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Retail sales in the euro area started weakly in the third quarter

Retail sales started weakly in the third quarter, but performance in July is not a cause for concern for household consumption. The European Union Bureau of Statistics (Eurostat) announced on...

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Inflation remained depressed in the euro area in August

Inflation remained depressed in the euro area in August, which is likely to further strenghten market expectations that the Governing Council of the European Central Bank will loosen its monetary...

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The rate of increase in consumer prices in the euro area slowed down in July

The rate of increase in consumer prices in the euro area slowed to one percent in July. The European Union Bureau of Statistics (Eurostat) announced on Monday that consumer prices...

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Retail sales in the euro area were more favorable than expected

Retail trade growth in the euro area was much higher than expected in June, indicating that household consumption continues to support economic growth through declining export performance. The European Union...

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Four out of ten Hungarians do not go on a serious vacation

In fact, 43 percent of the Hungarian adult population simply can’t afford a week’s vacation away from home – according to a recent Eurostat report – penzcentrum.hu wrote. By the...

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Euro area inflation was 1.2 percent in June

The rate of inflation expected by analysts was 1.2 percent in June in the euro area, based on a report by Eurostat on Friday, based on preliminary data. In May,...

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Inflation decreased in the EU

Inflation dropped to a one-year low in the euro area in May and consumer prices continued to fall across the EU – Eurostat announced on Tuesday, confirming the preliminary data...

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Retail sales in the euro area fell in April

The euro area retail sales decreased in April, compared to the previous month, as a further sign of the weak domestic demand. The European Union Statistical Office (Eurostat) announced on...

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Euro-area inflation declined to one-year low in May

Inflation in the euro area declined to a one-year low in May on the basis of the preliminary data of Eurostat, the European Union’s Statistical Office. In May, inflation fell...

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Economic growth accelerated in the euro area in the first quarter

Economic growth accelerated in the euro area and in the European Union in January-March, compared to the last quarter of last year. Hungary’s economy increased the most within the Member...

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Euro area inflation rose in April to a five-month peak

In April, euro area inflation rose to 1.7 percent, to a five-month peak, on the basis of Eurostat’s final data released by Eurostat on Friday. In April, the annual rate...

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EU goods turnover surplus has fallen compared the United States

The European Union’s trade surplus against the United States declined in the first quarter of this year, but China’s deficit has increased, according to the preliminary data published by the...

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Employment in the euro area increased more than expected

Employment in the euro area increased more than expected in the first quarter, compared to a year before – according to data reported by the European Union Statistical Office (Eurostat)...

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Retail sales in the euro area grew stronger than expected

The European Union’s Statistical Office (Eurostat) reported that the seasonally adjusted retail sales stagnated in the 19-member eurozone, while on an annual basis increased by 1.9 percent. Analysts expected an...

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The euro area achieved higher-than-expected GDP growth in the first quarter

Gross domestic product growth in the euro area increased more than expected in the first quarter based on the first estimate of the European Union Statistical Office, Eurostat. In the...

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Retail sales in the euro area grew more than expected in February

In February, retail trade in the euro area grew more than expected – according to Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical office. In February, the volume of retail sales in the...

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Euro area’s GDP growth is on a four-year low in the fourth quarter

Economic growth in the euro area fell to a four-year low in the fourth quarter of last year, according to the final figures of the European Union Statistical Office, Eurostat,...

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Retail sales in the euro area grew stronger than expected in January

The European Union’s Statistical Office (Eurostat) announced on Tuesday that according to the seasonally adjusted data, retail sales in the 19-member eurozone increased by 1.3 percent monthly and 2.2 percent...

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Euro area inflation accelerated in February

In February, the pace of the rise in consumer prices in the euro area accelerated, but only slightly, below the European Central Bank’s 2 percent target. According to the preliminary...

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The lowest inflation of the past nine months occurred in the euro area in January

In January, the lowest inflation rate of the past nine months in the euro area was recorded by the European Union Statistical Office, Eurostat, on the basis of final figures...

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Eurostat: Fruits are grown on nearly 36.3 thousand hectares in Hungary

In Hungary, fruit was produced on 36.3 thousand hectares in 2017. In the European Union (EU) fruit trees covered nearly 1.3 million hectares of land, two thirds of which were...

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Eurozone inflation accelerated in September

In September, the pace of consumer price increases in the euro area accelerated. The European Union’s statistical office, Eurostat, on Friday announced its preliminary report that euro area inflation rose...

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Retail trade in the euro area grew lower than expected

Retail trade in the euro area increased at a weaker pace than expected in April, compared to the previous month. The European Union’s Statistical Office (Eurostat) announced on Tuesday that...

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Eurozone’s inflation was lower than expected in April

Eurozone’s inflation was worse than expected in April, according to the preliminary figures published by the European Union’s statistical office (Eurostat), published on Thursday. Consumer prices increased by 1.2 percent...

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Eurostat: half of the unemployed young people would leave their their homes if they could find jobs elsewhere

In the European Union (EU), about half of the unemployed between the ages of 20 and 34 would leave their homes if they were able to work elsewhere, while the...

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Peer-to-peer retail’s influence on the FMCG sector

Digital peer-to-peer (P2P) retail is conquering Europe at an ever-increasing speed – reported Eurostat. Consumers more and more frequently use services that make the selling and buying of products or services...

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Eurostat: the Union’s tourism continued to grow in 2017

The number of guest nights spent in hotels in European Union member states continued to grow in 2017, exceeding 3.2 billion, which is an increase of 5.1 percent compared to...

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Eurozone and EU inflation accelerated in November

In line with the expectations in November, the annual increase in consumer prices in the euro area was 1.5 percentage points higher than the preliminary data and 0.1 percentage points...

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Hungarians are banking online below average

More than half of Europe’s adult population (51 percent) have used netbanks in 2017. Since 2007, this ratio has doubled – portfolio.hu quoted Eurostat’s data. There are places where 90...

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Retail sales in the euro area grew stronger than expected

Retail sales increased in the euro area, greater than expected in November. The European Union’s statistical office (Eurostat) announced on Monday that according to the seasonally adjusted data retail sales...

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