Economy

The industrial producer price index increased in April

news release no 58

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.3% compared to March and by 3.7% compared to April 2016.

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The volume of aquaculture production sold increased last year

news release no 57

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, aquaculture enterprises sold 868 tonnes of commercial fish and crayfish, with a total value of 3.7 million euros. The volume of aquaculture production sold in 2016 was among the highest in 20 years.

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In March, trade growth continued

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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Last year the carriage of passengers and goods declined

news release no 51

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the number of passengers served by Estonian transport enterprises decreased by 3% and the freight volume in tonnes decreased by 1% compared to the previous year. The number of passengers increased in sea and rail transport, but decreased in road and air transport. Carriage of goods increased in road transport, but decreased in rail transport.

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

news release no 50

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in April 2017 was 0.3% compared to March 2017 and 3.2% compared to April of the previous year.

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