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The FINANCIAL -- In 2017, 650 000 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU). This was just over half the number recorded in 2016, ...

The FINANCIAL -- In 2017, the United States (€631 billion, or 16.9% of total EU trade in goods) and China (€573 bn, or 15.3%) continued to be the two main goods trading partners of the European ...

The FINANCIAL -- Hourly labour costs rose by 1.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.3% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter of the previous ...

The FINANCIAL -- Increases to minimum wages have gathered pace since 2010, with the highest increases recorded in countries which had the lowest minimum ...

The FINANCIAL -- Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.4% in March 2018, up from 1.1% in February, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European ...