Posts tagged as shortages

There will be no food shortages in Lithuania

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Lithuania will not run out of food, according to Agriculture Minister Andrius Palionis. The country produces more than it consumes, while the movement of goods across the EU hasn’t been resitrected, he told LRT RADIO on Tuesday. “I can assure you that in some [products], Lithuania produces two and a half times as much food as it can consume, so there will be no food shortages,” he said. “Exports to…

After shortages, Lithuania to receive 300,000 Covid-19 testing kits

Thursday, March 26, 2020

A plane from China carrying 300,000 testing reagents for the  coronavirus   is due to arrive in Lithuania on Thursday evening,Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said. “Over 300,000. This is the quantity of test kits and reagents on the plane that has just taken off from Changsha Huanghua Airport in China and is on its way to Lithuania,” Skvernelis posted on Facebook. “It is to land in Vilnius this evening.” The…

Labor shortages named as Baltic businesses’ main problem

Friday, October 26, 2018

Labor shortages and wage grown are seen as the main problem of businesses in the Baltic states, Ints Krasts, a member of the SEB Banka management board, said in an interview to LETA, citing the bank’s annual survey of chief financial officers (CFO) from all three Baltic states. “The survey shows that the companies are ready to invest and take risks. Latvian companies have gene the most optimistic assessment of…