17.05.2018 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank

At its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank heard a review of the central bank’s role in crisis management in the financial sector and was presented the recent Financial ...

15.05.2018 The higher unemployment figure does not mean a deterioration in the economy
  • The growth in employment has been boosted by a rise in the number of entrepreneurs
  • The Work Ability Reform raised unemployment by less than forecast as demand for labour is strong
  • The ...
14.05.2018 The current account was in deficit in March 2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 32 million euros in deficit in March 2018. The surplus on the goods and services account was less than a year earlier at only 8 million ...

08.05.2018 Yearly inflation remained close to three per cent in April
  • Rises in excise have made the inflation rate in Estonia one of the highest in the euro area
  • The price of electricity has been very volatile and inflation in it slowed to 7% in April
  • Inflation ...
08.05.2018 The number of same day visits from Finland was the lowest of recent years

A little over one million foreign tourists came to Estonia in the first quarter of 2018, which was the same as in the first quarter of 2017. The number of tourists arriving from Finland was 8% lower ...