29.05.2017 Wages and productivity are better aligned
  • Economic activity picked up and productivity growth increased at the same time that wage growth slowed
  • The fastest wage growth in the industrial sector was in construction and oil shale
  • Wage ...
25.05.2017 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank

At a seminar before Tuesday's regular meeting of the Eesti Pank Supervisory Board, Raul Eamets, Chair of the Fiscal Council, presented a report on the activities of the council and its opinion on the ...

24.05.2017 Housing loan portfolio up 6% year-on-year in April
  • Corporate and household loan and lease portfolio grew strongly in April, up almost 7% year-on-year
  • Issuance of new long-term loans to companies remained unchanged from April 2016
  • New ...
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 ...