Economy

Public debt: Europe is not that scary 

Saturday 24 November 2018 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

After the subprime crisis, Europe experienced major disturbances due to international investors not believing that some Eurozone countries could pay off their public debt. So, what is state of affairs today?


Europe: 14 banks at risk 

Friday 23 November 2018 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

The current capital levels of 12 eurozone institutions, plus two British, appear to be insufficient.


Electric fishing puts to the test a democratic and Green Europe 

Monday 26 November 2018 | Zoé Durand
| Voxeurop

French NGO Bloom has just revealed that the European Commission has allocated at least 21.5 million euro in subsidies to Dutch trawlers. The revelations throw a spotlight on what is at stake, both democratically and ecologically, for Europe.


Why France is burning up on fuel price  

Friday 16 November 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

A number of French consumer organisations have organised demonstrations for November 17, to protest the recent increase in petrol pump prices. But the French are far from paying the highest prices for fuel in Europe.  


Dentons’ interactive tool to track the implementation of the Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Tuesday 30 October 2018 | Voxeurop

Dentons, one of the most prominent global law firms, released an interactive tool aimed at providing a comparative overview of the implementation of the EU’s fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive.


The confidence of construction businesses is increasing more rapidly in Czechia than in the EU

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

In October 2018 the confidence of construction businesses in Czechia increased significantly compared to the same month last year, up from -17.4 to -1.4 points.


The confidence of construction businesses is increasing in the EU, while it is stable in Denmark

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

In October 2018 the confidence of construction businesses in Denmark was more or less on the same level as a year ago.


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

Wednesday 31 October 2018 | Newsworthy

In October 2018 the confidence of industrial businesses in Lithuania increased slightly compared to the same month last year, up from -2.3 to -1.1 points.


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.