august Archive

  • Latest UK wages and jobs data now out 18 Oct - 2.2% prev revised up from 2.1% - weekly earnings ex bonus 2.1% vs 2,0% vs 2.2% prev revised up from 2.1%

    UK August average weekly earnings 3mth/yy 2.2% vs 2.1% exp

    Latest UK wages and jobs data now out 18 Oct - 2.2% prev revised up from 2.1% - weekly earnings ex bonus 2.1% vs 2,0% vs 2.2% prev revised up from 2.1%
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  • PERU: National Output Index Grows 2.28% In August On Annual Basis Peru's domestic production in August increased by 2.28% on a year-on-year basis, compared to a 1.55% growth in July, accumulating 97 months of continuous growth, said the country's statistics office. In August, exports rose 13.01% over the same month of the previous year, supported by larger shipments of flour and fish oil, coffee, sugar, copper, silver, gold, agriculture, textiles, fishing, iron and steel, chemical and metal-mechanic products. Meanwhile, the Peruvian domestic demand also recovered ground, reflecting in higher imports of non-durable consumer goods (12.52%), retail sales (0.77%), consumer loans (1.25%) and consumer spending government consumption (0.88%). Year-to-date, the Peruvian economy increased by 2.20%, while in 12 months through August, it posted a 2.60% growth.

    PERU: National Output Index Grows 2.28% In August On Annual Basis

    PERU: National Output Index Grows 2.28% In August On Annual Basis Peru's domestic production in August increased by 2.28% on a year-on-year basis, compared to a 1.55% growth in July, accumulating 97 months of continuous growth, said the country's statistics office. In August, exports rose 13.01% over the same month of the previous year, supported by larger shipments of flour and fish oil, coffee, sugar, copper, silver, gold, agriculture, textiles, fishing, iron and steel, chemical and metal-mechanic products. Meanwhile, the Peruvian domestic demand also recovered ground, reflecting in higher imports of non-durable consumer goods (12.52%), retail sales (0.77%), consumer loans (1.25%) and consumer spending government consumption (0.88%). Year-to-date, the Peruvian economy increased by 2.20%, while in 12 months through August, it posted a 2.60% growth.
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  • Italy Trade Surplus Rises In August Italy's foreign trade surplus increased in August from a year ago, as exports grew faster than imports, figures from the statistical office Istat showed Tuesday. The trade surplus rose to EUR 2.8 billion in August from EUR 2.49 billion in the corresponding month of 2016. However, it was well below the surplus of EUR 6.56 billion in July. Both exports and imports climbed by 8.4 percent and 8.2 percent, respectively in August from last year. On a monthly basis, exports advanced 4.2 percent and imports went up by 3.5 percent. Outgoing flows to EU member states grew 8.7 percent annually in August and those to non-EU countries increased by 8.1 percent. The trade balance with EU countries resulted in a surplus of EUR 242 million versus EUR 367 million a year earlier. The non-EU trade surplus climbed to EUR 2.5 billion from EUR 2.1 billion.

    Italy Trade Surplus Rises In August

    Italy Trade Surplus Rises In August Italy's foreign trade surplus increased in August from a year ago, as exports grew faster than imports, figures from the statistical office Istat showed Tuesday. The trade surplus rose to EUR 2.8 billion in August from EUR 2.49 billion in the corresponding month of 2016. However, it was well below the surplus of EUR 6.56 billion in July. Both exports and imports climbed by 8.4 percent and 8.2 percent, respectively in August from last year. On a monthly basis, exports advanced 4.2 percent and imports went up by 3.5 percent. Outgoing flows to EU member states grew 8.7 percent annually in August and those to non-EU countries increased by 8.1 percent. The trade balance with EU countries resulted in a surplus of EUR 242 million versus EUR 367 million a year earlier. The non-EU trade surplus climbed to EUR 2.5 billion from EUR 2.1 billion.
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  • *UK Sep CPIH Rises 2.8% On Year Vs. 2.7% In August UK Sep CPIH Rises 2.8% On Year Vs. 2.7% In August

    *UK Sep CPIH Rises 2.8% On Year Vs. 2.7% In August

    *UK Sep CPIH Rises 2.8% On Year Vs. 2.7% In August UK Sep CPIH Rises 2.8% On Year Vs. 2.7% In August
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  • The eurozone's trade surplus in goods with the rest of the world dropped €1.4 billion year-on-year in August as demand in the euro area for imports surpassed increases in export sales. According to the European statistics office Eurostat, the 19-country currency bloc's surplus in goods trade fell to €16.1 billion ($18.9 billion) in August from 23.2 billion in July. It was also lower than in August 2016 when it stood at €17.5 billion. The lower surplus was propelled by a jump in imports from countries outside the eurozone, which increased 8.6 percent on the year, according to seasonally unadjusted data. Such an increase surpassed the 6.8 percent rise in exports, which led to a smaller surplus for the eurozone. The August surplus was the lowest recorded this year, excluding a temporary deficit in January. As the rise in imports shows that consumer demand in the bloc remains strong, the rate of growth is lower than the increase for the year-to-date from the same period in 20..

    Prime News: Eurozone Trade Surplus Shrinks in August

    The eurozone's trade surplus in goods with the rest of the world dropped €1.4 billion year-on-year in August as demand in the euro area for imports surpassed increases in export sales. According to the European statistics office Eurostat, the 19-country currency bloc's surplus in goods trade fell to €16.1 billion ($18.9 billion) in August from 23.2 billion in July. It was also lower than in August 2016 when it stood at €17.5 billion. The lower surplus was propelled by a jump in imports from countries outside the eurozone, which increased 8.6 percent on the year, according to seasonally unadjusted data. Such an increase surpassed the 6.8 percent rise in exports, which led to a smaller surplus for the eurozone. The August surplus was the lowest recorded this year, excluding a temporary deficit in January. As the rise in imports shows that consumer demand in the bloc remains strong, the rate of growth is lower than the increase for the year-to-date from the same period in 20..
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  • *Austria Sep CPI Inflation 2.4% Vs. 2.1% In August Austria Sep CPI Inflation 2.4% Vs. 2.1% In August

    *Austria Sep CPI Inflation 2.4% Vs. 2.1% In August

    *Austria Sep CPI Inflation 2.4% Vs. 2.1% In August Austria Sep CPI Inflation 2.4% Vs. 2.1% In August
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  • *Slovakia Sep HICP Up 1.8% On Year Vs. 1.6% In August Slovakia Sep HICP Up 1.8% On Year Vs. 1.6% In August

    *Slovakia Sep HICP Up 1.8% On Year Vs. 1.6% In August

    *Slovakia Sep HICP Up 1.8% On Year Vs. 1.6% In August Slovakia Sep HICP Up 1.8% On Year Vs. 1.6% In August
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  • Malaysia Unemployment Rate Falls In August Malaysia's unemployment rate decreased in August, though slightly, figures from the Department of Statistics showed Tuesday. The jobless rate edged down to 3.4 percent in August from 3.5 percent in the previous month. In the corresponding month last year, the rate was 3.5 percent. The number of unemployed people fell to 516,900 in August from 519,000 in July. A year ago, the jobless figure totaled 515,200. The labor force participation rate came in at 67.8 percent in August, up from 67.7 percent in the prior month. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate also dropped to 3.4 percent in August from 3.5 percent in the preceding month.

    Malaysia Unemployment Rate Falls In August

    Malaysia Unemployment Rate Falls In August Malaysia's unemployment rate decreased in August, though slightly, figures from the Department of Statistics showed Tuesday. The jobless rate edged down to 3.4 percent in August from 3.5 percent in the previous month. In the corresponding month last year, the rate was 3.5 percent. The number of unemployed people fell to 516,900 in August from 519,000 in July. A year ago, the jobless figure totaled 515,200. The labor force participation rate came in at 67.8 percent in August, up from 67.7 percent in the prior month. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate also dropped to 3.4 percent in August from 3.5 percent in the preceding month.
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  • Belgium August Trade Deficit Narrows Belgium's merchandise trade deficit for August narrowed from a year ago with exports growth exceeding the rise in imports, preliminary data from the National Bank of Belgium showed Monday. The trade deficit decreased to EUR 2.3 billion from EUR 2.6 billion in the same month last year. Exports grew 3.3 percent year-on-year and imports rose 1.6 percent. In July, the trade account showed a surplus of EUR 0.3 billion versus a deficit of EUR 0.1 billion a year ago. Exports rose 6.4 percent and imports increased 4.1 percent.

    Belgium August Trade Deficit Narrows

    Belgium August Trade Deficit Narrows Belgium's merchandise trade deficit for August narrowed from a year ago with exports growth exceeding the rise in imports, preliminary data from the National Bank of Belgium showed Monday. The trade deficit decreased to EUR 2.3 billion from EUR 2.6 billion in the same month last year. Exports grew 3.3 percent year-on-year and imports rose 1.6 percent. In July, the trade account showed a surplus of EUR 0.3 billion versus a deficit of EUR 0.1 billion a year ago. Exports rose 6.4 percent and imports increased 4.1 percent.
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  • Eurozone Trade Surplus Increases In August The euro area trade surplus increased in August on exports, data from Eurostat showed Monday. The trade surplus rose to a seasonally adjusted EUR 21.6 billion in August from EUR 17.9 billion in July. Exports increased 2.5 percent from previous month, while imports gained only 0.4 percent. On an unadjusted basis, the trade balance showed a surplus of EUR 16.1 billion compared to a EUR 17.5 billion surplus in the previous year. Year-on-year, exports grew 6.8 percent and imports climbed 8.6 percent in August.

    Eurozone Trade Surplus Increases In August

    Eurozone Trade Surplus Increases In August The euro area trade surplus increased in August on exports, data from Eurostat showed Monday. The trade surplus rose to a seasonally adjusted EUR 21.6 billion in August from EUR 17.9 billion in July. Exports increased 2.5 percent from previous month, while imports gained only 0.4 percent. On an unadjusted basis, the trade balance showed a surplus of EUR 16.1 billion compared to a EUR 17.5 billion surplus in the previous year. Year-on-year, exports grew 6.8 percent and imports climbed 8.6 percent in August.
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