Greek composite turnover index in the industrial sector grew 0.2 pct in August

Greek composite turnover index in the industrial sector (measuring both the domestic and external markets) grew 0.2 pct in August this year compared with the same month in 2015, after an 18 pct drop recorded in the 2015-2014 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Thursday.

The statistics service, in a report, attributed this development to a 2.0 pct increase in the mining turnover index and a 0.2 pct rise in the manufacturing turnover index. The domestic turnover index grew 6.6 pct in August, while the external market index fell 8.7 pct.