• Industrial Production in Europe, January 2018, Eurostat

    In January 2018 compared with December 2017, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 1.0% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.7% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In December 2017, industrial production rose by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.3% in the EU28.

  • Employment (National Accounts), Q4 2018, Eurostat

    The number of persons employed increased by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.2% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2017 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2017, employment increased by 0.4% […]

  • European Semester Winter Package, Country Report, 2018, EC

    The Portuguese economy has continued to recover both in terms of growth and employment. Economic activity has accelerated and has become more broad-based, with investment and exports picking up. Employment grew even faster than GDP, particularly in labourintensive services while wage growth remained subdued. Imbalances are receding in the context of favourable macroeconomic and financial […]

  • New Housing Construction Cost Index, January 2018, INE

    The annual change rate of the Construction cost index for new housing was 1.4% in January, 0.3 percentage points (p.p.) lower than in the previous month. The price index measuring the cost of regular maintenance and repair of housing increased 1.2% in relation to the same period of the last year, 0.1 p.p. below the […]

  • Industry Turnover Index, January 2018, INE

    Industry turnover year-on-year change rate was 3.4% in January (3.5% in the previous month). Domestic market index rose 1.7% (3.1% in December), whereas external market index recorded a change rate of 5.9% (4.2% in the previous month). Employment, wages and salaries and hours worked grew 3.8%, 5.1% and 1.6%, in year-on-year terms (4.1%, 7.2% and […]