Kaunas region | Regions of Lithuania
Kaunas region | Regions of Lithuania
Kaunas region | Regions of Lithuania
Kaunas region | Regions of Lithuania

Kaunas region | Regions of Lithuania

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    Lithuanias industrial heartland

    Mindaugas etokas, Managing Director, Kitron

    With the biggest technological university in the Baltic States, Kaunas can rightly be called the industrial capital of Lithuania. What impresses us most is the quality of our employees here in Lithuania. Their drive and dedication to their work greatly enhances productivity in our operations here.

    Your business location in Lithuania

    Kaunas region

  • Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is the largest provider of qualified engineers in the country. With its strong ties to business, and long experience in servicing the regions largest players, KTU an essential resource for companies operating in the area.

    Kaunas is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Kaunas Aiport is also the largest cargo airport in the country. Additionally, Kaunas SEZ, connected to the airport, offers a raft of tax deductions and fast turnaround for the setting up procedures.

    As a centre for the development of the humanities, social sciences and IT, Kaunas is a great destination for shared services centres. This is illustrated by the fact that 46% (6 out of 13) of all SSC projects in the region were implemented in the last 5 years.

    Chemical products

    17 Vocational schools 7 Colleges 8 Universities

    Electronics & electrical equipment

    Textiles Food and beverages

    298 200 Labour pool

    17,6% Employees in manufacturing

    10% Seeking employment

    624 Region average salary

    58 000 Number of students

    1 2 3

    Industrial competences

    Key facts

    Labour pool / 2013

    TOP EXPORT COUNTRIESGermany, United Kingdom, Sweden, France and Poland.

    INDUSTRIES SERVEDSports, automotive, healthcare, marine, oil and gas, defense, agriculture (livestock and crop), finance and automation.

    EXPORT PRODUCTION61,5%

    Business & administrationOther

    Arts & humanities

    Social services & healthcare

    Engineering &engineering professions

    13%

    7%

    Social & behavioural13%

    26%

    21%20%

    Fertilizers and chemical products.

    Crop production, flour, premixes, pet food, alcoholic beverages, meat and fish processing, sugar and confectionary.

    Electric vehicles, charging points and parts, computer vision systems, electronic components and industry automation solutions.

    Linen yarn, acetate fabrics, functional wear, sportswear, technical textiles, apparel and interior articles.

    TOP 5 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES (BY NUMBER OF STUDENTS)

    AUTOMATE

    587 400 Number of residents

    2nd largest (19.6%) share ofLithuanias GDP.

  • 51% Manufacturing

    15% Wholesale & retail

    13% Real estate operations

    5% Construction

    16% Other1 500 m

    13%

    26%

    21%

    2012

    1 500 m

    923 m

    2008

    Growth: 6

    1%

    FDI STOCK GROWTH (2008-2012)

    FDI BY SECTOR (2012)

    *Sources: Lithuanian National Statistics, 2014

    *Conditions apply

    Top 5 investors by country

    Infrastructure

    FDI in the region / 2012

    Vilnius Airport100 km

    Kruonis Technology park

    Other Infrastructure

    Kaunas

    Klaipda Seaport 228 km

    KLAIPDA

    PALANGA

    PANEVYS

    BELARUSPOLAND

    LATVIA

    BALTICSEA

    RUSSIA

    KAUNAS

    VILNIUS

    IAULIAI

    Santaka ValleyR&D centre for sustainable chemistry and biopharmacy, future energy, mechatronics, information and communication technologies.

    Nemunas ValleyR&D centre for agrobiotechnology, bioenergy and forestry, food technology, safety and health.

    Textiles InstituteAt the centre of physical sciences and technology.

    Science & Technology Parks

    Kaunas Free Economic Zonewww.ftz.lt | 0% tax on profits and dividends*

    Kdainiai Free Economic Zonewww.kedainiulez.lt | 0% on tax profits and dividends*

    SEZ

    Kaunas airpark

    CA

    RU FI NL

    DE

    Special Economic Zones

  • 141014

    Top companies by sector

    Other leading companies in the region

    www.investlithuania.comWe are a government agency that provides free investment advice, contacts and data. Lets talk if you need someone to:

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    T: +370 5 2159760E: rugile@investlithuania.comA: Jogailos St. 4 / LT 01116 / Vilnius / Lithuania

    Chemicals & chemical Products

    Electronics & electrical equipment

    Textiles Food and beverages

    Shared services

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