Economy

The unemployment is declining more in Croatia than in the EU

Thursday 10 January 2019 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in Croatia in November 2018, compared to 10.0 percent in November 2017. In the same period, the unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.7 percent.


The unemployment is declining more in Portugal than in the EU

Thursday 10 January 2019 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 6.6 percent in Portugal in November 2018, compared to 8.1 percent in November 2017. In the same period, the unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.3 percent to 6.7 percent.


‘We want to help cities to become interoperable’ 

Tuesday 15 January 2019 | Stefano Valentino
| VoxEurop
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Martin Brynskov, chairman of the board of Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC), explains how data management fuels local governance solutions and citizen-centric services.


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 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 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 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 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 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 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.