Event: Doing Business in Baltics Webinar
Date: June 12, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
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Description of Event:
Baltics has a regional GDP of over $121 billion, a GDP per capita on average of $20,000, strong infrastructure and ease of doing business. This region of just over 6 million people offers opportunities for American exporters.
Estonia hosts NATO’s cyber-defense center and is a homeland for of Skype. As a result of its two-decade commitment to IT, Estonia is the world’s most advanced digital society and recognized leader in digital skills, infrastructure and legislation. Estonia boasts a full digital ecosystem, world class cyber-security, and soon-to-be 5G infrastructure. Skype, Transferwise, GrabCAD, Skeleton, Lingvist are just a few of many successful technology startups born in Estonia.
Latvia is ranked 25th out of 189 countries in terms of ease of doing business. The Latvian government has adopted modern laws establishing copyrights, patents and trademarks and the means for enforcing their protection. Telecommunication services are modern and among the highest in quality in the EU. Many U.S. companies doing business in Latvia rate the business environment among the best in Central and Eastern Europe. The country provides an attractive market for American IT equipment and services, capital machinery and equipment, medical and consumer products, and energy products.
Lithuania is among the fastest growing EU economies and is a potentially attractive market for U.S. goods and services. Its excellent infrastructure, competitive costs, and availability of high-skilled, English-speaking workforce make Lithuania a great place for U.S. companies to do business. Dominant sectors include biotechnology, financial technology, electronics manufacturing, ICT, laser technology, energy, metal working, and transportation and logistics
The webinar will give an overview of each market with a question and answer session at the end of each webinar