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11-01-2019 10:14

Cyprus Post on mail delivery to the mountainous villages

Cyprus Post informs the public that due to the bad weather conditions, there will be delay in delivery and collection of mail to and from mountainous villages.(AH) 

11-01-2019 09:54

The President of the Republic received Mr Manfred Weber, EPP candidate for the Presidency of the European Commission

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, received today, at the Presidential Palace, the EPP candidate for the Presidency of the European Commission, Mr Manfred Weber, who was accompanied by the President of the Democratic Rally, Mr Averof Neophytou.After the meeting Mr Weber told reporters that “it was a great honour to have today the opportunity to meet the President of the Republic of Cyprus for a bilateral exchange of views about the challenges of the next upcoming weeks and...

10-01-2019 12:14

Registrations of motor vehicles during January-December 2018

The Statistical Service announces the publication of the report entitled “Registration of Motor Vehicles” for the period January-December 2018.The main developments during 2018, compared to 2017, were:(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles increased by 13,3% to 49.450 in January-December 2018, from 43.640 vehicles in the same period of 2017.(b) Passenger saloon cars increased to 40.683, from 36.067 in January-December 2017, i.e. there was an increase of 12,8%. Of the total passenger...

09-01-2019 13:40

Remarks by the President of the Republic and the President of Slovenia

The excellent level of the bilateral relations between Cyprus and Slovenia was pointed out, today, by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, and the President of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, while underlining, at the same time, the desire of both countries to strengthen these relations even further.In his remarks to the media, at the Presidential Palace in Ljubljana, where he paid an official visit, and following the talks between the delegations of the two countries, President A...

09-01-2019 12:57

Foreign Trade Statistics for October 2018

The Statistical Service of Cyprus announces that it has published the new monthly electronic publication: “Intra-Extra EU Trade Statistics (Summarised Data)”, for October 2018.The main developments in Cyprus foreign trade were: (a)      Total imports (covering total imports from third countries and from EU member states) in January-October 2018 amounted to €7.310,7 mn as compared to €6.454,9 mn in January-October 2017. Total exports (covering total exports to third countries and to EU membe...

09-01-2019 11:22

President Anastasiades receives official welcome in Ljubljana by the President of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, was officially welcomed on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, in Ljubljana by the President of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor. President Anastasiades, accompanied by his spouse Andri Anastasiades and the members of the Cyprus delegation, arrived in the morning at Constitution Square in the capital of Slovenia, where he was welcomed by the President of the country while a military guard was presenting honors.The performance of the National Anthems of ...

04-01-2019 13:04

The Newsroom Section will be closed on Sunday, January 6

 The Newsroom Section of the Press and Information Office will be closed on January 6, 2019, Epiphany Day.(AM/II)

04-01-2019 12:44

Registered unemployed: December 2018

The unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of December 2018, reached 29.800 persons. Based on the seasonally adjusted data that show the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for December 2018 decreased to 23.929 persons in comparison to 24.589 in the previous month. (Table 1)In comparison with December 2017, a decrease of 5.971 persons or 16,7% was recorded which was mainly observed in the sectors of trade (a decrease of 1.193 unem...

04-01-2019 12:23

Consumer Price Index: December 2018

Inflation 1,7%In December 2018, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased by 1,38 units and reached 100,71 units compared to 102,09 units in November 2018. Compared to December 2017, the CPI increased by 1,7% while for the period January - December 2018, the CPI increased by 1,4% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. (Table 1)In the twelve-month period from November 2017 to December 2018, in comparison to the period from November 2016 to December, the annual average rate...

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