Between October 2012 and October 2013, the gross average monthly wage in Estonia grew 8.8%, reaching 930 euros. With workforce emigration continuing in Estonia and businesses increasingly lacking qualified specialists, wages will grow on a fast pace for a number of years to come, Äripäev and BBN evaluate
The number of Russian tourists visiting Tallinn during the winter holiday season will considerably exceed last year's results, Estonian tourism development authority forecasts.
The review of Estonia's state budget has had little progress in three days and two nights as the Social Democratic Party has proved consistent in its obstructionist tactics.
The national budget of Estonia is debated this week in the parliament and MPs are discussing 403 proposed amendments. Opposition's Social Democratic party is protesting against insufficient child benefits and is trying to delay the budget review.
Initial estimates by Statistics Estonia indicate that Estonian GDP has risen in the third quarter of 2013 year-on-year by just 0.4%. This is by far lower than the one percent gain registered between the second quarters of 2012 and 2013.
The north-eastern Estonian city of Narva will host an international tourism conference characteristic of the region’s endeavour to boost economic activity by attracting travelers.
Throughout November 1-7, the capital of Estonia will feature the 3rd Tallinn Restaurant week. 35 of the best restaurants of this city will participate in this event. Any resident or guest of Estonia is welcome to come and enjoy events planned for this special week.
Estonia will soon have a fiery show to offer its residents. This November will rock the scene in Tallinn with concerts from Hurts, Scorpions and Glenn Miller Orchestra.
The privately-owned railway company Edelaraudtee, which provides passenger transport services throughout Estonia, has said it may stop railway traffic altogether.
A request to assess legality of Estonia's electronic voting system employed in the 2011 parliamentary elections has been submitted by the Centre party to the European Court of Human Rights.
In the Estonian capital of Tallinn, apartment prices have gone up 14% between August 2012 and August 2013, reaching an average of 1251 euros for a square meter.