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Baltic States: Opinion Direct speech

The Estonian current account remains in surplus

The Estonian current account remains in surplus

09.12.2016.

The current account surplus diminished in the first half of the year, but in the third quarter it was again bigger than at the same time last year. One cause of the increase in the surplus was the broad-based acceleration in growth in exports of goods and services. At the same time, preliminary estimates show investment to have been less in the third quarter than at the same time a year ago, which held back growth in imports.

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


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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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