Economy

The confidence of consumers is decreasing in the EU — while stable in Denmark

Friday 28 September 2018 | Newsworthy

In September the confidence of consumers in Denmark remains on more or less the same level as a year ago.


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

Friday 28 September 2018 | Newsworthy

In September the confidence of consumers in Lithuania increased considerably compared to the same month last year.


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

Saturday 29 September 2018 | Newsworthy

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


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

Saturday 29 September 2018 | Newsworthy

In September the confidence of retail businesses in Cyprus decreased considerably compared to the same month last year. 


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

Friday 28 September 2018 | Newsworthy

In September the confidence of retail businesses in Croatia decreased considerably compared to the same month last year.


The confidence of industrial businesses is increasing in Belgium while decreasing in the EU

Friday 28 September 2018 | Newsworthy

In September the confidence of industrial businesses in Belgium increased considerably compared to the same month last year, up from -4.5 to 1.6.


Unemployment is declining more in Portugal than in the EU

Tuesday 15 May 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 7.4 percent in Portugal in March 2018, compared to 8.5 percent in September 2017, while in the same period unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.5 to 7.1 percent.


Why Portugal isn’t doing as well as you might think 

Thursday 13 September 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

While the economic turnaround is undeniable, Portugal’s recovery still conceals some grey areas.


Greece exits bailout, but no quick recovery ahead  in depth

Monday 20 August 2018 | Damiano Bacci
Eric Maurice
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

On 20 August, Greece officially exited the three-year EU bailout plan it accepted when it was on the verge of bankruptcy and close to be pushed out of the eurozone. While it marks the end of eight years of financial crisis and austerity, the exit from international aid doesn't mean a quick recovery.




Unemployment is declining more in Spain than in the EU

Monday 20 August 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment was 15.2 percent in Spain in June 2018, compared to 16.5 percent in December 2017. In the same period, unemployment in the EU has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.9 percent.