Foreign trade

Foreign trade statistics concern the movement of goods between Estonia and other countries. The concepts of exports and imports are used to indicate commodity flows.

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In November, the trade deficit decreased

news release no 6

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2018, the exports of goods increased by 18% and imports by 15% compared to November 2017. The trade deficit was 56 million euros. The last time the balance was under 60 million euros was in January 2015.

Estonia\'s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018

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In October, trade was at a record level

news release no 131

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2018, the exports of goods increased by 17% and imports by 20% compared to October 2017. For the first time, exports exceeded 1.3 billion euros and imports 1.5 billion euros. The growth in trade was affected the most by an increase in trade in mineral products (solvent, fuel additives, motor spirit, shale oil).

Estonia\'s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018

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In September, trade increased

news release no 116

According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2018, the exports and imports of goods both increased by 11% compared to September 2017. The growth in trade was affected the most by an increase in trade in mineral products (fuel additives, motor spirit).

Estonia\'s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018

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In August, the imports of goods increased the most

news release no 107

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2018, the exports of goods increased by 7% and imports by 11% compared to August 2017. The growth in trade was affected the most by an increase in trade in mineral products (fuel additives, motor spirit) and raw materials and products of chemical industry (fertilizers).

Estonia\'s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018

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About foreign trade statistics of Estonian areas in 2017

Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 3/18. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia (p. 38)
Evelin Puura, Mirgit Silla

The article provides a short overview of the exports and imports of goods and services in counties in 2017 and shows the number of enterprises with such transactions.

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In July, fuel exports and imports increased trade

news release no 98

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2018, the exports of goods increased by 27% and imports by 18% compared to July 2017. The growth in trade was affected the most by a significant increase in trade in mineral products (fuel additives, shale oil, motor spirit and heavy fuel oils). Mineral products trade increased in both quantity and value, exports tripled and imports doubled.

Estonia\'s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018

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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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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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In April, trade increased

news release no 68

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2018, the exports of goods increased by 16% and imports by 13% compared to April 2017. The growth in trade in April of this year was broad-based, with increased exports and imports in both mineral products and mechanical appliances.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2016–2018

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Trade turnover increased year on year

article
Evelin Puura, Mirgit Silla

In 2017, exports of goods from Estonia totalled 12.9 billion euros and imports to Estonia 14.7 billion euros at current prices. Trade turnover increased for the second consecutive year, exports grew by 8%, or approximately 1 billion euros and imports grew by 9%, or 1.2 billion euros compared to 2016.

Exports by main commodity section and commodity chapter, 2016, 2017

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