18.03.2019

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 24 million euros in surplus in January 2019. The balance of the goods and services account was in surplus by 71 million euros, which was 13 million euros more than a year earlier. Goods exports were up by 5% over the year and imports by 2... more

12.03.2019
      Natalja Viilmann Economist at Eesti Pankt

Data from the balance of payments show that Estonia’s exports of goods and services were 6.6% more in the last quarter of 2018 than in the last quarter of 2017. Growth slowed at the end of last year in the exports... more

11.03.2019
  • The surplus on the current account of the balance of payments was 445 million euros in 2018, or 1.7% of GDP. This was supported by the surplus in the export and... more
13.02.2019

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 13 million euros in deficit in December 2018. The goods and services account was in balance. Exports of goods in the balance of payments were at the same level as a year earlier, while imports were up 3%. This meant that the negative... more

14.01.2019

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 114 million euros in surplus in November 2018. The surplus on the goods and services account increased by 30 million euros from a year earlier to 163 million euros. Goods exports were up by 11% over the year and imports by 7%, and so the... more

14.12.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 65 million euros in surplus in October 2018. The surplus on the goods and services account decreased by a tenth from a year earlier to 72 million euros. Exports and imports of goods were the largest of the year, as goods exports were up by... more

06.12.2018
  Ilmar Lepik Economist at Eesti Pank

Estonian exports of goods and services have grown more slowly in the first nine months of 2018 than in 2017, and imports have grown faster. Exports may have grown more slowly not only because growth in foreign demand has stalled, but also... more

06.12.2018
  • The surplus on the current account of the Estonian balance of payments was 77 million euros in the third quarter of 2018, or 1.2% of GDP, which was less than one third of the surplus in the third quarter of 2017. The decline in the surplus was mainly caused by substantial growth in the... more
13.11.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 68 million euros in surplus in September 2018. Turnover was up on the previous September for both goods and services, though faster growth in imports meant the total surplus of goods and services shrank to 120 million euros. Goods exports... more

15.10.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 43 million euros in surplus in August 2018. Turnover was up on the previous August for both goods and services, though faster growth in imports meant the total surplus of goods and services shrank to 108 million euros. Goods exports... more

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