26.11.2014 Pressure on prices from wage rises is weaker than last year
The average gross monthly wage increased in the year to the third quarter at a similar rate to that seen in the second quarter, with Statistics Estonia reporting growth of 5%. Wage growth has...
25.11.2014 Loans and leases of households grew by 2.1% over the year
The stock of loans and leases granted to households and companies continued its modest growth in October, increasing by 3.3%. The monthly increase in such loans and leases has received more support...
14.11.2014 Labour force participation was high in the third quarter
Data from Statistics Estonia show that employment grew by 1.1% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2014. As the working age population shrank, this means that the employment rate was 1.2...
12.11.2014 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank started the first reading of the changes to the statutes of the central bank, which will be concluded at the next meeting....
12.11.2014 Ardo Hansson: a shrinking labour force will boost wage growth in the future
At a conference on economics in Tallinn on Wednesday, Governor of Eesti Pank Ardo Hansson explained that increasingly scarce labour resources in Estonia will in future boost wage growth, making...