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unemploymentrate2 080720 Employment in the U.S. increased by more than expected in the month of July, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday.

Spain industrial production continued to decline in June, but the pace of decrease slowed further as measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus were relaxed, data from the statistical office INE showed Friday. Industrial output was down 14 percent annually, after declining 24.7 percent in May....

germany jun07 07aug20 Germany's industrial production and exports growth improved in June as the relaxation of the coronavirus containment measures both within the economy and abroad boosted demand at the start of the third quarter. Industrial production advanced 8.9 percent month-on-month in June, faster than the 7.4 percent increase seen in May, data from Destatis revealed on Friday.

Greece's consumer prices declined for the fourth straight month in July, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed on Friday. The consumer price index fell 1.8 percent year-on-year in July, following a 1.6 percent decline in June. Prices for transportation declined 9.1 percent annually...

Estonia's consumer prices continued to decline in July, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Friday. The consumer price index fell 0.9 percent year-on-year in July, following a 1.0 percent decrease in June. Consumer prices were affected the most by a price decrease in motor fuel. Petrol prices...

Portugal's foreign trade deficit narrowed in June, amid declines in both exports and imports, figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Friday. The trade deficit fell to EUR 828 million in June from EUR 1.87 billion in the same month last year. In May, the deficit was EUR 921 million. Exports...

Austria's wholesale prices declined for the sixth straight month in July, and the trade deficit decreased in May, data from the from Statistics Austria showed on Friday. The wholesale price index fell 4.6 percent year-on-year in July, following a 5.1 percent fall in June. Prices for petroleum products...

Dutch industrial production declined sharply in June, albeit at a softer pace, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday. Industrial production decreased 9.7 percent year-on-year in June, following an 11.9 percent fall in May. Among the eight largest categories, the production...

Malaysia's industrial production at a softer rate in June, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Industrial production fell 0.4 percent year-on-year in June, following a 21.6 percent decrease in May. Manufacturing output rose 4.7 percent yearly in June, after a 22.6 percent...

Slovakia's trade surplus increased in June as imports fell faster than exports, data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed on Friday. The trade surplus increased to EUR 641.7 million in June from EUR 87.7 million in the same month last year. In May, the trade surplus was EUR 133.0...

Hungary's trade surplus increased in June, amid a fall in both exports and imports, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Friday. The trade surplus increased to EUR 697 million in June from EUR 496 million in the same month last year. A moderate decline was observed in both...

Italy's trade surplus decreased in June, amid a fall in exports and imports, data from the statistical office Istat showed on Friday. The trade surplus decreased to EUR 6.23 billion in June from EUR 5.70 billion in the same period last year. In May, the trade surplus was EUR 5.58 billion. Exports...

Lithuania trade deficit in June decreased from a year ago, as exports and imports declined, figures from the statistical office showed on Friday. Trade deficit narrowed to EUR 49.2 million in June from EUR 127.3 million in the same month last year. In May, the trade surplus was EUR 5.3 million. Exports...

Taiwan's trade surplus increased in July as exports rose and imports declined, figures from the Ministry of Finance showed on Friday. The trade surplus decreased to $5.369 billion in July from $3.608 billion last year. Economists had expected a surplus of $4.28 billion. In June, the trade surplus...

Finland's trade balance swung to a deficit in June, preliminary figures from the Finnish Customs showed on Friday. The trade balance registered a deficit of EUR 205 million in June from EUR 75 million surplus in the same month last year. In May, the trade deficit was EUR 285 million. Exports declined...

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