Baltic Workboats completes EUR 3 mln patrol boat for Belgian customs
The Saaremaa, Estonia based boatmaker Baltic Workboats AS has completed a 22-meter patrol boat, Zeeleeuw, for the customs service of Belgium at a cost of approximately three million euros.
Private cars increasingly bought from Russia
Used car purchases in Estonia from Russia are significantly up having almost quadrupled year-on-year.
11.08.2016, Ilja SmirnovPM
Drug dealers do a fabulous fumble
With whopping-for-Estonia of 200 litres of GBL the «party drug» basis involved, one might think this was the perfect crime perhaps only foiled by a traitor or an unfortunate slight slip.
15.04.2016, Joosep VärkPM
Editorial: the importance of landing softly
The so-called golden handshakes and soft landings for long serving (executive) employees are often depicted in a negative context. Actually, what such customs or unwritten rules in working relationships really show is maturity of an organisation. In the sense of organisational culture, holding veteran employees in honour reflects values which are desired to be shown to those on the outside. Such organisations show themselves to be strong. Exactly the same goes for the state and the employer.
Russian prisons hold eight Estonians
At the start of this summer, at least eight Estonian citizens convicted for crimes committed in Russia were jailed in Russian prisons.
18.08.2015, Jaanus PriisaluPM
The Seto Kingdom Liveth
This past weekend, Obinitsa City, South-East Estonia saw Setos from wide world over convene - with the occasional Estonians intermingled not a few.
03.08.2015, Nele-Mai OlupPM
Taxman eyes entry into property
Finance ministry is pushing a Taxation Act granting Tax and Customs Board (MTA) added powers to probe into infringements - to the dismay of professional associations.
21.07.2015, Anette ParkseppPM
Customs to gain right to confiscate counterfeit goods on site
Estonian Ministry of Finance is seeking opinions on a bill of amendments to the Customs Act according to which lodging a traveler's declaration would become easier and customs would gain the right to confiscate counterfeit goods on site.
Blanket ban a cold shower for Estonian producers
Yesterday morning, as requested by president Vladimir Putin, Russian prime minister Dmitri Medvedev imposed import ban on Western beef, pork, fruits and vegetables, poultry, fish, milk and milk products.
08.08.2014, Kadri HansaluPM
In Valga, over 100 kg of hash hidden in VW
Saturday night, Tax and Customs Board staff discovered, in a Volkswagen Passat stopped for a check, over a hundred kilograms of substance suspected to be hashish.
Russian customs union bans imports of Estonian milk and fish industries
Starting January 9th, the Russian customs union with Belarus and Kazakhstan imposes a temporary import ban on five Estonian dairy industries and six fish producing industries.
27.12.2013, Kadri InselbergPM
Editorial: Kremlin’s Lithuania-picking mere tip of iceberg
Lithuanian foreign minister put it plain: with eyes of the world on Syria, «under cover of bigger events» the Kremlin is taking exceedingly unpleasant steps in our region, with far-reaching geopolitical goals in mind.
Carriage of goods to Russia may become more expensive
The Russian Federal Customs Service is to ask from Aug. 14 in addition to a TIR carnet an additional guarantee for goods crossing the Russian border due to which trade may become more expensive, the Estonian business daily Aripaev writes.
Car coming from Latvia conceals 111 kg hashish
Officials of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board found over 111 kilograms of hashish from a car that traveled from Latvia to Estonia in the middle of July.