Billion-euro timber industry project seems a fantasyEconomy
- Logging lobby eating into forestsLocal News
- Estonian-made pocket tank in action for the first timeLocal News
- Film production complex to be built in Tallinn by 2018Culture
- Estonian defense co Milrem to expand Tallinn workshopEconomy
- Oliver Kruuda: «independent expert assessment» of Tere reorganisation plan was written at law office of creditorsEconomy
- Farming crisis paving way for milk from PolandEconomy
- Estonia's Milrem signs cooperation agreement with Singaporean defense industry coLocal News
- Sugar tax crammed down nation's throatHealth
- Editorial: brown gold, wrapped in paperOpinionIn Estonia, involvement tends to be in words only. With decisions, experts, scientists, entrepreneurs and real-lifers tend to be ignored. While with some softer domains the mistakes may merely cause the temporary media noise and public nagging, in some matters the errors may be fatal and the price to be paid severe. The latter surely involves issues of oil shale mining.
- Eesti Energia plans petrol production from oil shale gas International device design tenders expectedEconomy
- SEB: Estonia hit by housing price bubbleEconomyEstonians may enjoy consuming boom till entrepreneurs are able to produce ever more effectively, lift wages and keep unemployment rise in check, says SEB chief Allan Parik, who thinks that while sailing on thin ice in this crisis-smelling world, Estonian businessmen stand on secure foundations and have thus far managed to react correctly to changes in economic environment. Domestic consumption remains solid, unemployment is low, and entrepreneurs are showing strong competitiveness on the weak external markets. No near term solution is to be expected t the differences with Russia, and therefore it makes no sense inserting deals with them into business plans.
- Pray for Nitrofert to resurrect. AgainEconomy
- Booze producers are blasting the governmentEconomy
- Editorial: dagger at oil industry throatOpinionYesterday, we saw crude hitting record lows again, the Brent benchmark doing a below $52 plunge. Top to bottom, this makes for roughly half price oil. The impact reaches farther than Russia’s budget or employment at Norwegian rigs. While, broadly speaking, the cheaper fuels are a blessing for Estonian and European economies, Ida-Viru County oil industry and oil shale mining face prompt problems.
- The year ahead: economy most impacted by external demandEconomy
- Estonians evolving an unmanned flying objectEconomy
- Estonia, Moldova could boost trade with dairy products, wine-Economy
- Tensions building between business and the stateEconomy
- Ilves and Obama: Ukraine needs political supportLocal News
- Increase of environmental fee feared to fell oil shale industryEconomy
- In June the decrease in trade deceleratedEconomyAccording to Statistics Estonia, in June 2014, exports of goods increased by 1% and imports decreased by 1% at current prices compared to June of the previous year. In the first half-year of this year, the decrease in exports and imports was mostly influenced by a fall in the trade of electrical equipment and transport equipment.
- Russia-West relations a reminder of Cold WarLocal News
- Editorial: the only constant is changeOpinionThose predicting labour market changes and deciding state orders to universities always seem to be preparing for the last war. Whatever the market needed yesterday, it may not need today; smaller yet the chance the need is there tomorrow. Still, this is an important question every spring as those about to graduate are thinking which sector would be their future.
- Rejecting the sewing machine, Estonians embrace computersEconomyIn 2004, Estonia joined the European Union. Boosted by EU aid, our economic indicators started to even up with these of wealthy states. Over the ten years, a lot has changed in the Estonian life. What, then, has been the impact on economic structure? As attested by Statistical Office labour force studies: though more and more Estonians move from workbenches to office tables, the major employing sectors of economy remain the same.