Economic outlook. Lithuania.
Lithuania. Country of 2 808 901 population, located in the Baltic region of Europe. On May 1st 2004 Lithuania became a full-fledged member of the European Union. Since 2016 Saulius Skvernelis has been a Prime Minister and Andrius Palionis – Agricultural Minister of this country (from 2019).
What are the statistics in terms of trade and economy in this Lithuania? “Intra-EU trade accounts for 59% of Lithuania’s exports (Latvia 10%, Poland 8% and Germany 7%), while outside the EU 14% go to Russia and 5% to the United States. In terms of imports, 69% come from EU Member States (Germany 12%, Poland 11% and Latvia 7%), while outside the EU 15% come from Russia and 3% from China”.
Pig Meat Production by Country – Lithuania.
Pork is one of the most consumed meat in Lithuania. Tradition and habits have a great impact here. Unfortunately Lithuania is one of the countries affected by African Swine Fever (ASF). This is one of the many reasons why the total number of pigs in this country decreased. According to Pig333 from 2006 to 2018 the numbers dropped from 1,127,1 to 572 x 1000 heads.