Category Archives: Estonia

Press Releases & News from Estonia distributed via EuropaWire

Video Makers from Lithuania, Portugal and Estonia shortlisted for an EU award

Amateur video makers from Lithuania, Portugal and Estonia have been shortlisted for the 2013 Europe Past Forward awards that aim to reward videos on the meaning of European citizenship. The award ceremony will take place in Brussels on 20 March … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission opens in-depth inquiry into state measures in favour of Estonian Air

Brussels, 20-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into a number of public support measures granted by Estonia in favour of its flag carrier airline Estonian Air. At this stage, the Commission has doubts whether these measures … Read the full press release

Eesti Pank: The employment rate last year was similar to the level of 2006

15-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Data from Statistics Estonia show that the number of employed rose in the last quarter of 2012 by 1.7%, though in seasonally adjusted terms, the employment rate was below the rate for the third quarter. Almost all … Read the full press release

Eesti Pank: Corporate borrowing ability has increased

15-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Increased sales turnover and investments of companies have increased their need for financing. The growth in profits has helped companies to fund their investments partly from internal sources, while reinvested profit has boosted companies’ equity. Due to greater … Read the full press release

Eesti Pank: Domestic demand alone will not be sufficient to drive economic growth

15-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The preliminary estimate of Statistics Estonia shows that the Estonian economy grew by 3.7% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2012, and 0.9% quarter-on-quarter. In 2012 as a whole, the economy grew by 3.2%, which is faster … Read the full press release

Eesti Pank: The share of electricity in production costs should not give rise to broad-based price growth

14-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — As had been expected the consumer price index underwent a one-off jump in January. The price level increased by 0.7% from the previous month and price growth was 3.4% in annual terms. The price of electricity was … Read the full press release

Around 15 million euros have been saved on transaction costs in Estonia since the introduction of the euro

14-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — From February 2014 all bank accounts will become international. This means they will be changed into IBAN (International Bank Account Number) form. In the second half of this year, all domestic direct debits will be replaced by an … Read the full press release

Ardo Hansson: The Estonian economy has performed well given the European sovereign debt crisis

13-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In a speech on Friday evening in Põlva to the Estonian Economic Association, Governor of Eesti Pank Ardo Hansson said that the Estonian economy has performed well given the sovereign debt crisis in the euro area, and … Read the full press release

Payment specialist Nets selects Telenor for telecom services in five European countries

6-2-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Telenor has entered an agreement with Nets, a European provider of payments, card and information services to supply them with telecom and data services in five European countries for the next three years. Telenor’s ability to provide … Read the full press release

Internal energy market: Commission refers Bulgaria, Estonia and the United Kingdom to Court for failing to fully transpose EU rules

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is referring Bulgaria, Estonia and the United Kingdom to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to fully transpose the EU internal energy market rules. To date Bulgaria, Estonia and the … Read the full press release

Uusi Asko Bonell – myymälä avataan Turussa

15-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Indoor Groupin huonekalu- ja sisustustuotteiden vähittäiskauppaketju Asko jatkaa uuden, nukkumiseen erikoistuvan Asko Bonnell – patjamyymäläkonseptinsa pilotointia.  Uusi Asko Bonnell -myymälä avataan keväällä Turun Hansa-kauppakeskuksessa. Ketjun marraskuun lopussa avattu ensimmäinen pilottimyymälä Kuopion Matkus Shopping Center -kauppakeskuksessa sai erittäin … Read the full press release

SAKU BREWERY RECEIVED THE RESPONSIBLE COMPANY QUALITY LABEL

On 4 December, Saku Brewery was awarded the Estonian „Responsible Company 2012“ quality label. Prior to receiving the label, a thorough questionnaire was completed about the contribution to the working environment, natural environment, community and market environment. „Having been awarded … Read the full press release

EIB supports Tallinn´s urban infrastructure development

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a long-term loan of EUR 66.8 million to finance small to medium-sized priority projects upgrading municipal infrastructure in Tallinn. 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — EIB Vice-President Pim van Ballekom, responsible for lending in Estonia, stated: “EIB … Read the full press release

Small and medium sized enterprises in 2011: situations per EU Member State

Trends in the SME sector for Austria

18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Commission annually assesses progress in implementation of the Small Business Act (SBA)1 at national level. This memo describes the results of the assessment as illustrated by country specific SBA factsheets2, composed on the basis of a wide … Read the full press release

EuropaWire.EU to launch

EuropaWire.EU (EW) is a premium European Union press release distribution and newswire service. The vast majority of the press releases that will appear on and be released via EuropaWire.EU (https://news.europawire.eu), will primarily be sourced directly from major EU based brands, companies, and institutions … Read the full press release