Estonia’s imports of services grew by 125 percent on year to the second quarter of 2021 (Q2 2021), while exports of services rose by 46 percent, state agency Statistics Estonia reports.
Exports and imports of services together were worth €1.8 billion, the agency says, adding that pre-crisis levels have been re-attained.
Statistics Estonia spokesperson Evelin Puura said: “The exceptions are travel and construction services: their supply has not yet recovered and remains below the level of the second quarter of 2019.”
Foreign trade in services was affected the most by growth in telecoms, IT services, and transport services, while the trade deficit of foreign trade in services stood at €46 million, a rise of €454 million on year to Q2 2021.
Both exports and imports of services have recovered and reached pre-crisis levels, Evelin Puura added.
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