ECONOMY

Indices for industrial turnover and new orders both rose in August

The Turnover Index in Industry recorded an increase of 1.7 percent in August this year, compared with August 2012, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Monday.

The average Turnover Index in Industry for the 12-month period from Septemper 2012 to August 2013, as compared to the 12-month period from September 2011 to August 2012, decreased by 1.0 percent.

The New Orders Index in Industry also rose by 2.7 percent in August compared to the same month in 2012.

The average New Orders Index in Industry for the 12-month period from September 2012 to August 2013, compared with the 12-month period from September 2011 to August 2012, decreased by 4.9 percent.