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Quarterly Report on the Euro Area (QREA), Vol. 20, No. 3 (2021)

Having regained its pre-pandemic output level in the third quarter of this year, the euro area is now on a path of expansion.
Read more … Quarterly Report on the Euro Area (QREA), Vol. 20, No. 3 (2021)

Europe Business Outlook October 2021

Confidence remains in positive territory, but down on June’s record high.
Read more … Europe Business Outlook October 2021

European Business sectors in October 2021

Downturn in European autos sector continues, Technology Equipment grows.
Read more … European Business sectors in October 2021

European Business Cycle Indicators (3rd Quarter 2021)

Special topic: New survey-based measures of economic uncertainty.
Read more … European Business Cycle Indicators (3rd Quarter 2021)

European Economic Forecast Autumn 2021

Most Member States are expected to reach the pre-pandemic volume of output by the end of 2021, while a few others will fully recover in 2022.
Read more … European Economic Forecast Autumn 2021

Construction activity in Europe 2017 - 2021

Statistics on construction activity in Europe in the years 2017 - 2021.
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EU launches new tool to empower SMEs: Access2Procurement

Access2Procurement will provide important and up-to-date information about public tender opportunities outside of the EU that are open to European companies.
Read more … EU launches new tool to empower SMEs: Access2Procurement

Definitive anti-dumping measures on imports of flat-rolled aluminium products from China

Commission adopts definitive anti-dumping measures on imports of flat-rolled aluminium products from China and suspends their application temporarily for 9 months.
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Eurozone sectors: Notable slowdown in input price inflation across Basic Materials group of sectors

Most sectors register slower gains in output than in July.
Read more … Eurozone sectors: Notable slowdown in input price inflation across Basic Materials group of sectors

Eurozone manufacturing growth slows to six-month low in August

This marked a second successive month in which growth has slowed in the sector since June’s survey record expansion.
Read more … Eurozone manufacturing growth slows to six-month low in August

Accessories tools for powertools: Professional Association warns against monoculture and dependence

Independent accessory manufacturers see competitive disadvantages vis-à-vis large corporations.
Read more … Accessories tools for powertools: Professional Association warns against monoculture and dependence

Free Trade Agreements – overview June 2021

The article gives an overview on current treaties and FTAs.
Read more … Free Trade Agreements – overview June 2021

The future of manufacturing in Europe

The Future of Manufacturing in Europe (FOME) is an explorative and future-oriented study and a pilot project proposed by the European Parliament.
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CETA factsheet and guides: April 2021 update

Find out more about the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
Read more … CETA factsheet and guides: April 2021 update

Counterfeit remains top priority for EU’s efforts in intellectual property protection

The European Commission published its biennial report on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR) in third countries.
Read more … Counterfeit remains top priority for EU’s efforts in intellectual property protection

Country fact sheets for the construction industry

The European construction sector observatory (ECSO) profiles the construction industry in the 27 EU countries and the UK, and produces detailed country fact sheets (CFS)…
Read more … Country fact sheets for the construction industry

DIY stores in Austria increase sales by nearly 11 per cent

The boost which the pandemic caused for trade in DIY and garden assortments almost worldwide is also noticeable in Austria.
Read more … DIY stores in Austria increase sales by nearly 11 per cent

Anti-dumping duties on imports of aluminium extrusions from China

The anti-dumping duties imposed range from 21.2% to 32.1%.
Read more … Anti-dumping duties on imports of aluminium extrusions from China

Letter on the safeguard measures against imports of certain steel products

While the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted Europe’s technologies industries in 2020, production levels are now increasing and are expected to continue to do so as…
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Manufacturing sectors dominate European growth rankings in March

The latest detailed European sector Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) data indicated output growth in 15 out of 20 monitored sectors in March, up from ten in February.
Read more … Manufacturing sectors dominate European growth rankings in March