EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Yara International

Yara International

Geographic Location

Country: Lithuania
Region: Vilniaus apskritis; Lietuva
Location of affected unit(s): Vilnius


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 18-07-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 18-07-2018
Planned Job Creation: 250

Additional Information

Norway‘s provider of fertilizers and crop nutrition solutions Yara International is to create around 250 jobs in Vilnius. The company has announced plans to open a logistics-focused European Business Centre in Vilnius and intends to hire around 250 employees for a wide range of positions, from transport management to customer support.

Yara International is one of the largest suppliers of mineral fertilizers in the world. The company operates in over 60 countries and has more than 17,000 employees worldwide. The Norwegian government is the company’s largest shareholder.