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Hungary's trade balance swung to a deficit in April, as imports rose more than exports, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Friday. The trade balance logged a deficit of EUR 523 million in April versus a surplus of EUR 338 million in the same month last year. In the initial...

Austria's consumer price inflation rose to the highest level since September 1975, preliminary estimates from Statistics Austria showed on Friday. Consumer prices rose 8.7 percent yearly in June, following a 7.7 percent increase in May. "In addition to recent increases in fuel and heating oil prices,...

Poland's consumer price inflation continued to increase in June, mainly driven by higher prices of motor fuels, energy and food products, preliminary data from Statistics Poland showed on Friday. Consumer price inflation rose to 15.6 percent in June from 13.9 percent in May. Prices of fuels for...

construction spending 070122 Reflecting a decrease in spending on public construction, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing an unexpected dip in U.S. construction spending in the month of May. The report showed construction spending edged down by 0.1 percent to an annual rate of $1.780 trillion in May after climbing by 0.8 percent to an upwardly revised rate of $1.783 trillion in April.

ism pmi 070122 The Institute for Supply Management released a report on Friday showing its reading on U.S. manufacturing activity fell to its lowest level in two years in the month of June. The ISM said its manufacturing PMI slid to 53.0 in June from 56.1 in May, although a reading above 50 still indicates growth in the sector. Economists had expected the index to dip to 54.9.

Mexican business confidence decreased for the second straight month in June, though slightly, data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography showed on Friday. The seasonally adjusted confidence indicator for the manufacturing sector fell to a three-month low of 51.9 in June from 52.1...

eurozoneflag feb01 01jul22 Eurozone inflation accelerated further to a new record high in June, while core inflation unexpectedly moderated due to the fiscal support measures to contain energy prices, official data showed Friday. The harmonized index of consumer prices advanced more-than-expected by 8.6 percent on a yearly basis in June, faster than the 8.1 percent rise in May, flash data from Eurostat showed on Friday.

Correction: The latest data available is for May Brazil's producer price inflation accelerated for the first time in six months in May, figures from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, or IBGE, showed on Friday. The producer price index climbed 19.15 percent year-over-year in May,...

Portugal's industrial production expanded strongly in May, after falling in the previous month, figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Friday. Industrial production climbed 3.0 percent year-on-year in May, reversing a 1.3 percent decrease in April. Moreover, this was the biggest increase since...

eurozonepmi aug01 01jul22 The eurozone manufacturing activity grew at the weakest pace in nearly two years in June on weaker production and new orders, final data from S&P Global showed Friday. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to a 22-month low of 52.1 in June from 54.6 in May. The flash score was 52.0. The headline figure dropped for the fifth consecutive month in June.

Czech manufacturing activity deteriorated for the first time in almost two years in June, driven by a renewed contraction in output and a faster decline in new orders, survey data from S&P Global showed on Friday. The purchasing managers' index, or PMI, for the manufacturing sector fell to 49.0 in...

The Dutch manufacturing activity expanded at the weakest pace in more than one-and-a-half years, as output and new orders rose at slower rates, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Friday. The Nevi manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index dropped to 55.9 in June from 57.8 in May. However, a score...

Sweden's manufacturing growth slowed slightly in June, survey data from Swedbank and the logistics association SILF showed on Friday. The purchasing managers' index for the manufacturing sector fell to 53.7 in June from a revised 54.9 in May. A PMI reading above 50 suggests growth in the manufacturing...

Italy's consumer price inflation increased more than expected in June, preliminary estimates from the statistical office Istat showed on Friday. Consumer prices gained 8.0 percent yearly in June, following a 6.8 percent rise in May. Economists had forecast a rise of 7.4 percent. On a month-on-month...

ukpmi oct01 01jul22 The UK manufacturing sector expanded at a much slower pace in June as output growth grind to a near- standstill pace and new work intake contracted for the first time in more than a year, final data from the S&P Global showed on Friday. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply final factory Purchasing Managers' Index fell to a two-year low of 52.8 in June from 54.6 in May.

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