Economy

Chinese money is Europe’s next big challenge 

Friday 31 May 2019 | Andreas Vou
| VoxEurop

Chinese investments in Europe have reached dizzying heights in the last two decades but, while they pose an appealing opportunity for economic growth to some countries, they are seen as a direct threat by some of the continent’s wealthier states.


R&D: Europe’s knowledge economy in trouble 

Saturday 25 May 2019 | Marc Chevallier
| Alternatives Economiques

In March 2000, at a summit meeting in Lisbon, European Union countries agreed on an ambitious objective: to make the EU, by 2010, “the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world capable of sustainable economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion”.


Where are the biggest banks? 

Saturday 25 May 2019 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

Among the European countries with the largest banks are the United Kingdom, France and Germany.


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

Wednesday 05 June 2019 | Newsworthy

The confidence in the economy in the United Kingdom decreased significantly in May 2019 compared to the same month last year, down from 107.3 to 94.5 points.


The confidence in the economy is decreasing in Croatia — but less rapidly than in the EU

Monday 03 June 2019 | Newsworthy

In May the confidence in the economy in Croatia decreased slightly. 


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

Monday 03 June 2019 | Newsworthy

In May the confidence of consumers in Czech Republic decreased considerably. 


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

Monday 03 June 2019 | Newsworthy

In May the confidence of consumers in Finland decreased significantly. 


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

Monday 03 June 2019 | Newsworthy

In May the confidence of industrial businesses in Germany decreased significantly. 


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

Monday 03 June 2019 | Newsworthy

In May the confidence of consumers in Netherlands decreased significantly. 


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

Monday 03 June 2019 | Newsworthy

In May the confidence of construction businesses in Italy increased considerably.