Statistics of the EU
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- Eurozone industrial output falls in January — 12 March 2014, 12:47 CET
Eurozone industrial output continued weaker in January, official data showed on Wednesday, but the underlying trend appears consistent with a very modest economic recovery in the single-currency bloc.
- Romania forecasts steady 3.0% growth through 2016 — 11 March 2014, 17:01 CET
Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta called on lawmakers on Tuesday to
back his new left-wing government's programme, promising three-percent
yearly growth until 2016, and improved use of EU funds.
- ECB trims inflation, raises growth forecasts for 2014 — 06 March 2014, 16:20 CET
President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi on Thursday announced the EBC was raising slightly its growth forecast for the euro area this year, but it had trimmed its forecast for inflation.
- Eurozone posts strongest business activity in 2.5 years — 05 March 2014, 13:10 CET
Business activity in the 18-nation eurozone powered to its strongest growth in 2.5 years, a key survey showed on Wednesday, in a fresh sign that the bloc is pulling out of a crippling downturn.
- Eurozone recovery strengthening, data suggests — 05 March 2014, 20:10 CET
The eurozone's economic recovery is strengthening, data released Wednesday suggested, although growth remains moderate with hard-pressed consumers keeping a tight check on spending.
- Italy economy shrank 1.9% in 2013 but deficit within EU limit — 03 March 2014, 18:27 CET
Italy's economy shrank by 1.9 per cent in 2013 but its public deficit stayed within the European Union's limit of 3.0 per cent of GDP in mixed news for the country's new government, official figures showed Monday.
- Croatia economy contracts in 2013 — 28 February 2014, 12:26 CET
Croatia's economy contracted by 1.0 per cent last year, marking the fifth year of recession in a row in the European Union's newest member, official figures showed on Friday.
- Eurozone jobless, inflation rates steady — 28 February 2014, 13:26 CET
The eurozone unemployment rate was steady at a near-record 12 per cent in January, with a modest economic recovery yet to produce any sharp headline improvement, while February inflation was also flat, data showed on Friday.
- Eurozone inflation flat at 0.8% in Feb: Eurostat — 28 February 2014, 11:19 CET
Eurozone inflation was flat at 0.8 per cent in February, with price pressures still muted as the economy struggles slowly out of a deep debt crisis downturn, official data showed Friday.
- No deflation in eurozone: ECB chief Draghi — 28 February 2014, 11:11 CET
Inflation in the eurozone is currently very low but there is no danger of deflation -- a widespread fall in prices -- European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said on Thursday.
- Slovenia welcomes EU's forecast, says end of crisis in sight — 25 February 2014, 18:00 CET
Slovenia's government welcomed a revised forecast from the European Commission's suggesting its GDP contraction will be less than expected, saying it proves it is emerging from crisis after having averted a bailout last year.
- France says keeping to deficit 'trajectory' despite drift — 25 February 2014, 21:36 CET
France said Tuesday it is keeping to its deficit-cutting "trajectory"
despite EU figures suggesting it will miss its targets this year and
- France fails to honour pledge to cut deficit: EU data — 25 February 2014, 16:27 CET
France is set to breach promises to cut its public deficit, according to new figures from the European Union suggesting the country's deficit will remain above the 3.0 per cent ceiling in 2014 and 2015.
- Greece back in the black for first time since 1948: EU — 25 February 2014, 16:29 CET
Greece was back in the black for the first time since 1948, the EU's economics commissioner Olli Rehn said on Tuesday as figures showed the economically-hobbled nation returning to growth.
- EU economic forecasts for 2014, 2015 — 25 February 2014, 17:18 CET
The European Commission issued its latest economic forecasts for the 18-nation eurozone and the wider 28-member European Union on Tuesday.
- EU upgrades growth forecasts but says reforms essential — 25 February 2014, 16:52 CET
Struggling out of the debt crisis, the EU felt confident enough Tuesday to upgrade its economic forecasts, betting a modest recovery is sustainable if member states stick to reforms.
- Eurozone inflation stable at 0.8% in January: Eurostat — 24 February 2014, 11:35 CET
Eurozone inflation held steady at 0.8 per cent in January from the same figure in December, official data showed on Thursday, easing concerns of deflationary pressure on growth.
- ECB turns profit in 2013 on lower risk provision — 20 February 2014, 21:46 CET
The European Central Bank said Thursday that its net profit rose
strongly last year, as it set aside much less in risk provisions and
continued to earn income on Greek debt.
- Eurozone business activity robust, slips off highs — 20 February 2014, 21:46 CET
Business activity in the 18-nation eurozone stayed robust in February but slipped off its highs, a reminder that the economic recovery remains fragile, a key survey showed on Thursday.
- EU ministers make limited headway on new bank rules — 19 February 2014, 15:00 CET
EU finance ministers made only limited progress Tuesday to find a compromise with the European Parliament on how to wind up failing banks before they can damage the wider economy.
- EU car market struggles in climb from crisis — 18 February 2014, 12:13 CET
The broken European car market picked up speed in January for the fifth month running, with a 5.5 per cent increase in sales, trade data showed on Tuesday.
- 'Troika' creditors to return to Greece for debt talks — 17 February 2014, 21:23 CET
Greece's international creditors will resume talks with Athens this week
to review progress on the economic reforms it must make to get debt aid
funding, eurozone finance ministers agreed Monday.
- No need for fresh Greek debt aid talks before August: Eurozone — 17 February 2014, 21:31 CET
There is no need to discuss fresh aid for twice-bailed out Greece before
August, with a current package enough if Athens meets conditions, the
head of the eurozone finance ministers said Monday.
- Slovenia eyes more privatisations: report — 17 February 2014, 11:06 CET
Slovenia will complete its planned privatisations by the end of the year and is considering selling off more state-run companies, Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek told a German newspaper on Monday.
- Eurozone economy on course for modest recovery — 15 February 2014, 22:59 CET
The eurozone economy showed on Friday enough of improvement in the fourth quarter to suggest a modest recovery remains on track but problems remain, notably near-record unemployment and deflation risks.