Economy

Construction growth slowed down

news release no 64

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2019, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries increased by 2% compared to the 1st quarter of 2018. Construction volume increased due to the work done in foreign countries. On the Estonian construction market, construction volume decreased.

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Last year, a record amount of aquaculture production was sold

news release no 62

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2018, aquaculture enterprises sold 944 tonnes of commercial fish and crayfish, with a total value of 4.2 million euros. The volume of aquaculture production sold in 2018 was highest in the last twenty five years.

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Producer price index increased in April

news release no 59

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2019, the change in the producer price index of industrial output was 0.7% compared to March 2019 and 1.6% compared to April 2018.

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A little over a tenth of dwellings were built in this century

news release no 56

According to Statistics Estonia, on 1 January 2018, there were 718,600 dwellings in Estonia, of which nearly 76%, or 542,500, were occupied. Of these, 99.1% were conventional dwellings and other housing units, and 0.9% were collective living quarters.

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In March, trade increased with EU countries

news release no 54

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2019, compared to March 2018, the exports of goods increased by 8% and imports by 5%. The trade growth was due to increased exports and imports with the European Union countries.

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

news release no 52

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in April 2019 was 1.3% compared to March 2019 and 3.2% compared to April of the previous year.

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In March, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments decreased

news release no 51

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2019, in total 233,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which is 3% less than in March 2018. The number of domestic tourists increased and the number of foreign tourists decreased compared to March last year.

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

news release no 49

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2019, the production of industrial enterprises increased by 2% compared to March 2018. Production increased in manufacturing, but decreased in energy and mining.

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In March, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased

news release no 48

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2019, compared to March 2018, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 6% at constant prices.

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Construction price index continued a moderate rise

news release no 45

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the construction price index in the 1st quarter of 2019 was 0.5% compared to the 4th quarter of 2018, and 2.0% compared to the 1st quarter of 2018.

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Producer price index did not change in March

news release no 44

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2019, the change in the producer price index of industrial output was 0.0% compared to February 2019 and 0.4% compared to March 2018.

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Calculating the net growth value of standing forest

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Annika Laarmaa

The European Union budget is financed from own resources based on the gross national income (GNI). The task of Eurostat is to monitor that the Member States’ contributions to the EU budget are correctly calculated on the basis of the GNI. If Eurostat finds that a Member State could modify the methodology for calculating the GNI, it submits a precept and requires improvement of the methodology. By autumn 2019, Statistics Estonia will have to make changes in the time series of the Estonian national accounts. Standing timber will have to be recorded as inventory of work-in-progress continuously over the entire growth period. Whereas so far only felled timber was recorded in output calculations, starting from autumn 2019 forest growth is taken into account as well.

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