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EU's top trading partners in 2014: the United States for exports, China for imports

10 tuntia 51 min sitten
In 2014, the United States (€515.6 bn, or 15% of total EU trade in goods) and China (€467.3 bn, or 14%) continued to be the two main goods trading partners of the European Union (EU), well ahead of Russia (€285.1 bn, or 8%) and Switzerland (€236.9 bn, or 7%).
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Each person in the EU generated 481 kg of municipal waste in 2013

To, 26/03/2015 - 12:00
In the European Union (EU), the amount of municipal waste generated per person in 2013 amounted to 481 kg, down by 8.7% compared with its peak of 527 kg per person in 2002. Since 2007, the generation of municipal waste per person has constantly decreased in the EU to below its mid-1990s level.
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EU28 current account surplus €15.8 bn

Pe, 20/03/2015 - 12:00
The EU28 seasonally adjusted external current account recorded a surplus of €15.8 billion in January 2015, compared with a surplus of €13.1 bn in December 2014 and a surplus of €6.4 bn in January 2014, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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The number of asylum applicants in the EU jumped to more than 625 000 in 2014

Pe, 20/03/2015 - 12:00
Over a year, the number of asylum applicants registered in the European Union (EU) has increased by 191 000 (+44%) to reach a peak of 626 000 in 2014. In particular, the number of Syrians rose by 72 000, from 50 000 in 2013 to almost 123 000 in 2014.
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Annual growth in labour costs down to 1.1% in euro area

To, 19/03/2015 - 12:00
Hourly labour costs rose by 1.1% in the euro area (EA18) and by 1.4% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2014, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the third quarter of 2014, hourly labour costs increased by 1.4% in the euro area and by 1.5% in the EU28. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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Euro area job vacancy rate up to 1.8%

To, 19/03/2015 - 12:00
The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA18) was 1.8% in the fourth quarter of 2014, up from 1.6% recorded both in the previous quarter and in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The job vacancy rate in the EU28 was 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2014, up from 1.6% in the previous quarter and from 1.5% in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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How satisfied are people with their lives in the European Union?

To, 19/03/2015 - 12:00
"Overall, how satisfied are you with your life these days?" people across the European Union (EU) were asked. Life satisfaction represents how a respondent evaluates or appraises his or her life taken as a whole. It has a prominent role as it can be regarded as a key indicator of subjective well-being. On a scale from 0 ("not satisfied at all") to 10 ("fully satisfied"), nearly 80% of residents aged 16 and over in the EU rated their overall life satisfaction in 2013 at 6 and higher, with an average (mean) satisfaction of 7.1.
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Euro area international trade in goods surplus €7.9 bn

Ke, 18/03/2015 - 12:00
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in January 2015 was €148.2 billion, nearly stable compared with January 2014 (€148.8 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €140.3 bn, a fall of 6% compared with January 2014 (€148.7 bn). As a result, the euro area recorded a €7.9 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in January 2015, compared with +€0.1 bn in January 2014. Intra-euro area trade fell to €130.5 bn in January 2015, -5% compared with January 2014.
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Production in construction up by 1.9% in euro area

Ke, 18/03/2015 - 12:00
In January 2015 compared with December 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector grew by 1.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In December 2014, production in construction grew by 0.2% in both zones.
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Annual inflation up to -0.3% in the euro area

Ti, 17/03/2015 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation was -0.3% in February 2015, up from -0.6% in January. In February 2014 the rate was 0.7%. European Union annual inflation was -0.2% in February 2015, up from -0.5% in January. A year earlier the rate was 0.8%. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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Employment up by 0.1% in euro area and by 0.2% in EU28

Ti, 17/03/2015 - 12:00
The number of persons employed increased by 0.1% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.2% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2014, employment increased by 0.2% in the euro area and 0.3% in the EU28. These figures are seasonally adjusted.
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Industrial production down by 0.1% in euro area

To, 12/03/2015 - 12:00
In January 2015 compared with December 2014, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.1% in the euro area (EA19) and remained stable in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In December 2014 industrial production rose by 0.3% and 0.4% respectively.
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Share of renewables in energy consumption up to 15% in the EU in 2013

Ti, 10/03/2015 - 12:00
In 2013, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 15.0% in the European Union (EU), compared with 8.3% in 2004, the first year for which the data is available.
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GDP up by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU28

Pe, 06/03/2015 - 12:00
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.3% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.4% in the EU28 during the fourth quarter of 2014, compared with the previous quarter, according to a second estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2014, GDP grew by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.3% in the EU28.
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Women earned on average 16% less than men in 2013 in the EU

To, 05/03/2015 - 12:00
In 2013, the gender pay gap stood at 16.4% in the European Union (EU), ranging from less than 5% in Slovenia to more than 20% in Estonia, Austria, the Czech Republic and Germany. The gender pay gap represents the difference between average gross hourly earnings of male paid employees and of female paid employees as a percentage of average gross hourly earnings of male paid employees.
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Volume of retail trade up by 1.1% in euro area

Ke, 04/03/2015 - 12:00
In January 2015 compared with December 2014, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade rose by 1.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.8% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In December retail trade rose by 0.4% in both zones.
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Industrial producer prices down by 0.9% in euro area

Ti, 03/03/2015 - 12:00
In January 2015, compared with December 2014, industrial producer prices fell by 0.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.2% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In December 2014 prices decreased by 1.0% in the euro area and by 1.1% in the EU28.
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Euro area unemployment rate at 11.2%

Ma, 02/03/2015 - 12:00
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.2% in January 2015, down from 11.3% in December 2014, and from 11.8% in January 2014. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since April 2012. The EU28 unemployment rate was 9.8% in January 2015, down from 9.9% in December 2014 and from 10.6% in January 2014. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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How is the European Union progressing towards its Europe 2020 targets?

Ma, 02/03/2015 - 12:00
The Europe 2020 strategy, adopted by the European Council in June 2010, aims at establishing a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy with high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion. The key objectives of the strategy are expressed in the form of five ambitious targets in the areas of employment, research & development (R&D), climate change & energy, education and poverty reduction, to be reached by 2020. These have been translated into national targets in order to reflect the situation and possibilities of each Member State to contribute to the common goal. A set of nine headline indicators and four sub-indicators, compiled by Eurostat, give an overview of how far or close the EU is from reaching its overall targets.
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Euro area annual inflation up to -0.3%

Ma, 02/03/2015 - 12:00
Euro area annual inflation is expected to be -0.3% in February 2015, up from -0.6% in January, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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