During 2015, 13 003 people emigrated from Estonia, while 15 413 imigrated to the Baltic country, Statistics Estonia has estimated and found that for the first time since the restoration of the independence of Estonia more people have arrived in the country than the people, who have left.
The average monthly gross income in Estonia surpassed 1,000 euros for the first time in 2015, Statistics Estonia estimated.
According to Estonian media, two asylum seekers, who have been recently relocated to Estonia as part of the European Union refugee relocation scheme and have received a year-long subsidiary protection status, have taken the country’s Police and Border Guard Board to court over the decision.
China’s Vice Minister Mei Kebao and Estonian Minister of Rural Affairs Urmas Kruuse have signed an agreement on food safety expected to allow Estonian dairy producers to sell their produce on the Chinese market.
Tallinn on May 13 hosts a forum of navy leaders of 26 European states planning to talk about current maritime and cooperation issues.
Tallinn has this week not permitted closing a street as asked by organisers of a march to take place on May 9.
Tallinn airport in Estonia has on May 1 started repair and construction works that for the most part will be conducted at night not to affect operation of the airport.
Estonian gas grid operator Elering has on April 28 announced that it in cooperation with Finnish firm Baltic Connector has applied for EU co-funding for building a Estonian-Finnish gas grid interconnection.
The number of average daily online internet purchases in Estonia has surpassed 70 000 in the first quarter of 2016, which is nearly double the rate recorded in 2012, Estonian Bank has estimated.
The works of building the new Estonian ministry of ministries have commenced in Tallinn, planned to provide office space for four government ministries.