November 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Nov2008, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p10
Country Report
The article focuses on political, economic and business risks in Estonia. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has rejected calls from Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet for a rethink to the alliance's defence planning following the war between Russia and Georgia. Data from Statistics Estonia confirmed an earlier estimate that the country fell into recession in the second quarter of 2008.The ratio of overdue loans and owed interest are viewed as results of the tightening credit conditions and slowing economy of the country.


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