Economy Bulletin 3rd quarter 2017
The Bulletin of the Economy for the 3rd quarter of 2017, on data collected since 1 January, is available online.
The total volume of trade has fallen by €157 million or 8.8%. Exports are down (-€96.3 million) by more than imports (-€60.5 million), and so the trade deficit has widened.
The Principality’s turnover, excluding financial and insurance activities, rose (+2.5%) compared with 2016, thanks to good performance in the construction and information and communications technology sectors.
Employment increased, adding 1,750 jobs, 131 employers and 1.7 million hours worked, thanks in particular to an increase in temporary employment (+555 jobs and +0.5 million hours worked).
For further information, download Bulletin of the Economy for the 3rd quarter of 2017