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Wednesday, 23.04.2014, 23:48
On Wednesday, the international information and communications technology week "Estonian ICT Week 2014" starts, bringing top players of the field from across the world to Estonia, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
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The admission of student candidates to English-language curricula has concluded. The interest of international student candidates in studies in the University of Tartu has increased by more than 45% in comparison with the previous year, the University of Tartu said in a statement, cites LETA.
According to the analysis of market research company GfK Retail and Technology, Estonians bought 29,200 new mobile phones in March 2014, 9,100 of them being ordinary and 20,100 smartphones, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The risks to the functioning of the Estonian financial sector are small, but the external environment is fragile, Estonia's central bank Eesti Pank said in its fresh financial stability report on Wednesday, cites LETA.
Estonian logistics and transit companies actively participate at the transit fair TransRussia that started in Moscow this week; businessmen think that politics only interferes with business and they thank their luck that Estonia has not made very vocal statements regarding the sanctions against Russia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The operating profit of Estonia's largest mobile phone operator EMT fell while fixed-line phone, Internet and TV provider Elion's grew in the first quarter, the results of their parent concern TeliaSonera show, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) made a decision this month to grant a loan to Estonian shale oil producer Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG), LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.