10.08.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 94 million euros in surplus in June 2018. The surplus on the goods and services account increased by a quarter from a year earlier to 139 million euros. Goods exports were up by 11% over the year and imports by 8%, meaning the deficit on... more

16.07.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 58 million euros in surplus in May 2018.

The surplus on the goods and services account increased from a year earlier to 96 million euros. Goods exports and imports were both up by 9%, meaning the deficit on the goods account was 8... more

13.06.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 28 million euros in surplus in April 2018. The surplus on the goods and services account increased over the year earlier to 74 million euros. Goods exports were up by 15% over the year and imports by 12%, meaning the deficit on the goods... more

06.06.2018
  • The current account deficit was 35 million euros in the first quarter of 2018, or 0.6% of GDP. The deficit arose from the negative balance of exports and imports of goods and the net outflow of investment income.

  • The net inflow of capital[1] shown in the financial account... more
14.05.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 32 million euros in deficit in March 2018. The surplus on the goods and services account was less than a year earlier at only 8 million euros. Goods exports fell by 7% over the year and imports by 1%, and so the deficit on the goods account... more

13.04.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 18 million euros in surplus in February 2018. The surplus on the goods and services account fell to 65 million euros. Exports of goods increased by 4% and imports by 11%. The faster growth in goods imports meant the deficit on the goods... more

16.03.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at only two million euros in deficit in January 2018. The surplus on the goods and services account was the same as a year earlier at 26 million euros. Exports increased by 6% and imports by 10%. The faster growth in goods imports meant the... more

08.03.2018
  • The current account surplus of 734 million euros in 2017, or 3.2% of GDP, was around twice as large as that of 2016. This was because of the record surplus in the export and import account for services and other income transfers to companies from other countries.
  • The net outflow... more
08.03.2018
Kristo Aab Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The biggest boost to the current account surplus came from exports of services
  • The inflow of direct investment was at the same level as in 2016
  • The threat of external imbalances has declined

The year... more

13.02.2018

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 43 million euros in surplus in December 2017. The total surplus on the goods and services account was 64 million euros, which was 20 million euros more than a year earlier. Both exports and imports of goods increased by 4%. The larger... more

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