Press releases

July
24.07.2014 The use of internet banking and ATMs in Estonia has increased
23.07.2014 The volume of loans and leases increased by 2.8% year-on-year
22.07.2014 Companies' increased foreign borrowing led to greater indebtedness in the first quarter
07.07.2014 Prices temporarily declined compared to a year earlier in June
June
26.06.2014 Annual growth in housing loans remained at 1.6% in May
12.06.2014 The Miina Härma collector coin will be on sale from Monday in post offices
11.06.2014 Economic growth will start to pick up this year
11.06.2014 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
09.06.2014 Growth in domestic demand increased the current account deficit
06.06.2014 Inflation fell close to zero in May
02.06.2014 On 9 June 2014 Eesti Pank will publish the balance of payments using the new methodology
May
26.05.2014 Growth in the loan portfolio was led by agricultural and manufacturing companies in April
23.05.2014 The fall in GDP in the first quarter is not reflected in wage growth
21.05.2014 Following the successful changeover to SEPA, Estonia needs to raise the speed of payments
20.05.2014 Eesti Pank is to toughen capital requirements for banks from August
20.05.2014 Collector coin dedicated to the work of Miina Härma to go on sale on 16 June
15.05.2014 The numbers of employed and unemployed both fell in the first quarter
14.05.2014 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
13.05.2014 Eesti Pank has allocated 25 percent of last year’s profit to the state budget
12.05.2014 Negative economic growth is due mainly to the weak external environment
09.05.2014 Ardo Hansson's opening speech for Europe Day
09.05.2014 Discussion today in Eesti Pank on the impact of the European Union on Estonia
09.05.2014 The IMF emphasises the need to raise Estonia’s competitiveness
08.05.2014 Prices fell in April for almost half of the consumer basket
April
28.04.2014 Eesti Pank is opening a special exhibition for its anniversary and presenting a first day cover
25.04.2014 Ardo Hansson. Convergence Dynamics in the EU after the Economic Crisis
25.04.2014 The availability of payment services in Estonia is good
24.04.2014 Banks earned 79 million euros in net profit in the first quarter
23.04.2014 Risks to Estonian financial stability from the external environment have increased
22.04.2014 The indebtedness of companies and households continued to decline last year
21.04.2014 The new €10 banknote will need cash handling equipment to be upgraded
15.04.2014 Eesti Pank announces the competition for the research award dedicated to the memory of Urmas Sepp
10.04.2014 Estonia will participate in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
09.04.2014 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
09.04.2014 Slow economic growth has a visible impact in the labour market
07.04.2014 Inflation hit record low levels due to lower energy prices
05.04.2014 Ardo Hansson: Countries in a monetary union need to react flexibly to economic changes
March
25.03.2014 The housing loan portfolio grew 1.2% in the year to February
20.03.2014 The design competition for the collector coin dedicated to Miina Härma has been won by Jaano Ester
19.03.2014 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
12.03.2014 Concluding Statement of IMF 2014 Article IV Mission to Estonia
11.03.2014 Current account deficit is slightly smaller than expected
07.03.2014 Cheaper energy pulled inflation down to its lowest level in four years
05.03.2014 Market share of Estonian exports in target markets increased by 5.5%
February
28.02.2014 IMF Mission to visit Estonia
27.02.2014 Price pressures caused by labour costs remain strong
26.02.2014 Deposits grew by 8% over the year
25.02.2014 Estonia has the lowest number of cases of card fraud in the euro area
18.02.2014 Lats can be exchanged in the Eesti Pank museum for ten more days
14.02.2014 Productivity did not increase in the fourth quarter
14.02.2014 Estonians travelled more widely in 2013
12.02.2014 Weak demand and investment mean that the borrowing activity of Estonian companies is low
12.02.2014 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
12.02.2014 Mart Laar: The new Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank will have fewer parliamentary politicians
11.02.2014 Eesti Pank announces a competition to design a collector coin for Miina Härma
11.02.2014 Increased investment is required on top of consumption
07.02.2014 Inflation slowed as energy prices fell
01.02.2014 Ardo Hansson: rising labour costs mean that investment is needed in new technology
January
31.01.2014 From Monday payments will be made from one bank to another at new times
28.01.2014 The interbank settlement of retail payments at Eesti Pank will end on Friday
27.01.2014 Only one fifth of domestic payments are made between different banks
24.01.2014 Banks earned 5% more net interest income in the fourth quarter than a year earlier
22.01.2014 Growth in corporate debt has slowed
14.01.2014 Collector coins and stamps for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi will go on sale in the museum of Eesti Pank on Thursday
09.01.2014 SEPA conditions for payments will apply from 1 February
08.01.2014 Inflation continued to slow in December
08.01.2014 Now is the last chance for accountants to be ready for changes in how payments are made
02.01.2014 Eesti Pank's budget for this year has shrunk by 4%
02.01.2014 Eesti Pank's participation in the Eurosystem increases to 0.28 percent
02.01.2014 Eesti Pank will exchange Latvian lats for euros in January and February