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Lithuanian president, PM, foreign minister lead popularity ratings

Monday, September 21, 2020

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has seen his popularity rating grow in recent months, whole Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga’s popularity has tumbled, according to the latest Lietuvos Rytas/Vilmorus survey published on Saturday. It shows that 64.7 percent of respondents now have a favourable opinion about Nauseda, up from 61.8 percent in July. Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius came in second with 50.5 percent (50 percent in July), followed by Prime Minister Saulius…

Lithuania maintains A credit rating despite coronavirus downturn

Monday, August 3, 2020

On Friday, the international credit rating agency Fitch confirmed Lithuania’s A credit rating despite the economic coronavirus effects. In a press release, Fitch said “Lithuania’s ratings reflect high governance indicators and a credible policy framework supported by EU membership”. “The Stable Outlook reflects a degree of economic resilience to the Covid-19 pandemic owing to an improvement in external finances (with the decline in net external debt), a stable banking sector…

Ratings: Center biggest in towns, EKRE in countryside

Friday, January 31, 2020

The Conservative People’s Party of Estonia (EKRE) ranks highest among all parties in support among rural dwellers, whereas Center is most popular in urban areas, according to recent research. The survey, from pollsters Turu-uuringute, broke down its findings along socio-economic lines, as follows. Gender Reform is the most popular party among women voters, at 28 percent, the survey said, closely followed by Center on 24 percent. EKRE were on 14…

Fitch affirms Latvia’s rating at ‘A-‘; outlook stable

Monday, October 14, 2019

Fitch Ratings agency has affirmed Latvia’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘A-‘ with a Stable Outlook, the ratings agency informs. Fitch cited Latvia’s moderate budget deficit and government debt level, as well as institutional resilience ensured by membership in the EU and the euro area as the main factors supporting Latvia’s high credit rating. Residents’ low income, as well as a higher instability of gross domestic product and…

Moody’s improves Lithuania’s credit rating outlook

Monday, August 26, 2019

Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Lithuania’s long-term credit rating’s outlook from stable to positive. And S&P Global Ratings once again affirms it’s A rating with a stable outlook. Moody‘s A3 long-term issuer and senior unsecured rating for Lithuania remained unchanged, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement. According to the ministry, Moody’s based its decision on the continued improvement of Lithuania’s fiscal strength, underpinned by gradually declining government debt…

Fitch affirms Lithuania’s credit rating at A- with positive outlook

Monday, August 5, 2019

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Lithuania’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating (IDR) at “A-” with a positive outlook after positively assessing Lithuania’s public finance and economic situation, reported LETA/BNS. The credit agency’s experts state that Lithuania’s ratings balance strong economic institutions and sound public finances with a vulnerability to external shocks, the Ministry of Finance said. Fitch Ratings positively assessed Lithuania’s economy, the ongoing fiscal policy and the public’s sector’s good…

Poll: Latvian government work receives historically highest rating: -25

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The evaluation of the work of the Latvian government, despite still being negative, has this May reached its historically highest level, according to the results of the Latvian Barometer study prepared by SKDS pollster. The data of the study is collected in random interviews at the homes of not less than 1 000 respondents across Latvia covering the ages from 18 to 75. Last month, the Latvian residents were asked to…

Fitch affirms Latvia’s credit rating at A– with stable future outlook

Monday, April 15, 2019

International credit rating agency Fitch Ratings maintains Latvia’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating at ‘A–‘, maintaining stable future outlook. Fitch notes the main factors that maintain Latvia’s credit rating at A– include strong state finances, institutional strengths and credible policy framework secured by membership in the EU and Eurozone. Among Latvia’s flaws, Fitch mentions low income level of the country’s residents, as well as high fluctuation of GDP and external…