December
29.12.2020 More housing loans were taken in November than a year earlier
23.12.2020 Eesti Pank is calling for designs for four coins
22.12.2020 The Eesti Pank budget will increase by 3.4% next year
16.12.2020 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
16.12.2020 Eesti Pank forecasts that the economy will probably recover to its pre-crisis level in the second half of next year
14.12.2020 Central bank digital currency technology should allow an unlimited number of transactions to be made securely
14.12.2020 Goods exports in October increased the current account surplus
09.12.2020 Use of cash remains common in the euro area, but contactless payments have become more popular during the pandemic
08.12.2020 Signs of improvement in international trade were evident in the third quarter
08.12.2020 Large imports of services in the third quarter pushed the current account into deficit
07.12.2020 Cheap oil continues to drive prices down
02.12.2020 Estonian technology companies are being invited to come up with a digital euro solution
November
30.11.2020 People have become more cautious in their consumption behaviour
27.11.2020 Eesti Pank is ready to lend to the IMF if needed
26.11.2020 The recovery in economic activity raised wages
25.11.2020 Rebounding confidence in the summer has led companies to borrow more actively in the autumn
25.11.2020 The deposits of companies and households in banks grew rapidly in October
20.11.2020 Eesti Pank has updated the principles for defining banks as systemically important
19.11.2020 The new wave of the pandemic will mean state support needs to be provided flexibly says Madis Müller
19.11.2020 The silver coin dedicated to Hanseatic Pärnu will use the design by Aidi Mesi
13.11.2020 It is too early yet to say how the second wave of the virus will affect the labour market
13.11.2020 Goods exports started to grow in September while services continue to perform poorly
11.11.2020 Contributions to mandatory second pillar pension funds declined in the third quarter
10.11.2020 Foreign tourists spent 145 million euros in Estonia, which was 330 million euros less than a year earlier
06.11.2020 Prices will fall until the start of the new year
05.11.2020 Eesti Pank issued 325 million euros of cash in the third quarter of 2020
05.11.2020 EBRD and Baltic states to develop commercial paper market
04.11.2020 A strong banking sector will help companies and households cope with the crisis
03.11.2020 Veiko Tali is to be Deputy Governor of Eesti Pank
October
29.10.2020 In the corona crisis, the growth of savings and loan associations' deposits has stopped
28.10.2020 The housing loan market has revived rapidly since the coronavirus outbreak in the spring
28.10.2020 The volume of housing loans was the largest of the past year in September
27.10.2020 The coronavirus storm clouds have not yet dispersed from the Estonian labour market
26.10.2020 Eesti Pank research awards go to Gaygysyz Ashyrov, Krista Tarkmees and Kseniia Kasianova
22.10.2020 The end of the emergency situation saw Estonians go shopping, as card payments were up 6% in the third quarter
22.10.2020 The turnover of domestic payments in the third quarter was the lowest for two years
21.10.2020 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
14.10.2020 The decline in exports and imports in August was similar to those in the other summer months
12.10.2020 The emergency situation did not make the financial position of households and companies worse overall
09.10.2020 The Estonian Payment Forum focuses on promoting digital solutions
07.10.2020 Prices in Estonia have reacted flexibly to the economic crisis
05.10.2020 Eesti Pank will issue the 2020 two-cent and 20-cent coins into circulation
02.10.2020 Eesti Pank is launching a research project into central bank digital currency
September
30.09.2020 Deputy Governor of Eesti Pank Maive Rute is moving to work at the European Commission
30.09.2020 An uncertain future means we need plans A, B and C says Madis Müller
29.09.2020 The government can dispel the uncertainty about the future
24.09.2020 Ninety per cent of domestic payments reach the recipient in just a few seconds
23.09.2020 Activity is slowly returning to the housing loan market
22.09.2020 Monetary policy impacts the Estonian economy more than it does in the euro area on average
16.09.2020 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
16.09.2020 The anti-money laundering seminar discussed solutions for how banks operate
14.09.2020 The fall in exports and imports in July was the smallest of recent months
10.09.2020 Estonia was in twelfth place among the European Union countries in the index of economic openness in 2019
08.09.2020 The impact of the pandemic on the trade in goods and services peaked in the second quarter
08.09.2020 The total turnover of goods and services was down by 22% in the second quarter
07.09.2020 Prices continued to fall in August
August
31.08.2020 The better performance of the economy than expected allows the government to intervene less
28.08.2020 Travel restrictions meant Estonia lost 400 million euros in the second quarter of 2020
27.08.2020 The coronavirus crisis slowed the growth in wages
26.08.2020 Corporate and household deposits grew fast during the crisis
26.08.2020 First meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank with its new membership
25.08.2020 The Eesti Pank Museum is running a special programme to celebrate the Night of Museums
17.08.2020 Prices will continue to decline throughout the second half of the year
17.08.2020 The labour market situation remains uncertain
12.08.2020 Bond transactions set the tone for the balance of payments in June
11.08.2020 The assets of pension funds increased in the second quarter
03.08.2020 Eesti Pank issued 318 million euros of cash in the second quarter of 2020
July
23.07.2020 Banking sector profits are still solid despite loan provisions
21.07.2020 The volume of domestic payments remained the same in the second quarter, while that of cross-border payments increased
16.07.2020 The emergency situation did not substantially impact the Estonian economy in the first quarter
15.07.2020 The emergency situation led people in Estonia to use contactless payments more in the second quarter
14.07.2020 The turnover of goods and services was sharply lower in May than a year earlier
07.07.2020 Prices continued to fall in June because economic activity was weak
June
26.06.2020 To take on money-laundering, banks have to invest more in smart solutions
25.06.2020 Businesses remain cautious about making investment decisions
15.06.2020 The emergency situation in April reduced exports and imports of services sharply
10.06.2020 It is time to move from emergency crisis aid to a long-term plan
09.06.2020 Exports fell broadly in the first quarter
09.06.2020 The two-euro commemorative coin for the Finno-Ugric peoples will use a design by Al Paldrok and Madis Põldsaar
09.06.2020 Activity declined in the external economy in the first quarter
08.06.2020 The silver collector coin dedicated to Friedrich Karl Akel will use a design by Kristo Kooskora
08.06.2020 The two-euro commemorative coin dedicated to the Estonian national animal, the wolf, will use a design by Maria Meos*
05.06.2020 Prices fell by more in Estonia than in the euro area in May
05.06.2020 The Eesti Pank travelling exhibition has moved to Narva
04.06.2020 Residents of Estonia managed to go shopping more often in May
03.06.2020 The effect of the crisis is that labour shortages will be replaced by shortages of jobs
02.06.2020 Speech by the Governor of Eesti Pank to the Riigikogu Presentation of the Annual Report of Eesti Pank for 2019
02.06.2020 Exiting the crisis successfully will require support for retraining says Madis Müller
May
29.05.2020 Future development in the economy will depend mainly on foreign markets
27.05.2020 The coronavirus crisis has slowed the growth in wages
26.05.2020 The issue of the collector coin for the Tokyo Olympic Games is being postponed
26.05.2020 Payment holidays have slowed the pile-up of overdue loans
25.05.2020 Estonia had 200,000 fewer tourists in the first quarter because of the coronavirus crisis
15.05.2020 The crisis hit the service sector when it was at a peak
14.05.2020 Exports and imports of services were a fifth smaller in March than a year previously
12.05.2020 The assets of investment and pension funds shrank in the first quarter, but they were up over the year
08.05.2020 The moderate fall in consumer prices will probably continue in the second half of the year
06.05.2020 The statistics on foreign travel will be published on Monday 25 May
06.05.2020 The buffers built up previously will help the banks to cope with larger loan losses
05.05.2020 Eesti Pank is calling for designs for a silver coin dedicated to Hanseatic Pärnu
04.05.2020 Eesti Pank issued 208 million euros of cash in the first quarter of 2020
April
30.04.2020 The emergency situation has left clear traces in how residents of Estonia behave when making purchases and handling cash
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
24.04.2020 Smaller demand for car leases showed the loan market is cooling
15.04.2020 Main financial account statistics (Q4 2019)
14.04.2020 A longer lasting crisis will inevitably lead to changes in the economy
14.04.2020 Trade in goods declined in February, while exports and imports of services increased
09.04.2020 The balance between the restrictions and the state aid package will decide the extent of the recession
07.04.2020 The central bank will support the financial position of the state with an exceptionally large share of its profit
07.04.2020 Inflation was slowed in March by coronavirus
March
31.03.2020 The central bank recommends focusing on easing the immediate impact of the crisis
25.03.2020 The economy is likely to shrink by more than 6%
25.03.2020 Eesti Pank is cutting the capital buffer requirements for the banks by 110 million euros
25.03.2020 Bank services and card payments have worked without any hitches during the state of emergency
24.03.2020 The quality of the loan portfolio of the banks was very good before the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus
19.03.2020 The efforts of banks in Estonia to combat money laundering must be more successful
16.03.2020 Eesti Pank says that cash is circulating without interruption
16.03.2020 Imports of goods shrank faster than exports in January
10.03.2020 International trade declined at the end of last year for the first time in a long time
10.03.2020 The Estonian external economy moved towards balance in the fourth quarter
06.03.2020 Having risen a long way over the year, prices for tourist services could be brought down by the virus
05.03.2020 Eesti Pank is ready to lend to the IMF if needed
05.03.2020 Eesti Pank is issuing two-euro coins with special designs for the Estonian national animal, the wolf, and for the Finno-Ugric peoples
04.03.2020 The Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank plans to continue transferring up to a quarter of its profit into the state budget
04.03.2020 Eesti Pank is calling for designs for a silver coin dedicated to Friedrich Akel
03.03.2020 Wages grew more slowly at the end of last year
02.03.2020 Eesti Pank is again surveying the financial behaviour of households
February
28.02.2020 Growth in the economy in the fourth quarter was supported largely by the IT sector
26.02.2020 The lending market was calmer in January, as is typical for the start of the year
14.02.2020 The labour market is in a good position, though the data indicate some cooling
13.02.2020 The current account was in deficit in December
07.02.2020 Inflation remained modest in January
06.02.2020 The share of tourists that came from Finland in 2019 was the smallest of the past decade
05.02.2020 Eesti Pank takes its travelling exhibition to Jõhvi
04.02.2020 Eesti Pank is displaying a recollection of Crosses of Liberty
01.02.2020 Eesti Pank today presented the two-euro commemorative coin dedicated to the Tartu Peace Treaty
January
29.01.2020 Meeting of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank
27.01.2020 Eesti Pank presented the two euro coin dedicated to the discovery of Antarctica
24.01.2020 Eesti Pank is issuing a two-euro coin commemorating the centenary of the Tartu Peace Treaty
24.01.2020 The net profit of the banks fell last year
20.01.2020 Eesti Pank is issuing a two-euro coin commemorating the discovery of Antarctica
15.01.2020 Companies are borrowing from other sources alongside banks
13.01.2020 The Eesti Pank travelling exhibition is on show in the library of the University of Tartu
13.01.2020 Both exports and imports of services increased in November
10.01.2020 Eesti Pank today presented the silver collector coin dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jüri Jaakson
08.01.2020 The weak external environment is holding inflation down in Estonia
06.01.2020 The silver coin dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Estonian Head of State Jüri Jaakson is to go on sale