Wed, 19 Sep 2012: Estonia positioned for Baltic LNG terminal…

We’ll see where it leads to,” he said, adding that the Finns announced only this year that they are interested and that makes the project much more expensive as an underwater pipeline ...

Wed, 14 Mar 2012: Tourism growing in Estonia…

EU residents accounted for 81 percent of the total number of visitors, whereas the share of the CIS was 12 percent. Visits by EU residents increased 12 percent, year-on-year, and those by CIS resi...

Wed, 8 Aug 2007: Finns to trek to Riga for booze?…

In Helsinki, the Finance Ministry recently proposed raising the tax on strong drinks by 15 percent and on weaker booze by 10 percent. This follows a slash in the rate by one-third in 2004 as Fin...

Wed, 24 May 2006: Tourist numbers soar in Latvia, Lithuania…

In the first three months this year Lithuanian visitors were the biggest spenders (7.8 million lats), Germans second (3.9 million), visitors from the U.K. third (3.9 million), then Estonians (3.7 ...

Wed, 26 Apr 2006: Finns to facilitate labor…

Of the approximately 300 collective agreements concluded in Finland, only those concluded by trade union associations will be posted on the site. Finland is set to open its labor market to worke...

Wed, 30 Nov 2005: Three Baltic ports raise fees…

Also, in line with EU requirements, the port's council approved a waste charge obligatory for all ships and vowed to organize disposal of ship waste in the port. Last month Finns protested against...

Wed, 6 Apr 2005: Finns press Kotka, Rekvere officials for new passenger port…

"Kotka is one of the most important ports of the Gulf of Finland, but the city doesn't have a ship connection with Estonia. We are ready to create it," Lindelof said.Currently the shipper Kristiin...

Thu, 27 Nov 2003: Baltic Hospitality: Viru getting much-needed facelift…

Viru Hotel will attempt to meet this growing demand by shifting its focus to business travelers in the near future, Turnanan said. At present, some 65 percent of the guests at the hotel are touris...

Thu, 13 Nov 2003: Duty-free frenzy on Baltic Sea…

Passengers load their trollies full with wine, beer, spirits, cigarettes, perfume and candy."You would think these people came from a country where there's a shortage of goods," said Anna, a civil...

Thu, 28 Aug 2003: Nordic booze markets facing major changes…

The Federation ofthe Finnish Brewing and Soft Drinks Industry claimed that only a very largecut would significantly reduce the incentive to travel to Estonia to getbeer, where prices are 20 percen...

Thu, 7 Oct 1999: U.N.: Estonia most attractive to investors…

The Czech Repulbic, with $247 per capita, placed third.In 1997, Estonia ranked third among Central and Eastern European countries, behind Latvia and Hungary, but the volume of foreign investment h...

Thu, 29 Jul 1999: Finns acquire Lithuanian brewery…

It is the largest brewery in Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania.In the past two years the company has undergone thorough renovation of production facilities, including an upgrade of the ...

Thu, 1 Jul 1999: Finns break Eesti Telefon’s monopoly …

"We predict to conquer 10 percent of the market. Our operations are increasing with a snowball effect," said Ants Aasmets, a representative of Supertel Eesti. The Transport and Communications Mini...

Thu, 25 Mar 1999: Finns deny textile boycott…

In all, subcontracting work accounted for 44 percent of the Estonian clothing industry's 1.21 billion kroon yearly sales turnover in 1998.. ...

Thu, 18 Mar 1999: Summed up…

Cerps also stressed the need for a unified order for licensing securities market makers. He did not rule out Baltic stock exchanges' future integration into the Nordic states market.FINNS TURN AGA...

Thu, 25 Feb 1999: Finns still boycott Estonian ships…

We know that the conflict is not welcomed on the other side and a large part of the Finnish public does not support the boycott," Palmet said.Palmet added that parallel to the appeal, the Estonian...

Thu, 4 Feb 1999: Finns go for Estonian clothes…

Group, signed a contract with Optiva Bank Jan. 28, according to which the company will buy a 43 percent holding in Klementi from Fine Holding, a subsidiary of Optiva Bank. The deal will open up ne...

Thu, 13 Aug 1998: Estonian textile manufacturer goes to the Finns …

"In Estonia, we can rely on the excellent cost-effectiveness ration and put more work into the creation of brand labels, which plays a significant role within the textile industry."The merger incl...

Thu, 16 Jul 1998: Finns consume meat packing company…

Roosipuu said that Talinvest gave up its investment as this was laid down in Talinvest's investment strategy, according to which a company is sold after its price has achieved a certain level, in ...
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