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Annual inflation up to 1.3% in the euro area

Friday, 17.1.2020 - 12:00
The euro area annual inflation rate was 1.3% in December 2019, up from 1.0% in November. A year earlier, the rate was 1.5%. European Union annual inflation was 1.6% in December 2019, up from 1.3% in November. A year earlier, the rate was 1.6%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

1 in 4 EU citizens avoided providing personal information to social or professional networking services due to security concerns

Thursday, 16.1.2020 - 12:00
In 2019, 44% of EU citizens aged between 16 to 74 claimed to have limited their private internet activities in the last 12 months due to security concerns.

House prices up by 4.1% in both the euro area and the EU

Thursday, 16.1.2020 - 12:00
House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 4.1% in both the euro area and the EU in the third quarter of 2019 compared with the same quarter of the previous year. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €20.7 bn

Wednesday, 15.1.2020 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in November 2019 was €197.7 billion, a decrease of 2.9% compared with November 2018 (€203.7 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €177.0 bn, a fall of 4.6% compared with November 2018 (€185.5 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €20.7 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in November 2019, compared with +€18.2 bn in November 2018. Intra-euro area trade fell to €166.0 bn in November 2019, down by 3.8% compared with November 2018.

Industrial production up by 0.2% in euro area

Wednesday, 15.1.2020 - 12:00
In November 2019 compared with October 2019, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and fell by 0.1% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October 2019, industrial production fell by 0.9% in the euro area and by 0.6% in the EU28.

Household saving rate nearly stable at 13.0% in the euro area

Tuesday, 14.1.2020 - 12:00
The household saving rate in the euro area was 13.0% in the third quarter of 2019, compared with 13.1% in the second quarter of 2019.

Business investment down to 23.7% in the euro area

Tuesday, 14.1.2020 - 12:00
In the third quarter of 2019, the business investment rate was 23.7% in the euro area, compared with 25.5% in the previous quarter.

ICT security measures taken by vast majority of enterprises in the EU

Monday, 13.1.2020 - 12:00
In 2019, 93% of EU enterprises with 10 or more persons employed used at least one ICT security measure, control or procedure in order to ensure integrity, authenticity, availability and confidentiality of data and ICT systems. One in three enterprises (34%) reported having documents on measures, practices or procedures on ICT security. 62% of enterprises made staff aware of their obligations in ICT security related issues. One in four enterprises (24%) was insured against ICT security incidents.

EU28 current account surplus €69.4 bn

Monday, 13.1.2020 - 12:00
The EU28 seasonally adjusted current account of the balance of payments recorded a surplus of €69.4 billion (1.7% of GDP) in the third quarter of 2019. up from a surplus of €43.5 billion (1.1% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2019 and from a surplus of €42.0 billion (1.1% of GDP) in the third quarter of 2018. according to estimates released by Eurostat. the statistical office of the European Union.

Euro area unemployment at 7.5%

Thursday, 9.1.2020 - 12:00
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5% in November 2019, stable compared with October 2019 and down from 7.9% in November 2018. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.3% in November 2019, stable compared with October 2019 and down from 6.6% in November 2018. This remains 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.

Euro area annual inflation up to 1.3%

Tuesday, 7.1.2020 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.3% in December 2019, up from 1.0% in November according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Volume of retail trade up by 1.0% in euro area

Tuesday, 7.1.2020 - 12:00
In November 2019 compared with October 2019, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade increased by 1.0% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.6% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October 2019, the retail trade volume decreased by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.2% in the EU28.

Industrial producer prices up by 0.2% in euro area

Monday, 6.1.2020 - 12:00
In November 2019, compared with October 2019, industrial producer prices rose by 0.2% 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 October 2019, prices remained stable in both euro area and EU28.

Annual inflation up to 1.0% in the euro area

Wednesday, 18.12.2019 - 12:00
The euro area annual inflation rate was 1.0% in November 2019, up from 0.7% in October. A year earlier, the rate was 1.9%. European Union annual inflation was 1.3% in November 2019, up from 1.1% in October. A year earlier, the rate was 2.0%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Production in construction down by 1.0% in euro area

Wednesday, 18.12.2019 - 12:00
In October 2019 compared with September 2019, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 1.0% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.2% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In September 2019, production in construction increased by 1.1% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.

A broad set of indicators for early detection of macroeconomic imbalances

Tuesday, 17.12.2019 - 16:00
Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, publishes today the indicators of the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure (MIP) Scoreboard. The MIP is part of the Six-Pack regulation on economic governance adopted by the European Parliament and Council in November 2011.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €28.0 bn

Tuesday, 17.12.2019 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in October 2019 was €217.9 billion, an increase of 4.1% compared with October 2018 (€209.3 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €189.9 bn, a fall of 3.2% compared with October 2018 (€196.1 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €28 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in October 2019, compared with +€13.2 bn in October 2018. Intra-euro area trade fell to €174.9 bn in October 2019, down by 1.4% compared with October 2018.

Euro area job vacancy rate at 2.2%

Monday, 16.12.2019 - 12:00
The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.2% in the third quarter of 2019, down from 2.3% in the previous quarter and up from 2.1% in the third quarter of 2018, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was 2.3% in the third quarter of 2019, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 2.2% in the third quarter of 2018.

Annual growth in labour costs at 2.6% in euro area

Monday, 16.12.2019 - 12:00
Hourly labour costs rose by 2.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 3.1% in the EU28 in the third quarter of 2019, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the second quarter of 2019, hourly labour costs increased by 2.8% and 3.2% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Consumption per capita varied between 56% and 134% of the EU average

Friday, 13.12.2019 - 12:00
Actual Individual Consumption (AIC) is a measure of material welfare of households. Across the Member States in 2018, AIC per capita expressed in Purchasing Power Standards (PPS) varied from 56% of the European Union (EU) average in Bulgaria to 134% in Luxembourg.

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