15.05.2017 The work ability reform has brought additional people into the labour market
  • The share of people of working age who were in employment reached 66.3% in the first quarter. In seasonally adjusted terms it stood at 67.3%, which is the highest figure in recent decades
  • The ...
15.05.2017 Estonia's activity in foreign markets increased in March 2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 37 million euros in deficit in March 2017. All the components of the current account were up on the previous March, especially exports ...

09.05.2017 The number of Estonian residents travelling to warm countries rose in the first quarter

There were more than one million visits to Estonia by foreign residents in the first quarter of 2017, which was 6% more than in the same quarter of 2016. The biggest increase was in the number of tourists ...

08.05.2017 Inflation in Estonia this year is due to energy prices and rises in excise
  • Inflation passed 3% in April
  • Prices for commodities have shown signs of rising more slowly on world markets in recent months

Consumer price growth accelerated to 3.2% in ...

27.04.2017 Payments in real time are becoming more popular in Europe

It is planned that at the end of 2017, real-time payments will be introduced in several euro area countries, but Estonia has not yet fixed a date for this to happen. The experience of the United Kingdom ...