22.01.2018 Households borrowed more than previously from the banks and less from elsewhere
  • Higher incomes have increased the numbers of loan clients and of those able to save
  • Estonian companies largely used their own resources to fund investment in fixed assets
  • The ...
18.01.2018 Ending the use of code cards will make bank transactions more secure

Eesti Pank, the Estonian Banking Association, businesses and consumer protection authorities decided at the Estonian Payment Forum that it would be wise to encourage bank clients to use more modern ...

17.01.2018 It is time to talk about reducing the use of one and two-cent coins
  • People receive one and two-cent coins as change from shops but very rarely use them for paying with
  • Only the final total price to be paid need be rounded, not the price of each individual ...
16.01.2018 Interview with Ardo Hansson: "We have to be alert"

Interview with Ardo Hansson, Governor of Eesti Pank and Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB)

Mr. Hansson, is inflation dead?

No, definitely not. ...

15.01.2018 The current account surplus was boosted by services in November 2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 53 million euros in surplus in November 2017. The surplus on the goods and services account was 97 million euros, which was 12 million ...