Ministry of Economy and Innovation (Lithuania)

The Ministry of Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublikos ekonomikos ir inovacijų ministerija) is a government department of the Republic of Lithuania. Its operations are authorized by the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania, decrees issued by the president and prime minister, and laws passed by the Seimas (Parliament). Its mission is to develop positive legal and economic environment for economic development and ensure public welfare and employment.[3]

Ministry of Economy and Innovation
Ekonomikos ir inovacijų ministerija
(in Lithuanian)
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Ministry overview
Formed17 January 1990; 31 years ago (1990-01-17)
JurisdictionFlag of Lithuania.svg Republic of Lithuania
HeadquartersGedimino 38, Naujamiestis,
01104 Vilnius
Employees244 permanent employees
(January 2021)[1]
Annual budget€0.840 billion (2021)[2]
Minister responsible
Parent departmentGovernment of Lithuania
Websiteeimin.lrv.lt
Map
54°41′16.1″N 25°16′29.3″E / 54.687806°N 25.274806°E / 54.687806; 25.274806

The Ministry of Economy and Innovation is responsible for handling government business in the following areas: business environment, export, innovation, state-owned enterprises (SOEs), EU support to business, public procurement and tourism.

InstitutionsEdit

MinistersEdit

  Christian Democratic Party   Democratic Labour Party   Farmers and Greens Union   Freedom Party   Homeland Union   Labour Party   Liberal Union   Popular Peasant's Union   Social Democratic Labour Party   Social Democratic Party   Independent

Ministry of Economy
Term Minister Party Cabinet Office
Start date End date Time in office
1 Vytas Navickas
(born 1952)
Popular Peasant's Union Prunskienė 17 January 1990 10 January 1991 358 days
2 Vytas Navickas
(born 1952)
Popular Peasant's Union Šimėnas 10 January 1991 13 January 1991 3 days
3 Vytas Navickas
(born 1952)
Popular Peasant's Union Vagnorius 13 January 1991 30 May 1991 137 days
4 Albertas Šimėnas
(born 1950)
Christian Democratic Party 30 May 1991 21 July 1992 1 year, 52 days
5 Vytas Navickas
(born 1952)
Popular Peasant's Union Abišala 21 July 1992 17 December 1992 149 days
6 Julius Veselka
(1943-2012)
Democratic Labour Party Lubys 17 December 1992 31 March 1993 104 days
7 Julius Veselka
(1943-2012)
Democratic Labour Party Šleževičius 31 March 1993 9 June 1994 1 year, 70 days
8 Aleksandras Vasiliauskas
(1940-2016)
Democratic Labour Party 9 June 1994 5 October 1995 1 year, 118 days
9 Vytas Navickas
(born 1952)
Independent 5 October 1995 19 March 1996 166 days
10 Antanas Kaminskas
(born 1953)
Democratic Labour Party Stankevičius 19 March 1996 10 December 1996 266 days
11 Vincas Babilius
(1937-2003)
Homeland Union Vagnorius 10 December 1996 10 June 1999 2 years, 182 days
12 Eugenijus Maldeikis
(born 1958)
Independent Paksas 10 June 1999 11 November 1999 154 days
13 Valentinas Milaknis
(born 1947)
Independent Kubilius 11 November 1999 9 November 2000 364 days
14 Eugenijus Maldeikis
(born 1958)
Liberal Union Paksas 9 November 2000 14 February 2001 97 days
15 Eugenijus Gentvilas
(born 1960)
Liberal Union 15 February 2001 12 July 2001 147 days
16 Petras Čėsna
(born 1945)
Social Democratic Party Brazauskas 12 July 2001 14 December 2004 3 years, 155 days
17 Viktoras Uspaskich
(born 1959)
Labour Party Brazauskas 14 December 2004 21 June 2005 189 days
18 Kęstutis Daukšys
(born 1960)
Labour Party 29 June 2005 18 July 2006 1 year, 19 days
19 Vytas Navickas
(born 1952)
Independent Kirkilas 18 July 2006 9 December 2008 2 years, 144 days
20 Dainius Kreivys
(born 1970)
Homeland Union Kubilius 9 December 2008 17 March 2011 2 years, 98 days
21 Rimantas Žylius
(born 1973)
Homeland Union 17 March 2011 13 December 2012 1 year, 271 days
22 Birutė Vėsaitė
(born 1951)
Social Democratic Party Butkevičius 13 December 2012 3 June 2013 172 days
23 Evaldas Gustas
(born 1959)
Social Democratic Party 11 June 2013 13 December 2016 3 years, 185 days
Ministry of Economy and Innovation
Term Minister Party Cabinet Office
Start date End date Time in office
24 Mindaugas Sinkevičius
(born 1984)
Social Democratic Party Skvernelis 13 December 2016 13 October 2017 304 days
25 Virginijus Sinkevičius
(born 1990)
Farmers and Greens Union 28 November 2017 30 November 2019 2 years, 2 days
26 Rimantas Sinkevičius
(born 1952)
Social Democratic Labour Party 30 June 2020 11 December 2020 164 days
27 Aušrinė Armonaitė
(born 1989)
Freedom Party Šimonytė 11 December 2020 Incumbent 122 days

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