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EU commissioner: Lithuania should cut other taxes if environment taxes are raised

Europe takes the view that taxes need to be balanced and if some taxes are raised, other taxes should be reduced, European Commissioner for Environment ,...

The pandemic has only increased our economic growth obsession

The coronavirus pandemic has shown that policymakers will sacrifice business activity if it’s necessary for public safety . Climate activists have...

Defense spending to reach 2.01-2.09 percent of GDP next year

Lithuania's defense budget is projected to exceed 2 percent of GDP in 2021, according to the Defense Ministry .

V. Valentinavičius. Bringing the human rights agenda in the country. Mission possible?

Public policy agenda theorists are convinced that not all social issues, including human rights, find their way to the public political agenda. Their...

Prime Minister: government mulls new taxes on property and polluting cars

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says the governmen t is considering broadening the property tax base and taxing polluting car s.