14.08.2017 Demand for labour remained strong in the second quarter
  • The labour market indicators remained good in the second quarter
  • The employment expectations of companies improved and they felt labour shortages more sharply
  • The unemployment ...
11.08.2017 Estonia’s activity in foreign markets continued to be large in June 2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 67 million euros in surplus in June 2017. The surplus on the goods and services account was 104 million euros, which was 11 million ...

08.08.2017 Spending by inbound visitors up by 20 million euros in Q2

There were close to 1.8 m visitors from abroad, an increase of 7% when compared with Q2 of 2016.  While the number of visitors from Finland remained stable, accounting for one-third of the total, the ...

07.08.2017 Inflation was at its fastest for four years in July
  • The rise in the excise on beer increased the price level by 0.4 percentage points in July
  • Inflation stood at 3.6% in July according to Statistics Estonia and half of it was due to a 6.4% ...
26.07.2017 The number of e-commerce purchases in the second quarter was almost 25% higher than a year ago

Individuals in Estonia made an average of 1.1 million cashless payments per day in the second quarter of 2017. The number of payments was 7% and the turnover 8% higher than it was at the same time last ...