29.08.2014 Wage growth slowed in the second quarter
Data from Statistics Estonia show that the average gross monthly wage was up 4.8% in the second quarter of 2014, and the gross hourly wage by 8.8%. The sizeable difference between the growth rate...
27.08.2014 Companies have less than a month to get ready to start using the new ten-euro note
On 23 September Eesti Pank and the other central banks of the euro area will release a new ten-euro banknote into circulation with a new design and security features. Companies need to be sure that...
26.08.2014 The annual growth in the corporate loan and leasing portfolio accelerated in July
Moderate growth in the total volume of loans and leases to Estonian companies and households continued in July. Annual growth in the portfolio accelerated in July from 2.8% to 3.3% and the...
14.08.2014 The labour market is adjusting to the weak economic environment
Data from Statistics Estonia show that the number of employed fell by 1.2% year on year in the second quarter of 2014. A low rate of participation in the labour force meant that the unemployment...
11.08.2014 Growth in the second quarter was better than expected
The flash estimate from Statistics Estonia shows that the economy grew in the second quarter by 0.5% quarter-on-quarter and 2.2% year-on-year. Eesti Pank had forecast an acceleration of economic...