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Ireland's trade surplus decreased in November, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Monday. The trade surplus rose to EUR 5.458 billion in November from EUR 6.307 billion in October. In the same month last year, the trade surplus was EUR 5.576 billion. Exports fell by a seasonally...

Italy's consumer price inflation increased in December, as initially estimated, final data from the statistical office Istat showed on Monday. Consumer price inflation rose to 3.9 percent in December from 3.7 percent in November, as estimated. On a month-on-month basis, consumer prices rose 0.4...

Ireland's construction sector expanded at a softer pace in December, survey data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The Ulster Bank construction Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 53.7 in December from 56.3 in November. Any reading above 50 indicates growth in the sector. "This is an unsurprising...

Norway's trade surplus increased in December, data from Statistics Norway showed on Monday. The trade surplus rose to NOK 105.954 billion in December from NOK 11.347 billion in the same month last year. In November, the surplus was NOK 77.566 billion. Exports accelerated 139.9 percent annually...

Czech's producer prices increased at a softer pace in December, figures from the Czech Statistical Office showed on Monday. The industrial producer price index grew 13.2 year-on-year in December, after a 13.5 percent rose in November. Economists had expected a 13.9 percent increase. Prices for...

UK house prices increased in January at the fastest pace since 2016 with the highest ever number of Boxing Day sellers coming to the market and the surge in the number of prospective buyers enquiries, data from the property website Rightmove showed on Monday. House prices grew 7.6 percent on a yearly...

Spain's consumer price inflation accelerated less than initially estimated in December but the rate was the highest 1992, final data from the statistical office INE showed on Friday. Consumer price inflation rose to 6.5 percent in December from 5.5 percent in November. Although inflation was slower...

France's consumer prices logged a steady growth in November, as initially estimated, final data from the statistical office Insee showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 2.8 percent year-on-year, the same as in the previous month and in line with the flash estimate published on January 4. Data...

germany may25 14jan22 The German economy logged only a moderate recovery in 2021 amid the Covid-19 restrictions and supply chain disruptions weighing heavily on German industries, data published by Destatis showed on Friday. Gross domestic product grew 2.7 percent in 2021, in contrast to the 4.6 percent decline in the previous year. The annual growth matched economists' expectations.

Dutch exports and imports increased at faster rates in November, figures from the statistical office CBS showed on Friday. Merchandise exports rose 8.7 percent year-on-year in November, after a 0.6 percent drop in October. In September, exports rose 4.9 percent. The latest export growth was the...

Slovakia's consumer price inflation accelerated in December, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 5.8 percent year-on-year in December, following a 5.6 percent rise in November. Economists had expected a rate of 5.9 percent. Transport...

Finland's economic output growth eased in November, data from Statistics Finland showed on Friday. Output of the national economy rose a working-day adjusted 4.2 percent year-on-year in November, after a 4.7 percent gain in October, which was revised up from the 4.3 percent growth. On a seasonally...

Poland's consumer price inflation rose in December, as initially estimated, final data from Statistics Poland showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 8.6 percent year-on-year in December, following a 7.8 percent increase in November, as estimated. Prices for transport grew 22.7 percent...

Sweden's consumer price inflation accelerated in December, figures from Statistics Sweden showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 3.9 percent annually in December, following a 3.3 percent increase in November. The latest inflation was the highest since October 2008, when prices rose 4.0...

Finland's inflation eased in December, preliminary data from Statistics Finland showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 3.5 percent year-on-year in December, after a 3.7 percent growth in November. Inflation was curbed most by reductions in the prices of children's day care, average interest...

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