Government tax policy seems randomEconomy
- Initiatives need to be implemented soonEconomyThe prime minister's economic development working group, headed by Erkki Raasuke, presented its report to the public and the incoming coalition yesterday. The working group was paradoxically called to life by outgoing Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, while the fruits of its labor will now benefit his three biggest competitors.
- Center, IRL, SDE: Estonia needs fresh ideasLocal News
- Cbank: Estonia's 2015 economic growth slowest of past 6 yrsEconomy
- Chief of Danske: pension investors need not worryEconomyLast year, Danske Bank begun the switch to corporate banking in Baltics and successfully so says its head in Estonia, Ivar Pae. As related to sale of Danske Bank pension funds to LHV the clients need not worry: the fund will be managed well even during times of transition i.e. as long as the transition is completed, he says.
- Work group to hunt elephants hindering economy of Estonia Prime Minister sets sights on catching up with Nordics, no deadlineEconomy
- Euro didn't raise the prices after allEconomyFive years ago, soon after the retailers said euro would not raise the prices, the statement turned into a joke among the people. Just before the switch, chamber of commerce and industry initiated a campaign aimed at avoiding unsubstantiated rise of prices of goods and services while the euro was being adopted in 2011.
- Weekend ahead smells like shopping spree brewingEconomy
- Interview: Korea hopes to present 5G options in two short yearsEconomyIn merely two years the global e-leader South Korea hopes to be the world's first to equip people with G5 technology and the rapid digital growth may be key to reunification of Koreas in our lifetime, interior minister Jong Sup Chong says in brief interview to Postimees tech portal while visiting Tallinn.
- National Audit Office dissatisfied with governmental efforts to develop economyEconomy
- New budget head sees trouble ahead in economy of EstoniaEconomyAs Estonia's veteran budget watchdog Andrus Säälik assumed post as permanent Estonian adviser at OECD in Paris, his chair in September was filled by Sven Kirsipuu with 18 years at finance ministry under his belt. Tomorrow, state budget undergoes its first reading at Riigikogu. To mark the occasion, we thought we'd ask him how Estonian economy is doing?
- Soc Dems demand add-ons to coalition treatyLocal News
- Swedbank raises Estonia's economic growth estimate to 2.1 pctEconomy
- FinMin forecasts 1.5 pct economic growth for 2014Economy
- Cbank: Economic growth is supported by consumption, manufacturingEconomyAccording to a flash estimate published by Statistics Estonia on Tuesday the gross domestic product of Estonia in the third quarter increased by 2.1 percent on year and by 0.2 percent compared to the previous quarter, while annual growth of manufacturing and retail sales accelerated which points to an increase in Estonia's economic activity, the Bank of Estonia reports.
- Sanctions no big damage to EUEconomy
- Cbank: Russian sanctions have little impact on Estonian consumer prices so farEconomy
- Car sales boosted by tax amendment drawing nighEconomy
- Swedbank raises Estonia's 2014 growth forecast to 2 pctEconomy
- Editorial: central bank saving the eurozone economyOpinionEuropean Central Bank led by its president Mario Draghi, saviour of the euro two years back, is keeping up strong stimulation of eurozone’s stagnating economy and demonstrating determination to save it from deflation trap. As decided by ECB council yesterday, the base interest is down to the non-existent percentage of 0.05, and deposit interest 0.2 below zero. Also, they are in for a massive purchasing of assets.
- In the 2nd quarter economy increased 2.2%Economy
- Estonians increasingly prosperous by businessEconomy
- ECB acts decisive in deflation threatEconomyEven before stepping into office, European Central Bank president Mario Draghi was nicknamed Super Mario. Now, nearly three years into his term, the ECB council under his leadership has managed to act decisive on several occasions. For starters, two years ago, eurozone was saved from breaking apart, or, at least, from a very bad crisis. Now, the central bank is set to do battle for boosting economy and defeating deflation.