December
30.12.2013 Capital requirements for banks will be lowered temporarily in Estonia in the new year
27.12.2013 The volume of overdue loans is lower than before the crisis
19.12.2013 Exhibition of Latvian Money opens at the Eesti Pank Museum
18.12.2013 Kroons can still be exchanged for euros across Estonia for two more weeks
18.12.2013 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
13.12.2013 Ardo Hansson. Opening remarks at the conference Nordic-Baltic Financial Linkages and Challenges
12.12.2013 Increased investment will be required for economic growth to recover
09.12.2013 The current account was slightly in deficit in the third quarter
06.12.2013 Consumer prices fell for the fifth consecutive month
06.12.2013 High-Level Conference: "Nordic-Baltic Financial Linkages and Challenges" Tallinn, Estonia, December 13, 2013
02.12.2013 Eesti Pank will exchange Latvian lats for euros in January and February
November
26.11.2013 Competition with foreign employers has accelerated wage growth
25.11.2013 The housing loan market continues to recover
15.11.2013 High-Level Conference: “Nordic-Baltic Financial Linkages and Challenges”
14.11.2013 Weak economic growth has reduced employment
11.11.2013 Accountants can already start using only long-form bank account numbers
11.11.2013 Wage pressures pose a risk to economic growth in Estonia, as does weak external demand
07.11.2013 Slower inflation is in line with lower economic growth
07.11.2013 Kroons can be exchanged for euros in Swedbank and SEB outlets until the end of the year
06.11.2013 Supervisory Board meeting at Eesti Pank
October
29.10.2013 Eesti Pank research awards go to Anne Lauringson and Kaspar Ojasoo
28.10.2013 Companies have fewer than one hundred days to prepare for the changes in how payments are made
24.10.2013 People need to be ready for changes to their account numbers and direct debits
23.10.2013 Banks earned 9% more profit in the third quarter
23.10.2013 Most of the risks to financial stability in Estonia are low
17.10.2013 Corporate borrowing from abroad continues to grow
16.10.2013 Supervisory Board meeting at Eesti Pank
15.10.2013 Ardo Hansson. European recovery in longer-term perspective – a view from a (small) euro area country
10.10.2013 Estonia is to participate in the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
09.10.2013 Developments in the labour market favour workers
07.10.2013 In September the inflation rate was the lowest in three years
September
26.09.2013 The collector coin dedicated to the music of Raimond Valgre will go on sale on 7 October
25.09.2013 Ardo Hansson: economic development will be slower than it was in the last decade
24.09.2013 Annual growth in the loan portfolio remained at a modest 1.3% in August
16.09.2013 The central bank sells its property in Kuressaare to the Arensburg Hotel
09.09.2013 The current account deficit narrowed in the second quarter to a very low level
06.09.2013 Price levels remained unchanged in August
04.09.2013 Supervisory Board meeting at Eesti Pank
August
30.08.2013 The slowdown in economic growth is not yet being reflected in wages
27.08.2013 Ardo Hansson: wage growth based on productivity will be supported by educated workers
26.08.2013 Loan turnover reached its highest level of the year in July
14.08.2013 Inflation pressures from the labour market strengthened in the second quarter
12.08.2013 Weakness in key trading partners inhibits growth in external demand
08.08.2013 Electricity price pressures eased in July
July
24.07.2013 Instances of card fraud at their lowest level for five years
23.07.2013 Low base interest rates are weakening the profits of banks
19.07.2013 Growth of debt in the private sector is still slower than GDP growth
08.07.2013 The central bank will sell property in Kuressaare to Arensburg Hotel
08.07.2013 49.8 million euros worth of Estonian kroons have still not been exchanged
05.07.2013 Inflation in June was driven by electricity price growth
June
26.06.2013 In May, 23% more housing loans were taken out than a year earlier
12.06.2013 The Estonian economy to stay on a balanced track
11.06.2013 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
07.06.2013 Rising food prices were balanced in May by cheaper fuel
07.06.2013 The central bank is selling property in Kuressaare with an initial asking price of 500,000 euro
05.06.2013 Companies have half a year to be ready to change their billing and payments
04.06.2013 Ardo Hansson: the central banks of the euro area have been successful
May
30.05.2013 The Central Bank will close down its interbank retail payment system in January next year
24.05.2013 The housing loan portfolio stopped shrinking after four years
15.05.2013 Decelerating economic growth slowed employment growth
14.05.2013 IMF emphasises to Estonia the need to create a fiscal framework for the medium term
13.05.2013 Economic growth reflects a slowdown in investment growth
11.05.2013 Retailers have to accept the new five-euro banknotes
08.05.2013 Inflation was at its lowest for two and a half years in April
07.05.2013 Eesti Pank has allocated 25 percent of last year's profit to the state budget
06.05.2013 The central bank has ended the procurement for an interbank retail payments system due to lack of interest from the banks
02.05.2013 Eesti Pank issues the new five-euro banknote into circulation today
April
24.04.2013 The risks to financial stability in Estonia are low
24.04.2013 An average of 1.2 million internet purchases are made through banks in Estonia every month
23.04.2013 Lower interest income over the year reduced the profits of bank
22.04.2013 Winners have been chosen for the designs of the collector coins for the music of Raimond Valgre and for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi
19.04.2013 Mārtiņš Bitāns (Latvijas Banka). Lessons from the Latvian austerity program
18.04.2013 Estonia is to attend the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings
18.04.2013 Corporate debt rose in the fourth quarter by more than equit
17.04.2013 Eesti Pank profits grew last year to 34.1 million euros
15.04.2013 The challenges ahead are a declining population and the development of the labour force
10.04.2013 Ardo Hansson: rapid economic adjustment helps prevent reform fatigue
05.04.2013 Inflation has been stable in recent months
March
25.03.2013 Domestic deposits increased by 7% in February
13.03.2013 Eesti Pank is announcing a design competition for two collector coins
11.03.2013 Eesti Pank sets minimum requirements for the restoration of important banking services
11.03.2013 A deterioration in the external balance is to be expected in the recovery from the crisis
07.03.2013 Interbank transfers will not be made between 29 March and 1 April
07.03.2013 Inflation accelerated as expected as food prices increased
06.03.2013 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
05.03.2013 Eesti Pank and Statistics Estonia are to research the financial behaviour and consumption habits of Estonian households
05.03.2013 The increased share of export markets is a reflection of Estonia's increased competitiveness
05.03.2013 IMF delegation visits Estonia
February
25.02.2013 Corporate borrowers are behind the growth in the loan and lease portfolio
22.02.2013 Ardo Hansson. Speech at the Conference on Experience with and Preparations for the Euro
22.02.2013 Hansson: Latvia and its reforms offer a positive example for the countries of the euro area
21.02.2013 Madis Müller: the crisis years favoured small and flexible companies
18.02.2013 Estonian exports of travel services grew last year by 6% to 947 million euros
14.02.2013 The employment rate last year was similar to the level of 2006
13.02.2013 Corporate borrowing ability has increased
11.02.2013 Domestic demand alone will not be sufficient to drive economic growth
07.02.2013 The share of electricity in production costs should not give rise to broad-based price growth
January
31.01.2013 Around 15 million euros have been saved on transaction costs in Estonia since the introduction of the euro
26.01.2013 Ardo Hansson: The Estonian economy has performed well given the European sovereign debt crisis
25.01.2013 Card payments are used more and more in Estonia
24.01.2013 Banks earned more than 350 million euros in net profit last year
21.01.2013 The decline in household debt stock has stopped
16.01.2013 Results of Eesti Pank's audit of the VEB Fund
15.01.2013 Eesti Pank's new inter-bank retail payment system makes it possible to increase the speed of payments
15.01.2013 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
08.01.2013 Inflation in 2012 was driven by external price factors