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Belgium's exports and imports grew markedly in March, preliminary figures from National Bank of Belgium showed on Monday. Both exports and imports surged by 33.5 percent and 40.0 percent, respectively in March, from a year ago. Tensions on commodity prices, exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, continued...

Turkey's current account deficit widened in March, data from the central bank showed on Monday. The current account deficit widened to $5.554 billion in March from $5.441 billion in February. The annual shortfall was mainly driven by the net surplus of $2.329 billion in services, increasing by...

Eurozone trade balance in March logged a deficit versus a surplus a year ago, as imports grew much faster than exports driven by further increase in energy imports, data released by Eurostat showed on Monday. The trade balance showed a deficit of EUR 16.4 billion in March versus a surplus of EUR...

Ireland's residential property prices continued to rise sharply at the end of the first quarter, data from the Central Statistics Office showed on Monday. The residential property price index climbed 15.2 percent year-on-year in March, slightly faster than the 15.1 percent gain in February. In...

Ireland's construction sector growth eased for the second straight month in April, marking the weakest rise in the current one-year sequence of growth as demand dropped for the first time in over a year, survey data from S&P Global showed on Monday. The BNP Paribas Real Estate Irealand Construction...

The Czech Republic's producer prices rose at a faster rate in April, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Monday. The industrial producer price index grew 26.6 percent year-on-year in April, following a 24.7 percent rise in March. Economists had expected a 25.5 percent increase. Prices...

Germany's wholesale price inflation hit a fresh record high in April on high raw materials and energy prices, data published by Destatis showed on Monday. Wholesale price inflation advanced to 23.8 percent in April from 22.6 percent in March. This was the biggest rate since records began in 1962....

Norway's trade surplus increased in April compared to the previous year amid a sharp rise in exports, data from Statistics Norway showed on Monday. The trade surplus rose to NOK 92.566 billion in April from NOK 18.546 billion in the same month last year. In March, the surplus was NOK 137.436 billion. Exports...

Estonia's jobless rate increased for the first time in four quarters during the three months to March, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Monday. The unemployment rate climbed to 5.5 percent in the first quarter from 5.2 percent in the fourth quarter. In the same quarter last year, the jobless...

Denmark's producer price inflation accelerated for the third straight month in April, largely driven by a surge in prices for energy supply and raw material extraction, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Monday. Both producer prices and import prices rose at record annual rates in April. Producer...

preview oct26 16may22 Economic forecast from the EU is due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is slated to issue Germany's wholesale prices for April. Wholesale prices had increased 22.6 percent annually in March.

Spain's consumer price inflation eased more than initially estimated in April, latest figures from the statistical office INE showed on Friday. Consumer prices climbed 8.3 percent year-over-year in April, slower than March's 9.8 percent rise. The rate was revised down from 8.4 percent. The overall...

France consumer price inflation accelerated to a record high in April, as initially estimated, final data from the statistical office INSEE showed Friday. The consumer price index rose 4.8 percent annually in April, as estimated, following March's 4.5 percent increase. The record increase in...

Romania's industrial production declined in March due to a fall in manufacturing output, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Friday. Industrial production decreased a seasonally and working-day adjusted 0.7 percent month-on-month in March. Manufacturing output dropped 1.6...

Turkey's industrial production continued to expand strongly in March, while retail sales growth eased to a 15-month low, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Friday. Industrial production advanced a calendar adjusted 9.6 percent year-on-year in March, but slower than the 13.3 percent...

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