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Lithuania:

 
     
 

1.     Overview:

a.       Total Area: 65,300 sq. km.

b.      Total Population: 2,955,986 (July 2013 est.)

                                                            i.      Agricultural Population – 14%

                                                          ii.      Total labour force – 1.46 million (2013 est.)

c.       GDP:  $46.714 billion (2013 est.)

d.      GDP - real growth rate:  3.6% (2012 est.)

e.      GDP – per capita:   $15,632 (2013 est.)

f.        GDP - composition by sector:

                                                            i.      Agriculture: 3.3%

                                                          ii.      Industry: 28.4%

                                                         iii.      Services: 68.4% (2012 est.)

g.       Investment (gross fixed):  16.7% of GDP (2012 est.)

h.      Unemployment rate: 13.2% (2012 est.)

i.        People under poverty line: 4%

j.        Industries: Metal-cutting machine tools, electric motors, television sets, refrigerators and freezers, petroleum refining, shipbuilding (small ships), furniture making, textiles, food processing, fertilizers, agricultural machinery, optical equipment, electronic components, computers, amber jewelry.

k.       Industrial production growth rate: 3.7% (2012 est.)

2.  Trade:

 

a.       Total Exports:  $28.76 billion (2012 est.)

b.      Exports commodities: Mineral products, machinery and equipment , chemicals, textiles, foodstuffs, plastics.

c.       Export partners: Russia 19%, Latvia 11%, Germany 7.9%, Estonia 7.8%, UK 6.4%, Poland 6.1%, Netherlands 5.9%, Belarus 4.5% (2012)

d.      Total Import:  $30.44 billion (2012 est.)

e.      Imports commodities: Mineral products, machinery and equipment, transport equipment, chemicals, textiles and clothing, metals.

f.        Import partners: Russia 31.6%, Germany 10%, Poland 9.9%, Latvia 6.2%, Netherlands 5.6% (2012 est.)

g.       CO2 emissions (MT):  4.5

3.  Climate, Land & Agriculture:

 

a.       Climate: Transitional, between maritime and continental; wet, moderate winters and summers.

b.      Total Agricultural Land Area: 26 950 sq. km.

c.       Land Use:

                                                            i.      Arable land: 33.48%

                                                          ii.      Permanent crops: crops: 0.47%

                                                         iii.      Irrigated land: 13.4 sq. km.

                                                        iv.      Other: 66.05% (2011)

d.      Major Agricultural commodities: Grain, potatoes, sugar beets, flax, vegetables; beef, milk, eggs; fish.

 

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Major Industrial Activities where jute can be used: Furniture making, textiles, food processing, wood and paper processing industry, wine industries, flax industries etc.

Environmental information & data:

Environment Current Issue:  Contamination of soil and groundwater with petroleum products and chemicals at military bases.

Jute Statistics:

Import quantity of jute & bast fibre  by Lithuania in recent years

Year

Quantity (tonnes)

2011

0

2010

6

2009

4

2008

0

2007

3

 

Any special information which is related to jute:

Import quantity of flax fibre & tow by Lithuania in recent years

Year

Quantity (tonnes)

2011

5557

2010

4771

2009

2611

2008

5427

2007

7965

 

Export quantity of flax fibre & tow by Lithuania in recent years

Year

Quantity (tonnes)

2011

3399

2010

2887

2009

1616

2008

3131

2007

7004

 

Export of wheat by Lithuania in recent years

Year

Quantity (tonnes)

2011

808963

2010

1123107

2009

1275620

2008

1126619

2007

435395

 

Export of other commodities by Lithuania which may need jute packing

Commodities

2011/Quantity (tonnes)

2010/Quantity (tonnes)

Cigarettes

16223

10666

Rape seed

219121

278486

Wine

58546

47654

 

Associate Members: N/A

Flax fibre Industries and Traders:

1

Baltic Flax Ltd.

Contact Person: Mr. Boris Symulevic

Telephone: 370-612-73210

Fax: 370-5-2651296

Address: Algirdo 8 / 6

Zip:03220

Country/Region: Lithuania

Province/State: Vilnius

City: Vilnius

2

Agrolitpa Ltd

Contact Person: Mr. Mantas Mantas

Telephone: 370-45-500439

Address: Nevezio g. 60

Zip: LT-38129

Country/Region: Lithuania

Province/State: Panevezys

City: Velzys

Website: http://www.alibaba.com/member/lt1006892056.html

3

Pluosto linija Ltd

Contact Person: Ms. Vitalija Tamosauskiene

Telephone: 370-45-581237

Fax: 370-45-581237

Address: Sermuksniu G 19

Zip: LT-35113

Country/Region: Lithuania

City: Panevezys

4

Aurimas Gulbinavicius

Contact person: Mr. Aurimas Gulbinavicius

Telephone: 370-674-92063

Fax: 370

Address: Kosmonautu 1-34

Zip: 37382

Country/Region: Lithuania

Province/State: Lithuania

City: Panevezy

5

Miegok Sveikai

Contact Person: Mr. Nijole Sukaitiene

Telephone: 370-699-11784

Address: Lauru

Zip: 10150

Country/Region: Lithuania

City: Vilnius

Web: http://www.alibaba.com/member/lt112189368.html

 

Govt. Department/Ministry dealing with jute:

  Ministry of Agriculture
  dir.yahoo.com/.../Ministries/Ministry_of_Agriculture

 

  Ministry of Environment
  dir.yahoo.com/.../Ministries/Ministry_of_Environment

 

  Ministry of Foreign Affairs
   www.urm.lt

 

 

IJO and IJSG Collaboration:

  Lithuania is one of the present member countries of IJSG from the EU.

Sources:

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html

http://faostat.fao.org/site/666/default.aspx

http://en.worldstat.info/Europe/Lithuania/Land

http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/economies/Europe/Lithuania-INDUSTRY.html

http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/economies/Europe/Lithuania-INDUSTRY.html

http://www.alibaba.com/countrysearch/LT/flax.html

http://in.fashionmag.com/news/Lithuania-s-blue-blooms-gone-as-flax-farming-ends,252051.html

http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/Lithuania/Government/Ministries/

 

 
     

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