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17.05.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Ministry decided on the countries to where airlines may not be opened from Monday

Today, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas signed an order not to fly from Estonia to countries with a high risk of being infected with COVID-19, listing out the United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, Turkey, Belarus and Russia and prohibiting flights with them from...
14.05.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Enterprise Estonia to offer supplementary support to tourism sector

Minister of Foreign Trade and IT Raul Siem has signed an order giving the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications the ability to grant supplementary support via Enterprise Estonia to tourism enterprises struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Enterprise Estonia's conditions for...
28.04.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Government approves €35 million aid package for entrepreneurs

The government on Monday approved a €25 million aid package for the tourism sector and the allocation of €10 million to support micro and small enterprises. The crisis measure package totaling €35 million was developed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and Enterprise Estonia (...
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24.04.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia will direct 43 million euros into national airlines, railways and shipping companies

At a cabinet meeting, the government decided to increase the share capital of Nordica by 30 million euros, Eesti Raudtee by 10 million euros and Saarte Liinid by 3 million euros to ensure the success of the companies in the future. According to the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure...
15.04.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Ministry developed an aid package for tourism sector

The Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications in cooperation with the Kredex foundation and Enterprise Estonia have developed a €25 million euro aid package for supporting the tourism sector. Under the support package tourism enterprises will be provided loans guaranteed on...
15.04.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia is starting prototype testing for eCMR

Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications signed today a contract for eCMR prototype testing with the Lithuanian company FITEK EDI who is known for its e-invoicing solutions. Fitek EDI was selected through an international public procurement process which was carried out within the...
08.04.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

AS Eesti Teed auction to be extended through October 1

Due to the ongoing emergency situation in Estonia, the deadline for submitting bids in the public written auction for AS Eesti Teed has been extended from June 1 to October 1. "We are in a situation where potential buyers are being confronted with changes to the economic situation, the effects of...
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27.02.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Electricity Market Act will increase the proportion of biomass in Estonian electricity production

Today the government has approved the amendments to the Electricity Market Act that are aimed at increasing the proportion of biomass in the Estonian energy portfolio and raising the level of flexibility of the regulations that cover underbidding for the production of energy from renewable sources...
25.02.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Karu: Tourism is significant for Estonia's economy and we must do more to attract high-yield visitors

Tourism is significant for Estonia's economy, and the sector must do more to attract high-yield visitors, says Minister of Foreign Trade and IT Kaimar Karu. Karu made his comments in connection with a meeting he had Thursday with tourism industry representatives. "Tourism and the products and...
IFC, the Estonian ICT Cluster and Startup Estonia are pleased to invite you to the first Transformational Business Day in Tallinn
11.02.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Participate in the first Transformational Business Day in Estonia, 02. March

IFC, the Estonian ICT Cluster and Startup Estonia are pleased to invite you to the first Transformational Business Day in Tallinn. This event will bring together entrepreneurs, leaders, innovators and representatives of the private and public sector from Estonia and the Baltic region to exchange...

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