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30.06.2021
With growth strong after the pandemic, we must not overlook the risk of overheating, says Ülo Kaasik
“The Estonian economy suffered less from the pandemic crisis than the average in the euro area and...
21.06.2021
Private consumption will give a powerful short-term boost to economic growth
The Estonian economy had reached its pre-crisis level at the start of this year and the recovery...
31.05.2021
GDP growth has exceeded expectations
The rapid growth in the economy in the first quarter of this year came mainly from an improvement in...
17.05.2021
The new wave of the virus had little effect on the labour market
The unemployment rate was 7.1% in the first quarter of this year, similar to unemployment in the...
28.04.2021
The road to recovery and the role of central banks Speech by Madis Müller, Governor of Eesti Pank, at the CFA Society Finland virtual Forecast Dinner
Dear fellow CFA charterholders, We have been living with the economic crisis caused by the...
28.04.2021
Better times are coming for the food industry says Madis Müller
Madis Müller, Governor of Eesti Pank, told the annual conference of the food industry on...
19.04.2021
Estonia's strength during the crisis has come from integration and cooperation says Madis Müller
New opportunities for Estonian businesses have emerged during the Covid-19 crisis as global supply...
30.03.2021
There is hope the economic crisis will be over by the autumn despite the difficulties
The latest economic forecast from Eesti Pank expects the recovery of the Estonian economy will be...
25.03.2021
Bank deposits increased by twice as much as they did before the pandemic
The bank deposits of households in Estonia stood at 9.6 billion euros in February. An average of 112...
17.03.2021
The second wave of the virus will postpone the economic recovery even further says Madis Müller
Estonia and the euro area as a whole are facing not only a healthcare crisis, but also structural...
17.03.2021
The state of the economy and the role of the central bank in exiting the crisis
Madis Müller, Governor of Eesti Pank and member of the Governing Council of the European Central...
03.03.2021
Growth in the economy is not hindered by access to funding
The capacity of the banks in Estonia to lend has remained good despite the Covid-19 crisis. The...
03.03.2021
The crisis has applied the brakes to wage growth
Data from Statistics Estonia show that the average wage was 2.9% higher in the fourth quarter of...
01.03.2021
Growth in the Estonian economy in the fourth quarter was aided by the lack of restrictions
Kaspar Oja Economist at Eesti Pank Estonian GDP was...
09.02.2021
The Covid-19 crisis in 2020 meant that foreign tourists spent a billion euros less in Estonia
Eesti Pank produces statistics on foreign travel because one task of the central bank is...
05.02.2021
Prices stopped falling in January after doing so for nine months
Data from Statistics Estonia show that consumer prices in January were 0.2% higher than a year...
28.01.2021
The coronavirus crisis has so far had little effect on the profitability of the banking sector
Raido Kraavik Economist at Eesti Pank The operating...
08.01.2021
Prices in Estonia fell by less last year than was expected in the spring
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...
16.12.2020
Eesti Pank forecasts that the economy will probably recover to its pre-crisis level in the second half of next year
The latest economic forecast from Eesti Pank expects the Estonian economy to recover from the crisis...
09.12.2020
Use of cash remains common in the euro area, but contactless payments have become more popular during the pandemic
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
07.12.2020
Cheap oil continues to drive prices down
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...
30.11.2020
People have become more cautious in their consumption behaviour
Kaspar Oja Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...
26.11.2020
The recovery in economic activity raised wages
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...
25.11.2020
Rebounding confidence in the summer has led companies to borrow more actively in the autumn
Madis Laas Economist at Eesti Pank The uncertainty...
19.11.2020
The new wave of the pandemic will mean state support needs to be provided flexibly says Madis Müller
Governor of Eesti Pank Madis Müller said in a presentation at a conference on accounting on Thursday...
13.11.2020
It is too early yet to say how the second wave of the virus will affect the labour market
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank Unemployment...
06.11.2020
Prices will fall until the start of the new year
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti...
05.11.2020
Eesti Pank issued 325 million euros of cash in the third quarter of 2020
Martti Näksi cash analyst The central bank issued...
04.11.2020
A strong banking sector will help companies and households cope with the crisis
The Financial Stability Review from Eesti Pank finds that the large capital buffers and good...
29.10.2020
In the corona crisis, the growth of savings and loan associations' deposits has stopped
Savings and Loan Associations statistics for the third quarter of 2020 Eesti Pank...
28.10.2020
The housing loan market has revived rapidly since the coronavirus outbreak in the spring
Raido Kraavik Economist at Eesti Pank The...
27.10.2020
The coronavirus storm clouds have not yet dispersed from the Estonian labour market
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank The labour...
22.10.2020
The end of the emergency situation saw Estonians go shopping, as card payments were up 6% in the third quarter
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
07.10.2020
Prices in Estonia have reacted flexibly to the economic crisis
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...
30.09.2020
An uncertain future means we need plans A, B and C says Madis Müller
Governor of Eesti Pank Madis Müller spoke at the Äriplaan 2021 economic conference on Tuesday, where...
29.09.2020
The government can dispel the uncertainty about the future
The contraction in the Estonian economy in the second quarter was smaller than had been feared, but...
07.09.2020
Prices continued to fall in August
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...
31.08.2020
The better performance of the economy than expected allows the government to intervene less
Kaspar Oja Economist at Eesti Pank Gross Domestic...
23.07.2020
Banking sector profits are still solid despite loan provisions
Madis Laas Economist at Eesti Pank The banks...
16.07.2020
The emergency situation did not substantially impact the Estonian economy in the first quarter
Eesti Pank will publish the statistics for the financial account for the second quarter...
15.07.2020
The emergency situation led people in Estonia to use contactless payments more in the second quarter
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
07.07.2020
Prices continued to fall in June because economic activity was weak
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti Pank Consumer prices...
25.06.2020
Businesses remain cautious about making investment decisions
Raido Kraavik Economist at Eesti Pank The coronavirus...
10.06.2020
It is time to move from emergency crisis aid to a long-term plan
Estonia is going through a global pandemic with wide-ranging economic consequences that will leave...
09.06.2020
Exports fell broadly in the first quarter
Mari Rell Economist at Eesti Pank The spread of the...
05.06.2020
Prices fell by more in Estonia than in the euro area in May
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti Pank The consumer...
04.06.2020
Residents of Estonia managed to go shopping more often in May
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
03.06.2020
The effect of the crisis is that labour shortages will be replaced by shortages of jobs
At the end of the first quarter of this year the coronavirus crisis hit the global economy,...
02.06.2020
Speech by the Governor of Eesti Pank to the Riigikogu Presentation of the Annual Report of Eesti Pank for 2019
Madis Müller Governor of Eesti Pank Honourable...
02.06.2020
Exiting the crisis successfully will require support for retraining says Madis Müller
Governor of Eesti Pank Madis Müller told the Riigikogu in his speech on Tuesday that the state...
29.05.2020
Future development in the economy will depend mainly on foreign markets
Kaspar Oja Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...
27.05.2020
The coronavirus crisis has slowed the growth in wages
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank Growth in...
26.05.2020
The issue of the collector coin for the Tokyo Olympic Games is being postponed
Following the postponement of the summer Olympics in Tokyo, the Eesti Pank programme of issuing...
26.05.2020
Payment holidays have slowed the pile-up of overdue loans
Raido Kraavik Economist at Eesti Pank Restrictions...
25.05.2020
Estonia had 200,000 fewer tourists in the first quarter because of the coronavirus crisis
Eesti Pank produces statistics on foreign travel because one task of the central bank is...
15.05.2020
The crisis hit the service sector when it was at a peak
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank Employment...
08.05.2020
The moderate fall in consumer prices will probably continue in the second half of the year
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti Pank The consumer price...
06.05.2020
The buffers built up previously will help the banks to cope with larger loan losses
The latest financial stability review from Eesti Pank finds that the banks have sufficient capital...
04.05.2020
Eesti Pank issued 208 million euros of cash in the first quarter of 2020
Martti Näksi Eesti Panga cash analyst at Eesti...
30.04.2020
The emergency situation has left clear traces in how residents of Estonia behave when making purchases and handling cash
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
24.04.2020
Smaller demand for car leases showed the loan market is cooling
Raido Kraavik Economist at Eesti Pank The sharp...
14.04.2020
A longer lasting crisis will inevitably lead to changes in the economy
Senior managers of Eesti Pank attended a meeting of the Economic Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu...
09.04.2020
The balance between the restrictions and the state aid package will decide the extent of the recession
Like elsewhere in the world, the most topical question affecting the Estonian economy is what impact...
07.04.2020
The central bank will support the financial position of the state with an exceptionally large share of its profit
The Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank decided at its meeting on Tuesday to transfer 18.9 million euros...
07.04.2020
Inflation was slowed in March by coronavirus
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...
31.03.2020
The central bank recommends focusing on easing the immediate impact of the crisis
Governor of Eesti Pank Madis Müller, who attended the meeting of the finance committee of the...
25.03.2020
The economy is likely to shrink by more than 6%
The economic crisis has so far affected services businesses and the transport sector the...
25.03.2020
Eesti Pank is cutting the capital buffer requirements for the banks by 110 million euros
Eesti Pank is reducing the systemic risk buffer for the commercial banks from 1% to 0%. This will...
25.03.2020
Bank services and card payments have worked without any hitches during the state of emergency
Tiina Soosalu Eesti Pank Payment and Settlement Systems...
24.03.2020
The quality of the loan portfolio of the banks was very good before the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus
Raido Kraavik Economist at Eesti Pank Eesti Pank...
16.03.2020
Eesti Pank says that cash is circulating without interruption
Eesti Pank is in constant contact with the banks and all the ATMs are working without interruption,...
06.03.2020
Having risen a long way over the year, prices for tourist services could be brought down by the virus
Sulev Pert Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...
28.02.2020
Growth in the economy in the fourth quarter was supported largely by the IT sector
Kaspar Oja Economist at Eesti Pank Data from...

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22.06.2021
Estonian Economy and Monetary Policy 2/2021
The Estonian Economy and Monetary Policy is an Eesti Pank review released four times a year that...
05.05.2021
Labour Market Review 1/2021
The labour market review by experts from Eesti Pank covers developments in the supply and demand of...
18.12.2020
Estonian Economy and Monetary Policy 4/2020
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Labour Market Review 2/2020
07.10.2020
Estonian Economy and Monetary Policy 3/2020
19.06.2020
Estonian Economy and Monetary Policy 2/2020
16.06.2020
Labour Market Review 1/2020
07.05.2020
Financial Stability Review 1/2020
17.04.2020
Estonian Economy and Monetary Policy 1/2020