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26.05.2015 Steady growth in the loan and lease portfolio continued in April
The total volume of loans and leases issued to Estonian companies and households by banks operating in Estonia was 3% larger in April than a year earlier. The financing portfolio increased by 71...
25.05.2015 Slower wage growth helps preserve jobs
Data from Statistics Estonia show that annual growth in average gross monthly wages slowed in the first quarter of 2015 to 4.5%, and growth in gross hourly wages fell to 5.8%. Seasonally adjusted...
14.05.2015 High rates of labour market participation offset the decline in the working age population
Annual growth in employment accelerated to 2.9% in the first quarter of 2015, while unemployment stood at 6.6%. The low comparison base from the first quarter of 2014 played a part in the rapid...
14.05.2015 The current account was in deficit in March
The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 62 million euros in deficit in March 2015. Exports of both goods and services were higher than in March last year and imports of...
14.05.2015 There were fewer visits to Estonia and fewer trips abroad by Estonians in the first quarter of 2015
There were 10% fewer visits to Estonia by non-residents in the first quarter than in the first quarter of 2014. The biggest change was in the number of tourists coming from Russia to Estonia, which...