Hellenic Statistical Authority: Greek industrial turnover index up 12.7 pct in January

The Greek composite turnover index in the industrial sector (measuring both the domestic and external markets), grew 12.7 pct in January this year compared with the same month last year, after a 27.9 pct increase recorded in the 2017/2016 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Thursday.

The statistics service, in a monthly report, attributed this development to a 16.1 pct increase in the mining turnover index and a 12.6 pct rise in the manufacturing turnover index. The domestic market index rose 7.3 pct in January while the external market index jumped 19.2 pct.

The index was down 7.2 pct in January 2018 from December 2017.