ELSTAT: Industrial turnover index up 7.7 pct in February

The turnover index in the industrial sector (a composite index measuring both the domestic and external markets) grew 7.7 pct in February this year compared with the same month in 2018, after a 3.9 pct increase recorded in the 2018/2017 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said.

The statistics service attributed this development to a 7.9 pct increase in the manufacturing turnover index and a 3.7 pct decline in the mining turnover index. The domestic market turnover index rose 6.1 pct while the external market index rose 9.4 pct in February. The index was 13.1 pct up in February from January 2019.