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Thursday, 05.03.2015, 06:05
In 2014, 2.4 million of tourists stayed at Lithuanian accommodation establishments, or by 8.2% more than in 2013. The number of foreign tourist in accommodation establishments of the country increased to 1.3 million, the number of local tourists exceeded 1 million, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to the State Department of Tourism (VTD).
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Annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Lithuania amount to 4-5 tons per capita and are among the lowest in the European Union (EU), the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in a report The European Environment – State and Outlook 2015, informs LETA/ELTA.
Doors of the Bosnia and Herzegovina market have been opened to Lithuanian beef and its products, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to the Lithuanian Government.
Lithuania's Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis, who returned from his visit to the United States, says the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal as well as Lithuania's strong stance on energy security has opened many doors. In the US Lithuania is seen as a country that can implement large energy projects and enhance its own as well as regional energy security, informs LETA/ELTA.
Based on preliminary unaudited results dairy company AB Pieno Zvaigzdes sales over whole year 2014 accounted to LTL 827.3 million (EUR 239.6 million) or 8.9% higher compare with sales a year ago, writes LETA/ELTA.
State-owned energy company group Lietuvos Energija (Lithuanian Energy) intends to merge electricity and gas distribution network operators AB LESTO and AB Lietuvos Dujos (Lithuanian Gas), reports LETA/ELTA.
Deputy Director of the Special Investigation Service (STT) Romas Zienka says that in 2025 Lithuania should come within the top 10 of the most transparent Member States of the European Union, informs LETA/ELTA.