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Belgium's economy grew at a faster pace in the final three months of 2021, preliminary data from the National Bank of Belgium showed Friday. Gross domestic product grew 5.6 percent year-on-year following a 4.9 percent rise in the third quarter. Compared to the previous quarter, GDP rose 0.5 percent...

Latvia's retail sales grew in December, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Friday. Retail sales gained a calendar adjusted 8.3 percent year-over-year in December. Turnover of retail trade in non-food products accelerated 16.2 percent yearly in December and those of food products...

Ireland's retail sales declined at a faster pace in December, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Friday. The volume of retail sales decreased a seasonally adjusted 3.2 percent month-on-month in December, after a 0.3 percent fall in November. Sales of electrical goods decreased...

Greece's producer price inflation surged in December, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed on Friday. Producer prices rose 29.4 percent year-on-year in December, after a 24.5 percent growth in the previous month. Prices for the domestic market jumped 30.4 percent annually and that...

Eurozone money supply grew at a slower pace in December and the annual growth in credit to private sector improved, data from the European Central Bank showed on Friday. The M3 monetary aggregates logged a slower annual growth of 6.9 percent in December after November's revised 7.4 percent increase....

Portugal's consumer confidence improved in January, survey data from Statistics Portugal showed on Friday. The consumer confidence indicator rose to -17.7 in January from -19.2 in December. The manufacturing confidence index decreased to -1.6 in January from -0.7 in the previous month. The construction...

Iceland's consumer price inflation increased in January, figures from Statistics Iceland showed on Friday. The consumer price index grew 5.7 percent year-on-year in January, following a 5.1 percent rise in December. Excluding housing cost, inflation was 3.7 percent in January. On a monthly...

Spain's economy grew more than expected in the fourth quarter despite the weakness in household spending, flash estimate from the statistical office INE showed on Friday. Gross domestic product grew 2 percent sequentially in the fourth quarter, faster than the economists' forecast of 1.4 percent....

Eurozone economic confidence weakened to a nine-month low in January largely driven by the weakness in services and construction, survey results from European Commission showed on Friday. The economic confidence index fell unexpectedly to 112.7 in January from 113.8 in December. The score was forecast...

Italy's consumer confidence deteriorated more than expected in January, survey results from the statistical office Istat showed on Friday. The consumer confidence index fell to 114.2 in January from 117.7 in December. Economists had expected a score of 116.5. The manufacturing confidence index...

Austria's producer prices increased at a faster pace December, data from Statistics Austria showed on Friday. Producer prices grew 16.7 percent yearly in December, following a 15.3 percent rise in November. On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 1.5 percent in December, same as seen a month ago....

The Netherlands' producer confidence weakened in January, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday. The producer sentiment index fell to 9.0 in January from 10.2 in December. This was above the average score of 0.8 seen over the past twenty years. The latest reading was the weakest...

Slovakia's economic sentiment improved in January, data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed on Friday. The economic sentiment index increased to 98.2 in January from 94.8 in December. Among components, the industrial confidence index fell to -4.3 in January from -3.3 in the...

Lithuania's retail sales continued to increase in December, figures from the statistical office showed on Friday. Retail sales, excluding VAT, increased a working-day adjusted 16.2 percent year-on-year in December, following a 10.7 percent rise in November. Sales of non-food stores surged 26.3...

Norway's retail sales dropped in December, after rising in the previous month, figures from Statistics Norway showed on Friday. Retail sales declined 3.1 percent month-on-month in December, after a 0.9 percent growth in November. Economists had forecast a 0.8 percent slump. Sales of information,...

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