Press digest: Estonia - Eesti Paevaleht15.10.2007, 08:53
These are top stories in today's Estonian newspapers
Ryanair remains interested in starting service to Tallinn Ireland's low-cost airline Ryanair remains interested in flying to Tallinn. This was confirmed by Ryanair's vice president Michael Cawley who last week met with junior minister of economic affairs Siim-Valmar Kiisler and representatives of the Tallinn Airport. One of the reasons why Ryanair may have decided to start service to Tallinn is the decision of Tallinn Airport to lower its airport fees.
Intercon Energy gives up plan to build a biofuel plant in Estonia Markku Tarkiainen- owner and CEO of Intercon Energy- has announced that his company has shelved plans to build a biofuel plant in LÃ¤Ã¤ne-Viru county in Estonia. Tarkiainen said that Estonian farmers are not growing enough crops suitable for producing bioful such as rape seed and that there are no guarantees that raw materials can be secured for long term.
Sawmills expect deficit of roundwood Estonia's largest sawmills say that Estonia is facing a major deficit of roundwood since imports from Russia have practically dried up. They say that rail shipments of roundwood from Russia have been stopped for several months and using vessels to bring roundwood is too expensive. Although Estonia is felling more trees- it will not replace Russian imports- they say.