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Production of industrial output and energy, December 2010
– news release no 14
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2010 the production of industrial enterprises grew 23% compared to the previous year. The growth of production was mainly influenced by the external demand, but the domestic demand also increased continually during the year.
According to Statistics Estonia, in December 2010 compared to the same month of the previous year the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 5% at constant prices. Retail sales grew for the fourth month in succession.
According to Statistics Estonia, in November last year exports of goods from Estonia amounted to 861 million euros and imports to Estonia to 901 million euros at current prices. Exports to the euro area countries comprised 29% of Estonia’s total exports and imports from euro area 38% of total imports.
According to Statistics Estonia, by preliminary data, five births less than deaths were registered in Estonia in 2010. By preliminary estimation, the population of Estonia was 1,340,100 on 1 January 2010.
A fault in the electrical power system caused a suspension in the supply of Statistics Estonia’s IT services
– news release no 6
According to Statistics Estonia, in connection with a fault that occurred in the electricity supply system of the State Infocommunication Foundation today, access to Statistics Estonia’s web services was suspended.
According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2010 exports of goods from Estonia amounted to 860 million euros (13.5 billion kroons) at current prices and imports to Estonia reached 900 million euros (14.1 billion kroons). The turnover of exports per month has not been so big before, but imports were bigger last in October 2008.
According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2010, 164,000 tourists stayed in the accommodation establishments of Estonia exceeding the results of November 2007 i.e. the best November month for accommodation establishments of the past decade by 6%.