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 February, trade increased

news release no 40

According to Statistics Estonia, in February 2018, the exports of goods increased by 15% and imports by 13% compared to February 2017. There was significant growth in exports to non-EU countries, mineral products (fuels and fuel additives) were exported the most.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018

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The year began with growth in exports

news release no 30

According to Statistics Estonia, in January, compared to January 2017, the exports of goods increased by 9% and imports decreased by 8%. The growth in exports was broad‑based, increase occurred in most commodity sections.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018

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Trade reached record level last year

news release no 16

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2017 compared to 2016, the exports of goods increased by 8% and imports by 9%. In 2017, the exports of goods from Estonia amounted to 12.8 billion euros and imports to Estonia to 14.7 billion euros at current prices.

Estonia’s foreign trade, 2004–2017

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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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Foreign trade of goods and services by enterprise characteristics

Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 4/17. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia (p. 69)
Allan Aron

This article examines Estonian foreign trade by chosen enterprise characteristics (number of employees, economic activity, type of ownership). This approach enables obtaining additional information about traders acting in the international market. The analysis includes both the foreign trade of goods and services and allows identifying the differences and common traits of exporters of goods and services.

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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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