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San Marino

last updated: 13.11.2017

Diplomatic relations between Estonia and San Marino were established on 9 July 2003. San Marino’s first ambassador to Estonia Silvia Berti presented her credentials to President Ilves on 21 February 2008. The ambassador resides in San Marino.

Estonia’s first ambassador to San Marino, Andres Tomasberg, held the position from February 2009 to August 2010, Merike Kokajev from 2010-2014. The current ambassador Celia Kuningas-Saagpakk presented her credentials to Captains Regent of San Marino Gian Franco Terenziand and Guerrino Zanotti on 20 November 2014. The ambassador resides in Rome.

No high-level visits have taken place.

Economic relations


Economic relations between Estonia and San Marino are minimal. According to the data of Statistics Estonia, in 2014 San Marino was Estonia's 124th trading partner with a turnover of about 257 000 EUR and in 2016 Estonia's 131 trading partner with a turnover of 147 000 EUR.

As of 1 January 2011 there is one more connection between the two countries. Estonia is now a party to the decisions made regarding the euro, which is also the currency of San Marino (as well as Monaco and the Vatican).

Estonia-San Marino trade 2006-2013 (thousands of euros):

  Export Import
2006 54 185
2007 57 311
2008 377 33
2009 18 27
2010 144 27
2011 170 51
2012 121 41
2013 106 127
2014 117 141
2015 90 44
2016 52 95

Main articles of export in 2013 were wood and wood products - 82,6% and machinery and equipment - 11,5%.

Main articles of import in 2013 were machinery and equipment - 91% and ferrous metal products - 8%
According to Bank of Estonia data, as of 31 December 2013, there are no reciprocal investments.

In 2012, direct contacts between the chambers of commerce of Estonia and San Marino were established. Peter Gorinscheff, the head of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce, visited San Marino in May 2012.

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