Akmene Region Municipality

Akmenės rajono savivaldybės administracija
Biudžetinė įstaiga
L.Petravičiaus a.2, LT-85132 Naujoji Akmenė
Duomenys kaupiami ir saugomi Juridinių asmenų registre
Kodas 188719391
Tel. (8 425) 57 133 Faks. (8 425) 56 594
El.paštas info@akmene.lt
 
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  • Geographical situation:

    Akmenė Municipality is situated in the Northern–Western part of Lithuania, in the territory of the Lithuanian–Latvian border. District area - 844 sq. m., administrative centre – Naujoji Akmenė. The district is divided into six elderships. There are three towns in the municipality: Akmenė, Naujoji Akmenė and Venta.  Akmenė District is a part of Šiauliai County.

    Nearest cities:

    • Vilnius – 270 km,
    • Kaunas – 200 km,
    • Klaipėda – 160 km,
    • Šiauliai – 60 km,
    • Riga – 125 km.

    Transport infrastructure:

    • Roads to Latvia, Joniškis, Mažeikiai, Šiauliai, Telšiai
    • Railway line Šiauliai-Mažeikiai
    • Railway siding of Venta-Naujoji Akmenė
    • International Airport in Šiauliai city (at 60 km distance from Naujoji Akmenė)

    Residents:

    • Number of residents: 24.455 (The Residents' Registre Service of 2014)
    • The majority of people living in Akmenė District speaks at least one foreign language: English, German or Russian

    Economic indicators:

    • GDP in Šiauliai County - 2.5 billion EUR
    • FDI in Šiauliai County 174.13 million EUR. FDI in Akmenė Municipality 39.41 million EUR (The Statistic Department of Lithuania, 2012)
    • Average brutto monthly earnings in Akmenė District Municipality – 556.65 EUR (The State Social Insurance Fund, 2013)
    • Unemployment rate in Akmenė Municipality – 13.2 % (July of 2014)
    • Population of working age - 13,037

    Tax system:

    • Income tax – 5-15%
    • VAT – 21%
    • Real estate tax – 0-1%
    • Land Rent – 0-1.5%

    Major enterprises operating in Akmenė:

    • AB Akmenės Cementas - cement production
    • UAB Bigso- carton, paper products
    • UAB Vaidva - demolition of buildings, waste recycle
    • AB Naujasis Kalcitas - construction materials manufacturing
    • UAB Eternit Baltic – roofing, facade decorating materials

    Outlook for business:

    • There are land plots available for business development with the nearby communications (gas pipelines, electricity and water-supply networks) in Akmenė District
    • Services of business consultants, lawyers, notary, banking, insurance, telecommunication and Labour Exchange Department etc. are available in Naujoji Akmenė
    • Akmenė District is situated in the territory of the Lithuanian–Latvian border and it is suitable for development of logistics activities
    • Akmenė is known as a region manufacturing construction material (cement, concrete, slaked lime, dolomite macadam)
    • Rich resources of minerals
    • Low manufacturing costs
    • Competitive labour costs
    • Large farmland areas provide an opportunity to develop agricultural activities
    • Unique geological heritage can be used for expansion of tourism activities

    Statistics of Akmenė District

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