External Adjustment Challenge

February 2007
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Feb2007, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p11
Country Report
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The article presents an economic outlook for Estonia for 2007. Current account deficit is expected to increase. Outlook on foreign exchange rates, foreign debt and economic growth is also presented. An analysis of the competitiveness of the export sector is provided, with an emphasis on the negative effects of increasing labor cost and the poor performance of the technology sector.


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