07.12.2017
  • The surplus on the current account of the Estonian balance of payments was 241 million euros in the third quarter of 2017, or 4.2% of GDP, which was 50 million euros less than at the same time a year earlier. The surplus was due to the record positive balance on the services account as... more
13.11.2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 76 million euros in surplus in September 2017. The surplus on the goods and services account was 116 million euros, which was 14 million euros less than a year earlier. Goods exports were down by 1% over the year and imports increased by 2... more

09.11.2017

Estonian residents visited foreign countries 1.1 million times in the third quarter of 2017, which is one tenth more than in the same quarter of the previous year. Of those visits, 80% were within the European Union. The biggest increases in the number of visits were of 23% to Belgium, 25% to... more

16.10.2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 63 million euros in surplus in August 2017. The surplus on the goods and services account was 116 million euros, which was 38 million euros less than a year earlier. Exports and imports of goods and services were all up in August. Goods... more

05.10.2017
The Balance of Payments Yearbook is a longer analysis of annual external sector statistics, which includes a number of graphs. In addition, the yearbook contains a chapter on the methodology: balance of payments terms and definitions, the compilation system, the legal basis, data protection, and... more
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

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