[prweb] - GfK's- research indicates that 70 per cent of the residents of Estonia use the Internet regularly, which is the highest result among the 17 Middle and Eastern European countries. These results may explain the country's thriving place as an international business hub.
Second place is held by Slovenia with 68 per cent. After Slovenia comes Latvia, Lithuania and Austria with 55 to 60 per cent. In last place on the list is Ukraine, where only 20 per cent of the population uses the Internet regularly. Exactly 1000 people from every country took part in the survey.
Margus Reinsalu, an international business figure based in Estonia, believes that Estonia's high info-technological level considerably facilitates doing business there.
"The numerous e-solutions make it possible to start a business, carry out various everyday business-related tasks and even conduct international business without getting up from your computer. This accompanied with the advantageous tax system has encouraged the emergence of many investment companies with western origins in Estonia whose aim is to have a healthy, prosperous international business," says Reinsalu.
Estonia: Europe's Leader in Internet Usage is Great for International Business
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