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 January, imports declined more than exports

news release no 29

According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2020, compared to January 2019, the exports of goods decreased by 1% and imports by 9%. While overall exports declined, there was an increase in the exports of agricultural products and food preparations, and in particular, cereals.

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In 2019, trade stayed at the same level as in 2018

news release no 17

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2019, compared to 2018, the exports of goods stayed at the same level and imports decreased by 1%. The substantial increase in trade in the first half of the year compensated for the decrease in the second half.

In 2019, trade stayed at the same level as in 2018

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In November last year, trade continued to decline

news release no 5

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2019, compared to November 2018, the exports and imports of goods decreased by 10%. Trade declined in most commodity sections.

In November last year, trade continued to decline

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In October, trade continued to decline

news release no 154

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2019, compared to October 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 7% and imports by 6%. The biggest decline, by nearly a fifth, was recorded in trade with non-EU countries.

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Exports continued to decrease in September

news release no 136

According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2019, compared to September 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 3% and imports increased by 3%. In the third quarter, exports decreased by 2%, having increased in the first two quarters.

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In August, exports decreased for the third month

news release no 120

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2019, compared to August 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 3% and imports by 7%. The trade decrease was mainly due to declined exports and imports of mineral products (shale oil, motor spirit, fuel additives and electricity).

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In July, the share of goods of Estonian origin was the lowest in recent years

news release no 109

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2019, compared to July 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 2% and imports increased by 5%. The share of goods of Estonian origin was the lowest in recent years—66% of total exports.

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In June, trade decreased year-on-year

news release no 92

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2019, compared to June 2018, the exports and imports of goods decreased by 8%. Trade in mineral products decreased the most. In the first half-year, compared to the same period of the previous year, the exports of goods increased by 5% and imports by 2%.

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In May, trade increased

news release no 85

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2019, compared to May 2018, the exports of goods increased by 8% and imports by 3%. The growth in exports of Estonian goods was significantly influenced by increased sales of prefabricated wood buildings.

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In April, trade growth continued

news release no 75

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2019, compared to April 2018, the exports and imports of goods increased by 4%. Since the beginning of the year, exports and imports have been on an upward trend compared to the same period of the previous year.

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