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12.05.2020|Government

The government discussed measures of economic recovery with trade unions and employer representatives

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 12 May 2020 – At the meeting of representatives of the government, trade unions, and employers, measures of economic recovery and the organisation of working time in the trade sector were discussed. According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, the involvement of social...
11.05.2020|Government

Ratas discussed the future of the economy with representatives from the finance sector

Stenbock House, 11 May 2020 - Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Minister of Foreign Trade and Information Technology Raul Siem, and Minister of Rural Affairs Arvo Aller met today with members of Eesti Pank and the Banking Association in order to discuss the general economic situation and the...
08.05.2020|Government

SPECIAL NOTICE: Estonia eases the restrictions for border crossings with Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland

Stenbock House, May 8, 2020 – The Government of the Republic decided that the restrictions for border crossings between Estonia and Finland will be eased as of the second half of next week, and that free movement of Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian residents and people legally residing in these...
08.05.2020|Government

Ratas discussed with the President of the European Commission the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and the new EU budget

Stenbock House, May 8, 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas spoke in a telephone conversation with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, about recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, the next multi-annual financial framework, and the recovery of the European economy. The Prime...
08.05.2020|Government

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The government approved the additional easing of restrictions in sports and entertainment

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 8 May 2020 – At yesterday’s e-session, the government decided to extend the training opportunities for big league teams of team sports and allow for open-air public events that can be attended in a car. This order allows for big league teams of team sports to start...
08.05.2020|Government

The Prime Minister is visiting Saaremaa and Muhumaa

Stenbock House, 8 May 2020 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will head to Saaremaa, to meet with rural municipality heads, and members of Kuressaare Hospital and the crisis committee. “Visiting Saaremaa and meeting the people there is extremely important for me. This is the region where the...
08.05.2020|Government

Ratas in Saaremaa: the crisis is over, let us focus on the future now

Kuressaare, Saaremaa, 8 May 2020 – Upon visiting Saaremaa and Muhumaa today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said that as Estonia has overcome the health crisis thanks to the joint effort of our people, we can focus carefully and cautiously on rebuilding everyday life. “The corona crisis has...
08.05.2020|Government

The Government approved the general terms and conditions of the loan to Tallink

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 8 May 2020 – Today, at an e-session, the Government approved the general terms and conditions of the working capital loan to the shipping group Tallink Grupp, which will help the company to cover this year’s operating costs. The size of the loan is 100 million euros,...
07.05.2020|Government

Special notice: as of tomorrow, movement restrictions between the islands and the mainland Estonia will be lifted

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 7 May 2020 – the person in charge of the emergency situation, Prime Minister Mr Jüri Ratas, signed an order which, as of tomorrow, lifts the requirement regarding the place of residence registered in the Population Register in order to travel between the islands and the...
07.05.2020|Government

The government will support employees of the oil shale industry

Stenbock House, 7 May 2020 – At today’s cabinet session, the government decided to assign additional support for Ida-Viru County to improve the competitiveness of local businesses and help to maintain jobs in this difficult situation. “The oil shale industry is the largest employer in Ida-Viru...

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