27.05.2020 The coronavirus crisis has slowed the growth in wages

Growth in wages continued to slow at the start of this year as the average wage increased by 4.8% over the year. In March, when the labour market was first affected by the coronavirus crisis, the average ...

26.05.2020 The issue of the collector coin for the Tokyo Olympic Games is being postponed

Following the postponement of the summer Olympics in Tokyo, the Eesti Pank programme of issuing collector and commemorative coins has been amended. The collector coin dedicated to the Estonian athletes ...

26.05.2020 Payment holidays have slowed the pile-up of overdue loans

Restrictions introduced because of the coronavirus mean a broad economic downturn is expected this year, and so many companies and households will face difficulties in repaying their loans. To avoid ...

25.05.2020 Estonia had 200,000 fewer tourists in the first quarter because of the coronavirus crisis
 

Eesti Pank produces statistics on foreign travel because one task of the central bank is to compile the balance of payments for Estonia, which includes exports and imports of travel services. Eesti ...

15.05.2020 The crisis hit the service sector when it was at a peak

Employment was 1.3% higher in the first quarter of 2020 than a year earlier, and active participation in the labour market was increasing. The growth in employment last year and in the first quarter ...