News releases 2008

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Foreign trade, October 2008

news release no 146

According to Statistics Estonia, in October this year compared to October 2007, exports of goods grew by 13% and imports declined by 3%.

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Producer price index of industrial output, export and import price index, November 2008

news release no 145

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2008 the percentage change in the producer price index was 0.0% compared to October and 6.2% compared to November of the previous year.

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Accommodation, October 2008

news release no 144

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 179,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which was 6% more compared to the same month of the previous year.

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Gross domestic product, 3rd quarter 2008

news release no 143

According to the preliminary calculations of Statistics Estonia, the gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 3.5% in the 3rd quarter of 2008 compared to the same period in the previous year.

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Business, 3rd quarter 2008

news release no 142

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2008 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, enterprises’ investments in fixed assets decreased about 18%.

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Consumer price index, November 2008

news release no 141

According to Statistics Estonia, the percentage change of the consumer price index in November 2008 compared to October was -0.3% and compared to November 2007 8.0%.

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Expenditures of research and development activity, 2007

news release no 140

According to Statistics Estonia, during years 2001–2007 the average growth rate of the research and development intensity for Estonia was 8%, which places Estonia to the second position among the European Union countries.

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Production of industrial output and energy, October 2008

news release no 139

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2008 compared to October of the previous year, the production of industrial enterprises decreased 11%.

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Retail trade, October 2008

news release no 138

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2008 compared to October of the previous year the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises decreased 7% at constant prices.

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Construction, 3rd quarter 2008

news release no 137

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2008 compared to the same period of the previous year, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and in foreign countries decreased 16%. The decline in construction production that had started at the beginning of the present year deepened even more in the 3rd quarter.

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