23.09.2016 The rapid growth in loans and leases to companies and households continued in August
  • The loan and lease portfolio of companies and households was 6% larger in August than a year earlier
  • More was granted in housing loans than previously
  • The quality of the loan ...
23.09.2016 Estonia has received more direct investment than many other newer members of the European Union
  • Estonia’s foreign direct investment position* at the end of 2015 put it behind only Hungary in volume among the newer European members from Central and Eastern Europe
  • The Estonian current ...
21.09.2016 The new €50 banknote will need cash handling equipment to be upgraded

On 4 April 2017, the central banks of the euro area, including Eesti Pank, will release a new €50 banknote into circulation with a new design and security features. So that the new fifty-euro note ...

13.09.2016 The current account surplus was smaller in July than a year ago

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 45 million euros in surplus in July 2016. The surplus on the goods and services account was 86 million euros, which was 14 million ...

09.09.2016 Questions and answers on the expanded asset purchase programme of the central banks of the euro area

The Governing Council of the European Central Bank decided to start monthly asset purchases of 60 billion euros from March 2015. From April 2016 the average monthly purchase volume has been 80 billion ...