09.03.2017
  • The surplus on the current account in 2016 was 555 million euros, or 2.7% of GDP, and it increased mainly because the net outflow of investment income decreased
  • The balance for goods and services totalled 869 million euros, which was about the same as a year earlier
  • The... more
13.02.2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 65 million euros in surplus in December 2016. The surplus on the goods and services account doubled over the year to 74 million euros. The growth of 6% in goods exports at the end of the year was faster than the 5% in imports, so the... more

13.01.2017

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 76 million euros in surplus in November 2016. The surplus on the goods and services account was 45 million euros larger than a year earlier at 107 million euros. The growth of 8% in goods exports was faster than the 6% in imports, and this... more

14.12.2016

The flash estimate[1] put the Estonian current account at 37 million euros in surplus in October 2016. The surplus on the goods and services account was around the same as a year earlier at 67 million euros. The growth of 2% in goods exports was slower than the 4% in imports, and this increased... more

09.12.2016
  • The net outflow of 254 million euros of capital was due to direct investment by non-financial companies in companies based abroad and to repayments of trade credit
  • The net investment position moved in the direction of balance for the second consecutive quarter
  • The volume... more
09.12.2016
Andres Saarniit Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The current account surplus diminished in the first half of the year, but in the third quarter it was again bigger than at the same time last year
  • One cause of the increase in the surplus was the broad-based acceleration... more
09.12.2016
  • The current account surplus was 289 million euros in the third quarter of 2016, or 5.5% of GDP, having been 3.3% of GDP in the third quarter of 2015. The increase in the surplus was backed by growth in the surplus on goods and services and a reduction in the net outflow of investment income... more
14.11.2016

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 81 million euros in surplus in September 2016. The surplus on the goods and services account was 118 million euros, which was 70 million euros more than at the same time a year earlier. The growth of 10% in goods exports was notably faster... more

09.11.2016

Estonian residents visited foreign countries a million times in the third quarter of 2016, which was about the same as in the third quarter of last year1. One visit in five was made outside the European Union. The number of visits by Estonian residents to Turkey was down by half, and the... more

14.10.2016

The flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 98 million euros in surplus in August 2016. The surplus on the goods and services account was 139 million euros, which was 36 million euros more than at the same time a year earlier. The growth of 12% in goods exports was faster than the 9... more

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