The Baltic states: boundless opportunities

Despite their reputations as unknown quantities, the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania boast the three fastest-growing economies in Europe, adding to their unique appeal, writes Niamh Hennessy.

27th November, 2004

The Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuaniawere controlled by the USSR for most of the 20th century. It is only since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 that the three states have enjoyed independence and they are still undergoing intense reconstruction.

“It takes awhile to establish the trust of the Estonian people because of their unstable political history. They have to know that new investors are coming from the right places,” said Paul...

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