Inflation reined in as materials prices rise through year

Inflation reined in as materials prices rise through year

Despite a big rise in the prices of construction materials and fuel, a 5-year low in the consumer price index caused by weak demand in the first five months of 2021 is signalling a successful control of inflation.
Stellar 11-month stats for industrial manufacturing

Stellar 11-month stats for industrial manufacturing

The economy’s 11-month ­manufacturing and processing figures increased to the highest level over the past eight years, bolstering the country’s ­industrial production since early 2018.