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Baltic States: Opinion Direct speech

Financing conditions are favourable for economic growth in Estonia

Financing conditions are favourable for economic growth in Estonia

17.02.2017.

The availability of financing of companies is aided by good access to bank lending, low interest rates, and profits built up earlier Companies are borrowing more than before from Estonia, and less from abroad Growth in household loans accelerated in 2016, but remained slower than growth in incomes and savings. The loan portfolio to companies and households will grow by around 5% in the years ahead, which is about the same rate as nominal GDP

Keyword tags: Analytics, Banks, Direct Speech, Economics, Estonia, Financial Services


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Spring 2016 European Semester package: country-specific recommendations

Spring 2016 European Semester package: country-specific recommendations

23.05.2016.

Commission proposed (18 May) its 2016 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out economic policy guidance for all EU states for the next 12-18 months. In addition to efforts already identified in EU-2020 strategy, this economic guidance instrument focuses on priority reforms to strengthen the recovery of EU-28 economies by boosting investment, implementing structural reforms and pursuing fiscal responsibility.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Latvia, Legislation, Round Table


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