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07-07-2020 13:02

Results of the Wholesale and Retail Trade Survey 2018

According to the results of the Wholesale and Retail Trade Survey, the main aggregates of the trade sector in 2018 registered a positive growth rate compared to 2017.In particular, turnover in the broad trade sector increased in 2018 by 6,5% to €13.021,2 million compared to €12.227,3 million in 2017. At division level, in wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles turnover increased by 5,3% to €960,1 million, in wholesale trade by 8,2% to €6.092,3 million and in ...

07-07-2020 11:43

Applications for the management of Tempria Postal Agency

The Cyprus Post accepts applications of citizens of community of Tempria village to take over the management of the local postal agency in the form of assignment of duties and not employment, as well as the delivery of mail, with a remuneration of €369,00 on a monthly basis.Those who are interested may contact Lefkosia District Post Officer at tel. 22805800 – 22805899. Application deadline is 22nd July 2020.SS/SCH

06-07-2020 18:36

Travel advice of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Coronavirus COVID-19 - All other countries except those is category Α and Β

 Concerned countries:All Countries except those listed in Categories A, (Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland, and B (Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Holy See, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Spain, and Uruguay), according to th...

06-07-2020 18:24

Travel advice of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Coronavirus COVID-19 for Group of countries Α and Β

Group of countries Α and Β (From 06/7/2020, 00:00 Cyprus time, GMT+2)Concerned countries:Countries in Categories A (Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland, and B (Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Holy See, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Romania, San Marino, S...

06-07-2020 13:21

Results of the Survey on Industrial Production 2018

According to the results of the Survey on Industrial Production 2018, employment in the broad industrial sector increased in 2018 by 7,0% to 38,2 thousand compared to 35,7 thousand in 2017. In manufacturing employment reached 33,8 thousand, in mining and quarrying 0,5 thousand, in electricity supply 2,1 thousand and in water supply, sewerage and waste management 1,8 thousand persons.In the whole of the industrial sector, production value at current prices recorded an increase of 11,4% to €4...

03-07-2020 18:07

Epidemiological risk assessment of countries in respect of the COVID-19 disease, dated 03/7/2020

The epidemiological image of various countries with regard to the COVID-19 disease has been reevaluated by the Epidemiological Monitoring and Control of Infectious Diseases Unit of the Medical Services and the Public Health Services. The evaluation was based on the epidemiological indicators of the countries, such as: the effective reproduction number R(t) for SARS-CoV, the number of new diagnoses, the number of laboratory tests, the mortality rate per 100.000 inhabitants, the estimated preva...

03-07-2020 13:07

Registered Unemployed: June 2020

The unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of June 2020, reached 31158 persons. Based on the seasonally adjusted data that show the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for June 2020 decreased to 33538 persons in comparison to 33797 in the previous month. (Table 1)In comparison with June 2019, an increase of 12198 persons or 64,3% was recorded, attributed mainly to the sectors of accommodation and food service activities (an increa...

02-07-2020 15:38

Statement by the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works on introducing a New Incentives Scheme for Airline Companies

The Minister of Transport, Communications and Works wishes to express his satisfaction at the approval by the European Commission of the implementation of an Incentives Scheme for airline companies in addressing the consequences of Covid-19.The aim of the Scheme is to restore the connectivity of Cyprus with Europe and the rest of the World and to support the economy of Cyprus.The cost of the Scheme is estimated at €6.3 m for the period until the end of the year and 1.1 m passengers and arou...

02-07-2020 13:04

Consumer Price Index: June 2020

Inflation -2,0%In June 2020, the Consumer Price Index decreased by 0,42 units and reached 99,27 units compared to 99,69 units in May 2020. Compared to June 2019, the CPI decreased by 2%. (Table 1)For the period January-June 2020, the CPI decreased by 0,3% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.As regards the economic origin, the largest change when compared to the index of June 2019 was recorded in Petroleum Products (-17%), while compared to the index of the previous m...

02-07-2020 12:58

Results of the Services and Transport Survey 2018

According to the results of the Services and Transport Survey, the tertiary sector of the economy registered in 2018 a positive growth rate compared to 2017.In particular, production value showed an increase of 6,8% in transportation and storage (sector H), 6,6% in accommodation and food service activities (sector I), 8,8% in information and communication (sector J), 16,3% in real estate activities (sector L), 10,4% in professional, scientific and technical activities (sector M) and 16,9% in...

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