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27.07.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The restriction on opening direct air routes from Estonia will be extended until the end of August

The government decided to extend the restriction on opening direct air routes from Estonia to countries with a high-risk number of daily new cases of coronavirus until the end of August. "During the past weeks, we have seen a spike in daily new cases of coronavirus in many foreign countries. This...
13.07.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Crisis measures work group formed to fight possible second coronavirus wave

Minister of Foreign Trade and IT Raul Siem has formed a crisis measures work group, the goal of which is to prepare for a possible second wave of the novel coronavirus, mitigate its effects on Estonian businesses, analyse the efficiency of economic measures for entrepreneurs and adapt current and...
10.07.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Government allocates additional €26 million to public e-service development

The government at a sitting on Thursday supported proposals by Minister of Foreign Trade and IT Raul Siem to support the development of public e-services with €26.4 million. The funds will be allocated from the last major financing round of the EU structural funds' financing period ending in...
07.07.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia's economic situation will improve somewhat in six months

The June assessments of economic analysts at the Estonian Institute of Economic Research (EKI) show that the general situation of the Estonian economy is currently poor. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human health is declining somewhat, but the impact on the economy is likely to intensify...
30.06.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The restriction on opening airlines from Estonia will be extended until July 14

The government decided to extend the restriction on opening airlines from Estonia to countries with a high-risk number of daily new cases of coronavirus until 14 July. "The coronavirus has not disappeared and the situation in other countries still needs to be monitored. There are places in Europe...
29.06.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia signs EU islands' clean energy memorandum

Estonia joined 13 more European Union member states and the European Commission in signing a memorandum of understanding on the EU's clean energy for islands initiative. Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas, who signed the memorandum on Estonia's behalf, said that both...
25.06.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Minister Siem endorses new composition of Eesti Post supervisory board

Minister of Foreign Trade and IT Raul Siem on Friday endorsed a proposal of the nominations committee to appoint the new supervisory board of the state-owned postal service and logistics company AS Eesti Post. Sten Soosaar, Regina Raukas, Mari Avarmaa, Madis Laansalu, Raivo Uukkivi and Kalle Viks...
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19.06.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia to become associate member of CERN

Estonia is officially to become an associate member of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), a European research organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, which operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. Prime Minister Jüri Ratas signed the agreement on Friday...
Minister Raul Siem.
19.06.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The government is easing the conditions on KredEx crisis measures for entrepreneurs

Press release of the Estonian Government The government has decided to support the proposals submitted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and SA KredEx to alleviate the conditions of crisis measures so that crisis aid reaches entrepreneurs faster and on a larger scale....
17.05.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

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

The most recent status on the prohibitons can be found here: https://www.mkm.ee/et/uudised/info-lennupiirangute-kohta   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,...

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