25.09.2018 The value of car leases taken is up one fifth on a year ago

Demand remains strong for loans. One fifth more car loans were taken out in August than a year earlier. The same number of new housing loans was taken as a year ago, though a little fewer than in the ...

13.09.2018 The turnover of goods and services grew strongly in July

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 11 million euros in surplus in July 2018. Turnover was up strongly on the previous July for both goods and services, though faster ...

07.09.2018 Price growth will not be slowing down this year

Statistics Estonia says that the consumer basket in Estonia was 3.6% more expensive in August than it was a year ago. Higher oil price and rapid wage growth raise prices in general. As the summer was ...

06.09.2018 The current account was back in balance over the half year

Economic activity increased in the second quarter of 2018, and as a result the growth in goods exports recovered. The surplus in net exports of services meant that the external balance of the economy ...

06.09.2018 Growth in exports of services brought the current account back into surplus
  • The surplus on the current account of the balance of payments was 118 million euros in the second quarter of 2018, or 1.8% of GDP. The surplus arose from the positive balance of exports and imports ...