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Poland's industrial production grew less than expected in April, data from Statistics Poland revealed on Friday. Separate data from the statistical office showed that producer price inflation surged in April. Industrial production grew 13.0 percent annually in April. Economists had expected a growth...

Poland's average gross wages increased more than expected in April, data from Statistics Poland showed on Friday. Average gross wages and salaries increased 14.4 percent yearly in April. Economists had expected a 12.8 percent rise. On a monthly basis, average gross wages declined 0.6 percent in...

ukretailsales july18 20may22 UK retail sales grew unexpectedly in April despite consumer confidence sliding to a record low as soaring inflation boosted the cost of living further. Retail sales expanded 1.4 percent monthly, reversing a revised 1.2 percent decline in March, data published by the Office for National Statistics showed Friday.

Turkey's consumer confidence increased slightly in May, after falling sharply in the previous month. The consumer confidence index rose to 67.6 in May from 67.3 in April, the consumer tendency survey carried out in cooperation with Turkstat and the central bank showed Friday. A score below 100...

Switzerland's industrial production rose in the first quarter of 2022, while construction output declined, the Federal Statistical Office reported on Friday. Industrial production grew 7.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter. Secondary sector production rose 6.9 percent yearly in the first...

Denmark's consumer confidence weakened to the lowest level ever recorded in May amid a steep deterioration in the assessment of the present economic situation, survey data from Statistics Denmark showed on Friday. The consumer confidence index fell to -22.4 in May from -20.9 in April. The average...

The Netherlands' consumer confidence remained negative in May, but improved marginally from a record low in April, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. The consumer confidence index increased to -47.0 in May from -48.0 in April. The score was below the 20-year average of -9 points. Households'...

Estonia's producer price inflation increased in April mainly due to rising prices in electricity and heat energy production. The producer price index increased 31.8 percent year-on-year in April, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Friday. In March, producer prices rose 30.3 percent. On a month-on-month...

Germany's producer price inflation accelerated further in April to set a fresh record high and soaring energy prices continued to drive prices higher amid the war in Ukraine, preliminary figures from the statistical office Destatis showed Friday.

preview oct19 20may22 Retail sales data from the UK is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases UK retail sales data for April. Sales are forecast to fall 0.2 percent on a monthly basis, slower than the 1.4 percent decrease posted in March.

Dutch jobless rate decreased for the fourth successive month in April to remain its lowest level for nineteen years, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday. The seasonally adjusted ILO jobless rate for the 15-75 year old age group, dropped to 3.2 percent in April from 3.3 percent...

Eurozone construction output showed no variations in March, after rising in the previous two months, data from Eurostat showed on Thursday. Construction output remained flat in March, following a 1.1 percent increase in February, which was revised down from 1.9 percent. Civil engineering output...

Eurozone current account balance swung to a deficit in March from a surplus in the previous month, the European Central Bank said on Thursday. The current account balance showed a deficit of EUR 2.0 billion in March versus a surplus of EUR 16.0 billion in February. In the corresponding month last...

Sweden's capacity utilization rose marginally in the first quarter, data from Statistics Sweden showed on Thursday. The seasonally adjusted capacity utilization rate rose to 90.4 percent in the first quarter from a revised 90.3 percent in the previous quarter. In the third quarter of last year, the...

Cyprus's EU measure of consumer prices continued to increase at a faster pace in April, data from the statistical office showed on Wednesday. The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, climbed 8.6 percent year-on-year in April, following a 6.2 percent rise in March. Pries have been increasing...

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