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Spain's consumer price inflation eased for the third consecutive month in January to its lowest level in twelve months, led by fall in prices of recreation and culture and transport, preliminary data from the statistical office INE showed on Friday. The consumer price index rose 1.0 percent year-on-year...

Norway's trade surplus rose in January, with the rise in exports outpacing that in imports, data from Statistics Norway showed on Friday. Exports rose 13.6 percent month-on-month and imports climbed 13 percent. The trade surplus rose to NOK 28.77 billion in January from NOK 25.03 billion in December....

Turkey's retail sales fell for a fourth straight month and at the fastest pace in as many months, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Friday. The retail sales volume dropped a calendar adjusted 9.2 percent year-on-year in December, following a 6.0 percent fall in November. The...

Eurozone's merchandise trade surplus for December cam in below economists' expectations, as exports decreased, while imports were unchanged, figures from the statistical office Eurostat showed on Friday. The seasonally adjusted trade surplus fell to EUR 15.6 billion from EUR 15.8 billion in November....

UK retail sales rebounded strongly at the start of the year, rising at a faster-than-expected pace, led by robust clothing and footwear sales supported by price cuts, preliminary data from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday. Retail sales including auto fuel rose 1 percent from December,...

The Netherlands' retail sales growth moderated in December after accelerating sharply in the previous month, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday. Retail sales climbed 2.3 percent year-over-year in December, slower than the 4.1 percent gain in November. The increase was...

Ireland's consumer price inflation remained steady in January, after rising slightly in November, data from the Central Statistics Office showed on Thursday. The consumer price index rose 0.7 percent year-on-year in January, the same as in December. In November, inflation was 0.6 percent. The...

germanyflag-aug27_14feb19.jpg Germany's economy stagnated in the fourth quarter of 2018, thus skirting a technical recession, as trade failed to support growth amid the global trade tensions and the uncertainty linked to Brexit. Gross domestic product was unchanged from the third quarter, when the economy shrunk 0.2 percent, preliminary data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Thursday.

The Netherlands' exports eased further for the second straight month in December, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday. The volume of exports fell 2.2 percent year-on-year in December following a 0.8 percent decline in November. Imports rose 1.7 percent annually in...

Germany's wholesale price inflation slowed for the third straight month in January, to the lowest level in eleven months, figures from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Thursday. The wholesale price index climbed 1.1 percent year-on-year in January after a 2.5 percent rise in December. The...

France's ILO unemployment rate fell in the fourth quarter of 2018 to its lowest level in nearly a decade, after remaining stable in the previous three months, preliminary data from the statistical office INSEE showed on Thursday. The ILO unemployment rate in metropolitan France and the overseas departments...

Turkey's industrial production fell for a fourth straight month in December and the decline was the most severe thus far in the trend, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Thursday. Industrial production declined a calendar adjusted 9.8 percent year-on-year in December after a 6.6...

Eurozone's economic growth in the fourth quarter was in line with the initial estimates released late January and employment rose at a slightly faster pace, latest data from Eurostat showed on Thursday. Gross domestic product grew 0.2 percent from the third quarter, when the economy expanded at the...

Germany's economy stagnated in the fourth quarter of 2018, thus it avoided a technical recession, which is two consecutive quarters of contraction, preliminary data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Thursday. Gross domestic product was unchanged from the third quarter, when the economy...

Estonia's unemployment rate in the fourth quarter was the weakest in more than a decade amid an increase in labor force participation and employment, preliminary data from Statistics Estonia showed on Thursday. The jobless rate fell to 4.4 percent in the fourth quarter from 5.2 percent in the previous...

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