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Construction volumes fell, but demand for new dwellings remains high

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2020, the total production value of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and abroad was 3 billion euros. The construction volume decreased by 6% year on year. Considering only the Estonian construction market, the decrease in construction volume was 3%.
Read more 26. February 2021
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Last year, exports remained close to the level of 2019

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2020, exports of goods decreased by 1% and imports by 6% year on year. There was a fall in trade in the first half of the year, which was counterbalanced by the growth in the final months of the year – in December, exports grew by 25% and imports by 10%.
Read more 10. February 2021
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Imports of goods on the rise again

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2020, compared to November 2019, the exports of goods increased by 9% and imports by 7%. Trade with non-EU countries increased the most.
Read more 11. January 2021
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Exports exceeded imports for the second month in a row

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2020, compared to October 2019, the exports of goods increased by 10% and imports decreased by 5%. Of the total exports, the goods of Estonian origin accounted for 75%. Exports to non-EU countries increased by 38%, while exports to EU countries decreased by 2%.
Read more 10. December 2020
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Unemployment up by 16,000 persons in a year

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2020, the labour force participation rate was 71.6%, the employment rate was 66.7%, and the unemployment rate was 6.8%. There were 47,900 unemployed persons, which is 16,600 more than in 2019.
Read more 15. February 2021
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Last year, exports remained close to the level of 2019

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2020, exports of goods decreased by 1% and imports by 6% year on year. There was a fall in trade in the first half of the year, which was counterbalanced by the growth in the final months of the year – in December, exports grew by 25% and imports by 10%.
Read more 10. February 2021