Lithuania/Ambassador to India
| Lithuania/Ambassador to India|
(Ambassador to India)
|Lithuanian ambassador to India|
India recognized Lithuania (along with the other Baltic States of Latvia and Estonia) on 7th September 1991 after acceptance of their independence by the erstwhile USSR. Diplomatic relations were established with Lithuania on 25th February 1992. Lithuania opened its Embassy in New Delhi on July 1, 2008 and has Honorary Consuls in Mumbai and in Bengaluru.
The bilateral trade between India and Lithuania reached a record high of US$ 367.15 million in the year 2016-17 before decreasing to US$ 339.51 Million in 2018-19 according to Indian statistics. Major items of import from India include pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, textiles and consumer goods. Major items of export to India include machinery and mechanical appliances, high tech optical instruments, base metals and articles of base metal, chemicals, sulphur, lime and cement.
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|Laimonas Talat-Kelpša||8 April 2013||February 2018|