Sustainable competitiveness in business services

Estonia offers distinctive opportunities for business service centres for both in-house and outsourced solutions. Estonia is the emerging Nordic location and an excellent gateway between Northern, Western and Eastern Europe and Russia.
Estonia offers sustainable, high-quality; competitive costs and low risk solutions for BPO, IT and financial services shared service centres, customer and technical support centres.

Why Estonia?

  •   Quality technical skills
  •   Foreign language skills
  •   Competitive costs and taxes
  •   Cutting-edge ICT infrastructure
  •   Strategic location and global vision
  •   Easy to do business
  •   Low risk: economic & political stability
  •   Room for growth: a sustainable solution
  •   Supporting your investment

Business environment in Estonia

  • Estonia's economy offers key opportunities for companies in a number of sectors including ICT, electronics, machinery and metalworking, wood processing, logistics/transport and food. The R&D elements of these activities are supported by the country's 10 universities and 25 higher education colleges, which collectively provide a source of graduates, often fluent in English, Swedish, Russian, Finnish and German.
  • Estonia has been ranked 16th in the Index of Economic Freedom (2012, Wall Street Journal/The Heritage Foundation), 24th in the Ease of Doing Business Report (2012, World Bank), and 33th in the Global Competitiveness Report (2012, World Economic Forum).
  • Estonia has some of the highest credit ratings in the region (Fitch IBCA, Standard & Poor's, Moody's).
  • Estonia is a member of euro area as of January 1, 2011.
  • 0% corporate income tax is imposed on all reinvested earnings in Estonia.
  • The Estonian cost level is still significantly lower than that of neighbouring Scandinavian countries.
  • In Estonia, all capital is treated equally, foreign or domestic.
    - Estonia is a member of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, and the New York Convention.
  • Estonia is the leading country in Central and Eastern Europe in terms of attracting foreign direct investments.
  • Estonia is one of the leading countries in the world in creating and implementing e-government solutions and cyber security.