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Poland's industrial production declined more than expected in July on sharp reduction in manufacturing, data from the Central Statistical Office revealed Friday. At the same time, producer price inflation accelerated in July, the statistical office said in a separate communique. Industrial production...

Eurozone industry is undergoing a cautious recovery and an actual improvement in the current trend of production is yet to happen, Bert Colijn, a senior economist at ING, said. Industrial production dropped 0.6 percent monthly in June, reversing a 1.2 percent rise in May, data from Eurostat showed...

Portugal's producer price inflation eased for the fourth consecutive month in July, figures from Statistics Portugal showed Friday. Industrial producer prices climbed 2.2 percent year-over-year in July, slower than the 2.8 percent increase in June. The measure has been rising since December 2016. Excluding...

Italy's current account surplus increased in June from a year ago, data from the Bank of Italy showed Friday. The current account surplus climbed to EUR 5.26 billion in June from EUR 4.04 billion in the corresponding month last year. The surplus on trade in goods fell to EUR 5.21 billion in June...

Eurozone construction output decreased for the second straight month in June, Eurostat reported Friday. Construction output declined 0.5 percent month-on-month in June, bigger than the 0.2 percent decrease seen in May. The 0.5 percent decline was caused by a 0.5 percent fall in civil engineering...

The euro area current account surplus declined to the lowest in nearly three years in June, the European Central Bank said Friday. The current account surplus fell to EUR 21.2 billion in June from EUR 30.5 billion in May. This was the lowest level since August 2014. The surplus on trade in goods...

German producer prices rose at the slowest pace so far this year in July, data from Destatis showed Friday. Producer prices for industrial products advanced 2.3 percent year-on-year in July, slightly weaker than the 2.4 percent increase seen in June. This was the weakest since December, when prices...

EEP10-011515_18Aug17.jpg Producer prices data from Germany is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

Europeancentralbank-081717.jpg European Central Bank policymakers raised concern over the appreciation of the euro in July, pointing out the risk of the exchange rate overshooting in the future, and stressed that the favorable financing conditions are still supported by the massive stimulus.

Iceland's unemployment rate rose to a year high in the second quarter, Statistics Iceland said Thursday. The unemployment rate rose to 3.4 percent in the second quarter from 2.9 percent in the first quarter. This was the highest since the second quarter of 2016, when the rate was 3.6 percent. The...

Policymakers at the European Central Bank expressed concern over a strengthening euro, pointing out the risk that the exchange rate could overshoot in the future, the minutes of the bank's July 20 policy session showed Thursday. "Concerns were expressed about a possible overshooting in the repricing...

Retailsales-UK-081717.jpg UK retail sales grew more-than-expected in July as food store sales increased the most in nearly two years. The retail sales volume grew 0.3 percent month-on-month in July, the same rate as logged in June, data from the Office for National Statistics revealed Thursday.

Croatia's inflation accelerated in July after easing in the previous two months, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed Thursday. The consumer price index climbed 0.8 percent year-on-year following 0.7 percent rise in June. Inflation peaked at 1.4 percent in April and February. Compared...

Malta's harmonized price inflation accelerated in July for the first time in six months, figures from the National Statistics Office showed Thursday. The harmonized index of consumer prices climbed 1.2 percent year-on-year following 1 percent increase in the previous month. In May, inflation was steady...

British exporters continued to log solid performance but they were concerned about economic factors, the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce, showed Thursday. The BCC/DHL Trade Confidence Index fell by 2.25 percent in the second quarter. Nonetheless,...

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