The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommends that the government keep the second pension pillar mandatory, as the second pillar complements the first pillar. Eesti Pank shares this opinion.
Drawing on the experience of other countries, the IMF recommends moving forward very carefully... more
From today until 4 November a delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be visiting Estonia to discuss the state of the country’s economy and the economic policies that have been planned or enacted with representatives of the government and private businesses. The two-week long... more
Eesti Pank and the IMF held a joint workshop on pensions on 30 September at the central bank. It featured presentations by experts on pensions who discussed their experiences from Poland, Hungary and Sweden and compared the development of pension systems in different countries. Also speaking at... more
Estonia, 2019 IMF Article IV Consultation
- Estonia: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2019 Article IV, Mission, 4. November 2019
- Estonia: Staff Concluding Statement of an IMF Staff Visit, June 23, 2019
- Republic of Estonia: Technical Assistance Report - Public... more
Eesti Pank and the Ministry of Finance are attending the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 9–13 April in Washington. The main topics of the meetings are the slowdown in global economic growth, reduction of risks, and the need to strengthen the resilience of countries.... more
Estonia has been a member of the International Monetary Fund since 1992. Eesti Pank has been responsible for Estonia’s relations with the IMF since accession, and has worked with government institutions in this. Eesti Pank bases its work on the Eesti Pank Act and on the law changing the... more
- Views and Positions on Policy Developments in the International Monetary Fund, The Office of the Nordic-Baltic Constituency, International Monetary Fund, December 2018
- Views and Positions on Policy Developments in the International Monetary Fund, The Office of the Nordic-... more
Eesti Pank and the Ministry of Finance are attending the annual meetings of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Development Committee of the World Bank on 9–14 October in Bali in Indonesia. The main topics of the meetings are... more
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) finds that the Estonian economy is performing well, but recommends that a part of the spending planned in the state budget for the years ahead be postponed, and that investments that boost productivity be preferred. Eesti Pank shares this opinion.
A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or ‘mission’), in most cases to a member country. Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the... more