Economy

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

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

In October 2018 the confidence of retail businesses in Italy decreased significantly compared to the same month last year, down from 14.3 to 2.6 points.


The confidence in the economy is decreasing more rapidly in Finland than in the EU

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

In October 2018 the Finns' confidence in the economy decreased considerably compared to the same month last year, down from 111.9 to 105.3 points.


The confidence of retail businesses is increasing in Slovakia while decreasing in the EU

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

In October 2018 the confidence of retail businesses in Slovakia increased significantly compared to the same month last year, up from 18.8 to 27.2 points.


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 confidence of retail businesses is increasing in Lithuania while decreasing in the EU

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

In October 2018 the confidence of retail businesses in Lithuania increased considerably compared to the same month last year, up from 4.8 to 12.7 points.


Europe is getting wealthier – and more inequal 

Tuesday 30 October 2018 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

Forecasts for 2023 show that across the EU, the median wealth per adult is on the rise. However, it is still unclear if the distribution of wealth will become more balanced in the future. Germany tops the ranking of EU countries with the highest number of millionaires holding more than $50 mln of wealth.


Thumbs down for Italy’s budget. What’s the situation like in other parts of Europe?  

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Zoé Durand
| VoxEurop

It’s back to the drawing board for Italy and its draft budget. And according to Rome, this is not even the most serious case in the EU. So, what is the state of affairs in other countries?


Russia and China find EU inroad via Cyprus  

Tuesday 30 October 2018 | Andreas Vou
| VoxEurop

As talks for the reunification of Cyprus look to get back underway following last year’s failed UN-led negotiations, there may be more at the negotiating table than some had bargained for this time around.


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

Friday 28 September 2018 | Newsworthy

In September the confidence of construction businesses in Sweden decreased significantly compared to the same month last year.


Romania, the only EU country consuming less earthly resources than the world’s average 

Tuesday 07 August 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

In all of EU countries Earth Overshoot Day – the date when all of the inhabitants have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year – falls before 1 August, except for Romania.