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Saturday, 23.10.2021, 04:58
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda signed the 2021 budget bill with a deficit target of 7% of GDP into law on December 29th, cites LETA/BNS.
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Up to two tons of crude oil spilled on Monday from the loading buoy at the Butinge oil terminal of the Polish-owned Lithuanian oil refining and import company Orlen Lietuva, the Environment Ministry said, based on preliminary data. No oil has been detected on the Baltic Sea coast from Sventoji to Liepaja after Monday's spill at the Butinge crude terminal, the Lithuanian unit of Poland's oil group Orlen said, cites LETA/BNS.
German-owned retailer Lidl Lietuva will have to destroy 38,400 cartons of chicken eggs delivered from Ukraine, which have been found to be contaminated with Salmonella, the Lithuanian State Food and Veterinary Service said on December 22nd, cites LETA/BNS.
LTG Infra, the infrastructure subsidiary of Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LTG), has took over the ownership of land necessary for the construction of the European-gauge railway Rail Baltica's stretch from Kaunas to the border with Latvia, informs LETA/BNS.
Due to the aggressive spread of the new coronavirus strain in the United Kingdom, flights to and from the UK have been suspended and also the movement of parcels from the UK to Estonia and vice versa has been halted until the new year. Lietuvos Pastas (Lithuanian Post) also has warned of delays in parcel deliveries to and from the United Kingdom amid new transport restrictions, informs LETA/BNS.
Residential property prices in Lithuania edged up by 0.4% in the third quarter of 2020 compared to the second quarter, Statistics Lithuania said on Friday.
The Lithuanian parliament could declare a state of emergency if people failed to follow the lockdown restrictions imposed by the government to get the spread of COVID-19 under control, Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said, cites LETA. "If it is decided, or more precisely, if there is a need, if the numbers do not fall and the public fail to come to the understanding that the situation has to be taken seriously, then the Seimas could be asked to impose additional restrictions," Landsbergis, the chairman of the conservative Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats, the biggest party in the parliament, said in an interview with BNS.