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Introducing the Smart Connectivity vision at the Three Seas Virtual Summit. visiooni tutvustamine tänasel Kolme mere tippkohtumisel. Photo credit: Three Seas/Arno Mikkor
19.10.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia introduces the vision to create a smart connectivity area from Tallinn to Split

Estonia will present the vision of Smart Connectivity within the framework of the Three Seas Initiative today. The overall vision of Smart Connectivity, led by the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, is to expand digital components across key infrastructure, which will in turn...
12.10.2020|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Ivo Kuldmäe to become new KredEx chief

The supervisory board of state credit body KredEx named Ivo Kuldmäe as chairman of the board and will start on Monday, October 12. Kuldmäe has previous experience in the financial sector as he has worked in different leadership and advisory positions. Kuldmäe has a master's degree in Business...
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...
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...
Photo: CERN
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....
Photo: Tallinn Airport
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...
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...
15.01.2019|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Tammist: Estonia’s economic situation is good, but we should keep our sights on the future

Estonian Institute of Economic Research’s quarterly survey shows that the economic situation is good, but the prognosis warns of a slowdown in economic growth. If the expected economic growth for last year was 3,6%, then 2019 forecast is 0,3% points smaller. Main positive factors contributing...

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