27.09.2017
  • The surplus on the current account of the Estonian balance of payments in 2016 was the largest since independence was regained
  • Foreign trade picked up last year as both exports and imports increased
  • Estonia is one of the few EU member states to owe less to other... more
13.09.2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 49 million euros in surplus in July 2017. The surplus on the goods and services account was 87 million euros, which was 17 million euros less than a year earlier. Volumes of both goods and services increased. Goods exports were up by 8%... more

07.09.2017
  • The surplus on the current account of the balance of payments was 108 million euros in the second quarter of 2017, or around 2% of GDP. The surplus was driven by the positive balance of the services account as exports of services exceeded imports, and by the net inflow of secondary income1... more
07.09.2017
Kristo Aab Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The surplus on the current account was smaller than it was a year previously
  • The inflow of direct investment continued thanks to individual sectors
  • Pension funds are setting the tone for foreign investment from... more
11.08.2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 67 million euros in surplus in June 2017. The surplus on the goods and services account was 104 million euros, which was 11 million euros more than a year earlier. Volumes of both goods and services increased. Goods exports were up by 8%... more

08.08.2017

There were close to 1.8 m visitors from abroad, an increase of 7% when compared with Q2 of 2016.  While the number of visitors from Finland remained stable, accounting for one-third of the total, the trips made by residents of other EU Member States increased by one-tenth.

Residents of... more

14.07.2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 42 million euros in surplus in May 2017. The surplus on the goods and services account was 76 million euros, which was 7 million euros more than a year earlier. Goods exports were up by 12% over the year and imports by 10%, meaning the... more

13.06.2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 9 million euros in deficit in April 2017. The surplus on the goods and services account was 21 million euros, which was 16 million euros less than a year earlier. Goods exports were down by 3% over the year and imports by 1%, meaning the... more

08.06.2017
Kristo Aab Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The current account was unusually in surplus in the first quarter
  • More was paid back in debt liabilities to investors than was received as new investment in the country
  • The threat of external imbalance in the economy... more
08.06.2017
  • The current account surplus was 99 million euros in the first quarter of 2017, or around 2% of GDP. The surplus was supported by an increase in the positive balance of exports and imports of services and a reduction in the negative balance of income received and paid.
  • The net... more
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