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    Prime Minister


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    Deputy Prime Minister


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    Minister of Economy


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    Minister of Culture


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    Minister of Defense


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    Minister of Education


  • Baltics agree on mutual recognition of academic qualifications
  • Ministry working on plan to make kindergarten mandatory
  • Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas speaks at U of T

    Minister of Energy


  • Estonian, Finnish foreign ministers meet in Tallinn
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  • Construction Begins on Pipeline Connecting Finland and Estonia

    Minister of Finance


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  • Netherlands recruits Baltic states to compensate for effects of Brexit

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


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  • Mikser: Estonian-US security relationship will survive trade war
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    Minister of Internal Affairs


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  • Construction underway on Baltic Connector pipeline
  • National audit office identifies weaknesses in critical database care

    Minister of Justice


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  • Study: Estonian judicial system among most efficient in EU
  • Estonian Secretary of State to step down by year end

    Minister of Health


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    Minister of Infrastructure


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  • Construction underway on Baltic Connector pipeline
  • Free public transport is launched across Estonia

    Minister of Sports


  • Canada and Estonia to foster digital cooperation
  • Prime Minister: No place for corruption in Centre Party or wider society
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    Director of State Security Service


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    Chairman National Bank


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    Permanent Representative to the UN


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    Presidents Chief of Staff


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    Chairman of Supreme Court


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    Opposition


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  • Yana Toom: I'd prefer an Estonian Ministerial role to working in ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Estonia GDP Growth Slows In Q1
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  • Ireland's defence spending is lowest in Europe at 0.3% of GDP
  • Jio going global? Mukesh Ambani eyes a foothold in Estonia to ...
  • SEB leaves Estonia's 2018 economic growth forecast unchanged at ...
  • Bank of Estonia: Competitiveness concerns looming for Estonian ...
  • Republic of Estonia: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV ...
  • Reliance Jio eyes Europe now, may set up company in Estonia
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    Investment

  • S&P confirms Estonia's rating at AA- with stable outlook
  • S&P affirms Estonia's rating at AA- with stable outlook
  • Bank of Estonia: Competitiveness concerns looming for Estonian ...
  • Construction Begins on Pipeline Connecting Finland and Estonia
  • Republic of Estonia: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV ...
  • Forget Silicon Valley; tiny Estonia is reimagining the way money ...
  • Estonia's Insurance Industry Research
  • Construction underway on Baltic Connector pipeline
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    Demographics

  • Forget Silicon Valley; tiny Estonia is reimagining the way money ...
  • Estonia's average monthly wage increases to €1242
  • Operators decry software importation from Estonia, Sweden, India
  • RJio Looks to Estonia for Global Expansion
  • This is the state of the world's health, in numbers
  • Estonian e-resident population growth exceeds birth rate
  • Europe's Ticking Time Bomb: Wage Inequality
  • Estonia's population is growing again, due to immigration
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    Export/Import

  • April exports up 16%, imports 13% on year
  • Bank of Estonia: Competitiveness concerns looming for Estonian ...
  • Ambassador: Belarus-Estonia business events contribute to trade ...
  • From jam to gin: The five companies making millions by selling ...
  • SEB leaves Estonia's 2018 economic growth forecast unchanged at ...
  • Economic growth begins to slow in first quarter of 2018
  • Swedbank: Estonia has boosted its export market share in Nordic ...
  • Estonian owner of John Ross, Coln Valley seeks new farming sites ...
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    Public Spending

  • Estonia's state budget to exceed €10 billion for first time in history
  • Estonia passes 2017 record level budget spending to bolster defense
  • Enterprise Estonia's 2018 budget increased to €215 million
  • IMF recommends Estonian government defer expenditures
  • Estonia about to reach 2018 third-country immigration quota
  • Chancellor of Justice: New state budget bill may be unconstitutional
  • The social consequences of European Union expansion
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    Public Debt

  • NATO Chief: US Allies to Spend $12 Billion More This Year
  • Trump vows to crackdown on leaks, chastises NATO
  • Donald Trump says Nato member states need to 'pay up' while ...
  • Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await
  • Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive
  • NATO troop increase plan draws criticism in Afghanistan
  • Trump wraps overseas trip with thanks to US troops, standing firm on ...
  • Donald Trump's NATO Speech Had One Major Flaw
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    2018-07-31EEIndustrial Production YoY JUN3.20%00
    2018-07-31EEIndustrial Production MoM JUN-0.30%00
    2018-07-30EERetail Sales MoM JUN1%00
    2018-07-30EERetail Sales YoY JUN5%00
    2018-07-20EEPPI MoM JUN-0.30%00
    2018-07-20EEPPI YoY JUN2.30%00
    2018-07-10EEBalance of Trade MAY?-130M00
    2018-07-06EEInflation Rate YoY JUN3.00%3.60%00
    2018-07-06EEInflation Rate MoM JUN0.30%0.14%00
    2018-07-02EEIndustrial Production YoY MAY2.20%3.70%00