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26.07.2021
Contactless payments and online purchases became normal during the pandemic
Residents of Estonia made more than a million card payments a day in points of sale in Estonia...
25.01.2021
The average amount withdrawn from ATMs increased in the fourth quarter of last year
The payment statistics for January 2021 will be published on 23 February 2021 at 08.00....
09.12.2020
Use of cash remains common in the euro area, but contactless payments have become more popular during the pandemic
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
02.12.2020
Estonian technology companies are being invited to come up with a digital euro solution
People and companies in Estonia can make suggestions until the middle of January for how a digital...
22.10.2020
The end of the emergency situation saw Estonians go shopping, as card payments were up 6% in the third quarter
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
09.10.2020
The Estonian Payment Forum focuses on promoting digital solutions
The Estonian Payment Forum held at Eesti Pank this week agreed that although the design of the...
24.09.2020
Ninety per cent of domestic payments reach the recipient in just a few seconds
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
21.07.2020
The volume of domestic payments remained the same in the second quarter, while that of cross-border payments increased
The payment statistics for July 2020 will be published on 24 August 2020 at 08.00. See...
15.07.2020
The emergency situation led people in Estonia to use contactless payments more in the second quarter
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
04.06.2020
Residents of Estonia managed to go shopping more often in May
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
30.04.2020
The emergency situation has left clear traces in how residents of Estonia behave when making purchases and handling cash
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
27.04.2020
The number and turnover of cash withdrawals and card transactions were down in the first quarter but the average amount withdrawn increased
The payment statistics for April 2020 will be published on 25 May 2020 at 08.00. See...
25.03.2020
Bank services and card payments have worked without any hitches during the state of emergency
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
12.12.2019
Eesti Pank finds that about 5% of people in Estonia get their incomes in cash
The majority of the population most commonly pay for their everyday purchases with a bankcard or...
24.10.2019
Most payments in Estonia are made in real time
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
27.08.2019
Contactless payments have not led to any increase in fraud
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
19.06.2019
The banks are bringing new and more convenient payment solutions to the market
At the initiative of the working group set up at the Estonian Payments Forum, the banks will soon be...
25.04.2019
Estonian residents did more online shopping than before
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
14.03.2019
Madis Müller: In the long term security is more important than convenience for financial services
Madis Müller Deputy Governor of Eesti...
25.01.2019
Access to cash in rural regions has improved
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
30.11.2018
The new TIPS system will make instant payments more affordable for smaller banks
From today the commercial banks operating in Estonia will be able to join TIPS (TARGET Instant...
12.11.2018
Over 100,000 payments between banks will move each day within seconds
From today, SEB and Swedbank clients will be able to make instant payments, and by the end of the...
24.10.2018
One card payment in ten is contactless
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Panga makse- ja arveldussüsteemide...
22.10.2018
Exceptional release of cross-border payments made by banks in Estonia
Eesti Pank has been asked to comment on individual banks and their cross-border payment volumes in...
05.10.2018
Amounts of money transferred cross-border through Estonian banks
The value of cross-border transactions made by customers of Estonian banks is not exceptionally...
03.10.2018
Bloomberg has mistaken cross-border payments for non-resident flows
In a news article published today, Bloomberg erroneously said that 900 billion euros’ worth of...
25.07.2018
Estonians are making more card payments in Latvia
Tiina Soosalu Payment and Settlement Systems In the...
19.06.2018
Madis Müller: there is great demand in Estonia for faster payments
Estonia is moving together with the rest of the euro area firmly in the direction of interbank...
25.04.2018
Estonia stands out in Europe for its use of bankcards
Tiina Soosalu Payment and Settlement Systems...
22.03.2018
All card payment terminals will be able to handle contactless payments by 2020
The latest review of the payments market by Eesti Pank states that all card payment terminals should...
25.01.2018
Card transactions are driving the growth in the number of payments
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
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...
11.12.2017
People are used to paying with bankcards, but still would not like to see a cashless society
The incomes and pensions of 90% of people in Estonia are paid by bank transfer, and only 4% in...
04.12.2017
All banks should start providing instant payments within a year says Madis Müller
Deputy governor of Eesti Pank Madis Müller says that within a year all the banks operating in...
25.10.2017
More and more payments are being made in Estonia with contactless cards
Tiina Soosalu Payment and Settlement Systems...
20.09.2017
Investments in European securities will become cheaper for local investors
On Monday the Baltic states joined the single European settlement platform TARGET2-Securities, where...
26.07.2017
The number of e-commerce purchases in the second quarter was almost 25% higher than a year ago
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
02.06.2017
The costs of card payments have fallen primarily for larger businesses
At the Estonian Payment Environment Forum yesterday Eesti Pank presented the results of a survey of...
27.04.2017
Payments in real time are becoming more popular in Europe
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
25.01.2017
Contactless payments are becoming more and more common
Tiina Soosalu Payment and Settlement Systems...
06.12.2016
It is planned that payments will be start to be made in real time by the end of 2017
At a meeting today of the Estonian Payment Environment Forum in Eesti Pank, the commercial banks...
26.10.2016
Estonia stands out in Europe and the wider world for its use of cashless payments
Tiina Soosalu Payment and Settlement Systems...
26.07.2016
Estonian residents are using their bank cards more and more abroad
Tiina Soosalu Payment and Settlement Systems...
26.04.2016
Over 70,000 online purchases a day are made in Estonia
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
27.01.2016
The number of cashless payments increased by 5%
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
10.12.2015
Estonian companies are ready to go fully over to SEPA
At a meeting on Thursday of the Estonian Payment Forum in Eesti Pank, the banks confirmed that...
11.11.2015
The habits of Estonian households in using bankcards or cash have not changed significantly
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
26.10.2015
The use of bank cards increased by 6.5% over the year
Teet Puusepp Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
31.08.2015
Estonia stands out for the high rate of card usage and low rate of fraud
Airi Uiboaid Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
24.07.2015
More and more payments are made in Estonia, but the amounts have decreased
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
27.04.2015
Bank cards issued in Estonia were used in 184 countries in the first quarter of the year
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
27.01.2015
More and more express transfers are being made in Estonia
Teet Puusepp Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...

Sisuleht

19.11.2020
TARGET services
The three settlement services of the European System of Central Banks, TARGET2, TIPS and T2S, were...
28.05.2020
Payment and Settlement Systems Department
is involved in setting up and managing the payment and settlement systems of the ESCB meets the...
21.04.2020
STEP2
STEP2 is a pan-European automated clearing house. It started operating in April 2003 and was the...
21.04.2020
The card payment system
Card payments are the most common form of retail payments in Estonia. Card payments involve various...
13.04.2020
TARGET2-Eesti
TARGET2 is a pan-European automated real-time gross settlement express transfer system that is owned...
22.04.2019
Continuous operation of banking services
The Emergency Act defines cash circulation and payment services as vital services. Eesti Pank has...
01.11.2019
Means of Payments
People in Estonia mainly use bank channels to make their payments. The main means of payment used in...
06.08.2015
Concepts and definitions
A payment system is used for transmitting payment orders, processing them through clearing, and...
01.11.2019
The Estonian payment market
How many of us still remember the days when you actually had to go to a bank or to the electricity...
01.11.2018
The payments market
The payments market consists of payment and securities settlement systems and methods of...
30.05.2019
Oversight of Payment and Settlement Systems
Oversight is a function of Eesti Pank under the Eesti Pank Act. In its oversight, Eesti Pank...
01.07.2019
Payments
Eesti Pank is responsible for promoting a secure and efficiently functioning payments market, which...
01.07.2019
Rules for opening and using accounts in Eesti Pank
Approval of TARGET2- Eesti rules Accession Agreement to TARGET2-Eesti Accession Agreement to...
10.06.2019
Payment and settlement systems
The functioning of payment and settlement systems is important for maintaining the stability of the...
10.06.2019
TIPS
TIPS is the Eurosystem TARGET service for settling instant payments in accounts opened at the...
10.06.2019
The RT1 instant payment system
RT1 is a pan-European SEPA instant payment system. It is a privately financed system that started...
23.05.2019
Oversight key documents
Eesti Pank bases its oversight role on the following regulations, frameworks and...
23.05.2019
SEPA
The Single Euro Payments Area, or SEPA, brings together providers and users of payment services from...
07.05.2019
Legislation
The legal framework that governs payments and securities settlement comes from European Union and...
22.04.2019
The Estonian Payment Forum
The Estonian Payment Forum was set up in 2012 by a tripartite agreement between Eesti Pank, the...
22.04.2019
Securities settlement system
Securities settlement systems (SSSs) are managed by central securities depositories (CSD). The...
27.02.2019
The development of settlement systems in Estonia
Today, bank customers take it for granted that money is transferred from one bank to another within...
18.09.2013
Frequently asked question about SEPA
What does the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) mean? SEPA brings together in one payment area all...
06.08.2015
Payment and settlement systems of Eesti Pank
Eesti Pank manages the TARGET2-Eesti payment system and participates in developing the securities...
23.08.2012
TARGET2-Securities (T2S)
TARGET2-Securities (T2S) is the Eurosystem’s single platform for the settlement of securities...
15.08.2012
Accession Agreement to TARGET2-Eesti Using Internet-Based Access
Accession Agreement to TARGET2-Eesti Using Internet-Based...

Kalender

26.10.2021
STATISTICAL RELEASE: Payment statistics Q3 2021
05.10.2021
Head of the Payment and Settlement Systems Rainer Olt speaks at the CBDC conference
08.06.2021
Deputy Governor Veiko Tali and experts and Head of Payment and Settlement Systems Department Rainer Olt participate in the virtual meeting of the Estonian Payment Forum