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June 2019 – #Eurozone international trade in goods surplus €20.6 billion – €6.1bn surplus for EU-28

June 2019 – #Eurozone international trade in goods surplus €20.6 billion – €6.1bn surplus for EU-28

| August 19, 2019

The first estimate for eurozone (EA-19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in June 2019 was €189.9 billion, a decrease of 4.7% compared with June 2018 (€199.3bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €169.3bn, a fall of 4.1% compared with June 2018 (€176.6bn). As a result, the eurozone recorded […]

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#Eurostat – GDP up by 0.2% in both #Eurozone and EU-28

#Eurostat – GDP up by 0.2% in both #Eurozone and EU-28

| August 1, 2019

Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.2% in both the eurozone (EA-19) and the EU-28 during the second quarter of 2019, compared with the previous quarter, according to a preliminary flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2019, GDP had grown by 0.4% in the eurozone […]

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First quarter of 2019 – Seasonally adjusted government deficit decreased to 0.5% of GDP in eurozone and down to 0.6% of GDP in EU-28

First quarter of 2019 – Seasonally adjusted government deficit decreased to 0.5% of GDP in eurozone and down to 0.6% of GDP in EU-28

| July 22, 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, the seasonally adjusted general government deficit to GDP ratio stood at 0.5% in the eurozone (EA-19), a decrease compared with 1.1% in the fourth quarter of 2018. In the EU-28, the deficit to GDP ratio stood at 0.6%, a decrease compared with 1.0% in the previous quarter. These data are […]

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New digital publication: People on the move – statistics on #MobilityInEurope

New digital publication: People on the move – statistics on #MobilityInEurope

| July 10, 2019

Did you know that among the half a billion people living in the EU, 8% do not have the nationality of their country of residence? Also, 1.3 million Europeans live in one country, but work in another, and 1.7 million EU students study abroad. Full text available on EUROSTAT website.

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#Eurostat monitoring report – How EU has progressed towards #SustainableDevelopmentGoals

#Eurostat monitoring report – How EU has progressed towards #SustainableDevelopmentGoals

| July 2, 2019

Sustainable development aims to achieve a continuous improvement in citizens’ quality of life and well-being, without compromising the well-being of future generations. This involves the pursuit of economic progress, while safeguarding the natural environment and promoting social justice. For these reasons, sustainable development is a fundamental and overarching objective of the European Union and the […]

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#TourismTrips – Three quarters of all trips by EU residents are within their own country, majority of trips made by car

#TourismTrips – Three quarters of all trips by EU residents are within their own country, majority of trips made by car

| June 28, 2019

In 2017, EU residents made 1.3 billion trips with overnight stays that amounted to almost 6.4 billion nights. The average trip length was 5.1 nights. Compared with 2016, the number of tourism trips by EU residents increased by 4%. Three quarters (73%) of all trips were spent within the country of residence (domestic trips), while one quarter (27%) […]

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#EUROSTAT – Structure of government debt in 2018 

#EUROSTAT – Structure of government debt in 2018 

| June 24, 2019

Significant differences can be observed across the European Union regarding the sector in which government debt is held. Among member states for which data are available, the share of public debt held by non-residents in 2018 was highest in Cyprus (76%), followed by Latvia (74%) and Lithuania (73%). In contrast, the largest proportion of debt held by the (resident) financial corporations […]

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