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Investors‘ Confidence Index for Lithuania
ICIL 2020 Q4
Key positive factors
  • Business leaders were slightly more positive about the macroeconomic environment in this quarter
  • Company’s profit and opportunities to invest, as well as the growth of the number of employees and their salaries are assessed more positively by investors in Lithuania
  • Telecommunication services, transport and logistics infrastructure, and employee knowledge of foreign languages have been identified as the strongest areas
  • Key negative factors
  • The fact that the opportunities to gain credit are high is mentioned by only 18 percent of surveyed business representatives
  • 57 percent of the respondents believe that availability of qualified labor is insufficient or somewhat insufficient in Lithuania
  • 44 percent of the respondents believe that there will be less political stability in the near future
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    The value of the Investors’ Confidence Index for Lithuania (ICIL) has been growing since the last quarter and the current final value is 1,118 out of 2. Investors are more positive about the country’s business environment, and the value of the index exceeded the pre-quarantine value.


    Research: Investors’ expectations are more positive but not the same as in the beginning of the year Publication

    Investors’ Confidence Index for Lithuania (ICIL) for the first time in the history of this study reached a negative value in the last quarter. The index rose again in this quarter and currently ICIL’s final value is 1,064 out of 2. Although the growth of the index and the return to a positive value indicate a higher positivity of investors, confidence is still low when compared to the period before the quarantine.


    Annual Report: Towards Global Best Practice and Sustainability Publication

    Statement of the Chairman of the Board
    Rolandas Valiūnas

    Dear Members,

     Today, more than ever I wish I could begin this foreword as usual, by applauding Lithuania’s achievements, such as record-breaking 11th place in World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 rating or 47 FDI projects attracted by Invest Lithuania last year. I would continue by noticing challenges that we are well aware of, such as lack of qualified personnel and necessity for our Government to focus on improvements in the education system and migration procedures. And finish with some words to inspire us to continue our effort in improving business conditions and investment climate in Lithuania.


    Investors’ Confidence Index for Lithuania (ICIL) for the first time in the history of this study reached a negative value Publication

    Investors’ Confidence Index for Lithuania (ICIL) for the first time in the history of this study reached a negative value – currently ICIL final value is 0,909 out of 2. The fact that the value of the index is less than 1 indicates that Lithuanian investors present more negatives assessments of the country’s investment climate than the positive ones. Naturally, the negative change is not unexpected in the current situation caused by a coronavirus pandemic.  This decline was determined by a market and economic downturn and pessimistic prospects for the future.

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