Publishing in Estonia
The publishing business in Estonia thrives from delivering quality and diverse content to readers. Books, audio books or e-books and other materials are being published in the country and the types of publishing companies are as diverse as their audience.
If you want to enter the publishing market
you will have to establish a target audience and find the right titles to promote. Our company registration experts in Estonia
can help you create a publishing company
If you are already activating in the Estonian publishing business
, our experts can also help you run your business in Estonia
The particularities of the Estonian publishing business
Although a significant number of companies in Estonia
as one area of activity, the number of companies which publish books
as their main business activity is smaller. Publishing houses
usually print a few new titles per year while other companies only print calendars, yearbooks and other small materials.
Estonian publishers typically choose a target audience and print books that can be included in a specialized niche, such as children’s books, school books, fiction or travel books, etc. Small and medium-sized companies will focus mainly on one niche while other larger publishers can expand their business activities in time. In recent years media firms (especially newspapers) have also started to sell books.
will need to hire employees
, especially translators, which are typically employed with a contract per one translated title. Another choice that publishers
can make is to outsource the effective printing to other countries like China, Central Europe or choose to print in the country, as most publishing companies
do. Our company registration specialists in Estonia
can help you conclude employment or business agreements.
can be part of the Estonian Publisher’s Association
, a non-profit organization that includes most of the book publishers
in the country. The Association protects the best interests of publishers and promotes cultural activities.