10.12.2019
 

Eesti Pank will release the preliminary statistics for the balance of payments, the international investment position and the external debt for the whole year 2019 together with an economic policy and statistical release on 10 March 2020 at 08.00.

Background Information

Eesti... more

10.09.2019
 

Eesti Pank will release the preliminary statistics for the balance of payments, the international investment position and the external debt for the third quarter of 2019 together with an economic policy and statistical comment on 10 December 2019 at 08.00.

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06.09.2018
  • The surplus on the current account of the balance of payments was 118 million euros in the second quarter of 2018, or 1.8% of GDP. The surplus arose from the positive balance of exports and imports of services and support from the Structural Funds of the European Union.

  • The... more
08.03.2018
  • The current account surplus of 734 million euros in 2017, or 3.2% of GDP, was around twice as large as that of 2016. This was because of the record surplus in the export and import account for services and other income transfers to companies from other countries.
  • The net outflow... more
07.12.2017
Kristo Aab Economist at Eesti Pank
  • Growth in investment has led to increased imports
  • The movement of capital was affected by structural changes in the financial sector
  • During the first three quarters this year, 40% more foreign direct investment was... 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
08.06.2017
Kristo Aab Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The current account was unusually in surplus in the first quarter
  • More was paid back in debt liabilities to investors than was received as new investment in the country
  • The threat of external imbalance in the economy... more
08.06.2017
  • The current account surplus was 99 million euros in the first quarter of 2017, or around 2% of GDP. The surplus was supported by an increase in the positive balance of exports and imports of services and a reduction in the negative balance of income received and paid.
  • The net... more
09.03.2017
Kristo Aab Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The current account surplus for 2016 was the largest since independence was regained at 2.7% of GDP
  • Reinvested income is preferred to new money for use in investment
  • The net international investment position... more
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