Lithuania's largest garment wholesale and retail company, Apranga, saw turnover grow by 19 per cent in the first eleven months of this year, to 55.2 million litas ($13.8m).

Marketing director Gintaras Bingelis told the Baltic News Service that Apranga earned an unaudited net profit of 0.102m litas in the first nine months of this year.

The Vilnius-based retailer, which operates a chain of 16 stores, expects net profit to be 19 per cent than last year at 3 million litas on a turnover of 63 million litas.