Export promotion policy
Lithuania’s export promotion policy follows the principles set by the EU Common Commercial Policy.
The Export Strategy of the Republic of Lithuania for 2009-2013 and the Action Plan for implementation thereof are the main documents adopted by the Government of Lithuania aimed to establish export promotion policy and its measures.
The Strategy, which has been coordinated by the Ministry of Economy, seeks for cooperation of a number of ministries and government agencies. The Strategy sets out a vision and objectives for export development as well as helps define the target markets and the priority sectors.
The target markets for export:
- The Baltic Sea Region: Latvia, Estonia, Scandinavia;
- The EU Market: Germany, United Kingdom, France, Poland, Benelux ;
- Traditional – Eastern direction: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine;
- New markets with potential for export diversification: Kazakhstan, Caucasus, Arab countries, Israel, US, Italy, Balkans.
Lithuania’s export priorities
Priority I: High value added products and services securing long term growth;
Priority II: Traditional industries with clustering opportunities and sustainable competitive advantages;
Priority III: Tourism.
Last date edited: 2012-08-16