You are here

Business diplomacy







How do you launch business activities in a foreign country? How do you enter a specific market? Would the product or service of your company attract interest in other countries? These are some of the questions with which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs could help your company.


What kind of support are we offering entrepreneurs?


  • Giving a general overview of the business environment of the target country (including legislation regulating the business environment, business culture, customs); primary consultancy (does not replace the activities of consultancy companies).
  • Finding partners and facilitating making contacts: general enquiries, information about associations, consultants etc., databases of the focus country etc. Information about contact databases and organisations engaged in mediating contacts; putting companies in touch with the relevant contacts in these agencies; communication with public authorities to assist companies.
  • Organising business missions / seminars / networking events / receptions and providing organisational support in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Enterprise Estonia, professional associations and other organisations representing/promoting business.
  • Protecting the legal interests of companies when they encounter problems with the authorities of their focus country.
  • Offering contacts of companies that provide support services (consultancy, credit reference, collection, legal assistance, translation etc.).
  • Assistance with raising awareness, making materials introducing the company available to anyone contacting the embassy.
  • Enabling the use of embassy premises for organising promotional events of professional associations or company/product presentations (i.e. in larger embassies with rooms that are suitable for this purpose etc.).



Marki Tihhonova-Kreek

Director, Business Diplomacy Division

 Phone: 5309 9695


Tõnis Nirk

Special Diplomatic Representative for Digital Affairs

 Phone:  5387 7631


Marti Mätas

Adviser for Business Diplomacy

 Phone: 637 7262


Agaate Antson

Business Diplomacy Digital Adviser

 Telefon: 693 5705


Inga Chandilya

Business Diplomacy Adviser

 Telefon: 637 7236


Sirli Kalep

Business Diplomacy Project Manager

 Phone: 637 7209


Kristel Konsa

Project manager

 Phone: 5551 8954


Tuuliki Mardisoo

Specialist, Business Diplomacy Division

 Phone: 637 7201


Imre Sooäär

Desk Officer, Business Diplomacy Division

 Telefon: 637 7205


Katrin Moon-Farouk

Desk Officer, Business Diplomacy Division

 Phone: 637 7210


For more detailed information on the support offered by the Foreign Ministry and export possibilities, please contact the business diplomat, honorary consul or representative of Enterprise Estonia in the specific country.




Last updated: 6 July 2020

About Estonia

Get closer acquainted with Estonia, coming here for a visit, studies, business or investments!

Official Estonian Gateway

Get closer acquainted with Estonia and see what are the most important facts and main areas of activity here.

Digital Society

Estonia has
transformed itself into
one of Europe’s business success stories of the last decade, mainly thanks to the sophisticated e-solutions available here.