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The Czech Republic's industrial production expanded for the first time in four months in May, data from the Czech Statistical Office revealed on Thursday. Separate data showed that the trade balance swung to a deficit in May, as imports increased more than exports. Industrial production rose a...

The Mainland Norway economy shrank in May due to weak household consumption, Statistics Norway said Thursday. Gross domestic product contracted 0.2 percent on month, following a 0.3 percent drop in April. Meanwhile, overall Norway GDP grew 0.4 percent, offsetting April's 0.4 percent fall. The...

Sri Lanka's central bank raised its key interest rates by a full percentage point on Thursday after inflation exceeded 50 percent amid the economy facing severe foreign exchange shortages to pay import bills. The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka hiked its standing lending facility rate...

Hungary's foreign trade surplus increased in May from a year ago, as exports grew faster than imports, preliminary data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Thursday. The trade surplus rose to EUR 135 million in May from EUR 70 million in the corresponding month last year. In...

Denmark's industrial production increased at a faster pace in May, despite the global uncertainties due to the war in Ukraine and the rising inflationary pressures due to the soaring commodity prices, data from Statistics Denmark showed on Thursday. Industrial production grew a seasonally adjusted...

germanyindustrialproduction oct08 07jul22 Germany's industrial production growth slowed more than expected in May on supply shortages, raising fears of recession, data from Destatis revealed on Thursday. Industrial production grew 0.2 percent in May from April, when output was up by revised 1.3 percent. Output was expected to climb 0.4 percent.

Dutch consumer price inflation increased at a softer pace in June, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday. The consumer price index rose 8.6 percent year-on-year in June, following an 8.8 percent increase in May. The latest inflation was mainly due to slower increase in energy...

Estonia's consumer price inflation increased further in June, driven mainly by higher housing-related prices, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Thursday. The consumer price index increased 21.9 percent year-on-year in June, following a 20.0 percent rise in May. Cost of goods grew 17.9 percent...

Switzerland's unemployment rate declined further in June, in line with expectations, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, or SECO, said on Thursday. The unadjusted unemployment rate dropped to 2.0 percent in June from 2.1 percent in the previous month. In the corresponding month last year,...

ukhouse nov01 07jul22 UK house prices rose at the fastest annual pace since late 2004 in June, survey data from the Llyods Bank subsidiary Halifax showed Thursday. The house price index climbed 13.0 percent year-over-year in June, faster than the 10.7 percent rise in May. The latest annual price increase was the fastest...

Estonia's consumer price inflation accelerated further to reach a new record high in June, largely driven by higher costs for housing and transport, figures from Statistics Estonia showed on Thursday. Consumer prices climbed 21.9 percent yearly in June, following a 20.0 percent increase in May. Housing...

Philippine industrial production growth improved in May, after easing sharply in the previous month, preliminary data from the Philippine Statistical Authority showed on Thursday. The value of production in the manufacturing industries climbed 8.9 percent year-over-year in May, following a revised...

Germany's industrial production grew less than expected in May, data from Destatis revealed on Thursday. Industrial production grew 0.2 percent in May from April, when output was up by revised 1.3 percent. Output was expected to climb 0.4 percent. Excluding energy and construction, industrial...

Japan's leading index declined in May after improving in the previous two months, preliminary data from the Cabinet Office showed on Thursday. The leading index, which measures future economic activity, dropped to 101.4 in May from April's 4-month high of 102.9. The coincident index that measures...

preview3 07jul22 Industrial production from Germany and the minutes of the monetary policy meeting from the European Central Bank are the major reports due on Thursday. At 1.45 am ET, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs is set to publish the Swiss jobless rate data. The rate is forecast to remain unchanged at seasonally adjusted 2.2 percent in June.

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