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About Estonia

Estonia, a former Soviet Union country in Northern Europe borders the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland. It has a diverse terrain with more than 1500 islands.

It is a developed country and considered as a high-income economy. The country is well known for its adaptation of Technology and communications systems and the first country to hold elections over the internet.

The key industrial sectors of the country are banking, services, food and fishing, timber, shipbuilding, electronics, Oil shale energy, telecommunications, textiles, chemical products, and transportation. The country has special benefits for tech-based start-ups.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionEastern Europe
Capital CityTallinn
Government TypeParliamentary Republic
Official LanguagesEstonian
CurrencyEuro, EUR
Phone Code +372
Important CitiesTartu, Narva, Parnu, Kohtla-Järve, Viljandi, Rakvere, Maardu, Sillamäe, Kuressaare, Valga, Võru, Jõhvi, Haapsalu, Keila, Paide
National DayIndependence day ( 20-Aug )
GDP (nominal)USD 41.799 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking18
Primary IndustriesOil shale energy, telecommunications, textiles, chemical products, banking, services, food and fishing, timber, shipbuilding, electronics, and transportation
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsRussia, Latvia
Member ofThree Seas Initiative(3SI), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), European Economic Area(EEA), European Union(EU), North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Major ExportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Wood and Pulp, Machinery & Appliances, Household Items & Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Plastics and Products, Toys and Games, Cereals & Pulses, Chemical Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Books and Papers, Rubber and Products, Marine Vessels, Fashion and Apparel, Cosmetics and Accessories
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Wood and Pulp, Plastics and Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Chemical Products, Fashion and Apparel, Toys and Games, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Fruits and Nuts, Building & Construction Products & Services, Cereals & Pulses, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Retail & Fmcg Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 23.146 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 27.003 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 3.857 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Agreements, Economic and Technical Cooperation, Bilateral Relations
Major Exports to IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Wood and Pulp, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Chemical Products, Household Items & Products, Plastics and Products, Rubber and Products, Cereals & Pulses, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Books and Papers, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Silk & Textiles
Major Imports from IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Fashion and Apparel, Rubber and Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Cosmetics and Accessories, Chemical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Fruits and Nuts, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Silk & Textiles, Building & Construction Products & Services, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Glass and glassware, Edible Oils & Seeds
India's Imports ValueUSD 139.95 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 71.26 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 68.69 Million (Excess)
Indian Embassy Details for EstoniaEmbassy of India
H.E. Raveesh Kumar
Honourable Ambassador
32, Kulosaarentie, 00570 Helsinki

Embassy Details of Estonia in IndiaEmbassy of Republic of Estonia
H.E. Mrs. Marje Luup
C-15Malcha MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-49488650 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Estonia in Mumbai
H.E. Mr. Sunil Khanna
Honorary Consul
204 EMCA House Saheed Bhagat Singh Road Fort Mumbai 400001
+91-22-22679828 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Estonia in Chennai
H.E. Mr. Kulandaivelu Gomathy Babu
Honorary Consul
15, IV Street, Abhiramapuram Chennai - 600018

044-24985050/ 9841049490 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Estonia in Bengaluru
H.E. Mr. Pravin Goenka
Honorary Consul
No 6, MG Road Mittal Towers, 809 B Wing bengaluru - 560001
080-25580081 (O)