Governor of Eesti Pank Ardo Hansson emphasised in his opening speech at an international conference on statistics today the importance of reliable and internationally comparable figures for making economic and monetary policy.
Ardo Hansson spoke of the importance of statistics... more
The Eesti Pank Supervisory Board approved the proposal on Tuesday of the Governor of Eesti Pank, Ardo Hansson, for Ülo Kaasik and Madis Müller to continue as Deputy Governors for another five years.
The Supervisory Board held a secret ballot on the proposal and the result was unanimous... more
The Estonian state should not rush to borrow money that is exceptionally cheap because of central bank policies and to increase the national debt, because the Estonian economy is not currently in need of any additional stimulus, says Ardo Hansson, Governor of Eesti Pank.
He does however... more
At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Eesti Pank Supervisory Board, Eesti Pank Governor Ardo Hansson gave board members a review of the state of the economy in the euro area.
The Supervisory Board held the second reading of its section of the Eesti Pank annual report for 2015 and the first... more
In a presentation at the annual conference of the Estonian Economic Association, Ardo Hansson, Governor of Eesti Pank, explained that the competitiveness of the exporting sector has been under higher pressure than before, as was shown by the loss of market share in export markets in 2015.... more
At Tuesday's regular meeting of the Eesti Pank Supervisory Board, members of the Executive Board and the internal audit gave a report on the work of Eesti Pank last year.
The Supervisory Board held the first reading of its section of the Eesti Pank annual report for 2015.
At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Eesti Pank Supervisory Board, Deputy Governor Ülo Kaasik presented the December economic forecast from the central bank, and Eesti Pank Governor Ardo Hansson gave a review of the state of the economy in the euro area.
The Supervisory Board confirmed... more
Ardo Hansson, Governor of Eesti Pank, finds that the harmonisation of Estonian incomes with those of elsewhere in Europe will slow as the productivity growth of employees in Estonia is less far above the European average than it was.... more
- The central bank finds that reserves could be increased gradually to 500 million euros
- Eesti Pank’s fixed capital and reserve capital are both currently 100 million euros and the bank has total capital buffers of 451 million euros
- Recent risk assessments reveal that if a... more
At the autumn school of the Institute of Government and Politics of the University of Tartu, held on Saturday in Kääriku, the Governor of Eesti Pank Ardo Hansson commented on monetary policy, saying that it cannot affect economic growth over the long term, as the only way to ensure growth is... more