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Estonia IT minister seeks 5G first status

Estonia’s entrepreneurship and IT minister tells fDi that the 5G corridor Via Baltica is not just about self-driving cars, but is a step towards a digital union of the region. 

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Is Baltic integration coming off the rails?

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have achieved significant integration since independence from the Soviet Union, but regional co-operation appears to be losing its impetus.

estonia goes deeper

Estonia's e-residency programme goes deeper, digitally

The e-residency programme launched by Estonia in 2014 – which allows anyone anywhere in the world to start a company in a quick and cheap manner within the EU jurisdiction – is beginning to pay off. Now, as Jacopo Dettoni reports, the country is extending the programme with the launch of a cryptocurrency. 

Blockchain Dubai

Cities bid for blockchain supremacy

Everyone wants to be a blockchain leader – but what does it take and which cities can make good on it? Erika Morphy reports.

A testing ground

Estonia's tech-savvy secret weapon

Tartu, Estonia's second city, has a small population but great ambitions to attract tech companies. Could it become the new testing lab of Europe? 

SEB forecasts strong growth in Poland and Baltics

The latest eastern European outlook by Swedish bank SEB predicts that the Polish and the Baltic economies will continue to grow in the two years to 2016.

German companies bullish in the Baltic, says survey

A recent survey by the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce shows that German investors are optimistic about the investment opportunities in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Eduard East

Narva mayor looks to exploit outsider advantage

The Estonian city of Narva shares a border with Russia and has a population that is predominantly Russian-speaking – making it something of an outsider within Estonia. However, newly elected mayor Eduard East tells fDi that he intends to turn this into an advantage by courting Russian investment to revive local industries, while at the same time raising the city's international visibility.

EBRD report: CEE and the Baltics set for recovery

Latvia leads region's emergence from recession though Croatia still trails, says European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Survey shows German investors increasingly positive about Baltics

Sentiment towards Baltic economies is improving among German investors, according to a survey by the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce.

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