Statistics of the EU
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- Eurozone inflation steady at 0.2 per cent in August — 31 August 2015, 12:33 CET
Inflation in the 19-country eurozone was unchanged at 0.2 per cent in
August, official data showed Monday, slightly higher than analysts
- Eurozone business activity strengthens in August: survey — 21 August 2015, 12:09 CET
Eurozone business activity rose in August, the closely watched Markit survey said on Friday, on the back of solid growth in Germany and despite sluggishness in France.
- Greece debt sustainability still 'major concern': Dijsselbloem — 14 August 2015, 15:12 CET
Greece's huge debt mountain remains a "major point of concern" as
eurozone finance ministers discuss whether to endorse a third
bailout-for-reform deal, Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Friday.
- Cyprus posts growth for 2nd successive quarter: state figures — 14 August 2015, 22:28 CET
Bailed-out EU member Cyprus is easing out of recession, official figures showed Friday, as the Mediterranean resort island notched up its second
consecutive quarter of growth.
- Bundesbank calls for independent watchdog on EU budgets — 14 August 2015, 12:07 CET
The head of the German central bank, or Bundesbank, called Friday for an
independent body to be set up to ensure eurozone countries abide by the
bloc's budget rules.
- Eurozone growth slows, outlook modest — 18 August 2015, 23:01 CET
Growth in the eurozone slowed slightly in the second quarter but it appears to be holding up against the Greek debt crisis and the Chinese slowdown, official data showed Friday.
- ECB worried about economic slowdown in China, minutes show — 13 August 2015, 15:02 CET
The European Central Bank acknowledged Thursday that its governing
council is concerned about the economic slowdown in China, even if the
impact appears to be fairly limited for now.
- Eurozone finance ministers to meet Friday on Greek bailout deal — 12 August 2015, 17:57 CET
Eurozone finance ministers will meet Friday to give their verdict on a
third massive bailout deal for Greece, an official said Wednesday.
- Greek economy to shrink 2.3% in 2015, 1.3% 2016: EU sources — 12 August 2015, 13:42 CET
Greece will tumble back into deep recession this year and next, EU
sources said Wednesday, as Athens implements a tough third debt rescue
hammered out with its international creditors.
- Eurozone inflation, jobless rates unchanged — 02 August 2015, 10:55 CET
Inflation in the 19-nation eurozone was unchanged in July while the jobless rate for June was also flat, suggesting the economy maintained only modest growth, official data showed Friday.
- Irish economy posts further strong growth — 30 July 2015, 15:15 CET
Ireland's economy accelerated by 1.4 per cent in the first three months
of this year and expanded by more than previously thought in 2014, official data showed on Thursday.
- Eurozone July business activity holds up despite Greek crisis — 24 July 2015, 11:37 CET
Eurozone private sector business activity slowed in July but was holding up much better than expected against a "rollercoaster" Greek debt crisis, a key survey showed on Friday.
- Eurozone inflation outlook brighter: ECB survey — 17 July 2015, 12:10 CET
The inflation outlook for the euro area is improving as growth picks up
and the effects of the European Central Bank's policy measures feed
through into the economy, an ECB survey showed on Friday.
- ECB raises emergency funding to Greek banks by EUR 900m — 16 July 2015, 16:42 CET
The European Central Bank decided Thursday to boost emergency funding for Greek banks after lawmakers in Athens passed a bailout-for-reforms deal, ECB chief Mario Draghi said.
- European car registrations jump 14.6% in June — 16 July 2015, 18:37 CET
New car registrations in Europe leapt a robust 14.6 per cent in June,
figures released Thursday showed, reflecting the improving health of one the European Union's main pillars of industrial activity.
- ECB says bank sector on the mend — 14 July 2015, 17:56 CET
Europe's battered financial sector is showing further signs of mending
and banks are increasingly competing for custom by lowering credit
standards, a key European Central Bank survey showed on Tuesday.
- Dutch finance minister Dijsselbloem re-elected Eurogoup head — 13 July 2015, 19:23 CET
Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem was re-elected Monday as head of the Eurogroup which coordinates policy for the 19-nation euro single currency area.
- Euro increasingly used as funding currency, ECB says — 08 July 2015, 15:12 CET
International borrowers are increasingly turning to the euro when
borrowing money, thanks to the low interest rates in the single currency
area, the European Central Bank said on Wednesday.
- Eight days in the Greek debt crisis — 03 July 2015, 21:22 CET
Greece and the entire eurozone are in limbo as the country gets set for
a referendum on bailout conditions on Sunday.
- Poland's conservatives vow no euro if win polls — 02 July 2015, 15:02 CET
Poland's conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party said Thursday it would
not have the country adopt the European single currency if it wins, as
polls currently predict, the autumn general election.
- ECB worries about Greece as source of market volatility — 02 July 2015, 14:12 CET
The European Central Bank worries about the wrangling over a debt deal
with crisis-hit Greece as a source of financial market volatility, said
minutes of a past meeting released Thursday.
- Young Greeks flee abroad as crisis deepens — 02 July 2015, 05:42 CET
What does the future look like for young people in crisis-hit Greece,
where years of hardship and sky-high unemployment were followed this
week by bank closures? The answer: self-imposed exile.
- Nine days in the Greek debt crisis — 01 July 2015, 15:47 CET
Greece, and the eurozone as a whole, is in limbo as its leaders grapple
with conditions for financial aid ahead of a popular referendum on the
issue on Sunday.
- ELA, the ECB's financial lifeline for Greek banks — 01 July 2015, 11:57 CET
The European Central Bank meets again Wednesday to decide whether to
keep open the Emergency Liquidity Assistance or ELA programme for
- Eurozone inflation slows to 0.2 per cent, unemployment stable — 30 June 2015, 17:00 CET
Inflation in the eurozone slowed to 0.2 per cent in June, official data
shows, with consumer prices rising just slightly in Europe despite unprecedented stimulus measures by the European Central Bank.