Klaipėda region

Port of oil&gas, metal and engineering

Key facts

1

The coastal city of Klaipėda, the region’s capital, is home to the Baltics only ice-free port – making it a regional hub for logistics and transportation. It is also home to the Baltic’s largest shipyard, which offers a full range of services, from conceptual design to “turn key” projects.

2

Boasting strong established ties between business and education, and home to a number of international schools, the region is perfectly placed to supply business with a highly skilled and competitive workforce.

3

Klaipėda is currently the location of testing, component manufacturing, and small scale extraction for the Oil & Gas industry — making it a natural competence center for Oil & Gas.

4

Klaipėda region is the 3rd largest region in Lithuania, and one of the country’s fastest growing regions — currently accounting for 12% of GDP.

Industrial competences:

Ship building and metal structures

Ship building and metal structures

Ships, offshore structures, motorboats and yachts, metal constructions and components.

Chemicals and plastics

Chemicals and plastics

PET granules, lubricants, engine oils, and plastic plumbing pipes.

Food, beverages and tabacco

Food, beverages and tobacco

Pet food, beer, fish and meat processing, confectionery, and cigarettes.

Wood and furniture

Wood processing and furniture

Soft furniture and wooden components.

Labour pool

Labour pool

163,300

Labour pool

Unemployment rate

5.1%

Unemployment rate

Average monthly salary

788 Eur/month

Region average gross salary

Infrastructure

Klaipeda region map

Klaipėda FEZ

Free Economic Zone

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Klaipėda Science and Technology Park

Science and Technology Park

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Marine valley

Science and Technology Valley

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Have questions? Contact our team

Živilė Kazlauskaitė
Head of Regional Development team
Hi, my name is Živilė Kazlauskaitė. I’m Head of the Regional Development team. If you have any questions, just let me know.
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