Estonia Country Risk Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Estonia Country Risk Report

Estonia Country Risk Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Estonia Country Risk Report
Published Jul 23, 2015
47 pages — Published Jul 23, 2015
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Source: BMI, CIA World Factbook over the coming months. Public support for the Reform Party has fallen sharply since the March - election, and the opposition Centre Party, which received --.- of the vote in the election, has become the most popular party with -- support in the polls. ...The change in leadership comes after a disappointing result in the ---- election, in which the Social Democrats lost four seats. Soon after the appointment, Ossinovski reportedly indicated that the current coalition agreement between the Social Democrats, the Reform Party and the conservative IRL, which was agreed only after weeks of negotiation, should be once again opened up for discussion, but he would wait until the IRL party decided who their own new chairman would be. Not long after the current coalition was formed, Ossinovski stated that he did not believe the government would manage to serve its full four-year term. ...Tsahkna s appointment has been approved by Andres Herkel, leader of the Free Party, which may hint towards increased cooperation between the Free Party and IRL, although Herkel noted that the executive board of the party remains largely unchanged. Long-term Political outlook Few risks to structural stability over

...multilateral European institutions (European Union, European Mon- etary Union and Schengen Agreement), Estonia will continue to benefit from a strong policy anchor and high degree of institutional capacity over the long run. The country s often fractious relationship with neigh- bouring Russia, undermined by domestic divisions between ethnic Es- tonian and ethnic Russians, presents the one key risk to stability. ...The country s structural political stability was in evidence during the deep recession in ---------, when the economy contracted by --.- in real terms. Despite the sharp rise in unemployment and deep fiscal cuts, there was no significant rise in social unrest, and the government was able to push through its policy agenda, achieving entry into the eurozone in January ---- and even winning re-election at polls held in March of the same year. Long-term Political risk score among the Highest in Emerging Markets BMI s Long-Term Political Risk Index reflects the robust quali- tative outlook for Estonian stability. ...The country also rates very highly in the scope of state subcomponent (-- out of ---), reflecting the high degree of state capacity and ef- -- Business Monitor International Ltd www.bmiresearch.com

...challenges and threats to stability Ethnic Divisions: While Estonia s political risk profile is on the whole very positive, divisions between the country s ethnic Estonian majority and minority ethnic Russian populations will pose a key challenge over the long term. ...challenges and threats to stability Ethnic Divisions: While Estonia s political risk profile is on the whole very positive, divisions between the country s ethnic Estonian majority and minority ethnic Russian populations will pose a key challenge over the long term. Domestically, resentment over perceived discrimination within the minority population will continue to hamper social stability, and there are risks that this will catalyse from time to time into public unrest. ...

  
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