||In February, the annual change of the consumer price index was mainly influenced by food
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in February 2014 was 0.1% compared to January 2014 and 0.6% compared to February of the previous year.
||2013 was a successful year for the business sector
According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2013 the total profit of the business sector was 3.1 billion euros, which was 5% more than the year earlier. The increase in the enterprise sector’s total profit continued for the fourth year in a row.
||In January industrial production was smaller than a year ago
According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2014, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 1% compared to January of the previous year. The decline in production was caused by a decrease in electricity production; however, the production in manufacturing and mining increased slightly.
||Census results in statistics map application
Today, on 5 March, Statistics Estonia launched an Internet-based map application, which enables to create thematic maps and perform spatial queries based on the results of the 2011 Population and Housing Census (PHC).
||At the beginning of the year retail sales accelerated to some extent
According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2014 compared to January 2013, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 7% at constant prices.