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A four-member expert team will conduct a peer review of Statistics Estonia

This week, 6–10 September 2021, external experts will be visiting the Tallinn office of Statistics Estonia. The experts will evaluate the production of official statistics in Estonia against the quality requirements of Eurostat (the statistical office of the European Union) and against the European Statistics Code of Practice.
Read more 6. 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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In May, trade grew again by a half

According to Statistics Estonia, in May, exports of goods increased by 47% and imports by 50% year on year. Trade growth was influenced in addition to last year’s low reference base by exports and imports of mineral fuels, electrical equipment and transport equipment.
Read more 9. July 2021
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Exports and imports of services were at the same level in the first quarter

According to Statistics Estonia and Eesti Pank, in the first quarter of 2021, the exports of services grew by 2% and imports of services by 51% year on year. Estonian economic entities exported and imported services for 1.6 billion euros. The imports of services increased mainly on account of growth in telecommunications, computer and information services.
Read more 10. June 2021
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In April, trade grew by a half

According to Statistics Estonia, in April, exports of goods increased by 54% and imports by 51% year on year. The trade growth was influenced by last year’s low reference base as well as by the increase in exports and imports of mineral products, electrical equipment and transport equipment.
Read more 9. June 2021
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In March, there was a boost in trade

According to Statistics Estonia, in March, exports of goods increased by 19% and imports by 20% year on year. The growth in foreign trade was mainly driven by trade in electrical equipment, mineral products, wood and articles of wood, and transport equipment.
Read more 11. May 2021
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The year started with trade growth

According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2021, exports of goods increased by 4% and imports by 13% year on year. The biggest driver of trade growth was exports of mineral products.
Read more 11. March 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