ELSTAT: Greek industrial turnover index up 14.3 pct in September

Greek industrial turnover composite index (measuring both the domestic and external markets) jumped 14.3 pct in September this year compared with the same month in 2017, after a 0.5 pct decline recorded in the 2017/2016 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Monday.

The statistics service, in a report, attributed this development in the turnover index of domestic industries to a 14.7 pct rise in the manufacturing sector and a 9.9 pct decline in the mining sector. The domestic market turnover index rose 10.4 pct and the external market turnover index rose 19.4 pct in September. The index was up 2.9 pct in September from August 2018.