Šiauliai region

Historic home of high-end manufacturing solutions

Key facts


Region’s key competencies in furniture production and textiles have been able to form a cluster which now services the renowned worldwide brand IKEA.


With its long history in television production and technical manufacturing, Šiauliai has adapted its competencies to supply products across a number of industries such as heating and ventilation equipment.


The newly established 218 ha. Šiauliai Free Economic Zone offers a fast and cost competitive solution for companies wishing to establish new manufacturing operations abroad.


The region contributes 7.2% to GDP, making it the 4th largest contributor to the Lithuanian economy.

Industrial competences

Mechanical and electrical engineering

Electric and regular bicycle production, HVAC and retail equipment, metal components. Electrical distribution equipment, and household appliances.


Soft furniture, wooden furniture, mattresses.

Construction materials

Cement, roofing sheets and tiles, facade/interior boards and panels, and fiber-reinforced composite.

Textile, leather and sewing

Bedding, clothing and footwear, and fishing nets.

Labour pool

Labour pool


Labour pool

Unemployment rate


Unemployment rate

Average monthly salary

709 Eur/month

Region average gross salary


Siauliai region map

Šiauliai FEZ

Free Economic Zone

Šiauliai Industrial Park

Industrial park

Want to find out more?

Download our brochure on Šiauliai region

Have questions? Contact our team

Živilė Kazlauskaitė
Head of Regional Development team

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