Lithuania - Country Commercial Guide

Describes how widely e-Commerce is used, the primary sectors that sell through e-commerce, and how much product/service in each sector is sold through e-commerce versus brick-and-mortar retail. Includes what a company needs to know to take advantage of e-commerce in the local market and, reputable, prominent B2B websites.

Last published date: 2020-10-17

Lithuania is among the leading countries of the EU in information communications technologies and is ranked first in the World Competitiveness Rankings for communication technology.  In the EU, it has a leading position in the number of people aged 16 to 24 who have gained ICT skills through formal education.  Lithuanians are proud to have the fastest download and upload speeds in the EU.  Lithuania takes first place on the continent for density of network of public internet access points.  As a result, 92% of all financial operations are performed via e-banking.  The most modern ICT technologies (EDGE technology, mobile WiMAX 4G Internet, 3G mobile communications infrastructure, etc.) are fully implemented and used throughout the whole country. Lithuania has one of the highest broadband penetration rates in Europe.  Fiber networks reach 78% of the population, and eCommerce websites are widely used in the retail and services sectors.