Lithuania is a country at the southernmost of Europe’s Baltic states, a former Soviet bloc nation bordering Poland, Latvia and Belarus. Its capital, Vilnius, near the Belarus border, is known for its medieval Old Town. 

Capital: Vilnius

Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital, is known for its baroque architecture, seen especially in its medieval Old Town.

is the largest and one of the oldest cities of the country. Vilnius boasts the most wonderful architectural styles of Southern and Western Europe, Gothic and Renaissance, as well as the original “Lithuanian” Baroque, also called the last vivid flash of Baroque in Europe. 

An Indo-Baltic Chamber of Commerce (IBCC) was formed in Vilnius in 2009 while an India-Lithuanian Forum was inaugurated in September 2010. Major items of import from India include pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, textiles and consumer goods. Major items of export to India include machinery and mechanical appliances, high tech optical instruments, base metals and articles of base metal, chemicals, sulphur, lime and cement.

 

Clusters

Vilnius Cinematography Cluster, Laser and Engineering Technologies Cluster, E-services Cluster, Photovoltaic Technology Cluster, MONAK2 Modern Home Creation Cluster, Odontology Innovations Cluster, ABBI Cluster, Plastics and New Materials Cluster, iVita Wellness Cluster, and ELIT Cluster. The foundation for these cluster formations – long-term mutual co-operation in the development of new products or services and the opportunity to seize a bigger market share owing to joint effort, thus increasing the overall competitive ability of the cluster enterprises.

Most clusters form in the service sector, where the number of cluster formations is remarkably higher than in the industry sector.

 

Chamber of Commerce

Vilnius Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts