The industrial producer price index fell in June
According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by -0.3% compared to May and by 3.3% compared to June 2016.
A moderate increase in the construction price index continued
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the construction price index in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was 0.2% compared to the previous quarter and 1.5% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2016.
In May, trade intensified
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.
In June, the annual change of the consumer price index was affected the most by food
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in June 2017 was -0.1% compared to May 2017 and 2.9% compared to June of the previous year.
In May, more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments than a year ago
According to Statistics Estonia, 297,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments in May 2017, which is 6% more than in May 2016.
In May, the volume of industrial production was greater than a year ago
According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2017, the production of industrial enterprises increased 13% compared to May of the previous year. Production increased in the energy sector and mining and quarrying as well as in manufacturing.
The stable turnover growth of retail trade enterprises continued in May
According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2017, compared to May 2016, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 1% at constant prices. For the second month in succession, turnover has shown a stable one-percent growth compared to the same month of the previous year.
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Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 2/17. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia
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The Dwelling Price Index was influenced the most by apartments in Tallinn
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2017, the Dwelling Price Index changed by -0.1% compared to the 4th quarter of 2016 and by 7.7% compared to the 1st quarter of 2016.