Tallinn – a place for business in the 21st century
Tallinn is located in the north-eastern part of the Baltic Region, one of the most expansive regions in Europe. The geographical location of the city, between the highly technologically advanced Scandinavian countries and north-western Russia with its noteworthy natural resources makes Tallinn attractive for investors from neighbouring areas and from farther a field.
With a population of more than 400 000, Tallinn is the driving force of the country’s economy. More than 50% of all Estonian companies are based here and approximately the same amount of companies are operating on foreign capital.
Tallinn has of course a well-developed communication infrastructure for information systems and deft companies in terms of using those systems to. As an example in banking the percentage of Internet bank users is as high as 98%. This facilitates the use of modern IT technology.
Tallinn has been in business since 1285 when she joined the Hanseatic League. These traditions are carried on and are made possible by continuing investments in and around the city. Today (2007) Tallinn harbour is the third largest in the Baltic Sea and still further investments are planned to meet the need for the future as a comprehensive and vital link between East and West.
For more information:
Tallinn City Enterprise Board
Vabaduse väljak 7
15199 Tallinn, Estonia
Phone: + 372 640 4218
Fax: +372 640 420
The business etiquette in Tallinn is easy and modest. Before attending arrangements prior appointments is necessary. Business is conducted in a proper and formal way.
Office hours are Mondays to Fridays 8.00-18.00.