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Friday, 31.10.2014, 14:44
The Seimas Committee on Foreign Affairs has considered the 2015 draft budget and found that it is necessary to enhance the security of Lithuanian diplomatic representations, taking into account the geopolitical situation, informs LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Budget, Financial Services, Legislation, Lithuania, Security
Lithuanian oil producers are worried: the fall of oil prices does not seem to end soon, which results both in lower income of their companies and the state budget, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos rytas.
According to the Estonian Ministry of Finance, the Estonian state budget collected revenue of 5.73 billion euros in the first nine months of the year 2014, which is 71.5% of the total amount planned in the budget for the year, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
At the Reform Party board meeting on Monday, Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas submitted Maris Lauri as the candidate for the post of Finance Minister; Lauri works currently as the Prime Minister's economic adviser, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The Riga City Council will allot additional EUR 10.2 million to Rigas satiksme in order to provide public transport services, the Riga City Council Budget Commission decided yesterday, informs LETA.
The Estonian Riigikogu completed on Wednesday the first reading of the 2015 state budget, which has revenues of 8.4 billion and expenditures of 8.5 billion euros planned in it, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Statistics Lithuania has implemented the methodological requirements set in Regulation (EU) No 549/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on the European system of national and regional accounts in the European Union (ESA 2010) and carried out a revision of the time series of general government finance and national accounts aggregates. In 2013, according to the revised data, the general government deficit totalled LTL 3163.3 million (EUR 916.2 million), or 2.6% of GDP. Over the year, the general government deficit decreased by LTL 460.2 million (in 2012, this indicator stood at 3.2% of GDP).