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Number of e-commerce users increased again, enterprises start to use artificial intelligence

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2021, the biggest increase compared to the previous year occurred in people’s use of the internet for participating in online courses. The popularity of e-commerce also grew, with 62% of the population aged 16–74 having made online purchases. Among enterprises, the use of enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management software continues to increase. Enterprises are also trying out AI technologies.
Read more 17. September 2021
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In the second quarter, trade in services recovered to pre-crisis level

According to Statistics Estonia and Eesti Pank, in the second quarter, Estonia’s exports of services grew by 46% and imports of services by 125% year on year. Exports and imports of services amounted to 1.8 billion euros. Foreign trade in services was affected the most by growth in telecommunications, computer and information services, and transport services.
Read more 10. September 2021
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Trade volumes increased for the fifth month in a row

According to Statistics Estonia, in July, exports of goods increased by 29% and imports by 27% year on year. Trade growth was significantly influenced by the increase in the exports and imports of mineral fuels and base metals and articles of base metal.
Read more 9. September 2021
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Record number of domestic tourists accommodated in July

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2021, Estonian accommodation establishments served 381,000 tourists, which is a tenth more than in the same month last year. The number of domestic tourists increased compared to both July 2020 and July 2019, while the number of foreign tourists remained significantly smaller than in previous years.
Read more 8. September 2021