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03-02-2024 13:23

The President of the Republic received the Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General, yesterday

The President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, and the Personal Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General on Cyprus, Ms María Angela Holguín, had their second meeting yesterday at the Presidential Palace.Following the meeting, Ms Holguín told journalists that she had a good meeting with President Christodoulides, adding that during her stay, she had contacts with the civil society, young people and women, and noted that she will continue these contacts until Sunday when sh...

01-02-2024 14:13

Statements by the President of the Republic of Cyprus at the Special Session of the European Council

The President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, upon arrival at the Special Session of the European Council, today, in Brussels, stated:“I hope that today we can reach an agreement at the level of the 27 member states. Any other agreement, either at the level of 26 or if it is not possible to reach a decision, will be a very negative development for the European Union. I hope that through the debate that will be held, as this is an extraordinary European Council, especially due to t...

01-02-2024 13:34

Consumer Price Index (CPI): January 2024

 Inflation 1,7%In January 2024, the Consumer Price Index decreased by 1,39 units and reached 113,90 units compared to 115,29 units in December 2023. In January 2024, the inflation increased by 1,7%. (Table 1)Analysis of Percentage ChangesCompared to January 2023, the largest change was monitored in category Restaurants and Hotels (5,6%). (Table 1)In comparison to the CPI of the previous month, the largest change was noted in Clothing and Footwear (-13,0%).  (Table 1) Analysis of Effect...

01-02-2024 13:11

Turnover Index of Retail Trade except of Motor Vehicles: December 2023

Annual Change +4,2% in Value and +3,4% in VolumeThe Turnover Value Index of Retail Trade for December 2023 increased by 4,2% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year (Table 1). For the same month, the Turnover Volume Index of Retail Trade increased by 3,4% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year (Table 2).For the period January-December 2023, the value index is estimated to have recorded an increase of 8,9% and the volume index an increase of 5,8% compared t...

01-02-2024 12:02

Final reminder for rent payment

The Department of Postal Services would like to inform P.O. Box lessees that the rent for the period 1st January - 31st December2024 should be paid before 29 February 2024. Rent may be prepaid for two or three years. The rent is payable at any Post Office, regardless of where the P.O. Box is located.Please note that for the customers convenience payments can be made of 1st March 2024, the P.O. Boxes for which rental has not been renewed, will be automatically rele...