The volume of loans and leases to Estonian companies and households was the same at the end of August as in July at 15.8 billion euros. This meant the financing portfolio had increased by 3.5% since August last year.
The growth of corporate debt decreased at the start of the year. In quarterly terms, the volume of loans taken and bonds issued stopped increasing by the end of the first quarter of 2015, but year-on-year, the growth reached nearly 4%.... more
Corporate indebtedness and leverage edged upwards slightly in 2014. The increased need for external funds meant that the growth in corporate debt liabilities accelerated somewhat last year to 5%. Domestic debt liabilities increased by 3.... more
The ability of companies to finance their own activities remains relatively good. This is because of the buffers that have been built up, relatively good access to bank lending, and the very low base interest rates... more
Corporate debt was 11% larger at the end of the third quarter of 2014 than it was a year earlier. This was partly because general borrowing activity by companies has increased and partly because of the impact of... more