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Wednesday, 23.04.2014, 14:55
The Baltic States are still negotiation on the standard gauge railway project Rail Baltica 2 route and its branch-line to Lithuania's capital Vilnius. According to Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius who gave an interview to the radio station Laisvoji Banga an agreement should be reached by early July 2014, reports LETA/ELTA.
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Vilnius Airport at the summer season 2014 offers regular flights to Vilnius from 42 cities of Europe, from 52 airports in 26 countries, the Airport said in a statement, cites LETA.
On April 22, 2014, the Board of the Lithuania-based telecommunications company TEO LT approved unaudited TEO LT consolidated interim financial statements, according to which the total revenue of TEO Group in January-March of 2014 was 169 million litas, a decrease by 7.2% over the total revenue of 183 million litas earned in the first three months of 2013, TEO Group said in a statement, cites LETA.
On Tuesday Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius presented the Government's report of the activities of 2013 to the Parliament. There were still more promises and plans mentioned than completed tasks, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos rytas.
Labour Member of Parliament in Lithuania Viktor Uspaskikh, has stated that by the end of 2014 the monthly minimum wage in Lithuania has to be increased to LTL 1,500 (EUR 435), informs LETA/ELTA.
In March 2014, industrial production totalled LTL 5319.0 million at current prices and, compared to February, decreased by 0.7% at constant prices, seasonally adjusted – by 3.6%.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in 2013, according to provisional data, the general government deficit totalled LTL 2570.4 million, or 2.15% of GDP. Over the year, the general government deficit decreased by LTL 1 123.6 million. In 2012, this indicator stood at 3.24% of GDP.