- 27 Sep 2019
- 1 min read
Recently, the Prime Minister of India met President of the Republic of Estonia on sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)-74.
- India recognized the Republic of Estonia in 1991 and diplomatic relations were established in the same year.
- Commercial relations between the two countries are good, but considering the size of India and its rapidly developing economy, there is significant room for higher economic engagement.
- Good prospects for co-operation can be found in information technology, biotechnology, and clean energy.
- Major items of export from India to Estonia include articles of leather coffee, tea, spices, and pharmaceutical products, etc.
- Major Estonian exports to India include Iron and steel, fertilizers, electrical machinery, paper,etc.
- India shares strong cultural relations with Estonia.
- The University of Tartu began teaching Sanskrit in 1837.