Economy

In May, trade increased

news release no 85

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2019, compared to May 2018, the exports of goods increased by 8% and imports by 3%. The growth in exports of Estonian goods was significantly influenced by increased sales of prefabricated wood buildings.

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In May, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 84

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2019, a total of 322,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which is 6% more than in May 2018. There were more domestic and foreign tourists.

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In June, the change in the consumer price index was affected the most by food and transport

news release no 83

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in June 2019 was 0.2% compared to May 2019 and 2.4% compared to June of the previous year.

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In May, the volume of industrial production was slightly greater than a year ago

news release no 82

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2019, the production of industrial enterprises increased by 1% compared to May 2018. Production increased in manufacturing, but decreased in energy and mining.

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In May, the turnover growth of retail trade enterprises decelerated

news release no 81

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2019, turnover of retail trade enterprises amounted to 646 million euros. Compared to May of the previous year, turnover increased 2% at constant prices. In April, the turnover had increased 8% compared to the same month of the previous year, while in May the increase decelerated.

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The Dwelling Price Index continued to increase in the beginning of the year

news release no 79

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2019, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 5.9% compared to the 1st quarter of the previous year. In yearly comparison, the Dwelling Price Index has shown an upward trend for the past nine years. Compared to the 4th quarter of 2018, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 1.7%.

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Producer price index decreased in May

news release no 78

In May 2019, the change in the producer price index of industrial output was -0.4% compared to April 2019 and 1.1% compared to May 2018.

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In April, trade growth continued

news release no 75

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2019, compared to April 2018, the exports and imports of goods increased by 4%. Since the beginning of the year, exports and imports have been on an upward trend compared to the same period of the previous year.

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In May, the consumer price index was affected the most by housing and transport

news release no 74

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in May 2019 was 0.2% compared to April 2019 and 3.1% compared to May of the previous year.

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The number of job vacancies in Estonia remains over 10,000

news release no 73

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2019, there were approximately 11,450 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. This trend has continued since the 1st quarter of 2017.

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In April, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 72

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2019, a total of 262,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which is 5% more than in April 2018. Compared to the same time, there were more domestic and foreign tourists.

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