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30-04-2024 18:00

Joint Statement by the Republic of Cyprus and Eni

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Christodoulides meets Eni CEO, Mr Claudio DescalziThe President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Christodoulides and Eni Chief Executive Officer, Mr Claudio Descalzi, met in Lefkosia today to discuss Eni’s activities and future projects in Cyprus.In particular, President Christodoulides and Eni CEO reviewed the discoveries made in 2022 by Eni together with its partner TotalEnergies of Cronos and Zeus wells, which led to the drilling of Cr...

30-04-2024 14:53

Survey on the Trips of Residents: 2022

Residents of Cyprus Participating in Domestic and Outbound TripsResidents participating in domestic trips for personal purposes decreased by 34,8% in 2022, reaching 161.489 compared to 247.804 in 2021.The number of residents participating in outbound trips for personal purposes in 2022 amounted to 158.294, showing an increase of 110,5% compared to 75.204 residents who travelled abroad in 2021.The following figure illustrates the fluctuations in the number of residents traveling within and ...

30-04-2024 14:48

Index of Industrial Output Prices: March 2024

Annual Change -3,9%The Index of Industrial Output Prices for March 2024 reached 121,5 units (base 2021=100), recording a decrease of 0,7% compared to February 2024. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the index recorded a decrease of 3,9%. For the period January – March 2024, the index showed a decrease of 3,3% compared to the corresponding period of 2023.In March 2024, compared to February 2024, the index remained stable in the sector of mining and quarrying, while i...

30-04-2024 14:21

Quarterly Accounts of General Government: 4th Quarter 2023

Surplus €45,1 mnThe preliminary General Government fiscal results, which are prepared by the Statistical Service of Cyprus (CYSTAT) indicate a surplus of €45,1 mn for the period of October-December 2023, as compared to a surplus of €29,2 mn that was recorded during the period of October-December 2022.RevenueDuring the period of October-December 2023, total revenue increased by €439,2 mn (+13,0%) and amounted to €3.826,2 mn, compared to €3.387,0 mn in the corresponding period 2022.In deta...

30-04-2024 13:31

Announcement of the Department of Antiquities regarding the book presentation and inauguration of the exhibition “Talking Hands”

The book and exhibition “Talking Hands” examine the experiences and stories of residents of Episkopi village in Cyprus, whose lives were interwoven in one way or another by archaeological work.Even though Episkopi residents were involved in archaeological excavations conducted by Cypriot and foreign missions since the beginnings of Cypriot archaeology in the 19th century, their thoughts and experiences have been omitted from official archaeological narratives. Especially during colonial time...

30-04-2024 10:56

The President of the Republic of Cyprus and the President of the European Commission will attend an event marking the 20th anniversary of the accession of Cyprus to the EU, at the Presidential Palace

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, and the President of the European Commission, Mrs Ursula von der Leyen, will attend an event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the accession of the Republic of Cyprus to the European Union (EU) on Wednesday, 1 May 2024, at 6 pm, at the Presidential Palace.During the event, Mrs von der Leyen will address the ceremony whilst the President of the Republic of Cyprus will be the keynote speaker.The Cypriot Commissioner for Hea...

29-04-2024 18:46

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Republic of Uzbekistan presents his credentials

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Republic of Uzbekistan, Dr Kypros Giorgallis, presented on Wednesday, 24 April 2024, his credentials at a ceremony held in the capital Tashkent. The Letters of Credence and Recall were received, on behalf of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Saidov Bakhtiyor Odilovich.The Ambassador conveyed the warm greetings of the President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, and expressed his readiness and commitmen...

29-04-2024 15:30

Imports, sales and stocks of petroleum products: March 2024

Annual Change in Sales -3,2 % In March 2024, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 108.200 tonnes, recording a decrease of 3,2% compared to March 2023. A drop was recorded in the provisions of marine gasoil (-6,8%) as well as in the sales of heavy and light fuel oil (-32,9% each), asphalt (-7,9%) and liquefied petroleum gases (-4,4%). On the contrary, an increase was observed in the provisions of aviation kerosene (3,4%) and in the sales of kerosene (21,6%), heating gasoil (10,4%...

29-04-2024 13:55

Industrial Production Index: February 2024

Annual Change +6,7%In February 2024, the Industrial Production Index reached 103,4 units (base 2021=100), recording an increase of 6,7% compared to February 2023. For the period January – February 2024, the index recorded an increase of 5,8% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.The manufacturing sector registered an increase of 6,9% compared to February 2023. An increase was also observed in the sectors of water supply and materials recovery (+33,8%) and mining and qua...

29-04-2024 11:51

Welcome address by the Minister of Health, Mr Michael Damianos, at the 1st Regional Summit on Haemoglobin Disorders – Middle East and North Africa Region

It is truly an honour for me to address this “1st Regional Summit on Haemoglobin Disorders of the Middle East and North Africa Region”, convened by the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) and its Arab Thalassaemia Associations Forum. I extend my heartfelt thanks to the organisers for holding this important meeting in Cyprus, under my auspices, and welcome everyone to a country historically linked to thalassaemia.Thalassaemia has been endemic in Cyprus for centuries, with the island h...