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14 октября, 12:00

Industrial production up by 0.4% in euro area

In August 2019 compared with July 2019, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.1% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July 2019, industrial production fell by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.1% in the EU28.

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10 октября, 12:00

1 in 3 people in the EU reported care responsibilities in 2018

In 2018, among the 308 million people aged 18 to 64 in the European Union (EU) just over one third (34%), or 106 million people, reported care responsibilities. These responsibilities involved caring for own or partner’s children under 15 years of age (89 million people, or 29%), incapacitated relatives (13 million, 4%), or both children and incapacitated relatives (4 million, 1%). Caring for children includes having children in the household or taking care of children outside the household.

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07 октября, 12:00

House prices up by 4.2% in both the euro area and the EU

House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 4.2% in both the euro area and the EU in the second quarter of 2019 compared with the same quarter of the previous year. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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07 октября, 12:00

How is the European Union progressing towards its Europe 2020 targets?

The Europe 2020 strategy - EU’s agenda for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth - was adopted by the European Council in June 2010 with the aim to overcome structural weaknesses in Europe’s economy, improve its competitiveness and productivity and underpin a sustainable social market economy. The EU targets are set in the five thematic areas: employment - research & development (R&D) and innovation - climate change and energy – education - poverty and social exclusion. EU Member States have translated these objectives into their national targets in order to reflect their situation and possibilities to contribute to the common goals.

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04 октября, 12:00

Household saving rate up to 13.3% in the euro area

The household saving rate in the euro area was 13.3% in the second quarter of 2019, compared with 13.0% in the first quarter of 2019.

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04 октября, 12:00

EU28 current account surplus €40.9 bn

The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €40.9 billion (1.0% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2019, down from a surplus of €47.4 billion (1.2% of GDP) in the first quarter of 2019 and from a surplus of €67.6 billion (1.7% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2018, according to estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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03 октября, 12:00

Volume of retail trade up by 0.3% in euro area

In August 2019 compared with July 2019, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade increased by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.2% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July 2019, the retail trade volume fell by 0.5% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU28.

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03 октября, 12:00

Industrial producer prices down by 0.5% in euro area

In August 2019, compared with July 2019, industrial producer prices fell by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July 2019, prices increased by 0.1% in the euro area and by 0.2% in the EU28.

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02 октября, 12:00

Business investment up to 25.7% in the euro area

In the second quarter of 2019, the business investment rate was 25.7% in the euro area, compared with 23.8% in the previous quarter.

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01 октября, 19:00

Provisional statistics of retail sales for August 2019

The value of total retail sales in August 2019 decreased by 23.0% compared with the same month in 2018.

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01 октября, 12:00

Euro area annual inflation down to 0.9%

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 0.9% in September 2019, down from 1.0% in August according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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30 сентября, 12:00

Euro area unemployment at 7.4%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.4% in August 2019, down from 7.5% in July 2019 and from 8.0% in August 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since May 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.2% in August 2019, down from 6.3% in July 2019 and from 6.7% in August 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since the start of the EU monthly unemployment series in January 2000. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.