Foreign trade

Foreign trade statistics concern the movement of goods between Estonia and other countries. The concepts of exports and imports are used to indicate commodity flows.

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In November 2017, trade increased

news release no 6

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2017 compared to November 2016, the exports of goods increased by 8% and imports by 9%. The growth in exports and imports was broad-based, a small increase occurred in most commodity sections.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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In October, trade increased

news release no 133

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2017, the exports and imports of goods increased both by 11% compared to October 2016. This year Finland has been the most important trade partner for Estonia. In October, exports to Finland increased by 18% and imports from Finland by 15%.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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In the 3rd quarter, trade growth slowed

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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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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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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In July, imports increased more than exports

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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Both in June and throughout the 2nd quarter, trade increased

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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In May, trade intensified

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

Minifacts about Estonia 2017 (p. 32)

n 2016, exports of goods from Estonia accounted for 11.9 billion euros and imports to Estonia for 13.5 billion euros at current prices. Compared to 2015, exports of goods increased 3% and imports 3%.

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Foreign trade

Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 2/17. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia (p. 99)
Evelin Puura, Mirgit Silla

In 2016, exports of goods from Estonia totalled 11.9 billion euros and imports to Estonia totalled 13.5 billion euros at current prices. Trade turnover increased after three years of decline; exports and imports grew 3% at current prices compared to 2015.

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