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30-11-2020 19:37

Index of Industrial Output Prices: October 2020

Annual Change -6,6%The Index of Industrial Output Prices for October 2020 reached 97,6 units (base 2015=100), recording a decrease of 0,3% compared to September 2020. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the index recorded a decrease of 6,6%. For the period January-October 2020, the index showed a decrease of 2,4% compared to the corresponding period of 2019.In October 2020 compared to September 2020, the index remained stable in the sectors of mining and quarrying and...

30-11-2020 19:04

Demographic Statistics 2019

PopulationThe population of the Government controlled area is estimated at 888.000 at the end of 2019, compared to 875.900 at the end of 2018, recording an increase of 1,4%.The proportion of children below 15 was estimated at 16,0% while the proportion of persons aged 65 and over increased to 16,3% in 2019, compared to 22,3% and 11,3% respectively in 2000.  There was therefore a gradual increase in the proportion of old-aged persons and a decrease in the proportion of children, demonstratin...

30-11-2020 18:27

Turnover Value Index of Services: 3rd quarter 2020

The Turnover Value Index during the third quarter of 2020 recorded decreases in the sectors of accommodation and food service activities (-56,1%), administrative and support service activities  (-42,2%) and professional, scientific and technical activities (-12,0%), while an increase was recorded in the sector of information and communication (5,3%) compared to the corresponding quarter of 2019.During the period January-September 2020, decreases relative to the corresponding period of 2019 w...

30-11-2020 13:20

Photo Album - The President of the Republic receives the Annual Report by the Office of the Commissioner of Internal Audit

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, receives the Annual Report by the Office of the Commissioner of Internal Audit of the Republic, at the Presidential Palace. 

30-11-2020 13:15

Photo Album - The President of the Republic receives the members of the Executive Secretariat of the CCCI

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, receives the members of the Executive Secretariat of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), at the Presidential Palace. 

30-11-2020 12:26

The Cyprus Post announces the resumption of traditional postal services for many destinations

The Cyprus Post informs the public that traditional postal services (regular mail, registered, insured mail, parcels, EPG parcels, EMS/Datapost if applicable etc) will resume on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020, for the following destinations:1. AUSTRALIA2. AUSTRIA 3. BAHRAIN4. BELGIUM5. BRASIL (only EMS/Datapost)6. BULGARIA7. CANADA8. CHINA9. CZECH10. DENMARK11. EGYPT12. ESTONIA13. FINLAND14. FRANCE15. GEORGIA16. GERMANY17. GREAT BRITAIN18. GREECE19. INDIA20. INDONESIA21. IRELAND22. ISRAEL23. IT...

30-11-2020 11:52

Cyprus and UK sign MoU to deepen collaboration in the development of digital Government Services

Considering that digital transformation is key to fostering sustainable and inclusive economic growth and providing effective and efficient services to citizens and businesses, the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy of the Republic of Cyprus and the Government Digital Service (GDS) of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, signed today, 30th November 2020, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen collaboration in the field of digital governm...

27-11-2020 16:18

Photo Album - PoR-German Presidency

The President of the Republic attends a luncheon hosted by the German Presidency of the EU, at Landmark Hotel, in Lefkosia.

27-11-2020 13:25

Statement by the Minister of Health, Mr Constantinos Ioannou, on the Government’s decisions to address the pandemic

In the last two weeks we were in the upleasant position to take restrictive measures in order to tackle the spread of the coronavirus all over Cyprus, especially in the Districts of Lemesos and Pafos, where the epidemiological burden was high.The picture we have before us allows us to proceed to some changes without deviating at all from our strategic goal of curbing the virus and preserving the Health System.Cyprus, unlike nearly all the European countries, has not moved to a second overal...

26-11-2020 15:03

Labour Force Survey (LFS): 3rd quarter 2020 (Unemployment 8,2%)

According to the results of the Labour Force Survey, the labour force in the 3rd quarter of 2020 amounted to 452.154 persons or 62,9% of the population (males 70,0%, females 56,4%) in comparison to 447.206 persons (63,0%) in the corresponding quarter of 2019 (Table 1).The number of employed persons was 414.920 and the employment rate 57,7% (males 64,5%, females 51,5%) in comparison to 417.118 persons (58,7%) in the corresponding quarter of 2019.The number of unemployed persons amounted to 3...