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Estonia:

 
 

 

 

1.     Overview:

a.       Total Area: 45,227 sq. km.

b.      Total Population: 1,286,479 (2013 est.)

                                                               i.      Agricultural Population – 4.2%

                                                             ii.      Total labour force – 0.69 million (2012)

c.       GDP: $29.944 billion (2013 est.)

d.      GDP - real growth rate: 3.2% (2012 est.)

e.      GDP – per capita: $22,351 (2013 est.)

f.        GDP - composition by sector:

                                                               i.      Agriculture: 3.9%

                                                             ii.      Industry: 29.7%

                                                            iii.      Services: 66.4%

g.       Investment (gross fixed): 24.5% of GDP (2012 est.)

h.      Unemployment rate: 10.2% (2012 est.)

i.        People under poverty line: 17.5% (2010)

j.        Industries: Engineering, electronics, wood and wood products, textiles; information technology, telecommunications

k.       Industrial production growth rate: 2.2% (2012 est.)

2.     Trade:

a.       Total Exports: $16.16 billion (2012 est.)

b.      Exports commodities: Machinery and electrical equipment 21%, wood and wood products 9%, metals 9%, furniture 7%, vehicles and parts 5%, food products and beverages 4%, textiles 4%, plastics 3%

c.       Export partners: Sweden 16.8%, Finland 15.3%, Russia 12.7%, Latvia 9.2%, Germany 5.7%, Lithuania 5.7% (2012)

d.      Total Import: $17.05 billion (2012 est.)

e.      Imports commodities: Machinery and electrical equipment 22%, mineral fuels 18%, chemical products 3%, foodstuffs 6%, plastics 6%, textiles 5%

f.        Import partners: Finland 15.1%, Latvia 10%, Sweden 10.7%, Germany 10.7%, Lithuania 9%, Poland 6.6%, China 4.4%, Russia 4.1% (2012)

g.       CO2 emissions (MT): 20.56 million (2010 est.)

3.     Climate, Land & Agriculture:

a.       Climate:  Maritime; wet, moderate winters, cool summers

b.      Total Agricultural Land Area: 8 230 km2

c.       Land Use:

                                                               i.      Arable land: 13.97%

                                                             ii.      Permanent crops: 0.13%

                                                            iii.      Irrigated land: 40 sq km

                                                           iv.      Other: 85.89%

d.      Major Agricultural commodities: Grain, potatoes, vegetables; livestock and dairy products; fish

4.     Major Industrial Activities where jute can be used:

Wood and wood products, textiles, Creative industries.

5.     Environmental information & data:

Environment - current issues: Air polluted with sulfur dioxide from oil-shale burning power plants in northeast; however, the amount of pollutants emitted to the air have fallen steadily, the emissions of 2000 were 80% less than in 1980; the amount of unpurified wastewater discharged to water bodies in 2000 was 1/20 the level of 1980; in connection with the start-up of new water purification plants, the pollution load of wastewater decreased; Estonia has more than 1,400 natural and manmade lakes, the smaller of which in agricultural areas need to be monitored; coastal seawater is polluted in certain locations

 6.     Any special information which is related to jute:

Import quantity of flax fibre & tow by Estonia

Year

Quantity (MT)

2011

16

2010

2

2009

2

2008

217

 

Production of flax fibre & tow in Estonia

Year

Quantity (MT)

2011

66

2010

69

2009

82

2008

126

 

Export of cocoa beans by Estonia

Year

Quantity (Tonnes)

2011

0

2010

42983

2009

35030

2008

43816

 

Export of wine by Estonia  

Jute wine bag may be used to export wine.

Year

Quantity (Tonnes)

2011

5330

2010

4710

2009

3955

2008

4710

 

Jute made product in Estonia

Eco chair

 

7.     Associate Members: N/A

 

8.     Jute Industries and Traders:

Jute Trading/Importing Company

Contact Person: Andrei Eliseev

21-55 Uuskula Tn

Narva 20204, Estonia

 

Junik Company LTD 

Trading Company, Distributor/Wholesaler

Contact person: Mr. Sergei R

Main product: handicraft,wood,furniture,kitchen,natural

 

 

9.     Govt. Department/Ministry may deal with jute:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Estonia

Address:

Islandi vljak 1

15049 Tallinn

Telephone numbers

General Switchboard (24h): (372) 6 377 000
Fax: (372) 6 377 099, 6 377 098
Security Desk (1st floor): (372) 6 377 010

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Ministry of the Environment

10. IJO and IJSG Collaboration: 

  Estonia is a present member country of IJSG from the European Union (EU).

  IJSG Secretary General Mr. Bhupendra Singh Visited Estonia on November 2012 for future membership drive after 2014.

                Sources:

  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html

  http://faostat.fao.org/site/666/default.aspx

          http://data.mongabay.com/commodities/

http://www.google.com/publicdata/explore?ds=d5bncppjof8f9_&met_y=en_atm_co2e_pc&idim=country:EST&dl=en&hl=en&q=co2+emissions+per+capita+estonia

http://en.worldstat.info/Europe/Estonia/Land

http://www.alibaba.com/member/ee101498375.html

http://www.vm.ee/?q=en/tel

 

 
 

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