CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 04/12/2018 14:39

President expects USA to express interest for Greece, Cyprus and Israel cooperation

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that he expects that the USA will express in practice its interest to also take part in the already tripartite cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and Israel.

Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Hungary to sign energy agreement

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Peter Szijjarto, will pay a visit to Cyprus on December 14, during which he will hold talks with Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, with whom he will inaugurate the Embassy of Hungary which will open in Nicosia.

Spokesman says IMF report shows that robust economic growth will lead to zero unemployment

The robust growth of the Cyprus economy will lead to zero unemployment in two years, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromos has said, commenting on the remarks made by the International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board which concluded Article IV consultation with Cyprus on November 28th, 2018.

Commissioner Styliandes represents our values, Juncker says at OPEK ceremony in honor of Cypriot Commissioner

I can think of no better person to represent our Union, our values and the true meaning of European solidarity than Cypriot Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides, European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker has said at an event organised in Nicosia by the Association for Social Reform, OPEK, during which the “Giannos Kranidiotis 2018 prize was awarded to Christos Stylianides.

Government dismisses reports on EastMed as baseless

The Government has dismissed as baseless press reports about the EastMed pipeline that would transfer natural gas from the Eastern Mediterranean to Europe.

Deputy Maritime Minister Pilides welcomes progress on “Single Maritime Port”, during Transport and Telecoms Council

Cyprus welcomed the progress made in relation to the “Single Maritime Port” in the discussions of the 28 Transport Ministers, meeting yesterday and today in Brussels, where the Republic of Cyprus was represented by Deputy Minister of Shipping Natassa Pilides.

Cyprus MP travels to Milan for OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting

Cyprus Parliamentarian Kyriakos Hadjiyianni travels to Milan, Italy to attend the Bureau Meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of OSCE to take place Wednesday. Hadjiyianni is the Rapporteur of the Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues of the PA.

Tourist arrivals and departures record increase in October

?n icrease in the arrivals and departures of tourists was recorded in October 2018, according to figures released on Monday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus.

Industrial Producer Prices rise annually by 5.8% in Cyprus, despite montly -0.1% drop

In October 2018, compared with September 2018, industrial producer prices rose by 0.8% in the euro area (EA19), by 0.7% in the EU28, and dropped by -0.1 in Cyprus according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In September 2018, prices increased by 0.6% in both zones and by 0.3% in Cyprus.

Number of enterprises in 2017 reaches 96.936, showing annual increase of 4,2%

The number of enterprises in 2017 reached 96.936 compared to 93.066 in 2016 recording an increase of 4,2%. According to data from the Statistical Service of Cyprus, the number of establishments increased by 4,9%, from 100.118 in 2016 to 105.019 in 2017.

Source: Cyprus News Agency