strong domestic demand growth on the back of improving labor market cond...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513598871

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, debt, investment, market

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Lithuania has remained resilient, despite challenges in the external environment. Strong domestic demand growth on the back of improving labor market cond...

Does Supply or Demand Drive the Credit Cycle? Evidence from Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe1

Does Supply or Demand Drive the Credit Cycle? Evidence from Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe1 »

Source: Does Supply or Demand Drive the Credit Cycle? Evidence from Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 2015/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Greetje Everaert , Natasha Che , Nan Geng , Bertrand Gruss , Gregorio Impavido , Yinqiu Lu , Christian Saborowski , Jérôme Vandenbussche , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2015

ISBN: 9781484379981

Keywords: Credit Supply, Disequilibrium Model, bank, banks, loans, capital, General, Disequilibrium Model.,

Countries in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) experienced a credit boom-bust cycle in the last decade. This paper analyzes the roles of demand and supply factors in explaining this credit cycle. Ou...

Does Supply or Demand Drive the Credit Cycle? Evidence from Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe

Does Supply or Demand Drive the Credit Cycle? Evidence from Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2015/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Greetje Everaert , Natasha Che , Nan Geng , Bertrand Gruss , Gregorio Impavido , Yinqiu Lu , Christian Saborowski , Jérôme Vandenbussche , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484379981.001

ISBN: 9781484379981

Keywords: Credit Supply, Disequilibrium Model, bank, banks, loans, capital, General, Disequilibrium Model.,

Countries in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) experienced a credit boom-bust cycle in the last decade. This paper analyzes the roles of demand and supply factors in explaining this credit cycle. Ou...

Unemployment and Structural Unemployment in the Baltics

Unemployment and Structural Unemployment in the Baltics »

Volume/Issue: 2014/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke , and Greetje Everaert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317207.001

ISBN: 9781498317207

Keywords: Structural Unemployment, unemployment rate, nairu, beveridge, Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search, Public Policy,

While the unemployment rate in the Baltics has fallen sharply from its crisis-peaks, it remains close to double digits. This paper estimates the structural component of the jobless rate in the three Baltic countrie...

Unemployment and Structural Unemployment in the Baltics1

Unemployment and Structural Unemployment in the Baltics1 »

Source: Unemployment and Structural Unemployment in the Baltics

Volume/Issue: 2014/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Ebeke , and Greetje Everaert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498317207

Keywords: Structural Unemployment, unemployment rate, nairu, beveridge, Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search, Public Policy,

While the unemployment rate in the Baltics has fallen sharply from its crisis-peaks, it remains close to double digits. This paper estimates the structural component of the jobless rate in the three Baltic countrie...

Friedman Redux

Friedman Redux »

Source: Friedman Redux : External Adjustment and Exchange Rate Flexibility

Volume/Issue: 2014/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Mahvash Qureshi , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498359245

Keywords: external dynamics, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, bilateral exchange rate, exchange rate flexibility, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Milton Friedman argued that flexible exchange rates would facilitate external adjustment. Recent studies find surprisingly little robust evidence that they do. We argue that this is because they use composite (or a...

Friedman Redux
			: External Adjustment and Exchange Rate Flexibility

Friedman Redux : External Adjustment and Exchange Rate Flexibility »

Volume/Issue: 2014/146

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Mahvash Qureshi , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498359245.001

ISBN: 9781498359245

Keywords: external dynamics, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, bilateral exchange rate, exchange rate flexibility, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

Milton Friedman argued that flexible exchange rates would facilitate external adjustment. Recent studies find surprisingly little robust evidence that they do. We argue that this is because they use composite (or a...

Progress Towards External Adjustment in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics

Progress Towards External Adjustment in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics »

Volume/Issue: 2014/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joong Kang , and Jay Shambaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498364713.001

ISBN: 9781498364713

Keywords: Current account deficit, Internal devaluation, Competitiveness, current account, employment, unemployment, unemployment rates, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The euro area periphery countries and the Baltic countries, which had large current account deficits in the run-up to the crisis, needed adjustment of relative prices to achieve both internal and external balances....

Progress Towards External Adjustment in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics

Progress Towards External Adjustment in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics »

Source: Progress Towards External Adjustment in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics

Volume/Issue: 2014/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joong Kang , and Jay Shambaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498364713

Keywords: Current account deficit, Internal devaluation, Competitiveness, current account, employment, unemployment, unemployment rates, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The euro area periphery countries and the Baltic countries, which had large current account deficits in the run-up to the crisis, needed adjustment of relative prices to achieve both internal and external balances....

Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Credit Supply Shocks, and Economic Recovery in Europe

Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Credit Supply Shocks, and Economic Recovery in Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2014/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303590.001

ISBN: 9781498303590

Keywords: SMEs, Credit Supply Shocks, Panel VAR, gdp growth, real gdp, economic growth, medium size enterprises, Panel VAR.,

The limited access to bank credit in recent years has increased the pressure on small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), forcing them to scale down investment plans and production. This paper, which explores the m...

Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Credit Supply Shocks, and Economic Recovery in Europe

Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Credit Supply Shocks, and Economic Recovery in Europe »

Source: Small and Medium Size Enterprises, Credit Supply Shocks, and Economic Recovery in Europe

Volume/Issue: 2014/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nir Klein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498303590

Keywords: SMEs, Credit Supply Shocks, Panel VAR, gdp growth, real gdp, economic growth, medium size enterprises, Panel VAR.,

The limited access to bank credit in recent years has increased the pressure on small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), forcing them to scale down investment plans and production. This paper, which explores the m...

Baltic Cluster Report: Staff Report for the 2014 Cluster Consultation

Baltic Cluster Report: Staff Report for the 2014 Cluster Consultation »

Source: Baltic Cluster Report : Staff Report for the 2014 Cluster Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484377741

Keywords: structural unemployment, employment, export performance, labor market

This 2014 Cluster Consultation report examines common themes and challenges facing the three Baltic countries-Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It identifies common features and common challenges, and discusses polic...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484374733

Keywords: external debt, public debt, current account, public finances, debt ratio

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lithuania's economy has entered a broadly favorable trajectory of healthy and balanced growth, but income convergence with Western Europe has a long way to go. With...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Baltic Cluster Report on the Republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

IMF Executive Board Discusses Baltic Cluster Report on the Republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania »

Source: Baltic Cluster Report : Staff Report for the 2014 Cluster Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484377741

Keywords: structural unemployment, employment, export performance, labor market

This 2014 Cluster Consultation report examines common themes and challenges facing the three Baltic countries-Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It identifies common features and common challenges, and discusses polic...

Baltic Cluster Report
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Cluster Consultation

Baltic Cluster Report : Staff Report for the 2014 Cluster Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484377741.002

ISBN: 9781484377741

Keywords: structural unemployment, employment, export performance, labor market

This 2014 Cluster Consultation report examines common themes and challenges facing the three Baltic countries-Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It identifies common features and common challenges, and discusses polic...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Lithuania : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484374733.002

ISBN: 9781484374733

Keywords: external debt, public debt, current account, public finances, debt ratio

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lithuania's economy has entered a broadly favorable trajectory of healthy and balanced growth, but income convergence with Western Europe has a long way to go. With...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375051.002

ISBN: 9781484375051

Keywords: public finances, tax effort, public debt, taxation, tax administration

This Selected Issues paper focuses on sustainability of public finances and low inflation in Lithuania. Lithuania aims to adopt the euro in 2015. Over the medium term, inflation in Lithuania will likely run somewha...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484375051

Keywords: public finances, tax effort, public debt, taxation, tax administration

This Selected Issues paper focuses on sustainability of public finances and low inflation in Lithuania. Lithuania aims to adopt the euro in 2015. Over the medium term, inflation in Lithuania will likely run somewha...

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484375051

Keywords: public finances, tax effort, public debt, taxation, tax administration

This Selected Issues paper focuses on sustainability of public finances and low inflation in Lithuania. Lithuania aims to adopt the euro in 2015. Over the medium term, inflation in Lithuania will likely run somewha...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484374733

Keywords: external debt, public debt, current account, public finances, debt ratio

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lithuania's economy has entered a broadly favorable trajectory of healthy and balanced growth, but income convergence with Western Europe has a long way to go. With...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484374733

Keywords: external debt, public debt, current account, public finances, debt ratio

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lithuania's economy has entered a broadly favorable trajectory of healthy and balanced growth, but income convergence with Western Europe has a long way to go. With...

Statement by Mr. Audun Groenn, Executive Director for the Baltic Countries, May 2, 2014

Statement by Mr. Audun Groenn, Executive Director for the Baltic Countries, May 2, 2014 »

Source: Baltic Cluster Report : Staff Report for the 2014 Cluster Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484377741

Keywords: structural unemployment, employment, export performance, labor market

This 2014 Cluster Consultation report examines common themes and challenges facing the three Baltic countries-Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It identifies common features and common challenges, and discusses polic...

Statement by Mr. Audun Groenn, Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania and by Ms. Ramune Arust, Advisor to the Executive Director, May 5, 2014

Statement by Mr. Audun Groenn, Executive Director for the Republic of Lithuania and by Ms. Ramune Arust, Advisor to the Executive Director, May 5, 2014 »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484374733

Keywords: external debt, public debt, current account, public finances, debt ratio

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lithuania's economy has entered a broadly favorable trajectory of healthy and balanced growth, but income convergence with Western Europe has a long way to go. With...

Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania
			: Past Experience and What is Needed Going Forward

Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania : Past Experience and What is Needed Going Forward »

Volume/Issue: 2013/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nan Geng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475568851.001

ISBN: 9781475568851

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Lithuania, Income distribution, Fiscal policy, Tax structures, Tax system reviews, composition and quality of measures, sustainability and inclusiveness, income redistribution, wealth taxation

This paper reviews Lithuania's fiscal consolidation since 2009, assesses the contribution of revenue and expenditure to the consolidation, evaluates the quality of measures, and draws lessons for the future. It fin...

Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania

Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania »

Source: Toward A Sustainable and Inclusive Consolidation in Lithuania : Past Experience and What is Needed Going Forward

Volume/Issue: 2013/157

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nan Geng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475568851

Keywords: Fiscal consolidation, Lithuania, Income distribution, Fiscal policy, Tax structures, Tax system reviews, composition and quality of measures, sustainability and inclusiveness, income redistribution, wealth taxation

This paper reviews Lithuania's fiscal consolidation since 2009, assesses the contribution of revenue and expenditure to the consolidation, evaluates the quality of measures, and draws lessons for the future. It fin...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Lithuania

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2013 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report, Information Annex, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2013/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484388358

Keywords: banking, external debt, current account, banking system, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV Consultation IMF staff report focuses on measures that are being undertaken to rebalance macroeconomic growth in Lithuania. The IMF report discusses the requirement of fiscal consolidation to f...

Republic of Lithuania
			: 2013 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report, Information Annex, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director

Republic of Lithuania : 2013 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report, Information Annex, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director »

Volume/Issue: 2013/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484388358.002

ISBN: 9781484388358

Keywords: banking, external debt, current account, banking system, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV Consultation IMF staff report focuses on measures that are being undertaken to rebalance macroeconomic growth in Lithuania. The IMF report discusses the requirement of fiscal consolidation to f...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2013/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484373767.002

ISBN: 9781484373767

Keywords: taxation, fiscal adjustment, tax rates, tax system, fiscal consolidation

This Selected Issues paper discusses Lithuania's efforts towards a sustainable and inclusive consolidation. Lithuania has implemented fiscal measures amounting to 17 percent of GDP during 2009-2012, about half of w...

Republic of Lithuania

Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484373767

Keywords: taxation, fiscal adjustment, tax rates, tax system, fiscal consolidation

This Selected Issues paper discusses Lithuania's efforts towards a sustainable and inclusive consolidation. Lithuania has implemented fiscal measures amounting to 17 percent of GDP during 2009-2012, about half of w...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2013 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report, Information Annex, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2013/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484388358

Keywords: banking, external debt, current account, banking system, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV Consultation IMF staff report focuses on measures that are being undertaken to rebalance macroeconomic growth in Lithuania. The IMF report discusses the requirement of fiscal consolidation to f...

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Lithuania: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2013 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report, Information Annex, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2013/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484388358

Keywords: banking, external debt, current account, banking system, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV Consultation IMF staff report focuses on measures that are being undertaken to rebalance macroeconomic growth in Lithuania. The IMF report discusses the requirement of fiscal consolidation to f...

Statement by Mr. Audun Groenn, Executive Director on Republic of Lithuania and Ms. Ramune Arust, Advisor to Executive Director

Statement by Mr. Audun Groenn, Executive Director on Republic of Lithuania and Ms. Ramune Arust, Advisor to Executive Director »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2013 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report, Information Annex, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2013/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484388358

Keywords: banking, external debt, current account, banking system, debt sustainability

This 2013 Article IV Consultation IMF staff report focuses on measures that are being undertaken to rebalance macroeconomic growth in Lithuania. The IMF report discusses the requirement of fiscal consolidation to f...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Fifth and Final Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Latvia

IMF Executive Board Concludes Fifth and Final Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Latvia »

Source: Republic of Latvia : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2012/31

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463940409

Keywords: external debt, current account, public debt, fiscal balance, fiscal sustainability

Latvia's economy continues to recover, but the worsening global outlook is likely to hurt growth. Implementation of the program has made the economy more robust to shocks, but risks remain that could derail the rec...

Republic of Latvia
			: Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring

Republic of Latvia : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring »

Volume/Issue: 2012/31

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463940409.002

ISBN: 9781463940409

Keywords: external debt, current account, public debt, fiscal balance, fiscal sustainability

Latvia's economy continues to recover, but the worsening global outlook is likely to hurt growth. Implementation of the program has made the economy more robust to shocks, but risks remain that could derail the rec...

Republic of Latvia

Republic of Latvia »

Source: Republic of Latvia : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2012/31

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463940409

Keywords: external debt, current account, public debt, fiscal balance, fiscal sustainability

Latvia's economy continues to recover, but the worsening global outlook is likely to hurt growth. Implementation of the program has made the economy more robust to shocks, but risks remain that could derail the rec...

Republic of Latvia: Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring—Informational Annex

Republic of Latvia: Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Latvia : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2012/31

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463940409

Keywords: external debt, current account, public debt, fiscal balance, fiscal sustainability

Latvia's economy continues to recover, but the worsening global outlook is likely to hurt growth. Implementation of the program has made the economy more robust to shocks, but risks remain that could derail the rec...

Statement by Mr. Benny Andersen, Executive Director for Latvia and Mr. Gundars Davidsons, Advisor to Executive Director

Statement by Mr. Benny Andersen, Executive Director for Latvia and Mr. Gundars Davidsons, Advisor to Executive Director »

Source: Republic of Latvia : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2012/31

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463940409

Keywords: external debt, current account, public debt, fiscal balance, fiscal sustainability

Latvia's economy continues to recover, but the worsening global outlook is likely to hurt growth. Implementation of the program has made the economy more robust to shocks, but risks remain that could derail the rec...

Republic of Lithuania
			: Selected Issues Paper

Republic of Lithuania : Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2011/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463925253.002

ISBN: 9781463925253

Keywords: export performance, export growth, trading partner, exchange rate regimes, trade openness

This Selected Issues Paper quantifies the variability of tax elasticities in Lithuania using two alternative methods: rolling regressions and pooled mean group estimator. The analysis is motivated by the systematic...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2011/326

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925246

Keywords: banking, external debt, banking system, current account, debt sustainability

The 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that the economy in the Republic of Lithuania has staged an impressive recovery based on a supportive global environment and determined policy adjustment. The main driver of...

Republic of Lithuania
			: 2011 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Lithuania : 2011 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2011/326

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463925246.002

ISBN: 9781463925246

Keywords: banking, external debt, banking system, current account, debt sustainability

The 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that the economy in the Republic of Lithuania has staged an impressive recovery based on a supportive global environment and determined policy adjustment. The main driver of...