Economy

Exports continued to decrease in September

news release no 136

According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2019, compared to September 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 3% and imports increased by 3%. In the third quarter, exports decreased by 2%, having increased in the first two quarters.

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In October, food had the greatest impact on the consumer price index

news release no 134

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in October 2019 was –0.1% compared to September 2019 and 1.6% compared to October of the previous year.

In October, food had the greatest impact on the consumer price index

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In September, more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments than a year ago

news release no 132

According to Statistics Estonia, in September, 295,000 tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments, where they spent more than 544,000 nights. 64% of the tourists were foreign tourists and 36% were domestic tourists.

In September, more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments

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Turnover of retail trade enterprises increased also in September

news release no 129

According to Statistics Estonia, in September, the turnover of retail trade enterprises was 618 million euros – an increase of 4% at constant prices compared to September of the previous year.

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Industrial production in September was smaller than last year

news release no 128

According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2019, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 5% compared to September 2018. Production decreased in manufacturing as well as in energy and mining.

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Construction price index continues upward trend

news release no 124

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the construction price index in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was 0.4% compared to the previous quarter and 2.1% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Construction price index

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Gender pay gap continues to be present in all economic activities

news release no 122

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in October 2018, the gender pay gap was present in all economic activities. The pay gap was biggest in financial and insurance activities (32.2%) and smallest in transportation and storage (1.9%).

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In August, exports decreased for the third month

news release no 120

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2019, compared to August 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 3% and imports by 7%. The trade decrease was mainly due to declined exports and imports of mineral products (shale oil, motor spirit, fuel additives and electricity).

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In August, 488,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments

news release no 119

According to Statistics Estonia, in August, 9% more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments than in August 2018. The number of nights spent by tourists increased by 7%. 286,000 of the visitors of accommodation establishments were foreign tourists and 202,000 were domestic tourists.

In August, 488,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments

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In September, food and clothing had the greatest impact on the consumer price index

news release no 118

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in September 2019 was -0.2% compared to August 2019 and 2.2% compared to September of the previous year.

In September, food and clothing had the greatest impact on the consumer price index

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