Exporter guide

Food and beverage exporter guide

What is the difference between sales in Lithuania and export markets these days? Duty-free regimes are already in place in many countries, communication takes place online, there is a universal English language, and perishable products can travel to another part of the world in two business days if needed.
Nevertheless, statistics show that the average Lithuanian food and beverage producer is still much more successful in selling in Lithuania than, for example, in Sweden or Japan. Even between the countries of the Schengen area (not to mention remote markets), there are invisible borders – cultural, linguistic, and consumer differences, more difficult to build mutual trust, manifestations of nationalism, and protectionist laws.

The information provided in the export guide will allow get acquainted with the peculiarities of Lithuania’s priority export markets much faster and learn from the mistakes made in the practice of other companies and the actions that determined their success. The guide is divided into 11 steps. Some of them are more relevant for beginners, while others are expected to be useful for experienced exporters.

Let’s strive for victories in foreign markets together!


billion euro export value of Lithuanian goods


billion euro export value of agricultural and food products


of total Lithuanian export are export of agricultural and food products


annual growth of food and beverage export


countries Lithuanian food products are exported to

Priority export markets

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Agricultural Attaché of the Republic of Lithuania

Karolis Anužis
Attaché for Agriculture and Commercial Affairs | | Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the United States of America
Kristina Mineikienė
Agriculture Attaché | Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan
Eivina Žižiūnaitė-Allbaz
Agriculture Attaché |Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Federal Republic of Germany