April 2005
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Apr2005, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p10
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The article provides information about political, economic and business development news related to Estonia. It reports that Estonia has a new foreign minister. Former parliamentary deputy speaker Rein Lang was appointed to the position in late February after Prime Minister Juhan Parts's decision to sack Kristiina Ojuland over the disappearance of official documents. The economy slowed marginally in Q404, preliminary estimates from the state statistical office suggest. Real Gross Domestic Product increased 5.8% compared to 6.1% in Q304--a strong result considering the high base of comparison for the calculation of Q4 growth.


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