16.01.2017 IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Estonia

On January 9, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with the Republic of Estonia.

Notwithstanding sound economic ...

13.01.2017 The current account surplus was twice as large in November 2016 as a year earlier

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 76 million euros in surplus in November 2016. The surplus on the goods and services account was 45 million euros larger than a year ...

09.01.2017 The internationally renowned economist Barry Eichengreen is to give a lecture at Eesti Pank

Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics at the University of California, will give a public lecture on “Ragnar Nurkse and the International Financial Architecture” on 12 January at 14.00 in the ...

06.01.2017 Inflation was at its fastest of the past three years in December
  • Inflation was affected most in December by fuel, seasonal goods and air tickets
  • Average inflation in 2016 was close to 0%
  • Inflation will rise to around 3% in 2017

Growth ...

04.01.2017 There are three months left to prepare for the arrival of the new fifty-euro note

At the start of April, Eesti Pank and the other central banks of the euro area will release a new €50 banknote into circulation with a new design and new security features. So that the new note can ...