Estonia is getting used to the new EU transport rules
Published 14 October, 2020
Estonian carriers, as well as other EU countries, are getting used to the new requirements for organizing the working conditions of truckers. According to experts, these changes may lead to the bankruptcy of some companies in Eastern Europe.
Support for start-up entrepreneurs will be increased by a quarter
Published 6 October, 2020
The state program to support young entrepreneurs in Estonia will soon be changed - the amount of the grant to start a business will be increased by a quarter to 6,000 euros.
Estonia to open air borders
Published 1 October, 2020
The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced easing restrictions on air travel related to the covid-19 pandemic. This week air borders will be opened to most EU countries.
Enterprise Estonia helps promote Estonia in the Emirates
Published 25 September, 2020
The first year of operation of the representative office of the Estonian national investment Fund Enterprise Estonia in the UAE was considered extremely successful. During this period, more than 100 companies were assisted in developing a new market in the Persian Gulf.
Billing operator Fortumo joins the Indian market
Published 17 September, 2020
Fortumo, an Estonian telecommunications company specializing in the development of mobile payment tools, has started working with Amazon to enter the Indian market and connect to the services of India's largest mobile operator Jio.
Quarantine opens a market for online developers
Published 9 September, 2020
Estonian developer of financial instruments ForPeeps Payments has launched a new application for mobile devices that allows you to combine accounts of various banks in the European Union in one program.
The pandemic has led to cuts at Tallink Grupp
Published 3 September, 2020
One of the largest shipping companies operating in the Baltic sea, Tallink announced the upcoming large-scale reduction of employees in the divisions responsible for both passenger and cargo transportation.
Lawyers will help Estonian startups
Published 27 August, 2020
The government's Startup Estonia initiative, created specifically to help young entrepreneurs, has teamed up with leading Estonian law firms to develop the basic set of documents needed to launch a new company.
The pandemic reduced Estonian exports by 15%
Published 11 August, 2020
According to statistics for the second quarter of this year, the turnover of Estonia has significantly decreased against the background of current restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. The drop in exports was almost 15%.
Estonia is increasing the number of wind turbines
Published 5 August, 2020
Against the background of the process associated with the decommissioning of the Narva power plant units, Estonia is trying to increase the amount of energy produced by wind turbines. Marine projects are also being considered.
The number of tourists in Estonia is still minimal
Published 29 July, 2020
Shipping company Tallink will open the tourist season this week with the first sea cruise. The passenger ship will leave Helsinki and visit several ports in Estonia.
Travel agencies ask to lift the ban on flights
Published 21 July, 2020
Representatives of the Estonian tourism industry have made an official request to the government to review the restrictive measures for passenger air transport, imposed in connection with the covid-19 pandemic, due to their low efficiency.
Access to the tax and customs database will become easier
Published 15 July, 2020
The Estonian tax and customs Department has opened a new channel for users to access their personal information. Now you can get the data simply by calling the tax and customs Department support service.
The experts involved will help the Estonian exporters
Published 7 July, 2020
To support Estonian producers and open new markets during the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the national EAS Foundation has developed a program to attract foreign specialists to consult exporters.
Estonia's investment funds have adapted best to the crisis
Published 30 June, 2020
The Estonian state investment Fund Enterprise Estonia has become the best in Europe according to the latest published ratings. The organization was able to respond as quickly as possible to the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Estonia combines transport departments
Published 23 June, 2020
By 2021, the Ministry of economy and communications of Estonia should form a new Agency that will manage sea, road and air transport. By the end of 2022, a decision will be made on whether to include rail transport in this group.
Estonia has lifted the quarantine for Europeans
Published 16 June, 2020
At the beginning of the week, Estonia lifted restrictions for citizens of most European Union member States entering the country in the form of going into a 2-week quarantine. Sweden, Portugal, Belgium and the United Kingdom became exceptions.
Flight restrictions were extended for two weeks
Published 9 June, 2020
The government of Estonia has extended restrictions on flights to countries where the adverse epidemiological situation associated with the coronavirus pandemic persists. The order will be valid for at least two weeks and can be extended if necessary.
Estonian Railways will be developed on credit
Published 3 June, 2020
The European Union will help Estonia to modernize the railway network as part of the development of the Trans-European transport network. The European investment Bank has agreed to allocate a loan of 95 million euros to the Estonian national operator Eesti Raudtee.
Tourism and education are under threat
Published 27 May, 2020
The statistics Department of Estonia has published disappointing data for the country's tourism industry - the number of foreign visitors decreased by more than 20% in the first quarter of this year. The drop is primarily due to the current European quarantine for the covid-19 pandemic.