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26.01.2018|Ministry of Finance

Tõniste: the Economic and Monetary Union could be deepened in banking

Agreements in the banking sector would make the European Economic and Monetary Union stronger, said Estonia’s Minister of Finance Toomas Tõniste after the meeting of European Union finance ministers at the Ecofin Council of the European Union.  “If we want to strengthen the European...
06.11.2017|Ministry of Finance

Baltic states to create a pan-Baltic capital market

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have agreed to create a pan-Baltic capital market to strengthen their economies and stimulate investment to create jobs with support of the European Commission (EC) and the EBRD. The Ministers of Finance – Toomas Tõniste for Estonia, Dana Reizniece-Ozola for Latvia...
31.10.2017|Government Office

Finance Minister Tõniste: EU funds should support structural reforms

EU structural funds should be allocated for structural reforms, said Estonian Finance Minister Toomas Tõniste at a meeting with Günther Oettinger, the European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources.
11.10.2017|Government Office

High-level workshop on digital technology to be held in Washington

Today, 11 October, a high-level workshop entitled ‘Digital Dividends: Roads to an Inclusive Digital Society’ will be held in Washington and hosted, among others, by the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The workshop will be opened by Märt Kivine, the Estonian Special...
14.09.2017|Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Finance forecasts Estonian economic growth of 4.3 per cent for 2017

According to the summer forecast of the Ministry of Finance, the Estonian economy will grow by 4.3 per cent this year and by 3.3 per cent in 2018.
12.09.2017|Ministry of Finance

Council presents its position on the EU draft budget to the European Parliament

The Estonian Deputy Finance Minister, Chief Negotiator for the 2018 EU budget Märt Kivine will present the position of the Council of the European Union on the draft budget at the plenary session of the European Parliament on Tuesday.
07.09.2017|Ministry of Finance

Tax experts to discuss taxation of digital economy in Tallinn

A conference will be held in Tallinn on Thursday within the framework of the Estonian Presidency of the European Union where tax experts, politicians, and scientists will discuss the present conditions in the European tax law while focusing on issues related to taxation of digital and sharing...
30.08.2017|Ministry of Finance

Estonia and Japan sign a convention for the elimination of double taxation

On Wednesday, Finance Minister Toomas Tõniste and Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Estonia Yoko Yanagisawa signed the Convention for the elimination of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and the prevention of tax evasion and avoidance in Tallinn.
13.07.2017|Ministry of Finance

Estonia to lead the EU budget negotiations for 2018 between the Council of the EU and the European Parliament

The Council of the EU, the European Parliament and the representatives of the European Commission are meeting today in Brussels to discuss the 2018 EU draft budget for the first time. The negotiations will be led by the Deputy Minister of Finance Märt Kivine.
12.07.2017|Ministry of Finance

Aab: Cohesion policy produces the most tangible results for EU citizens

Jaak Aab, the Minister of Public Administration, presented the priorities and activities of the Estonian Presidency to the European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development today, and focused, in particular, on cohesion policy.