Foreign trade

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Foreign trade, September 2017

news release no 118

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter, compared to the 3rd quarter of the previous year, exports grew 4% and imports 6%. Compared to the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2017, trade slowed in the 3rd quarter.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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Foreign trade, August 2017

news release no 110

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2017, the exports of goods increased by 8% and imports by 12% compared to August 2016. Increased exports and imports of mineral products and mechanical appliances contributed to trade growth.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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Foreign trade, July 2017

news release no 99

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2017, the exports of goods increased by 6% and imports by 9% compared to July 2016. Increased imports of base metals and articles of base metal and transport equipment contributed to the growth in imports.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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Foreign trade, June 2017

news release no 86

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2017, the exports of goods increased by 11% and imports by 6% compared to June 2016. In the second quarter, compared to the 2nd quarter of the previous year, exports grew 8% and imports 7%.

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Foreign trade, May 2017

news release no 79

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2017, the exports of goods increased by 15% and imports by 14% compared to May 2016. Trade growth was influenced the most by a significant increase in the exports and imports of mineral products.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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Foreign trade, April 2017

news release no 69

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2017, the exports of goods decreased by 1% and imports increased by 2% compared to April 2016. A decrease in the exports of electrical equipment significantly contributed to the decline in exports.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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Foreign trade, March 2017

news release no 53

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2017, the exports of goods increased by 15% and imports by 12% compared to March 2016. In the first quarter of this year, exports increased by 12% and imports 17%, compared the same period of 2016.

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Foreign trade, February 2017

news release no 41

According to Statistics Estonia, in February 2017, the exports of goods increased by 6% and imports by 1% compared February 2016. In February, the exports of goods of Estonian origin grew 9%, while re-exports stayed at the same level as one year ago.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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Foreign trade, January 2017

news release no 29

According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2017, the exports of goods increased by 14% and imports by 40% compared January 2016. The rise in exports was affected the most by an increase in the exportation of mineral products, and the rise in imports by non-recurring big-volume transactions with transport equipment.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2014–2017

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Foreign trade, December 2016

news release no 18

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the exports and imports of goods increased by 3% each compared to 2015. The last time trade grew in comparison of years was in 2012.

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Foreign trade, November 2016

news release no 6

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2016, the exports of goods increased by 6% and imports by 7% compared to November 2015. The rise in exports was influenced the most by an increase in the exportation of wood and articles of wood and mechanical appliances and the rise in imports by an increase in the importation of base metals and articles of base metal.

Diagram: Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2016

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