Lithuania

About Lithuania

Lithuania, officially known as the Republic of Lithuania is a Baltic nation and a former Soviet Union nation.

The country is a developed country with an advanced economy and a high human development index. It is also a member of the European Union.

Lithuania’s economy is often open and mixed economy and like other European Countries there is less manufacturing capabilities and hence Services form the major part of the country’s economy. Agriculture and Tourism also play a role in the GDP of the country.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionEastern Europe
Capital CityVilnius
Government Typeunitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic
Official LanguagesLithuanian
CurrencyEuropean euro, EUR
Phone Code +370
Important CitiesVilnius, Kaunas, Klaip?da, Šiauliai, Panev?žys, Alytus, Marijampol?, Mažeikiai, Jonava, Utena, K?dainiai, Taurag?, Telšiai, Ukmerg?
National DayMachinery
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Rankingmechanical appliances
Primary IndustriesManufacturing,Tourism,Agriculture
Major ExportsMineral fuels, mineral oils , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions , Electrical machinery and equipment , Plastics and articles thereof, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Fertilisers, Pharmaceutical products
Major Exports to Indiamolluscs
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Electrical machinery and equipment , Plastics and articles thereof, Pharmaceutical products, Organic chemicals, Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Iron and steel
Major Imports from IndiaPlastics and articles thereof, Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Wadding, felt and nonwovens, special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes , Other vegetable textile fibres, paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Miscellaneous chemical products, Electrical machinery and equipment , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Iron and steel, Aircraft, spacecraft, Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, \,Fish and crustaceans
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade was USD 117.9 million during 2009 and USD 184 mn in 2010. In 2011, bilateral trade reached USD 203 mn. In the first quarter of 2013, bilateral trade reached Euro 23 mn. An Indian Baltic Chamber of Commerce (IBCC) was formed in Vilnius in 2009 while an India-Lithuania Forum was inaugurated in September 2010.
Bordering NationsBelarus, Latvia, Poland, Russia
Member ofNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO), ( Council of Europe), ( European Union), ( Union for the Mediterranean), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Mr. Tsewang Namgyal
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
2 Mysliwiecka Street, Warsaw 00-459, Poland.
Email: inf.warsaw@mea.gov.in
Phone: 48 22 540 00 00
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Julius Pranevicius
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy Of The Republic Of Lithuania
C-93, Anand Niketan, New Delhi,Delhi (NCT)-110021
Email: amb.in@urm.lt
Phone: 91-11-43132200