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Portugal's producer price inflation eased in December after accelerating in the previous month, figures from Statistics Portugal revealed Tuesday. Producer prices climbed 2.4 percent year-on-year in December, slower than the 3.2 percent increase seen in the previous month. Excluding energy, producer...

Ireland's unemployment rate decreased for the third straight month in December, data from the Central Statistics Office showed Tuesday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 6.2 percent in December from revised 6.4 percent in October. This was the lowest since May 2008, when the rate...

Ireland's consumer price inflation eased for the second straight month in December, though marginally, data from the Central Statistics Office showed Tuesday. The consumer price index climbed 0.4 percent year-over-year in December, just below the 0.5 percent increase in November. The measure has been...

Croatia's consumer price inflation eased in December after remaining stable in the previous two months, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday. The consumer price index climbed 1.2 percent year-over-year in December, slower than November's 1.4 percent increase. The measure has...

Italy's consumer price inflation held steady as initially estimated in December, latest figures from the statistical office Istat showed Tuesday. The consumer price index climbed 0.9 percent year-over-year in December, the same rate of increase as in November. That was in line with the flash data...

British house price inflation eased in November after accelerating in the previous month, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. The house price index climbed 5.1 percent year-over-year in November, slower than the 5.4 percent rise in October, which was revised up from a 4.5...

Corrected last paragraph UK inflation slowed slightly largely on air fares in December, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. Inflation eased to 3 percent in December from 3.1 percent in November. The rate came in line with expectations. The 3.1 percent logged in November...

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Czech producer price inflation eased for the third straight month in December, though at a slower-than-expected pace, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed Tuesday. Industrial producer prices climbed 0.7 percent year-over-year in December, following a 0.9 percent rise in November. Economists...

Germany's consumer price inflation accelerated to a five-year high in 2017, final data published by Destatis showed Tuesday. Consumer price inflation climbed to 1.8 percent in 2017 from 0.5 percent a year ago. This was the highest rate since 2012. Between 2014 and 2016, the inflation rates were even...

Finland's economic output expanded at a faster pace in November from a year ago, figures from Statistics Finland showed Tuesday. National output grew a working-day-adjusted 3.5 percent year-over-year in November, following a 3.2 percent rise in October, which was revised up from 2.6 percent. Secondary...

EEP09-011515_16Jan18.jpg Consumer and producer prices from the UK are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

Ireland's foreign trade surplus decreased in November, as exports fell and imports rose, data from the Central Statistics Office showed Monday. The seasonally adjusted trade surplus fell to EUR 3.51 billion in November from EUR 3.86 billion in October. In the corresponding month last year, the...

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The euro area trade surplus increased in November from October, data from Eurostat showed Monday. The trade surplus rose to a seasonally adjusted EUR 22.5 billion from EUR 19 billion in the previous month. Exports grew 3.4 percent month-on-month to EUR 187.1 billion and imports climbed 1.6 percent...

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