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EU28 current account surplus €32.6 billion

To, 30/10/2014 - 12:00
The EU28 seasonally adjusted external current account recorded a surplus of €32.6 billion (1.0% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2014, up from a surplus of €8.1 bn (0.2% of GDP) in the first quarter of 2014 and down from a surplus of €40.9 bn (1.3% of GDP) in the second quarter of 2013, according to a second estimate released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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Business investment rate stable at 21.6% in the euro area and 21.9% in the EU28

Ma, 27/10/2014 - 12:00
In the second quarter of 2014, the business investment rate was 21.6% in the euro area, stable compared with the first quarter of 2014. This was the result of stable investment while gross value added remained nearly stable (+0.1%). Total stocks (materials, supplies and finished goods) fell.
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Household saving rate down to 12.9% in the euro area and to 10.4% in the EU28

Ma, 27/10/2014 - 12:00
The household saving rate in the euro area was 12.9% in the second quarter of 2014, compared with 13.1% in the first quarter of 2014. In the EU28, the household saving rate was 10.4%, compared with 10.7% the previous quarter.
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Seasonally adjusted government deficit down slightly to 2.5% of GDP in the euro area

Pe, 24/10/2014 - 12:00
In the second quarter of 2014, the seasonally adjusted general government deficit to GDP ratio stood at 2.5% in the euro area (EA18), a slight decrease compared with the first quarter of 2014. In the EU28, the deficit to GDP ratio also decreased slightly to 3.0% of GDP.
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Government debt increased to 92.7% of GDP in euro area and to 87.0% in EU28

To, 23/10/2014 - 12:00
At the end of the second quarter of 2014, the government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area (EA18) stood at 92.7%, compared with 91.9% at the end of the first quarter of 2014. In the EU28, the ratio increased from 86.0% to 87.0%. Compared with the second quarter of 2013, the government debt to GDP ratio rose in both the euro area (from 91.7% to 92.7%) and the EU28 (from 85.1% to 87.0%).
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More than 2.3 million first residence permits issued in the EU28 in 2013

Ke, 22/10/2014 - 12:00
In 2013, 2.36 million first residence permits were issued in the EU28 to non-EU citizens, up by 12.5% compared with 2012 but down by 7.0% compared with 2008. The decrease recorded from 2008 is mainly due to the fall in the number of first permits issued for employment reasons (from 0.8 million in 2008 to 0.5 mn in 2013). In 2013, 28.5% of first residence permits were issued for family reasons, 19.7% for education, 22.7% for employment reasons and 29.1% for other reasons.
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Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 2.9% and 3.2% of GDP respectively

Ti, 21/10/2014 - 12:00
In 2013, the government deficit of both the euro area (EA18) and the EU28 decreased in absolute terms compared with 2012, while the government debt rose in both zones. In the euro area the government deficit to GDP ratio decreased from 3.6% in 2012 to 2.9% in 2013 and in the EU28 from 4.2% to 3.2%. In the euro area the government debt to GDP ratio increased from 89.0% at the end of 2012 to 90.9% at the end of 2013 and in the EU28 from 83.5% to 85.4%.
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ESA 2010 shifts level of EU and euro area GDP upward, growth rates almost unaffected

Pe, 17/10/2014 - 12:00
The European system of accounts 2010 (ESA 2010) provides a revised set of concepts, definitions, classifications and accounting rules that enable the EU Member States to produce consistent, reliable and comparable statistical descriptions of their economies. For most Member States the implementation of the ESA 2010 guidelines is accompanied by the incorporation of statistical improvements in their data. While these changes give rise to shifts in the GDP levels of most Member States, growth rates have been almost unaffected.
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Production in construction up by 1.5% in euro area

Pe, 17/10/2014 - 12:00
In August 2014 compared with July 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector grew by 1.5% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.5% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July 2014, production in construction grew by 0.3% and 0.4% respectively.
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Euro area annual inflation down to 0.3%

To, 16/10/2014 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation was 0.3% in September 2014, down from 0.4% in August. This is the lowest rate recorded since October 2009. In September 2013 the rate was 1.1%. Monthly inflation was 0.4% in September 2014.
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Euro area international trade in goods surplus €9.2 bn

To, 16/10/2014 - 12:00
The first estimate for the euro area (EA18) trade in goods balance with the rest of the world in August 2014 gave a €9.2 billion surplus, compared with +€7.3 bn in August 2013. The July 2014 balance was +€21.6 bn, compared with +€18.0 bn in July 2013. In August 2014 compared with July 2014, seasonally adjusted exports fell by 0.9% and imports by 3.1%.
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ASEM partners accounted for 44% of EU28 imports and 30% of exports in 2013

Ke, 15/10/2014 - 12:00
From 2003 to 2013, the share in EU28 international trade in goods of the 20 non-EFTA partner countries (ASEM partners) taking part in the Asia-Europe Meeting rose significantly, with the share of the ASEM partners in EU28 exports increasing from 25% to 30%, and from 40% to 44% for imports. The EU28 registered a trade deficit with the ASEM partners during the whole period, growing from €162 billion in 2003 to a peak of €308 bn in 2008, before falling to €219 bn in 2013. EU28 trade in goods with the ASEM partners is largely dominated by manufactured goods, which accounted for 86% of exports and for 68% of imports in 2013.
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Industrial production down by 1.8% in euro area

Ti, 14/10/2014 - 12:00
In August 2014 compared with July 2014, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 1.8% in the euro area (EA18) and by 1.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July 2014 industrial production rose by 0.9% and 0.7% respectively.
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House prices stable in the euro area

To, 09/10/2014 - 12:00
House prices, as measured by the House Price Index (HPI), remained stable in the euro area and rose by 1.7% in the EU in the second quarter of 2014 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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How is my region doing within the European Union?

Ma, 06/10/2014 - 12:00
The regional yearbook 2014, published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, provides an overview of European regional statistics covering a wide range of fields. It thus gives a more detailed picture than national level data and helps in understanding the regional diversity that exists in the EU.
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Volume of retail trade up by 1.2% in euro area

Pe, 03/10/2014 - 12:00
In August 2014 compared with July 2014, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade rose by 1.2% in the euro area (EA18) and by 1.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July retail trade fell by 0.4% in both zones.
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