Estonia and San Marino

Bilateral Relations between Estonia and San Marino

History of Diplomatic Relations

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 Toomas Hendrik 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 and Celia Kuningas-Saagpakk from 2014-2020.

The current ambassador Paul Teesalu presented his credentials to Captains Regent of San Marino Alessandro Cardelli and Mirko Dolcini on 20 November 2020. The ambassador resides in Rome. The current captains regent of San Marino are Alessandro Cardelli and Mirko Dolcini.

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 2017 San Marino was Estonia’s 143th trading partner with a turnover of about 129 000 EUR.

Estonia-San Marino trade 2006-2017 (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
2017 47 82
  • Main articles of export in 2017 were wood and wood products – 65% and food products and drinks – 34%.
  • Main articles of import in 2017 were machinery and equipment – 65% and ferrous metal products – 16%

According to Bank of Estonia data, as of 31 December 2017, there are no reciprocal investments.