March 2018

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Greece Retail Turnover Growth Eases In January

Greece retail turnover grew at a weaker pace in January, the Hellenic Statistical Authority reported Friday. Retail turnover rose 0.7 percent year-on-year in January, slower than December’s 2 percent increase. Nonetheless, this was the second…


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Greece Producer Prices Fall For First Time In 15 Months

Greece producer prices declined for the first time in 15 months in February, the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed Friday. Producer prices fell 0.4 percent year-on-year in February, reversing a 1.9 percent rise in January. This…


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Turkey's Trade Deficit Widens In February

Turkey’s trade deficit increased in February on higher imports, the Turkish Statistical Institute reported Friday. The trade shortfall widened to $5.76 billion in February from $3.73 billion in the previous year. Exports logged an annual…


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Eurocoin Indicator Falls For First Time Since May

A measure reflecting the current economic situation in euro area declined for the first time since last May but it remained around the highest levels since 2006, results of a survey by the Bank of…


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Italy's Inflation Rises More Than Forecast

Italy’s consumer prices climbed at a faster than expected pace in March on food prices, preliminary estimate from the statistical office Istat showed Friday. Consumer price inflation rose to 0.9 percent in March from 0.5…