2016 12 22
Vice-Ministers of Finance – Long-Serving Staff Members of the Ministry

By Minister of Finance Vilius Šapoka Order, on this date three new Vice-Ministers – Daiva Brasiūnaitė, Loreta Maskaliovienė and Darius Sadeckas – start their work. All of them are the long-serving staff members of the Ministry of Finance. “They are people whom I confident to call experienced specialists, I have no doubts over their competence not only in...

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2016 11 21
Final Budget Assessment – After the New Government Decisions

The European Commission (EC) has announced its opinion on the euro area Member States’, among others also Lithuania’s, Draft Budgetary Plans for 2017. It was stressed that Lithuania’s public finances are on the right path; however, the Commission noted also a certain risk concerning compliance of the budget for 2017 with the requirements under the Stability and Growth...

2016 10 26
FinTech Industry in Lithuania – more possibilities to remote identity verification

The Government has approved a new regulation that will better enable  financial institutions and other organisations to identify customers in a non-physical manner (i.e. not face to face identification). It is expected that this will enhance the development of the financial technology industry (FinTech) and result in more investment in...

2016 10 26
The European Commission Reminds Lithuania That It Will Have to Repeatedly Submit the Draft Budgetary Plan 2017

After the formation of a new Government Lithuania will have to repeatedly submit the Draft Budget for 2017 to the European Commission – as provided for in the procedural documents. This is emphasized in the European Commission letter of 25 October 2016 sent to Lithuania. The Ministry of Finance notes that...

Structure and Contacts

Vilius Šapoka

Minister of Finance

Ministry contacts

Lukiškių Str. 2, 01512 Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone +370 5 239 0000
Fax +370 5 279 1481