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18.10.2006|Ministry of Finance

Aivar Sõerd: one-third of supplementary budget to be channelled into pension reserve

Today, during the first reading of the supplementary budget for 2006, Aivar Sõerd, the Minister of Finance, stated in the Riigikogu that the rapid economic growth, the good receipt of budgetary revenues and the reasonable fiscal policy have contributed to the possibility of preparing a...
18.10.2006|Ministry of Finance

Aivar Sõerd: the state budget for 2007 will focus on people

Today, during the first reading of the state budget for 2007, Aivar Sõerd, the Minister of Finance, stated in the Riigikogu that the budget for the next year would focus on people and be historical both in terms of its total volume and the surplus that is being planned for the first time. The...
22.08.2006|Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Finance: the economic growth of Estonia will increase to 9.6 percent this year

The Ministry of Finance today published its economic forecast prepared as of summer 2006, according to which Estonia’s economic growth will amount to 9.6 percent this year and to 8.3 percent in 2007. In spring 2006, the Ministry of Finances published 8.2 percent and 7.7 percent as the estimates...
31.05.2006|Ministry of Finance

Government approved the national budgetary strategy for years 2007-2010

Today, on 31 May, the Government of the Republic approved the national budgetary strategy for the years 2007-2010. The total volume of the strategy amounts to 334 billion kroons with external funds accounting for 48.6 billion kroons. The national budgetary strategy is the most important and...
02.05.2006|Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Finance offers for discussion the possible solution of corporate income tax

An analysis has been completed in the Ministry of Finance on the possible versions of the income taxation of commercial organisations since 2009, as the transition period for bringing into conformity the income tax law with the directives of parent undertakings and subsidiary undertakings,...
26.04.2006|Ministry of Finance

Aivar Sõerd participated in the meeting of European and Asian ministers of finance

Last weekend, Minister of Finance Aivar Sõerd participated in the unofficial meeting of European Union ministers of finance (Informal ECOFIN) and the in the following meeting of European and Asian ministers of finance (ASEM) in Vienna. One of the central issues of both meetings was...
21.03.2006|Ministry of Finance

State budget revenue for 2007 is 70.1 billion kroons

According to the Ministry of Finance spring 2006 economic forecast, published today, the state budget revenue for 2007 is 70.1 billion kroons. It is 8.6 billion or 14.1 percent more than current 2006 state budget. Ministry of Finance forecasts 57.3 billion kroons tax revenue and close to...
21.03.2006|Ministry of Finance

Economy growth forecast for 2006 is 8.2 percent

According to the Ministry of Finance spring 2006 economic forecast, published today, this year’s economic growth of Estonia shall be 8.2 percent while the growth forecast for 2007 shall be 7.7 percent. In August 2005, the Ministry of Finance predicted 6.6 and 6.3 growth percentage for same...
18.03.2006|Ministry of Finance

Minister of Finance met with the President of EBRD

Minister of Finance Aivar Sõerd met today with Jean Lemierre, President of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) who visited Estonia for the second time.  The goal of the visit was to specify Estonian interests in EBRD since the bank will revise its strategy for...
14.03.2006|Ministry of Finance

Minister of Finance Aivar Sõerd met with his German colleague

Minister of Finance Aivar Sõerd met yesterday in Brussels with German Minister of Finance Peer Steinbrück. Questions related to the Estonian changeover to the euro and tax issues were discussed. According to Aivar Sõerd, the meeting proceeded in a constructive atmosphere and German...

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