December
23.12.2015 The annual growth in deposits accelerated to 10% in November
22.12.2015 The budget of the central bank for next year will increase by 1.4%
21.12.2015 The two-euro coin dedicated to Paul Keres will be available from 8 January
14.12.2015 IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Estonia
14.12.2015 The specially designed two-euro coins are no longer available from Eesti Pank
14.12.2015 The current account of the Estonian balance of payments was in surplus in October
10.12.2015 Estonian companies are ready to go fully over to SEPA
10.12.2015 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
09.12.2015 Mismatches in the Estonian economy have increased
09.12.2015 The growth in the surplus on the current account slowed in the third quarter
09.12.2015 The services account in external trade was substantially in surplus in the balance of payments in the third quarter
09.12.2015 The net outflow of capital in the third quarter was caused by securities transactions abroad
08.12.2015 Two-euro coins with a commemorative design enter circulation
07.12.2015 Slower fall of prices was broad based in November
02.12.2015 Eesti Pank introduced a capital buffer requirement for banks that responds to the credit cycle
November
27.11.2015 The central bank has launched a game and competition for school children
26.11.2015 Wages rose despite the weak growth in the economy
25.11.2015 Eesti Pank issues the new twenty-euro banknote into circulation today
24.11.2015 The annual growth in housing loans remained at 3.9% in October for the fourth consecutive month
18.11.2015 Businesses need to be ready for the new 20-euro banknotes in one week’s time
13.11.2015 Slower growth in the economy is not reflected in labour market indicators
13.11.2015 The current account of the Estonian balance of payments was in balance in September
12.11.2015 Ardo Hansson: growth in employee productivity has stalled
11.11.2015 The habits of Estonian households in using bankcards or cash have not changed significantly
11.11.2015 Despite low GDP growth, households and companies are more optimistic
10.11.2015 Eesti Pank asks the Riigikogu for a decision on increasing its reserves
06.11.2015 Foreign visitors spent 400 million euros in Estonia in the third quarter
06.11.2015 Service prices rose but the overall price level continues to decline
October
28.10.2015 The ability of Estonian companies and households to repay their loans could start to deteriorate
26.10.2015 The use of bank cards increased by 6.5% over the year
23.10.2015 The loan and lease portfolio of Estonian companies and households continued to grow stably
20.10.2015 Despite good conditions in the labour market, the number of jobs may be reduced in future
19.10.2015 Household financial assets are growing faster than debt liabilities
19.10.2015 The IMF puts the capacity for growth of the Estonian economy at up to 3% per year
19.10.2015 Republic of Estonia: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2015 Article IV Mission
15.10.2015 The coin for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been designed by Martin Pärn
14.10.2015 Activity in the Estonian external economy continued to decline in August
08.10.2015 Estonia to attend the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
07.10.2015 The factor affecting price levels most is still energy
07.10.2015 IMF Mission to visit Estonia
03.10.2015 Long-term economic growth will be built on structural reform, not monetary policy, says Ardo Hansson
01.10.2015 Swedbank’s new service is an example of a flexible solution that will improve access to cash says Ardo Hansson
September
30.09.2015 Estonian companies have succeeded in increasing their competitiveness says Ardo Hansson
24.09.2015 Businesses need to be ready for the new 20-euro banknotes in two months time
23.09.2015 Growth in corporate and household deposits remains fast
23.09.2015 Asset purchases by central banks will make borrowing cheaper in Estonia too, says Ardo Hansson
23.09.2015 Estonia has one of the most open economies in the European Union
14.09.2015 Activity in the Estonian external economy declined in July as it has for several consecutive months
10.09.2015 Mall Nukke wins the design competition for the Jaan Poska collector coin and Riho Luuse wins the competition for the Paul Keres commemorative coin
09.09.2015 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
08.09.2015 External financing was affected in the second quarter by purchases of euro-area bonds and one-off dividend payments
08.09.2015 The surplus on the current account of the Estonian balance of payments increased in the second quarter
08.09.2015 The increase in the current account surplus was partly was supported by one-off factors
07.09.2015 Falling energy prices keep consumer prices moving downwards
01.09.2015 Lower tax rates and prices lifted real wage income
August
31.08.2015 Estonia stands out for the high rate of card usage and low rate of fraud
26.08.2015 The loan and lease portfolio of Estonian companies and households was 4.1% larger in July than a year earlier
14.08.2015 Wages and productivity became better aligned in the second quarter
13.08.2015 Transactions on the financial account set the tone for the balance of payments in June
12.08.2015 The fall in exports to Russia reduced GDP growth
10.08.2015 Entries in the design competition for coins can be submitted for three more weeks
07.08.2015 The fall in prices fastened as fuel prices declined
06.08.2015 There were fewer visits to Estonia in the second quarter of 2015, but they lasted longer
July
30.07.2015 Eesti Pank specified its macroprudential policy principles
24.07.2015 More and more payments are made in Estonia, but the amounts have decreased
24.07.2015 The low investment activity is reflected in the slower growth of corporate debt
23.07.2015 The volume of deposits held by companies and households has increased nearly 11% over the year
14.07.2015 Eesti Pank has minted additional one and two-cent coins for circulation
14.07.2015 Estonia's activity in foreign markets declined in May for the second consecutive month
09.07.2015 Questions and answers regarding Greek debt crisis
08.07.2015 The fall in prices in June was caused by external factors
08.07.2015 Eesti Pank announces its first competition to design a two-euro commemorative coin
08.07.2015 Eesti Pank announces two competitions to design collector coins
June
25.06.2015 The average interest margin for housing loans rose in May
15.06.2015 April saw a reduction in Estonia’s activity in foreign markets
10.06.2015 The Estonian economy has entered a phase of slower growth
09.06.2015 The current account deficit has come close to balance
09.06.2015 The Estonian balance of payments was close to balance in the first quarter
09.06.2015 Estonia was a net provider of financing in the first quarter
05.06.2015 Deflation has ended after close to a year
May
27.05.2015 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
26.05.2015 Speech of the Governor of Eesti Pank to the Riigikogu at the presentation of Eesti Pank’s Annual Report 2014
26.05.2015 Steady growth in the loan and lease portfolio continued in April
25.05.2015 Slower wage growth helps preserve jobs
14.05.2015 High rates of labour market participation offset the decline in the working age population
14.05.2015 The current account was in deficit in March
14.05.2015 There were fewer visits to Estonia and fewer trips abroad by Estonians in the first quarter of 2015
12.05.2015 The strengthening of the European economy was counterbalanced by the falling exchange rate of the rouble
08.05.2015 A cheaper euro will affect inflation in the coming months
05.05.2015 The Omniva service will improve access to cash in rural areas says Ardo Hansson
05.05.2015 Eesti Pank has allocated 25 percent of last year’s profit to the state budget
05.05.2015 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
April
29.04.2015 The strong financial position of Estonian companies and households supports the quality of the loan portfolio of the banks
27.04.2015 Bank cards issued in Estonia were used in 184 countries in the first quarter of the year
24.04.2015 The volume of housing loans continues to grow steadily
23.04.2015 The income and savings of households increased faster in 2014 than their debt liabilities did
22.04.2015 The new €20 banknote will need cash handling equipment to be upgraded
16.04.2015 Estonia will participate in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
13.04.2015 Payments to the budget of the European Union affected the current account in February
08.04.2015 Inflation in Estonia reflects price developments on global markets
08.04.2015 The rapid rise in labour costs may restrict investment opportunities
March
26.03.2015 The Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank is to continue the current strategy of profit distribution
24.03.2015 The quality of the loan portfolio of the banks continued to improve in February
16.03.2015 The current account was in surplus in January
11.03.2015 The external balance improved last year
06.03.2015 Deflation slowed in February
04.03.2015 Eesti Pank has set three requirements for issuing housing loans
03.03.2015 More complex exports help lead to faster growth
02.03.2015 Collector coins and stamps dedicated to Eduard Vilde will go on sale in the museum of Eesti Pank on Wednesday
February
26.02.2015 The purchasing power of those earning the average wage grew quickly
25.02.2015 Household deposits continued to grow strongly in January
17.02.2015 Ardo Hansson: the central bank will not create long-term growth by buying sovereign bonds
16.02.2015 Estonian residents are travelling more than before, but for shorter times
13.02.2015 Available labour resources are in ever-shorter supply
12.02.2015 The need for corporate credit increased somewhat in 2014
11.02.2015 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
11.02.2015 The economy grew in the fourth quarter despite the weakness in the external environment
10.02.2015 Lithuanian litas can still be exchanged for euros in Eesti Pank for three more weeks
06.02.2015 The sharp fall in energy prices deepened deflation
03.02.2015 Eesti Pank puts Maardu manor house up for sale for two million euros
January
27.01.2015 More and more express transfers are being made in Estonia
26.01.2015 The housing loan portfolio grew by 2.8% in 2014
22.01.2015 The use of debt capital for financing by companies has increased somewhat
21.01.2015 The design competition for the collector coin dedicated to Eduard Vilde is won by Mait Luidalepp
12.01.2015 Exhibition of Lithuanian Money opens at the Eesti Pank Museum
08.01.2015 The price level in Estonia fell last year
02.01.2015 Lithuanian Litas can be exchanged for euros in Eesti Pank until the end of February