est eng lat
  19.11  Latvia's October inflation rate fourth highest in the EU, says Eurostat
  19.11  DNB releases 2015 growth forecasts for Baltic states
  18.11  Most Latvian firms 'unaffected by Russian embargo'
  17.11  Latvia's Q3 growth 'sixth highest in the EU'
  news archive >
News archive Test Contact
  Contact us


Estonian exports up 38%


Send to a friendSend to a friend     Contact us
Estonia's exports increased by 38 per cent in May compared to the same month last year, official figures show.

According to the Baltic Course, the data, from Statistics Estonia, shows that exports of goods from the country amounted to 11.3 billion kroons (602 million).

This was an increase of 3.1 billion kroons year-on-year, with machinery and equipment accounting for the biggest proportion.

Indeed, goods in these areas accounted for 19 per cent of Estonia's total exports in May, followed by mineral products, which made up 18 per cent.

Timber and timber products accounted for nine per cent, totalling 1.07 billion kroons an increase of 46 per cent on May 2009.

Finland, Sweden and neighbouring Latvia were the biggest export destinations for Estonia during the month.

The figures come after it was revealed that industrial production in Estonia rose by 17 per cent on May compared to the same month last year.

This news item is brought to you by KMS Baltics in conjunction with Fest-Forest and EST KINNISVARA. Baltic forestry and property specialists

Click here to find out more about Forestry Investment with us or call us on 00441668 213693

Related news:


29.01 HD Fest-Forest newsletter December 2012
05.07 KMS Baltics IPD summary document
news archive >
Local News

12.07 Who are Estonia’s highest-earning lawyers?
12.07 Source: Air Baltic told to repay illegal state aid in 9 years
12.07 PM: without government aid Vilnius would be bankrupt by autumn
12.07 Pagari 1: two thirds of apartments already sold
11.07 Latvia's euro adoption paves way for Lithuania
news archive >