09.06.2020
Mari Rell Economist at Eesti Pank

The spread of the coronavirus and the resulting restrictions, together with the general cooling of the global economy that started in the second half of last year, have pushed the trend for Estonian foreign trade downwards. Exports of goods... more

15.04.2020

Financial sector statistics and their publication schedule.

10.03.2020
Mari Rell Economist at Eesti Pank

Data from the Estonian balance of payments show that international trade in goods and services, which had been growing for a long time, declined in the final quarter of last year. This particularly affected exports of goods, which were down 2... more

15.01.2020
Taavi Raudsaar Economist at Eesti Pank

Corporate debt grew faster last year, at a rate that reached around 6% at the end of the third quarter. Estonian companies again borrowed mostly from banks operating in Estonia, but they also used other sources of loans more than they... more

10.10.2019
Jana Kask Economist at Eesti Pank

The financial account statistics published by Eesti Pank today show that the growth in the debt of Estonian companies has accelerated a little this year. Companies invested more in the first half of 2019 than they did in previous years, and... more

16.07.2019
Taavi Raudsaar Economist at Eesti Pank

The financial account statistics published by Eesti Pank today show that the growth in the equity of Estonian non-financial enterprises has slowed in the past year and a half. The yearly growth in equity was around 2.5% in the first... more

11.04.2019
Taavi Raudsaar Economist at Eesti Pank

The indebtedness of the companies and households that make up the Estonian private sector, which is shown as the ratio of debt liabilities to GDP, shrank notably in 2018 to 112% at the end of the year as nominal GDP grew quickly. The... more

11.03.2019
  • The surplus on the current account of the balance of payments was 445 million euros in 2018, or 1.7% of GDP. This was supported by the surplus in the export and... more
15.01.2019
Taavi Raudsaar Economist at Eesti Pank

The growth in corporate equity slowed over the first three quarters of 2018. The yearly growth in equity was around 4% by the end of the third quarter, which is a little below the growth in corporate debt. The growth in equity has... more

06.12.2018
  • The surplus on the current account of the Estonian balance of payments was 77 million euros in the third quarter of 2018, or 1.2% of GDP, which was less than one third of the surplus in the third quarter of 2017. The decline in the surplus was mainly caused by substantial growth in the... more
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