Bank of Lithuania

The Lithuanian Economic Review is published biannually. We analyse the developments of key economic and financial indicators (e.g. GDP, labour market, price, public finances and credit) in Lithuania as well as present our economic projections. The boxes and annexes provide a more detailed analysis of various economic topics of relevance to Lithuania.

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Lithuanian Economic Review (October 2018)

  • Entire publication (download (463.5 KB ))
  • Lithuania's Economic Development and Outlook (download (33.7 KB ))
  • I. International Environment (download (40 KB ))
  • II. Monetary Policy of the Eurosystem (download (71.2 KB ))
  • III. Real Sector (download (34.1 KB ))
  • IV. Labour Market (download (58.7 KB ))
  • V. External Sector (download (32.5 KB ))
  • VI. Prices and Costs (download (41.6 KB ))
  • VII. Financing of the Economy (download (30.1 KB ))
  • VIII. General Government Finance (download (28.4 KB ))
  • BOX 1. Initial overview of the flow of funds to Lithuania under the Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027 (download (66.2 KB ))
  • BOX 2. Setting of the minimum wage (download (27.3 KB ))
  • BOX 3. Consumer food price indices and weights in the basket of goods in the EU and the Baltic States (download (57.6 KB ))
  • BOX 4. Assessment of the tax and pension system reform (download (28.9 KB ))

Presentation on economic development of Lithuania

The presentation describes main economic trends in Lithuania and the latest projections.

Latest presentation (2.3 MB )
October 2018


Lithuanian Economic Reviews – Annexes

  • Economic convergence and its impact on prices. June 2018 (download (175.7 KB ))
  • Effective tax rates on labour and capital. June 2018 (download (360.3 KB ))
  • Value added tax gap in Lithuania and methods of its reduction. June 2018 (download (67.4 KB ))
  • Progressiveness of labour income taxation in OECD countries. June 2018 (download (110.7 KB ))
  • Sustainability of general government finances in Lithuania and other Baltic countries. December 2017 (download (490 KB ))
  • Potential output in Lithuania – a joint measure using real and financial sector variables. December 2017 (download (198.1 KB ))
  • The ins and outs of the Baltic unemployment rates. December 2017 (download (198.5 KB ))
  • Decomposition of labour productivity in Lithuania based on the dynamics of sectoral hours worked. June 2017 (download (317.8 KB ))
  • Population and labour force projections for the long term. June 2017 (download (238.2 KB ))
  • Overview of Household Financial Assets. June 2017 (download (137.6 KB ))
  • Ageing, Pension Reform and Economic Policy Options in Lithuania. December 2016 (download (281 KB ))
  • Reform of Lithuania’s social model: regulation of labour relations. December 2016 (download (146.5 KB ))
  • Reform of the Lithuanian social model: amendments to social security and the tax wedge. December 2016 (download (147.8 KB ))
  • Overview of Lithuania’s export market shares for goods. December 2016 (download (400.4 KB ))
  • Non-standard monetary policy measures of the ECB. June 2016 (download (975 KB ))
  • Differences in average compensation for employees across the Baltic States. June 2016 (download (249.8 KB ))
  • Impact of labour market reforms on Lithuania’s economy. June 2016 (download (443.3 KB ))
  • Factors that determine investment. December 2015 (download (102.9 KB ))
  • The effect of minimum wage increase on macroeconomic variables: survey results of Lithuanian enterprises. December 2015 (download (126.3 KB ))
  • Working age population and labour force development and outlook. December 2015 (download (287.9 KB ))
  • Analysis of profit indicators calculated from national accounts. December 2015 (download (360.2 KB ))
  • Estimation of household disposable income and the saving ratio at quarterly frequency. June 2015 (download (241.9 KB ))
  • Fiscal rules in the European Union and Lithuania. June 2015 (download (170.1 KB ))
  • Household disposable income: structure, evolution and relationship with household consumption. December 2014 (download (521.2 KB ))
  • MFI loan portfolio adjustment for technical factors. December 2014 (download (147.7 KB ))
  • Manufacturing complexity of exported products. November 2013 (download (112.1 KB ))
  • Export specialisation. November 2013 (download (271.4 KB ))
  • Overview of the litas effective exchange rate indicators. November 2013 (download (218.3 KB ))
  • Further analysis of Social Accounting Matrices (SAM): flow of financial funds table. May 2012 (download (77.6 KB ))
  • Introduction to Social Accounting Matrices. February 2012 (download (116.4 KB ))
  • Potential risks and their impact on Lithuania’s economic development. November 2011 (download (43.5 KB ))
  • Economic recovery without a rebound in credit: paradox or logical pattern? November 2011 (download (124.7 KB ))

Lithuanian Economic Reviews – Boxes

  • Initial overview of the flow of funds to Lithuania under the Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027. October 2018 (download (66.2 KB ))
  • Setting of the minimum wage. October 2018 (download (27.3 KB ))
  • Consumer food price indices and weights in the basket of goods in the EU and the Baltic States. October 2018 (download (57.6 KB ))
  • Assessment of the tax and pension system reform. October 2018 (download (28.9 KB ))
  • Eurosystem’s monetary policy instruments and their application in Lithuania. June 2015 (download (402 KB ))
  • Impact of Russia’s import restrictions on Lithuania’s economy. December 2014 (download (91 KB ))
  • Structure and dynamics of Lithuania’s re-exports. May 2014 (download (87.6 KB ))
  • Effects of the euro introduction on the Lithuanian economy in the short and medium term. November 2013 (download (75.9 KB ))
  • Development of the Lithuanian export market share in the EU: structural assessment. November 2013 (download (137.2 KB ))
  • Lithuanian export concentration. May 2013 (download (171.5 KB ))
  • Factors for the Lithuanian export market share development in 2000–2011. May 2013 (download (1 MB ))
  • The European Financial Stability Fund and the European Stability Mechanism. February 2013 (download (40.6 KB ))
  • Potential GDP development and outlook in the medium term. February 2013 (download (143.1 KB ))
  • Relationship between GDP growth and unemployment in Lithuania in 1999–2012. February 2013 (download (180.3 KB ))
  • Effects of the crisis on income inequality in Lithuania. November 2012 (download (70.7 KB ))
  • Development of mineral products foreign trade and its impact on the current account balance. November 2012 (download (188.9 KB ))
  • Wage development by its regularity. August 2012 (download (132.3 KB ))
  • Producer and consumer prices and their relationship in Lithuania. August 2012 (download (143.3 KB ))
  • Emigration from Lithuania: its directions and trends. May 2012 (download (219 KB ))
  • Analysis of foreign demand. May 2012 (download (199.1 KB ))
  • The balance sheet of the general government sector: structural position and impact on Lithuania’s economy in 1999 to 2011. May 2012 (download (243.7 KB ))
  • Effects of AB bankas SNORAS bankruptcy on key economic indicators of Lithuania. February 2012 (download (97.1 KB ))
  • Carry-over effect and its impact on the growth of GDP. February 2012 (download (174.1 KB ))
  • About the minimum monthly wage. February 2012 (download (141.9 KB ))
  • An overview of forecasts of global food prices. February 2012 (download (190.6 KB ))

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