May 2009
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;May2009, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p10
Country Report
This section offers news briefs concerning Estonia. A Russian youth organization led by activist Konstantin Goloskokov has claimed responsibility for a 2007 cyber attack on Estonia. Prime Minister Andrus Ansip has announced the likelihood of a 2011 date for adoption of the euro. The percentage of the country's loans which are overdue more than 60 days increased to 4.1 percent in February 2009.


Related Articles

  • RISK SUMMARY: ESTONIA.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Dec2006, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p10 

    The article presents a risk summary for Estonia, as of December 2006. Prime Minister Andrus Ansip has warned voters that his party's tax-cutting agenda would be discarded by his coalition partners. The economy continued to expand at a rapid pace in the second quarter of 2006, according to...

  • RISK SUMMARY: ESTONIA.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2008, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p10 

    This section offers news briefs concerning Estonia. Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip condemned Russia's action against Georgia, stating that the country is spreading imperialism. Short-term economic risk rating (STER) has been downgraded to 63.3 after economic growth forecasts were reduced....

  • Estonia's Fading Euro Prospects.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;May2006, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p10 

    Presents an economic outlook for Estonia for 2006-2008. Inability of the state to adopt the euro currency in January 2007; Effect of high oil prices and string domestic demand growth on inflation; Forecast on the annual average inflation dropping from 4.1% in 2005 to 3.7% in 2006.

  • Estonian Economics. STUTTAFORD, ANDREW // National Review;10/15/2012, Vol. 64 Issue 19, p30 

    The article discusses economic circumstances in Estonia. The author notes that Estonia has used fiscal discipline to help it recover from a sharp economic recession. In his view, Estonia's membership in the European Union (EU) and adoption of the euro in 2011 have put it at risk of having to...

  • Growth Set To Slow.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2011, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p10 

    The article focuses on the forecasts of Business Monitor International Ltd. (BMI) on the economic condition of Estonia from 2009-2012. BMI states that the real gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia is expected to increase 5.0% in 2011. BMI also says that the country's pace of macroeconomic...

  • Euro Entry: Implications.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Feb2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p10 

    The article offers an analysis on the economic status of Estonia as it adopted the euro as monetary unit in 2011. It says that the country became the 17th member of European Monetary Union (EMU) in January 1, 2011, which is expected to a symbolic event for Estonia. It says that the country's...

  • Risks Of Credit-Financed Real Estate Boom.  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jul2006, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p10 

    Offers an economic outlook for Estonia for 2006. Reiteration of the authorities' concern that the credit-financed real estate boom could end with financial stress for households; Increase in the volume of housing loans granted by Estonian banks; Decision of the central bank to tighten capital...

  • Credit Boom Peaked?  // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jun2007, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p10 

    The article presents economic forecast for Estonia. The Bank of Estonia expects nominal credit growth rate to reach 37 percent in 2007 and 23 percent in 2008. The gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow by 9.5 percent in 2007 and by 6.8 percent on 2008. Inflation rate is projected to...

  • Analysis. Mayne, Mark // SC Magazine: For IT Security Professionals (UK Edition);May2008, p11 

    The article offers information on cyber attacks against Estonia. In 2007, the country was rocked by a series of distributed attacks against banks, government sites and other public services it blamed on Russia. Dmitri Galushkevich, a 20-year-old Estonian, was arrested for blocking the website of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics