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Monday 25.06.2018 | Name days: Maiga, Milija

Estonian tax burden lower than EU average

On the basis of the data annually released by Eurostat and the European Commission, the Estonian tax burden contracted 1.5 percentage points to 34.2% of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010, well below EU average.

Estonian Air to benefit from bankrupt airlines

Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air might benefit from the recent bankruptcies of the regional Sweden’s airlines - Skyways, its subsidiary City Airlines and the Danish Cimber Sterling.

Finnish Ruukki wins EUR 11 million order in Estonia

Finnish company Rautaruukki has signed a contract worth around EUR 11 million with Estonian Alstom Power to deliver the steel frame for a new power plant in Narva, Estonia.

Estonia to welcome 85 airlines in Tallin

Routes Europe, now in its 7th year, will see a record number of attendees when the 2012 event opens in Tallinn in four days’ time. The event will be hosted by Tallinn Airport at the Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia in Estonia’s historic capital.

Estonian Air to conquer Asia

Airlines from Singapore, Oman and Qatar will take part in a two-day aviation conference in Tallinn from May 20 to 22 to negotiate cooperation with Estonian Air.

Americans help Estonians clean up waterfront

“Estonia is a nation on the sea and of the sea and it is fitting that Estonians are now looking to their beaches and waterfront for future economic growth as well as national environmental treasures,” says Michael C. Polt, U.S. Ambassador to Estonia.

Estonian road companies want to cooperate with Georgia

Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia Ramaz Nikolaishvili has met with the head of the road department of the southern region of Estonia and major Estonian road companies.

Port of Tallinn paid 57 million euros in dividends

Port of Tallinn, together with income tax for the last year, paid in dividends a record amount - 57 million euros, according to information on the port's website.

Estonians take drugs to Finland

Finnish customs officials say smugglers brought 8700 ecstasy tablets to Finland from Estonia last year.

Finns travel to Estonia for shopping

The main reason why Finns often travel to Finland’s southern neighbor is the lower price level for goods and services.

Tallinn Zoo welcomes arrival of snow leopard cubs

On Tuesday, April 24, Tallinn Zoo welcomed arrival of three snow leopard cubs.

Estonia needs Plan B

Estonian accelerator Startup Wise Guys chooses companies

The new Estonian accelerator program Startup Wise Guys, backed by the Estonian Development Fund and some former Skype engineers, has just announced seven companies it will be working with.

Estonia urges Japan to join NATO’s cyber security efforts

Estonia is calling on Japan to strengthen its collaboration with NATO on cyber defense and take part in joint cyber defense exercises, according to the Estonian Defense Ministry.

Tallinn Zoo celebrates arrival of Amur leopard cubs

Animal lovers in Estonia and around the world are celebrating the arrival of three newborn Amur leopard cubs in Tallin Zoo.

Estonians invent online fitting room

The Estonian company has come up with a technology that allows to try on new clothes on the computer.

A new terminal for Tallinn airport

Tallinn airport is due to begin the construction of an additional terminal, which will be meant for flights of budget airlines.

Latvia is the most unattractive for investments among Baltic states

Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian businessmen find Estonia the most attractive country for foreign investments among the Baltic states, but Latvia – the most unattractive. Only 1% of Lithuanian businessmen and 15% of Estonian businessmen find Latvia the most attractive country for foreign investments.

Russian drug causes record number of deaths in Estonia

Fentanyl, produced in Russia, commonly named «white Chinaman», is causing a record number deaths of drug addicts: overdose of this drug causes more deaths than car crashes.