The European Space Expo has officially opened in Vilnius Cathedral square. The exhibition goes on display from 17 to 22 September. The visitors of the exhibition will have a chance to find out how space-based technologies are adapted in our everyday life. The exhibition presents European Space Policy, ambitious plans and achievements in the field of space. The exhibition also displays the Lithuanian achievements in space technology.

Real GDP growth slightly increased. In the second quarter of 2013 the GDP grew by 3.8% as compared with the corresponding period of the previous year. Economic sentiment indicator (ESI) is still growing and reached 6 points in June 2013, which was 6.9 points above its long-term average by.