Greece’s industrial turnover composite index up 6.1 pct in August

Greece’s industrial turnover composite index (measuring both the domestic and external markets) grew 6.1 pct in August this year compared with the same month in 2016, after a 2.0 pct rise recorded in the 2016/2015 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday.

The statistics service, in a monthly report, attributed this development to an 18.4 pct increase in the mining turnover index and a 5.9 pct rise in the manufacturing turnover index. The domestic market turnover index fell 1.9 pct in August, while the external market index rose 19.2 pct in the month.
The industrial turnover index fell 10.9 pct in August from July 2017.