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05-07-2022 14:35

Results of the wholesale and retail trade survey 2020

According to the results of the wholesale and retail trade survey, the main aggregates of the trade sector in 2020 registered a negative growth rate compared to 2019.In particular, turnover in the broad trade sector decreased in 2020 by 4,8% to €12.673,7 million compared to €13.319,4 million in 2019. At division level, in wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles turnover decreased by 7,5% to €906,3 million, in wholesale trade by 5,8% to €5.872,2 million and in ...

05-07-2022 14:11

Photo Album - PoR – Meeting with cow farmers

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, presides over a meeting with the cow farmers, at the Presidential Palace.

05-07-2022 13:38

Photo Album - PoR – Meeting on minimum wage and parental leave

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, presides over a meeting on minimum wage and parental leave, with the employers’ organizations of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation, and representatives of the Cyprus Workers' Confederation, the Pancyprian Federation of Labour and the Democratic Labour Federation of Cyprus, in the presence of the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Mr Kyriakos Koushios, at the Presidentia...

05-07-2022 13:26

Industrial Turnover Index: April 2022

Annual Change +12,7%In April 2022, the Industrial Turnover Index reached 161,4 units (base 2015=100), recording an increase of 12,7% compared to April 2021. For the period January-April 2022, the index recorded an increase of 19,4% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.  In manufacturing, the Industrial Turnover Index for April 2022 reached 164,8 units, recording an increase of 6,7% compared to April 2021. Increases were also noted in the sectors of electricity supply ...

05-07-2022 13:24

Registered Unemployed: June 2022

The unemployed persons, registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of June 2022, reached 12.332 persons. Based on the seasonally adjusted data that show the trend of unemployment, the number of registered unemployed for June 2022 increased to 13.319 persons in comparison to 12.956 in the previous month. (Table 1)In comparison with June 2021, a decrease of 14.362 persons or 53,8% was recorded, attributed mainly to the sectors of accommodation and food service activities (a decr...

04-07-2022 14:20

Announcement by the Ministry of Health regarding the maximum selling price per self-test

The Ministry of Health recalls that, following a decision of the Council of Ministers, as of Monday, 4 July 2022, the maximum selling price in pharmacies of a self-test for COVID-19 is set at EUR 1.70.It is recalled that the maximum selling price for the package of the 5 self-tests is at EUR 6.It should be stressed that the separate sale of self-tests that form part of a larger package is prohibited.• This can be easily understood, as consumables must be included in factory packaging, rath...

04-07-2022 13:02

Results of the Survey on Industrial Production 2020

According to the results of the Survey on Industrial Production 2020, employment in the broad industrial sector decreased in 2020 by 1,5% to 39,1 thousand, compared to 39,7 thousand in 2019. In manufacturing employment reached 34,5 thousand, in mining and quarrying 0,5 thousand, in electricity supply 2,2 thousand and in water supply, sewerage and waste management 1,9 thousand persons.In the whole of the industrial sector, production value at current prices recorded a decrease of 5,2% to €4....

04-07-2022 11:02

Applications for the management of Sotira Ammochostos Postal Agency

The Cyprus Post accepts applications from citizens of Sotira Municipality and the nearby area to take over the local postal agency, as well as the delivery of mail, with a remuneration of €850,00 on a monthly basis (2 seats), in the form of assignment of duties and not employment.The application deadline is extended until 29 July 2022. Those interested may contact Larnaka/Ammochostos District Post Officer at tel.: 24802450 and 24802500.(NG/ECH)

02-07-2022 11:32

Photo album – PoR – Unveiling of a sculpture in memory of Glafkos Clerides

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, unveils a sculpture in memory of the former President of the Republic, Glafkos Clerides, at “Glafkos Clerides” Park, in Germasogeia. 

02-07-2022 10:37

Rapid Antigen Testing Units – 3 July 2022

Based on the decisions of the Council of Ministers, as of 15 May 2022, it is recommended that all citizens, regardless of vaccination history, undergo a self-test or Rapid test once a week.According to the Ministerial Decision, all groups of citizens may be served through the mobile rapid antigen testing units free of charge, regardless of their vaccination history. The Rapid Antigen Testing Units of the Ministry of Health operate only on Saturdays and Sundays, conducting sample testing for ...