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Times of Malta
Increase in tourist arrivalsarrivals in August were estimated at 256,782, an increase of 3.4 per cent when
Increase in tourist arrivals
Times of Malta / Posted 3 hours ago
arrivals in August were estimated at 256,782, an increase of 3.4 per cent when compared to the same month last year, the National Statistics Office said. It said 228,428 came on holiday, 7,295 on business. The number of tourists from EU states... Read more
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Times of Malta
Delivering an economic miracleFrom that bleak scenario, Malta today is indeed the envy of Europe. Official s
Delivering an economic miracle
Times of Malta / Posted 7 hours ago
From that bleak scenario, Malta today is indeed the envy of Europe. Official statistics issued by Eurostat and the National Statistics Office show that the island is registering unprecedented growth, record employment, and the national... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Some 64,000 Syrians are now officially resident in the Netherlandsof this year. Most live in Amsterdam (1,400), followed by Rotterdam and Utrech
Some 64,000 Syrians are now officially resident in the Netherlands
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
of this year. Most live in Amsterdam (1,400), followed by Rotterdam and Utrecht. Of the nearly 50,000 people who have registered since 2014, between 7,000 and 9,000 still live in official refugee centres, the national statistics office C... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
6% of Dutch electricity is generated by wind turbines; rise of 30% in a yearDutchNews.nl Some 6% of the electricity used in the Netherlands last year came
6% of Dutch electricity is generated by wind turbines; rise of 30% in a year
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
DutchNews.nl Some 6% of the electricity used in the Netherlands last year came from wind power, a rise of 30% on 2014, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday. The 7.6 billion kilowatt hours produced by turbines last year was enough... Read more
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The Maui News
Philippine Consulate to do outreach on Maui, Molokaipassport, resident card and a $6.45 priority stamp. If one's passport does not
Philippine Consulate to do outreach on Maui, Molokai
The Maui News / Posted yesterday
passport, resident card and a $6.45 priority stamp. If one's passport does not have an electronically readable chip, a National Statistics Office-issued birth certificate is also required. The Immigrant Services Division offices in Maui County... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Hotels, registered b&bs report 7.5% more guests so far this yearrise in British tourists and a 17% rise in guests from the US. But there were f
Hotels, registered b&bs report 7.5% more guests so far this year
DutchNews.nl / Posted 2 days ago
rise in British tourists and a 17% rise in guests from the US. But there were fewer visitors from China, Brazil and Russia, national statistics office CBS said. Hotels and official b&bs booked a 5.5% rise in turnover over the first half of 2016.... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
More people have call-out contracts, catering sector dominatesnumber of people with a call-out or zero hours contract in the Netherlands has
More people have call-out contracts, catering sector dominates
DutchNews.nl / Posted 2 days ago
number of people with a call-out or zero hours contract in the Netherlands has risen by 33% over the past five years, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. In total, some 545,000 people have a contract without fixed hours,... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Sharp rise in fatal accidents at work, rise in temporary work may be to blamefollowing instructions, not following safety rules and ignoring signs of danger
Sharp rise in fatal accidents at work, rise in temporary work may be to blame
DutchNews.nl / Posted 2 days ago
following instructions, not following safety rules and ignoring signs of danger,’ Asscher said in the briefing. Figures from the national statistics office CBS show most fatal accidents take place in the construction and heavy engineering se... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte defends death penalty, questions God’s existencepenalty, saying the Catholics would say there used to be death penalty in ancie
Duterte defends death penalty, questions God’s existence
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
penalty, saying the Catholics would say there used to be death penalty in ancient times but it did not work. According to National Statistics Office data from 2010, around 80 percent of Filipinos identify as Roman Catholic. The president... Read more
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Times of Malta
Tourist accommodation in July downshare of guest nights was reported in 4-star hotels, accounting for 486,868 nig
Tourist accommodation in July down
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
share of guest nights was reported in 4-star hotels, accounting for 486,868 nights, or 47.2 per cent of the total, the National Statistics Office said. The average length of stay in collective accommodation establishments went down to 6.3... Read more
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Times of Malta
Proposals for the Budgetindices. Here one should keep in mind that despite its EU-approved methodology,
Proposals for the Budget
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
indices. Here one should keep in mind that despite its EU-approved methodology, the rate of inflation calculated by the National Statistics Office does not correspond to the inflation rate experienced by low income earners. Government should... Read more
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Times of Malta
Poverty: statistics vs realitycampaigner Charles Miceli is unimpressed by the political banter that accompani
Poverty: statistics vs reality
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
campaigner Charles Miceli is unimpressed by the political banter that accompanied poverty figures released by the National Statistics Office. As the government and Opposition traded barbs on the picture painted by the numbers, Mr Miceli... Read more
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Times of Malta
Economic growth leading to record employment - ministerdistribution of income,” Mr Bartolo told a press conference held jointly with T
Economic growth leading to record employment - minister
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
distribution of income,” Mr Bartolo told a press conference held jointly with Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis. The National Statistics Office today said that unemployment in August had fallen to 3,261 from 4,914 in the same month last year.... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch car fleet is less energy efficient, CO2 risesEuropean leader in the use of energy efficient cars but this may no longer be t
Dutch car fleet is less energy efficient, CO2 rises
DutchNews.nl / Posted 6 days ago
European leader in the use of energy efficient cars but this may no longer be the case, the organisers say. In April, the national statistics office CBS said some 60,000 electric and hybrid cars were bought in the Netherlands last year, taking the... Read more
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Minda News
Drug war lists 20,584 kids as 'users, pushers, runners'things, that a rescued child’s age must be determined through a copy of a duly
Drug war lists 20,584 kids as 'users, pushers, runners'
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
things, that a rescued child’s age must be determined through a copy of a duly authenticated Birth Certificate from the National Statistics Office (NSO) or, in the absence of it, through a dental examination by PNP’s Crime Laboratory Service or... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Drug war lists 20,584 kids as 'users, pushers, runners'things, that a rescued child’s age must be determined through a copy of a duly
Drug war lists 20,584 kids as 'users, pushers, runners'
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
things, that a rescued child’s age must be determined through a copy of a duly authenticated Birth Certificate from the National Statistics Office (NSO) or, in the absence of it, through a dental examination by PNP’s Crime Laboratory Service or... Read more
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Times of Malta
Inflation rises slightly in August, NSO figures showThe rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index rose to 0.82 per ce
Inflation rises slightly in August, NSO figures show
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
The rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index rose to 0.82 per cent last month, new figures issued by the National Statistics Office show. In July, the rate of inflation stood at 0.69 per cent. The monthly inflation rate registered in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ex-Statistics Canada chief questions Liberal pledge of more independenceabout the central IT agency and vowed to resign if the government couldn’t come
Ex-Statistics Canada chief questions Liberal pledge of more independence
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
about the central IT agency and vowed to resign if the government couldn’t come up with a solution that worked for the national statistics office. He said he heard nothing until the middle of last week, when Trudeau responded with a letter... Read more
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CTV News
Former statistics chief questions Liberal promise of more independenceabout the central IT agency and vowed to resign if the government couldn't come
Former statistics chief questions Liberal promise of more independence
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
about the central IT agency and vowed to resign if the government couldn't come up with a solution that worked for the national statistics office. He says he heard nothing until mid-last week when Trudeau responded with a letter saying he was... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Petchara returns to the public eye after 30 years13.8 per 100,000 population, which was almost unchanged from 2003, according to
Petchara returns to the public eye after 30 years
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
13.8 per 100,000 population, which was almost unchanged from 2003, according to the most recent figures available from the National Statistics Office. Petchara said she was encouraged by her husband, Charin Nanthanakorn, when she turned to him for... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Film legend Pethchara's first appearance in three decades thrills fans13.8 per 100,000 population, which was almost unchanged from 2003, according to
Film legend Pethchara's first appearance in three decades thrills fans
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
13.8 per 100,000 population, which was almost unchanged from 2003, according to the most recent figures available from the National Statistics Office. Petchara said she was encouraged by her husband, Charin Nanthanakorn, when she turned to him for... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prayut outlines tasks for new DE Ministrythe government selects a new minister. The DE Ministry will take over all resp
Prayut outlines tasks for new DE Ministry
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
the government selects a new minister. The DE Ministry will take over all responsibilities from the ICT Ministry, the National Statistics Office, the Thai Meteorological Department, the Software Industry Promotion Agency, the Electronic... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PDIC urges depositors to file deposit insurance claims in closed banks before expiry datedepositors who are below 18 years old should submit either a photocopy of their
PDIC urges depositors to file deposit insurance claims in closed banks before expiry date
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
depositors who are below 18 years old should submit either a photocopy of their Birth Certificate issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or a duly certified copy issued by the Local Civil Registrar. Claimants who are not the... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Spending power rose last year, workers benefited mostSpending power rose by an average 1.1% in 2015, the national statistics office
Spending power rose last year, workers benefited most
DutchNews.nl / Posted 13 days ago
Spending power rose by an average 1.1% in 2015, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. That was down on the 1.8% boost to spending in 2014 but still the second annual increase in a row since the financial crisis, the statistics office... Read more
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Times of Malta
Inflation rate risesby the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices last month went up to one per cent,
Inflation rate rises
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices last month went up to one per cent, from 0.9 per cent registered in July. The National Statistics Office said that, on a monthly basis, the rate of 0.4 per cent was registered in August, up from -0.1 per... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch unemployment rate drops again to 5.8%by 60,000. All age groups benefited from the rise in employment but the improve
Dutch unemployment rate drops again to 5.8%
DutchNews.nl / Posted 14 days ago
by 60,000. All age groups benefited from the rise in employment but the improvement was biggest among the over-45s, the national statistics office CBS said. The construction sector and farming booked the biggest drop in unemployment benefit... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prajin draws praise as ICT pickafter publication in the Royal Gazette. The new ministry will take over all re
Prajin draws praise as ICT pick
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
after publication in the Royal Gazette. The new ministry will take over all responsibilities from the ICT Ministry, the National Statistics Office, the Thai Meteorological Department, the Software Industry Promotion Agency, the Electronic... Read more
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Times of Malta
Registered unemployed down across all age groupsregistrants. In March, the registered unemployment rate stood at 2.2 per cent
Registered unemployed down across all age groups
Times of Malta / Posted 17 days ago
registrants. In March, the registered unemployment rate stood at 2.2 per cent of the labour supply when excluding part-time employment, and varied from 2.6 per cent among men to 1.6 per cent among women, the National Statistics Office figures show... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Amsterdam's population heading for 1 million mark as population shifts to citiesThe population of Amsterdam is set to hit one million by the mid 2030s, accordi
Amsterdam's population heading for 1 million mark as population shifts to cities
DutchNews.nl / Posted 17 days ago
The population of Amsterdam is set to hit one million by the mid 2030s, according to new calculations by national statistics office CBS and the environmental assessment agency PBL. The Dutch capital currently has 840,000 residents, but immigration... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gifted in the arts? This grant’s for youinclude: Fully accomplished PHSA scholarship application form; photocopy of bir
Gifted in the arts? This grant’s for you
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
include: Fully accomplished PHSA scholarship application form; photocopy of birth certificate issued by the National Statistics Office; Grade 5 or Grade 6 report card; and one-page resume citing the applicant’s accomplishments in his... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Young adults more likely to be financially dependent: CBSYoung people: still holding daddy’s hand Photo: Depositphotos.com The paper re
Young adults more likely to be financially dependent: CBS
DutchNews.nl / Posted 19 days ago
Young people: still holding daddy’s hand Photo: Depositphotos.com The paper requested figures from national statistics office, the CBS, and found that only a quarter of 20 to 25-year-olds can support themselves nowadays, compared with 45% at the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Trade deficit narrows to €149m in July - NSOtrade deficit was €90.5 million lower in July of this year than it was 12 month
Trade deficit narrows to €149m in July - NSO
Times of Malta / Posted 20 days ago
trade deficit was €90.5 million lower in July of this year than it was 12 months before that, new figures released by the National Statistics Office show. Preliminary figures show that the country's trade deficit stood at €149.4 million in July,... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
August bankruptcies lowest in eight years: CBSThe number of bankruptcies in the Netherlands last month hit its lowest point i
August bankruptcies lowest in eight years: CBS
DutchNews.nl / Posted 20 days ago
The number of bankruptcies in the Netherlands last month hit its lowest point in eight years, according to national statistics office, the CBS. In August, 282 companies failed, which was 88 fewer than in July and the lowest monthly total since... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
'Rotterdam overtakes The Hague as a tourist draw'nearly 2.4 million visitors in the five months to end May, a rise of 14%. Visit
'Rotterdam overtakes The Hague as a tourist draw'
DutchNews.nl / Posted 22 days ago
nearly 2.4 million visitors in the five months to end May, a rise of 14%. Visitor numbers to The Hague were up 8% at 190,000. Utrecht and Maastricht are in joint fourth place on the list, compiled using figures from the national statistics office C... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch greenhouse gas emissions rose 5% last yearvolume of greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands rose 5% last year as powe
Dutch greenhouse gas emissions rose 5% last year
DutchNews.nl / Posted 24 days ago
volume of greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands rose 5% last year as power stations burned more coal and gas, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. In addition, households and offices used more gas for heating, the CBS... Read more
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Rappler
P1.76B earmarked for free Wi-Fi in proposed 2017 budgetbirth certificate mo, kung may access doon, puwede mong i-Viber ang kailangan p
P1.76B earmarked for free Wi-Fi in proposed 2017 budget
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
birth certificate mo, kung may access doon, puwede mong i-Viber ang kailangan pang dokumento," he said. (If you're at the National Statistics Office and you encounter a problem with your birth certificate, if there's free Wi-Fi access there, you... Read more
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Times of Malta
HSBC’s rebound supports share indexthird election as parties remain in deadlock ahead of a second vote of confiden
HSBC’s rebound supports share index
Times of Malta / Posted 27 days ago
third election as parties remain in deadlock ahead of a second vote of confidence to be held later today. Furthermore, the National Statistics office of Italy today confirmed that in the second quarter of 2016, the country’s economy was stagnant as... Read more
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Times of Malta
Readers turn over a new leaf as library loans rise by 22.5 per centBook loans from public libraries jumped 22.5 per cent over the past year, new f
Readers turn over a new leaf as library loans rise by 22.5 per cent
Times of Malta / Posted 27 days ago
Book loans from public libraries jumped 22.5 per cent over the past year, new figures released by the National Statistics Office have shown. The increase to 777,804 loans reverses last year's substantial decline, with book loans now a shade higher... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Cancer death rate drops but lung cancer remains biggest killerwhile deaths among women are down one third since the 1950s but has now leveled
Cancer death rate drops but lung cancer remains biggest killer
DutchNews.nl / Posted 27 days ago
while deaths among women are down one third since the 1950s but has now leveled off, according to new figures from the national statistics office CBS. The number of cancer-related deaths among men peaked in the 1980s, and since then many men... Read more
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Times of Malta
Fish landings up; blue fin tuna catches net €660,000tuna catches increased by 95 per cent this year and had a wholesale value of al
Fish landings up; blue fin tuna catches net €660,000
Times of Malta / Posted 28 days ago
tuna catches increased by 95 per cent this year and had a wholesale value of almost €660,000, numbers out today show. The National Statistics Office said fishermen caught 82,300 kilogrammes of tuna, which represents a significant jump from 2015.... Read more
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Times of Malta
Maltese cinema productions attract 3% of admissionsCinemas in Malta and Gozo projected 375 film titles and registered 704,243 admi
Maltese cinema productions attract 3% of admissions
Times of Malta / Posted 29 days ago
Cinemas in Malta and Gozo projected 375 film titles and registered 704,243 admissions last year, according to the National Statistics Office. The NSO said there were eight cinema establishments, including two in Gozo, with a total of 35 screens and... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Welfare claims rise again; refugees account for half the increasepeople claiming welfare benefits in the second quarter of this year but not all
Welfare claims rise again; refugees account for half the increase
DutchNews.nl / Posted 29 days ago
people claiming welfare benefits in the second quarter of this year but not all the increase is due to Syrian refugees, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday. In total, 463,000 were claiming the basic benefit of nearly €1,400 for a... Read more
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Times of Malta
Hotels and guesthouses see slight decline in guest numbers in Juneof 873,671 nights during the month. The latter figure is 2.8 per cent lower tha
Hotels and guesthouses see slight decline in guest numbers in June
Times of Malta / Posted 30 days ago
of 873,671 nights during the month. The latter figure is 2.8 per cent lower than that of June 2015. Figures issued by the National Statistics Office showed that 4-star hotels took the lion's share of guests, accounting for 49.1 per cent of total... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Fewer teenagers own a moped, most are owned by the over-50sThe number of youngsters who drive a moped has halved since 2007, according to
Fewer teenagers own a moped, most are owned by the over-50s
DutchNews.nl / Posted a month ago
The number of youngsters who drive a moped has halved since 2007, according to new figures from the national statistics office CBS. The CBS says 16 to 20-year-olds owned some 89,000 mopeds nine years ago, but this had plunged to 41,000 at the... Read more
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Times of Malta
98% of foreign investment is from financial sectordirect investment increased by €4.1 billion over 2015 and stood at around €152.
98% of foreign investment is from financial sector
Times of Malta / Posted 1 months ago
direct investment increased by €4.1 billion over 2015 and stood at around €152.3 billion at the end of last year, the National Statistics Office said. The December 2015 figure was some €9.2 billion higher than that in December of the previous... Read more
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Times of Malta
Loud noise that is not heardindustry’s direct contribution to the national economy amounts to about four pe
Loud noise that is not heard
Times of Malta / Posted 1 months ago
industry’s direct contribution to the national economy amounts to about four per cent, according to figures released by the National Statistics Office. Another four per cent are estimated to be contributed in an indirect manner, apart from the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Failing on three frontsMuscat has not resigned. And did Labour deliver in its promised fight against
Failing on three fronts
Times of Malta / Posted 1 months ago
Muscat has not resigned. And did Labour deliver in its promised fight against poverty? Figures released by the National Statistics Office speak for themselves. Average wage increases have slowed down to less than a sixth of the annual... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Annual Inflation Rate Reaches 5.5 Percent in July 2016Algiers — The annual inflation rate stood at 5.5% in July 2016, the National St
Annual Inflation Rate Reaches 5.5 Percent in July 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Algiers — The annual inflation rate stood at 5.5% in July 2016, the National Statistics Office told APS. The annual inflation rate in July 2016 represents the evolution of the consumer price index from August 2015 to July 2016, compared with the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Consolidated fund registers €33.8m positive changestatistics show. Although expenditure was up by €1.3 million, recurrent revenu
Consolidated fund registers €33.8m positive change
Times of Malta / Posted 1 months ago
statistics show. Although expenditure was up by €1.3 million, recurrent revenue registered a €35.1 million increase, the National Statistics Office said. In January-July 2016, recurrent revenue was recorded at €1,907.0 million, up from €1,871.9... Read more

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