www.ine.pt page 1/7 Communication Unit | tel: +351 21 842 61 10 | [email protected] Statistics Portugal makes available the weekly report for monitoring the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This report covers the press releases concerning: - Survey on bank evaluation on housing – November 2020, published on December 27; - Business turnover, employment, wage and hours worked index in retail trade – November 2020, published on December 29; - Tourism activity - Flash Estimate – November 2020, published on December 30; - Industrial production index – November 2020, published on December 30. For further details, see the links available throughout this press release. January . 08 . 2021 SYNTH SIS IN @ COVID-19 Bank appraisals increased to EUR 1,144 per square meter In November 2020, the median value of bank appraisals on housing was EUR 1,144 per m², 13 euros more than the previous month. The year-on-year rate of change was 6.3% (5.8% in October). In November, the number of bank appraisals reported, which underlies the results presented, was approximately 27,000 (+8.2% than in the same month of the previous year). Of these: • About 17,300 referred to apartments; • About 9,900 concerned houses.