International trade plays an important role in the Estonian economy. Around a half of the private sector employment is sustained by foreign demand, twice as much as the OECD average.
Estonian growth is picking up again strongly in 2017 and the level of activity has finally surpassed its pre-crisis level, almost 10 years after the outset of the financial crisis. However, poverty remains among the highest in the OECD.
After two years of relatively weak activity, GDP growth has gained momentum and is expected to exceed 4% in 2017. Progress in raising incomes towards those in more prosperous OECD economies is likely to resume, after having slowed almost to a halt.
These country specific notes provide figures and commentary from the Taxation and Skills publication that examines how tax policy can encourage skills development in OECD countries.
As part of the STI Outlook 2016, the OECD has released policy profiles by country. These include cross-country analyses that draw on the first joint EC-OECD survey on STI policies. They focus on major STI policy areas, instruments and trends.
This annual publication presents detailed country notes and internationally comparable tax data for all OECD countries from 1965 onwards.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Estonia.
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This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Estonia. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.
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This policy profile on education in Estonia is part of the Education Policy Outlook series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries.