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The FINANCIAL -- Actual Individual Consumption (AIC) is a measure of material welfare of households. Across the Member States in 2017, AIC per capita expressed in Purchasing Power Standards (PPS) varied from 54% of the European Union (EU) average in Bulgaria to 132% in Luxembourg, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- In November, the consumer climate in Germany has, by and large, been moderate. Whilst the propensity to buy has in fact been able to improve its already very good position, economic ...

The FINANCIAL -- In September 2018 compared with August 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 2.0% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.7% in the EU28, according ...

The FINANCIAL -- The overall tax-to-GDP ratio, meaning the sum of taxes and net social contributions as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product, stood at 40.2% in the European Union (EU) in 2017, an ...

The FINANCIAL -- With Black Friday and Cyber Monday done for another year, both retailers and shoppers have well and truly turned their attention to the festive ...

The FINANCIAL -- In 2017, households in the European Union (EU) spent 13.0% of their total consumption expenditure on transport. This represents a total expenditure of over €1.1 trillion, ...

The FINANCIAL -- In October 2018, compared with September 2018, industrial producer prices rose by 0.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.7% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.1% in October 2018, stable compared with September 2018 and down from 8.8% in October ...