Unemployment decreased rapidly

news release no 85

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2018, the unemployment rate was 5.1%, the employment rate 68.2% and the labour force participation rate 71.9%. The unemployment rate was the lowest in a decade.

Unemployment rate by age group, 2nd quarter, 2014–2018

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In June, trade increased

news release no 84

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2018, the exports of goods increased by 17% and imports by 18% compared to June 2017. The growth in trade was affected the most by increased trade in mineral products. In the first half-year, compared to the same period of the previous year, the exports of goods increased by 10% and imports by 8%.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018

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Consumer price index affected the most by housing

news release no 83

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in July 2018 was 0.1% compared to June 2018 and 3.5% compared to July of the previous year.

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In June, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments stayed at last year’s level

news release no 82

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2018, domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in accommodation establishments numbered 372,700, or as many as in June last year. The number of domestic tourists increased and the number of foreign tourists decreased.

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

news release no 81

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2018, the production of industrial enterprises increased by 3% compared to June 2017. Production increased in manufacturing, energy as well as in mining.

Volume index of production in manufacturing and its trend, January 2009 – June 2018

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In June, the turnover of retail trade enterprises decreased

news release no 80

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2018, compared to June of the previous year, the turnover of retail trade enterprises decreased 1% at constant prices.

Turnover volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend, January 2008 – June 2018

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The industrial producer price index increased in June

news release no 79

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2018, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.7% compared to May and by 2.9% compared to June 2017.

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Moderate increase in the construction price index continued

news release no 78

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the construction price index in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was 0.3% compared to the previous quarter and 2.0% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2017.

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In May, trade increased

news release no 77

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2018, the exports of goods increased by 7% and imports by 11% compared to May 2017. The growth in trade in May of this year was broad-based, with increased exports and imports in mineral products.

<br>Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018<br>

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The monthly change of the consumer price index was affected the most by electricity

news release no 76

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in June 2018 was 0.9% compared to May 2018 and 4.0% compared to June of the previous year.

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

news release no 75

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2018, domestic and foreign tourists staying in accommodation establishments numbered 304,000, which is 2% more than in May 2017. The number of both domestic and foreign tourists increased.

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