Europe

The FINANCIAL -- Goods imported and exported by the European Union (EU) can be invoiced in a range of currencies. In 2018, the euro was the most used currency for EU exports with a share of 48% of the total value of goods exported to non-EU countries and a share of 35% invoiced in US dollars. The picture was reversed for imports, with 56% of imports paid in US dollars and around a third in euros ...

The FINANCIAL -- 32.6 million persons aged 15 to 74 in the European Union (EU) were self-employed in 2018. They accounted for 14% of total ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.7% in March 2019, down from 7.8% in February 2019 and from 8.5% in March 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in ...

The FINANCIAL -- A live weight of almost 435 000 tonnes of tuna (including bonitos and billfishes) was caught by the European Union (EU) Member States in 2017 in the seven fishing regions covered by ...

The FINANCIAL -- In the European Union (EU) in 2016 there were 3 182 fatal accidents at the work place. This represents a standardised incidence rate of 2.2 fatal accidents per 100,000 workers, which ...