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Wednesday, 17.09.2014, 22:32
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius on 13 September in Riga met with Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), who assured that Lithuania's progress towards joining the OECD was visible and appreciated, the ministry said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) experts were pleased to work together with the Latvian team that was following all the necessary preconditions for the accession talks to close successfully, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria told Latvian President Andris Berzins today, as the Presidential Press Service informed LETA.
Lithuania and fellow Baltic states Estonia and Latvia are the countries most vulnerable to a Russian block on EU food exports imposed in retaliation for Western sanctions, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said, cites LETA/AFP.
Estonian central bank Eesti Pank reported that corrected GDP announced by Statistics Estonia this week is more in line with other economic figures, informs LETA.
Lithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaite congratulated members of Parliament with the start of autumn session on Wednesday. As Lithuania and Europe experience a tense time, the head of state wished for a focused, responsible and wise session, informs LETA/ELTA.
On Monday, 8 September, the European Commission approved EUR 7.89 billion EU Structural and Investment Funds Programme for Lithuania. Its goal is to ensure employment and economic growth, informs LETA/ELTA.
According to the second estimates of Statistics Estonia, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia increased 2.4% in the 2nd quarter of 2014 compared to the 2ndquarter of the previous year.