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France's consumer price inflation rose as initially estimated in July, final data from the statistical office Insee showed on Friday. Consumer prices grew 0.8 percent year-on-year in July, following a 0.2 percent rise in June, as estimated. The latest inflation was mainly driven by a sharp increase...

India's wholesale prices declined at a softer pace in July, data from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry showed on Friday. The wholesale price index declined 0.58 percent year-on-year in July, following a 1.81 percent decrease in June. Economists had expected a 1.0 percent fall. The primary articles...

Estonia's jobless rate rose in the second quarter, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Friday. The jobless rate rose to 7.1 percent in the second quarter from 5.0 percent in the first quarter. In the same quarter last year, the unemployment rate was 5.1 percent. The number of unemployed persons...

Ireland's trade surplus increased in June as exports rose and imports fell, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Friday. The trade surplus increased to EUR 6.589 billion in June from EUR 6.305 billion in May. In the same month last year, the trade surplus was EUR 4.936 billion. Exports...

Denmark's economy shrunk at a record pace in the second quarter of 2020 to enter a technical recession, due to the disruption caused by the coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic, preliminary figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Friday. Gross domestic product decreased 7.4 percent from the first...

malaysia 062812 14aug20 Malaysia's economy shrank at a record pace in the second quarter due to the unprecedented impact of the stringent containment measures to contain the coronavirs pandemic, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Gross domestic product dropped 17.1 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, after a 0.7 percent rise in the first quarter. This was also bigger than the expected fall

The euro area economy contracted at a record pace in the second quarter, as initially estimated, due to the containment measures taken by member countries to control the spread of the coronavirus, flash estimate from Eurostat showed Friday. Gross domestic product fell 12.1 percent sequentially in...

Poland's consumer price inflation eased to more than estimated in July, final data from Statistics Poland showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 3.0 percent year-on-year in July, after 3.3 percent increase in June. According to the initial estimate, inflation was 3.1 percent. Prices for...

Dutch exports and imports continued to fall in June, figures from the statistical office CBS showed on Friday. Merchandise exports fell 2.9 percent year-on-year in June, following a 11.4 percent decrease in May. Exports declined for the third consecutive month. In June, exports of transport, metal...

Turkish industrial production rose and retail sales declined at a softer pace in June, data from Turkstat showed on Friday. Industrial production rose 0.1 percent year-on-year in June, after a 19.4 percent fall in May. Economists had expected a 1.1 percent rise. Manufacturing output grew 1.0 percent...

Switzerland's producer and import prices declined in July, the Federal Statistical Office reported on Friday. Producer and import prices fell 3.3 percent year-on-year in July. The producer price index fell 2.0 percent annually in July and import prices decreased 5.9 percent. On a monthly basis,...

Japan's tertiary industry activity grew for the first time in five months in June, data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed on Friday. Tertiary industry activity rose 7.9 percent month-on-month in June, after a 2.9 percent fall in May. Data showed that the broad-ranging personal...

The outbreak of the coronavirus in Victoria is set to offset the recovery taking place in most other parts of Australia, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe said Friday. On the economic front, the virus outbreak is set to reduce Australia's economic growth in the September quarter by at...

Malaysia's economy logged a double-digit contraction in the second quarter, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Gross domestic product dropped 17.1 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, after a 0.7 percent rise in the first quarter. Economists had forecast a fall of 10.0...

chinaindustrialproduction jun14 14aug20 China industrial production grew at a steady pace in July, while retail sales logged an unexpected fall as social distancing and floods weighed on consumption, data from the National Bureau of Statistics revealed Friday. Industrial production grew 4.8 percent on a yearly basis in July, the same rate of growth as seen in June. This was the fourth consecutive decrease.

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