Municipality Index 2012: Klaipeda – No 1 in Economic Freedom

Lithuanian Free Market Institute for the second time releases Municipality Index 2012. The index ranks 60 municipalities in Lithuania according to economic freedom – the index ranges from 0 to 100.

In the latest ranking of economic freedom, Klaipeda’s scores are the best in the country, Lithuanian Tribune writes. For the second consecutive year, Lithuania’s 3rd largest city ranks best amongst Lithuania’s municipalities with a score of 69.4 points (out of 100). This represented an increase from last year’s score of 59.1 points. The Municipalities’ Index 2012 report released today by the Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LLRI) also reveals that Vilnius has moved down to the second position whilst Panevezys is in third place with 62.9 points.

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