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The FINANCIAL -- In August 2018 compared with July 2018, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade decreased by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and remained unchanged in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July, the retail trade volume decreased by 0.6% in the euro area and by 0.2% in the ...

The FINANCIAL -- During the second quarter of 2018, 136 700 first-time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU). This was an increase of 4% ...

The FINANCIAL -- The statistics published by Eurostat often include countries in and around Europe which are not Member States of the European Union (EU). This is explained by the fact that ...

The FINANCIAL -- The results of the most recent European Commission survey of satisfaction with cultural facilities indicate that in 2015, in 20 capital cities in the European Union (EU), over 75 % ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.1% in August 2018, down from 8.2% in July 2018 and from 9.0% in August 2017. This is the lowest rate recorded in the ...

The FINANCIAL -- It is International Coffee Day on October 1, and to mark this occasion, here are some interesting figures on the imports of coffee into the ...

The FINANCIAL -- Coastal regions are popular tourist destinations in terms of nights spent in tourist accommodation by both domestic and international tourists, when compared with other NUTS 2 level ...

The FINANCIAL -- On the occasion of the European Day of Languages, figures on self-reported language skills show that in 2016, 65 % of working-age adults in the European Union (EU) knew at least one ...