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22-08-2022 13:07

Fraud through emails and mobile messages

The Cyprus Post informs the public that messages that have been send through mobile text messages for tax payment to the Cyprus Post, are fake.The Cyprus Post has no involvement and urges the public to ignore such text messages.(EP/ECHR)

22-08-2022 12:46

Turnover Value Index of Transport and Storage: 2nd Quarter 2022

The Turnover Value Index of Transport and Storage for the second quarter of 2022 reached 130,6 units (base year 2015=100), recording an increase of 47,9% compared to the corresponding quarter of 2021.By economic activity, increases relative to the second quarter of the previous year were observed in air transport by 425,1%, in water transport by 48,4%, in land transport by 47,3% and in warehousing and support activities for transportation by 36,6%, while a decrease of 3,9% was observed in po...

22-08-2022 12:39

Intra & Extra Eu Trade Statistics (by Commodity and Country), January – May 2022

The Statistical Service of Cyprus announces that it has published the monthly electronic publication “Intra & Extra EU Trade Statistics (by commodity and country)” for January – May 2022. It includes detailed quantity and value data on imports and exports of domestically produced goods and foreign goods, classified at the 6 digits commodity code level and by partner country.The main developments in the foreign trade of Cyprus were:(a) Total imports of goods (from EU Member States and fr...

19-08-2022 13:17

Labour Force Survey (LFS): 2nd Quarter 2022

 Unemployment 6,8%According to the results of the Labour Force Survey, the labour force in the 2nd quarter of 2022 amounted to 482.385 persons or 65,1% of the population (males 71,2%, females 59,5%) in comparison to 466.525 persons (63,9%) in the corresponding quarter of 2021 (Table 1).The number of employed persons was 449.482 and the employment rate 60,6% (males 66,9%, females 54,9%) in comparison to 427.300 persons (58,5%) in the corresponding quarter of 2021.The number of unemployed pe...

19-08-2022 09:46

EMA starts review of conditional marketing authorisation application for Skycovion COVID-19 vaccine

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has started a review of a conditional marketing authorisation application for Skycovion, a vaccine for protecting against COVID-19.The applicant, SK Chemicals GmbH, has submitted data on how well the vaccine triggers the production of antibodies against the original strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The company also submitted data on the safety and quality of the vaccine.After reviewing the data, the CHMP will issue an opinion on wh...

18-08-2022 13:55

Poverty and Social Exclusion: 2021

According to the results of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions 2021, with income reference period the year 2020, 17,3% of the population or 154.000 persons were at risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE indicator, the main indicator to monitor the EU 2030 target on poverty and social exclusion). Namely, 17,3% of the population was living in households whose disposable income was below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold or was severely materially and socially deprived or was living i...

18-08-2022 12:52

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP): July 2022

Annual Rate of Change 10,6%In July 2022 the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices increased by 10,6% when compared to the index of July 2021 while, when compared to the index of June 2022, the HICP increased by 1,7%. For the period January – July 2022 the HICP recorded an increase of 7,7% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. (Table 1)Note: The HICP in Euro area for the last month is based on EUROSTAT’s estimation (flash estimate).Compared to July 2021, the largest chan...

17-08-2022 13:04

Tourist Arrivals: July 2022

Tourist arrivals +52,9%The arrivals of tourists reached 454.657 in July 2022 compared to 297.308 in July 2021, recording an increase of 52,9%.For the period of January – July 2022, arrivals of tourists totaled 1.676.039 compared to 638.292 in the corresponding period of 2021, 320.589 in the period of January – July 2020 and 2.181.994 arrivals in the period of January – July 2019. Analysis of countriesArrivals from the United Kingdom were the main source of tourism for July 2022, with a s...

17-08-2022 09:43

Call for applications for Avdellero Postal Agency

The Cyprus Post accepts applications by residents of Avdellero village and nearby areas for the management of the local postal agency in the form of assignment of duties as opposed to employment contract, as well as for the delivery of mail, with a remuneration of €197,00 on a monthly basis.Within 2022, statistical data will be collected for one month, in Avdellero, in order to investigate the possibility of adjusting the remuneration.For further information, interested applicants may conta...

16-08-2022 10:31

Replacement the shelter membranes of the House of Eustolios at the archaeological site of Kourion

The Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces that the House of Eustolios at the archaeological site of Kourion, will remain closed to the public from the 23th until the 27th of August 2022. During this time, scheduled conservation works and in particular, the replacement of the membranes of the shelter of the House of Eustolios will take place.The Department of Antiquities apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. (EK/ΕΧΡ)