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The unemployment is declining more in Portugal than in the EU

Wednesday 16 January 2019 | Newsworthy

The unemployment was 6.6 percent in Portugal in November, compared to 8.1 percent in November 2017


The confidence of consumers is decreasing more rapidly in Bulgaria than in the EU

Friday 30 November 2018 | Newsworthy

In November the confidence of consumers in Bulgaria decreased significantly compared to the same month last year, down from -22.4 to -31.1.


The confidence of construction businesses is increasing in Italy — but less rapidly than in the EU

Friday 30 November 2018 | Newsworthy

In November the confidence of construction businesses in Italy increased slightly compared to the same month last year, up from -13.3 to -12.4.


The confidence of retail businesses is decreasing more rapidly in Croatia than in the EU

Friday 30 November 2018 | Newsworthy

In November the confidence of retail businesses in Croatia decreased significantly compared to the same month last year, down from 13.7 to 2.6.


The confidence of consumers is increasing in Greece while decreasing in the EU

Friday 30 November 2018 | Newsworthy

In November the confidence of consumers in Greece increased significantly compared to the same month last year, up from -53.8 to -35.8.


The confidence of consumers is decreasing more rapidly in France than in the EU

Friday 30 November 2018 | Newsworthy

In November the confidence of consumers in France decreased significantly compared to the same month last year, down from -3.4 to -17.2.


The confidence of consumers is decreasing in the EU – while stable in Germany

Friday 30 November 2018 | Newsworthy

In November the confidence of consumers in Germany remains on more or less the same level as a year ago. In the same time, EU countries' consumers confidence have decreased somewhat, down from -0.7 to -3.7 on average. This is the lowest recorded level since March 2017.


The confidence of construction businesses is decreasing in Sweden while increasing in the EU

Friday 30 November 2018 | Newsworthy

In November the confidence of construction businesses in Sweden decreased significantly compared to the same month last year, down from 29 to 5.5. In the same time, EU countries construction businesses confidence have increased considerably, up from 0.8 to 6.3 on average. This is the highest recorded level since January 2000.


The confidence of industrial businesses is decreasing more rapidly in Malta than in the EU

Saturday 03 November 2018 | Newsworthy

In October 2018 the confidence of industrial businesses in Malta decreased significantly compared to the same month last year, down from 5.6 to -8.8 points.


The number of asylum applicants from Pakistan to the Netherlands has reached the highest level since 2008

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

At the end of September 2018 60 citizens from Pakistan had pending asylum applications in the Netherlands, according to new data from Eurostat. This is more than any month since 2008.