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Ireland's consumer prices declined for the third straight month in June, data from the Central Statistics Office showed Thursday. Consumer prices declined 0.4 percent year-on-year in June, following 0.5 percent decrease in May. This was the third consecutive decrease in prices. On a month-on-month...

Greece's jobless rate rose in April due to the measures taken to protect the public health from the Covid-19 pandemimc, figures from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed on Thursday. The jobless rate rose to 15.5 percent in April from an upwardly revised 14.5 percent in March. In the same period...

Slovakia's trade surplus increased in May as imports fell faster than exports, data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed on Thursday. The trade surplus increased to EUR 199.6 million in May from EUR 105.3 million in the same month last year. In April, the trade deficit was EUR...

Hungary's trade surplus decreased in May, amid a fall in both exports and imports, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Thursday. The trade surplus decreased to EUR 155 million in May from EUR 647 million in the same month last year. A significant fall was observed in both...

Lithuania consumer price inflation rose in June after easing in the previous month, figures from the statistical office showed on Thursday. The consumer price index rose 1.0 percent year-on-year in June, after a 0.3 percent increase in May. A similar rate of inflation was seen in April. Cost of...

Denmark's exports and imports grew in May, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Thursday. Exports excluding ships, aircraft and fuel rose a seasonally adjusted 3.3 percent year-on-year in May, after a 6.1 percent fall in April. Imports increased 2.4 percent annually in May, after a 7.4 percent...

Finland's trade deficit widened in May, preliminary figures from the Finnish Customs showed on Thursday. The trade deficit increased to EUR 280 million in May from EUR 15 million in the same month last year. In April, the trade surplus was EUR 185 million. Exports declined 30.9 percent year-on-year...

germanytrade1 dec09 09jul20 German exports recovered in May as most of the trading partners started to ease the coronavirus containment measures, data from Destatis revealed Thursday. Exports grew 9 percent month-on-month in May, reversing a 24 percent decline in April. This was the first increase in three months. Nonetheless, shipments were expected to grow at a much faster pace of 13.8 percent.

The UK housing market showed signs of a recovery as buyer demand, sales and fresh listing improved noticeably following the lockdown related falls, according to the residential market survey results published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. A net balance of 61 percent of survey respondents...

Germany's exports grew for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit the economy in March, data from Destatis showed Thursday. Exports grew 9 percent month-on-month in May, reversing a 24 percent decline in April. Nonetheless, shipments were expected to grow at a much faster pace of 13.8 percent. At...

preview oct12 09jul20 Foreign trade data from Germany is due on Thursday, headlining light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to publish Germany's foreign trade figures for May. Exports are forecast to grow 13.8 percent and imports to rise 12 percent on a monthly basis. The trade surplus is seen at EUR 5.2 billion versus EUR 3.2 billion in April.

ukunemployment dec17 08jul20 UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Wednesday unveiled a package of GBP 30 billion worth of stimulus measures, including tax cuts and bonuses, to support jobs amid the economic slump caused by the coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic. The latest measures are part of the government's three phase plan to boost...

France's economy is expected to rebound in the third quarter from the unprecedented downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the statistical office Insee said Wednesday. Gross domestic product is forecast to contract 17 percent in the second quarter before expanding around 19 percent in the third...

Latvia's consumer prices declined for the second straight month in June, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices decreased 0.7 percent year-on-year in June, following a 0.6 percent fall in May. Prices of goods increased 6.8 percent annually in June and that...

Hungary's consumer price inflation rose to the highest in three months in June, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index rose 2.9 percent year-on-year in June, following a 2.2 percent increase in May. Economists expected 3.0 percent rise. The...

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