12.02.2016 Unemployment was at the same level in the fourth quarter as a year earlier
  • In the fourth quarter of last year the employment rate rose 1.4% and unemployment stood at 6.4%
  • The number of registered unemployed increased and there were more redundancies in the fourth ...
12.02.2016 The current and capital accounts of the Estonian balance of payments were affected in December by the active use of European Union grants that is typical for the end of the year

The flash estimate1 put the surplus on the current account of the Estonian balance of payments at 34 million euros in December 2015. The deficit on the goods account was smaller than a year ...

11.02.2016 The sources of growth in the fourth quarter were the same as those in previous quarters
  • Expectations of companies for the coming months have improved
  • Reduced investment is a dangerous sign

The flash estimate from Statistics Estonia shows that the economy grew ...

10.02.2016 Eesti Pank made a payment of 188 million euros to the International Monetary Fund

Eesti Pank made an additional payment to the International Monetary Fund today of 188 million euros, which will increase Estonia’s participation in the IMF. This is part of the final phase of reform ...

09.02.2016 Foreign tourists spent an estimated 1.3 billion euros in Estonia last year
  • The number of foreign visitors was the same in 2015 as it was in 2014, as 6.2 million trips were made to Estonia and around 1.3 billion euros were spent here
  • Estonian residents made some ...