Wage rise eats into company profitsEconomy
- Forecast forces government to tighten beltEconomy
- Editorial: no need to panic, no cause to frolicOpinion
- Weekend ahead smells like shopping spree brewingEconomy
- Editorial: 34,000 young Estonians busy doing nothingOpinion
- Estonian guys tower among the tall in EuropeLocal News
- SEB: Estonia hit by housing price bubbleEconomyEstonians may enjoy consuming boom till entrepreneurs are able to produce ever more effectively, lift wages and keep unemployment rise in check, says SEB chief Allan Parik, who thinks that while sailing on thin ice in this crisis-smelling world, Estonian businessmen stand on secure foundations and have thus far managed to react correctly to changes in economic environment. Domestic consumption remains solid, unemployment is low, and entrepreneurs are showing strong competitiveness on the weak external markets. No near term solution is to be expected t the differences with Russia, and therefore it makes no sense inserting deals with them into business plans.
- Baltika suffers loss of million in half yearEconomy
- The year ahead: economy most impacted by external demandEconomy
- Finmin: Estonia should be happy with economic growth number in current environmentEconomy
- FinMin forecasts 1.5 pct economic growth for 2014Economy
- Cbank: Economic growth is supported by consumption, manufacturingEconomyAccording to a flash estimate published by Statistics Estonia on Tuesday the gross domestic product of Estonia in the third quarter increased by 2.1 percent on year and by 0.2 percent compared to the previous quarter, while annual growth of manufacturing and retail sales accelerated which points to an increase in Estonia's economic activity, the Bank of Estonia reports.
- Estonian economy grows 2.1 pct on year in Q3 - preliminaryEconomy
- Swedbank raises Estonia's 2014 growth forecast to 2 pctEconomy
- EU's highest annual house price rise in Q2 recorded in EstoniaEconomy
- September tax receipts up almost 10 pct on year at EUR 453.5 mlnEconomy
- Editorial: central bank saving the eurozone economyOpinionEuropean Central Bank led by its president Mario Draghi, saviour of the euro two years back, is keeping up strong stimulation of eurozone’s stagnating economy and demonstrating determination to save it from deflation trap. As decided by ECB council yesterday, the base interest is down to the non-existent percentage of 0.05, and deposit interest 0.2 below zero. Also, they are in for a massive purchasing of assets.
- The United States and Estonia - NATO Allies and Global PartnersLocal News
- Editorial: economy afloatOpinionIn spring, finance ministry set this year’s Estonian real terms GDP growth at 2 percent. Yesterday, they issued a figure more realistic – 0.5 percent. Figuratively speaking, this year our economy keeps afloat – the nostrils, at least, above water. And that’s basically all. Beholding the neighbouring economies, not much hope any would assume the role of an engine to be pulling us along.
- In July the growth in retail sales accelerated even moreEconomyAccording to Statistics Estonia, in July 2014 compared to July of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 10% at constant prices. Retail sales increased 4% in May and 7% in June compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, whereas in July the retail sales growth accelerated even more.
- Luxury driving on road to recoveryEconomy
- In the 2nd quarter economy increased 2.2%Economy
- The growth in retail sales accelerated to some extent in JuneEconomyAccording to Statistics Estonia, in June 2014 compared to June of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 7% at constant prices. While in May retail sales increased 4% compared to the same month of the previous year, then in June the retail sales growth accelerated to some extent.
- Recession may drag till end of yearEconomy
- Ukraine not reckoned in Estonian economic forecastEconomy
- Editorial: bursting the hope bubbleOpinion
- Editorial: the only constant is changeOpinionThose predicting labour market changes and deciding state orders to universities always seem to be preparing for the last war. Whatever the market needed yesterday, it may not need today; smaller yet the chance the need is there tomorrow. Still, this is an important question every spring as those about to graduate are thinking which sector would be their future.
- Estonia stalls in top-listsEconomy
- Estonia no longer cheap-labour-landEconomyYesterday, Estonia’s business growth strategy for 2014–2020 was confirmed by the government. This is an underlying document, on the basis of which the state will be supporting enterprises and business. According to economy minister Juhan Parts the state will, among other things, create a national hedge fund.