July 2005
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jul2005, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p10
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The article reports on developments related to the political and economic conditions in Estonia. Estonia has moved up two notches from 2004 to take the 26th spot in the world competitiveness league table published in May 2005 by the Lausanne-based International Institute of Management Development. Real GDP is growing slightly ahead of forecast in 2005. President Arnold Ruutel has vetoed a law that would have allowed electronic voting in October 2005's municipal elections. The bill is due to be amended and lawmakers expect e-voting to be used in the next parliamentary elections, due in 2007.


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