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08.08.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The new e-Residency action plan helps to create more added value for local entrepreneurs and the Estonian state

At today’s cabinet meeting, the government approved the e-Residency 2.0 action plan with the objective to make the e-Residency programme more secure, more beneficial for Estonian entrepreneurs, and more convenient for the e-residency community. According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, the results...
11.07.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Experts: Estonia’s economic state is good

Estonian Institute of Economic Research (Eesti Konjunktuuriinstuut) published yesterday its half-year survey, which underlines that Estonia’s current economic state has remained good for the eighth quarter in a row. At the same time, the economic confidence index, which reflects business confidence...
09.07.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

South Korea's Telecom Company is looking for cooperation opportunities in Estonia

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SK telecom, a South Korean telecommunications company, to promote mutually beneficial cooperation. According to Viljar Lubi, Undersecretary for Economic Development, cooperation between Estonia and SK...
Rail Baltica
26.06.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Study: Rail Baltica freight transport has potential on the Adriatic line

A study was completed under the leadership of economist Erik Terk, which evaluated long-term competitiveness of rail transport with other modes of transport and the competitiveness of Rail Baltica with geographically distant transport channels. Terk evaluates that the future for freight trends on...
07.06.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Minister Taavi Aas met with the Russian Minister of Transport

Taavi Aas, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, today met with Yevgeny Dietrich, Russian Minister of Transport, during the St. Peterburg International Economic Forum and jointly agreed to continue the work of the two countries' transport committee. Aas confirmed to the Russian...
07.06.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Aas to propose purchasing four new trains

In the coming weeks Taavi Aas, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, is going to make a proposal to the Cabinet  to acquire four new trains for Elron, the state-owned Estonian operator of passenger trains that conducts its business under the Elron brand. This would make traveling...
04.06.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

A solution to help the victims of domestic violence won this year's Hackathon

The cyber security company Guardtime won this year's 'Digiriigi Häkaton', a competition that brings together technology companies with an ambition to create better solutions to various services used in the public sector. The purpose of Guardtime's solution was to create a reliable way to collect...
04.06.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Kazakhstan interested to cooperate in the fields of Transport, ICT and Space

At a meeting between the governments of Estonia and Kazakhstan on May 29 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan expressed its interest for cooperation in the fields of Transport, ICT and Space. Taavi Aas, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, who headed the Estonian delegation at the meeting, said...
11.04.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Creating a greener, smarter and safer transport infrastructure by the year 2030

Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications is beginning the inclusion for the Transport and Mobility Master Plan for the years 2021–2030. According to the Deputy Secretary of General for Transport Ahti Kuningas in Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, the...
25.02.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Baltic Sea region countries to attend 3rd Borderless Real-Time Economy roundtable in Estonia

Today and tomorrow, the third real-time economy (RTE) roundtable is held in Laulasmaa to focus on the most important borderless RTE services and solutions across the Baltic Sea region. Among other topics, experts will also discuss the law amendment according to which all Estonian public sector...

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