Economy

The industrial producer price index did not change in September

news release no 112

According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.0% compared to August and by 4.5% compared to September 2016.

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Wage pressure keeps the construction price index rising

news release no 111

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the construction price index in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was 0.9% compared to the previous quarter and 1.7% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016.

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In August, trade increased

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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In September, the consumer price index was affected the most by food

news release no 109

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in September 2017 was -0.1% compared to August 2017 and 3.7% compared to September of the previous year.

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In August, more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments

news release no 108

According to Statistics Estonia, 435,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments in August 2017, which is 4% more than in August 2016.

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In August, the volume of industrial production was greater than a year ago

news release no 105

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2017, the production of industrial enterprises increased 5% compared to August 2016. Production increased in mining and quarrying but decreased in the energy sector.

Volume index of production in manufacturing and its trend

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Stable turnover growth in retail trade continued also in August

news release no 104

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2017, compared to August of the previous year, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 1% at constant prices. Similarly to July, turnover showed a stable one-percent growth also in August compared to the same month of the previous year.

Turnover volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend

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Harvesting is halfway to completion

news release no 103

According to Statistics Estonia, by 15 September, 57% of the sown area of cereals, 47% of the sown area of rape and turnip rape, and 49% of the area under potatoes had been harvested in Estonia.

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Population change and enterprise births and deaths in Estonian municipalities in 2005–2014

Majanduse ja tööturu trendid. Economic and Labour Market Trends (p. 175)
Anne Põder

Over the last decade, both at the level of the European Union and Estonia, significantly more attention has been paid to entrepreneurship and developing people’s entrepreneurial spirit.

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Common agricultural policy of the European Union and rural jobs

Majanduse ja tööturu trendid. Economic and Labour Market Trends (p. 147)
Raul Omel

Changes in the society and especially in the economy have shaped both rural economy and rural life as a whole, which has resulted in decreased importance of agriculture both in employment and value added.

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When 4.99 is better than 5.00: background and application of odd pricing

Majanduse ja tööturu trendid. Economic and Labour Market Trends (p. 125)
Märt Leesment

Classical economics assumes that humans are rational beings. This assumption has made it easier to combine various economic and general life systems into models.

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Food service sector in Estonia and Europe

Majanduse ja tööturu trendid. Economic and Labour Market Trends (p. 101)
Märt Leesment

Nutrition is a daily part of our lives. National nutrition guidelines recommend three main meals and additional snacks (Pitsi et al. 2017). Whereas nobody usually helps us to eat, food preparation is often left in someone else’s care. This article studies the reasons that affect demand for food preparation as a service.

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Exports of agricultural products and food preparations from the Baltic states and Finland in 2010−2016

Majanduse ja tööturu trendid. Economic and Labour Market Trends (p. 66)
Evelin Puura, Mirgit Silla

Throughout history, agricultural and food production has been one of the most important activities for humanity, ensuring employment in rural areas and food for the entire population. This article takes a look at exports of agricultural products and food preparations from Estonia in 2010−2016 along with the main destination countries.

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The role of the agri-food supply chain in the Estonian economy

Majanduse ja tööturu trendid. Economic and Labour Market Trends (p. 35)
Ants-Hannes Viira

Economic development leads to decrease in the importance of the primary sector (agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing). The first and second industrial revolutiona resulted in a significant increase in the share of the secondary sector (mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity, gas and water supply; construction).

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