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20 years of Flemish-Lithuanian relations: Flanders opens a new FIT office in Lithuania


May 10th, 2016


On 10 May, Flanders’ Minister-President Geert Bourgeois opened a new office of Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT) at Workland business centre in Vilnius, Lithuania. The representation will operate in the entire Baltic region and cover not only Lithuania but Latvia and Estonia as well. The region’s strategic position is of paramount importance in opening an office abroad at this precise location, as Flanders and Lithuania have been cooperating for 20 years.

„By opening a Flanders Investment & Trade office in Vilnius for the Baltic states, Flanders sends out a clear message on the growing importance of the region for the Flemish economy. As a result of their strategic position at the Baltic Sea, the various seaports play an important role for the Flemish ports. Moreover, the region presents itself as an economic gateway to other countries in North East Europe.“

Geert Bourgeois, Minister-President of Flanders

You can find more information about Flanders Investment & Trade offices in Lithuania by following this link.


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