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germany may25 14jul20 German economic sentiment weakened for the first time in four months in July as investors expect a slow recovery from the downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment fell to 59.3 in July from 63.4 in June. The score was forecast to rise to 60.0.

Switzerland's producer and import prices declined in June, the Federal Statistical Office reported Tuesday. Producer and import prices fell 3.5 percent year-on-year in June. The producer price index fell 2.0 percent annually in June and import prices decreased 6.5 percent. On a monthly basis,...

Slovakia's consumer price inflation eased in June, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 1.8 percent year-on-year in June, slower than the 2.0 percent increase in May. Economists had expected inflation to remain unchanged at 2.0...

Romania's industrial production rose in May, driven by a growth in manufacturing output, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Tuesday. Industrial production rose a seasonally adjusted 15.1 percent month-on-month in May, led by a 20.6 percent growth in the manufacturing output. Production...

Spain's consumer prices declined in June as initially estimated, final data from the statistical office INE showed Tuesday. The consumer prices index fell 0.3 percent year-on-year in June, following a 0.9 percent decline in May, as initially estimated. Prices for transportation declined 5.2 percent...

Finland consumer prices remained largely unchanged in June, after falling in the previous month, data from Statistics Finland showed on Monday. The consumer price index remained unchanged year-on-year in June, after a 0.16 percent decrease in May. Prices of cigarettes, long-distance train journeys,...

Hungary's industrial production declined in May as initially estimated, final data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Tuesday. Industrial production declined a working-day adjusted 27.6 percent year-on-year in May, following a 36.6 percent decrease in April, as initially estimated. The...

Sweden's consumer prices grew in June after remaining unchanged in the previous month, data from Statistics Sweden showed on Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 0.7 percent year-on-year in June, after remaining unchanged in May. Economists had expected a 0.5 percent rise. The increase in the...

Eurozone industrial production rebounded in May as most of the factories reopened in member countries after the easing of coronavirus containment measures, data from Eurostat showed Tuesday. Industrial production grew 12.4 percent on month, in contrast to an 18.2 percent decrease in April. Nonetheless,...

German economic sentiment weakened in July, survey data from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment fell to 59.3 in July from 63.4 in June. The score was forecast to rise to 60.0. Meanwhile, the assessment of the current...

china trade 071317 14jul20 China's exports grew unexpectedly in June as easing of the coronavirus containment measures in most of the developed economies boosted foreign demand, data showed Tuesday. In dollar terms, exports climbed 0.5 percent on a yearly basis in June, the General Administration of Customs reported. Economists had forecast an annual fall of 1.5 percent after falling 3.3 percent in May.

Japan industrial production declined more than estimated in May, final data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed on Tuesday. Industrial production fell a seasonally adjusted 8.9 percent month-on-month in May. According to initial estimate, production was down 8.4 percent. On...

German inflation rebounded from a 45-month low in June, latest data from Destatis confirmed on Wednesday. Consumer price inflation climbed to 0.9 percent in June from 0.6 percent in May, which was the lowest since September 2016. On a monthly basis, consumer prices gained 0.6 percent in June, after...

The UK economy expanded in May after contracting the most on record in April, as measures to curb the spread of coronavirus were relaxed, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. Gross domestic product grew 1.8 percent in May from April, when it was down 20.3 percent. However,...

Malaysia's unemployment rate rose for the fourth straight month in May, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Tuesday. The jobless rate rose to 5.3 percent in May from 5.0 percent in April. The rate has risen steadily from 3.2 percent in January. The number of unemployed increased by...

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