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The World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme, Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World Unprecedented participation expected from global leaders including 70 heads of state or government and 38 heads … Read the full press release

Destatis: Urlaub in Europa: günstig im Süden und Osten, teuer im Norden und Westen

WIESBADEN, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nach der Weihnachtszeit und dem Start ins neue Jahr 2018 steht für viele Reiselustige bereits die Urlaubsplanung an. Kostengünstiger als in Deutschland ist Urlaub in Süd- und Osteuropa. Teurer sind hingegen Urlaubsreisen in den Westen und … Read the full press release

Destatis: German economy in 2017: GDP 2.2% higher in 2017 than in the previous year

WIESBADEN 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The economic situation in Germany was characterised by strong economic growth in 2017. According to first calculations of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the price-adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) was 2.2% higher in 2017 than in … Read the full press release

Destatis: Im Jahr 2017 wurden in Deutschland 1,1 % mehr Zigaretten versteuert als im Jahr 2016

WIESBADEN, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Im Jahr 2017 wurden in Deutschland 1,1 % mehr Zigaretten versteuert als im Jahr 2016. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) weiter mitteilt, stieg die Menge des versteuerten Pfeifentabaks deutlich an (+ 28,7 %). Dazu gehören neben traditionellem Pfeifentabak auch … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Wealth Management 2018: Solid economic growth, timid inflation, less monetary support

Solid economic growth, timid inflation, less monetary support and the growing influence of new societal issues underpin the investment themes selected for 2018 by BNP Paribas Wealth Management’s strategists in the United States, Europe and Asia. These themes aim to guide … Read the full press release

48th World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, 23-26 January 2018: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

GENEVA, 20-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland will take place on 23-26 January 2018 under the theme “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World”. For more information about the programme, read the meeting … Read the full press release

Destatis: Gastgewerbeumsatz im Oktober 2017: stieg der Umsatz nominal um 1,6 %

WIESBADEN, 18-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Das Gastgewerbe in Deutschland setzte im Oktober 2017 preisbereinigt (real) 0,5 % weniger um als im entsprechenden Vorjahresmonat. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) weiter mitteilt, stieg der Umsatz nominal (nicht preisbereinigt) um 1,6 %. Die Beherbergungsunternehmen erzielten im Oktober … Read the full press release

UN Environment and BNP Paribas establish Sustainable Finance Facilities to drive sustainable economic growth in developing countries

UN Environment and BNP Paribas have today signed a milestone agreement at the One Planet Summit to establish Sustainable Finance Facilities, collaborative partnerships aimed at raising development capital to drive sustainable economic growth in emerging countries. UN Environment and BNP Paribas will … Read the full press release

New study demonstrates the importance of protecting different seabed landscapes to maintain fish conservation

GLASGOW, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Conservation and fisheries management strategies should take into account seabed landscape in order to maintain fish conservation.  A new study led by the University of Glasgow in collaboration with the University of Strathclyde and Marine … Read the full press release

CBI on UK Government’s new Industrial Strategy: Today’s announcement must be the beginning of a strategic race, not a tactical sprint

The CBI has given its initial response to the Government’s new modern Industrial Strategy. Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, said: LONDON, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Nine in ten firms see a modern Industrial Strategy as vital to improving living standards in the … Read the full press release

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns marked the launch of UK Government’s Modern Industrial Strategy at the Airbus Campus in Newport

LONDON, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Welsh Secretary launches Industrial Strategy at Airbus’ Newport Campus UK Government publishes its vision for a modern Industrial Strategy. Welsh Secretary marks launch during visit to Airbus’ Newport Campus Industrial Strategy to drive growth across the whole … Read the full press release

UK to confirm new £70 million package of recovery and reconstruction support for hurricanes hit British islands

Prime Minister Theresa May will confirm a new £70 million package of recovery and reconstruction support for British islands hit by recent hurricanes. LONDON, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leaders from 11 British Overseas Territories will meet in Downing Street on Tuesday 28 … Read the full press release

ABP: New study reveals the future growth prospects of the Port of Barrow’s annual contribution to the UK economy

LONDON, 24-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A group of some of Cumbria’s most influential business and political leaders gathered in the House of Commons to celebrate the launch of a new study into the economic impact of the Port of Barrow to … Read the full press release

Alliance News riceve un investimento strategico da parte di PA Group e dpa per sostenere l’espansione nell’area EMEA

LONDRA, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alliance News – agenzia stampa leader nella fornitura di notizie in tempo reale sul mondo azionario per investitori e professionisti della finanza – ha ricevuto un investimento da due delle più importanti aziende media europee … Read the full press release

WMG Professor Janet Godsell: More and more companies are realising that overseas production is not as cost effective as it used to be

COVENTRY, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new report launched today by researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick, and Reshoring UK, finds that UK companies that consider both direct and indirect reshoring of manufacturing gain best performance boosts and urges … Read the full press release

KfW and KfW IPEX-Bank acknowledge importance of work-caregiving balance in Hessen

Voluntary acknowledgement to honour caregiving performed by employees Diverse support services related to ‘work and caregiving’ Frankfurt am Main, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2017-09-20), KfW and its subsidiary KfW IPEX-Bank signed the charter on balancing work and caregiving in the … Read the full press release

Minister President Bouffier tours the Werra Verbund Plant, learns about the potash district’s economic situation

KASSEL, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (20 September 2017) Volker Bouffier, Minister President of Hesse, visited the Werra Verbund plant to get informed about the current economic situation of the potash district and, at the same time, praised the efforts … Read the full press release

Destatis: the highest poverty risk in all of Germany recorded for Bremen

WIESBADEN, 31-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In terms of the at-risk-of-poverty rate, the poverty risk was lowest in the southern Länder of Baden-Württemberg (11.9%) and Bayern (12.1%) in 2016. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the highest poverty risk in all of Germany was recorded for Bremen (22.6%), followed by Sachsen-Anhalt (21.4%) … Read the full press release

Destatis: agreed earnings up 3.8% in 2Q 2017 YoY

WIESBADEN, 31-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The collectively agreed earnings, as measured by the index of agreed monthly earnings including extra payments, increased by an average 3.8% in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter of the previous year. … Read the full press release

Destatis: 509,997 young people concluded new apprenticeship contracts in 2016

WIESBADEN, 31-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A total of 509,997 young people concluded new apprenticeship contracts in 2016. This was a decrease of 1.3% compared with a year earlier. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that management assistant for retail services … Read the full press release

Destatis: Germany inflation measured by the consumer price index expected at 1.8% in August 2017

WIESBADEN, 30-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The inflation rate in Germany as measured by the consumer price index is expected to be 1.8% in August 2017. Based on the results available so far, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the … Read the full press release

UK Gov: Scotland’s deficit is more than three times higher than that of the UK

Figures published today show that Scotland’s deficit is more than three times higher than that of the UK as a whole LONDON, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Reacting to the Scottish Government’s GERS figures, published today, Scottish Secretary David Mundell said: These figures from … Read the full press release

Destatis: settlement with statutory health insurance institutions accounted for 70.4% of the receipts of medical practices in 2015

WIESBADEN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2015, settlement with statutory health insurance institutions accounted for the largest part of the receipts of medical practices (70.4%). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that 26.3% of the receipts came from settlement with … Read the full press release

Destatis: Mindestlohn verringert Spannweite der Tarifverdienste in einzelnen Branchen

WIESBADEN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Abstand zwischen den höchsten und den niedrigsten Verdienstgruppen in Tarifverträgen ist zwischen Dezember 2014 – also kurz vor Einführung des gesetzlichen Mindestlohns – und Juni 2017 gesamtwirtschaftlich um 0,2 % gesunken. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) … Read the full press release

Atypical employment in 2016 in Germany at 20.7% – Destatis

WIESBADEN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — One in five people in employment aged 15 to 64 years (20.7%) were in atypical employment in 2016. Based on results of the microcensus, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the proportion of people in … Read the full press release

Destatis: 19,5 Millionen Patienten im Jahr 2016 stationär im Krankenhaus behandelt

WIESBADEN, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Im Jahr 2016 wurden 19,5 Millionen Patientinnen und Patienten stationär im Krankenhaus behandelt. Das waren 277 400 Behandlungsfälle oder 1,4 % mehr als im Jahr zuvor. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) nach vorläufigen Ergebnissen weiter mitteilt, dauerte der … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland July’s PMI: strong start to 3Q of 2017 for the Scottish private sector

Headline PMI rises to 53.8, the highest since October 2014 Solid expansions in new business and employment Trend of expansion in combined manufacturing and services output extends to its longest sequence since 2014 EDINBURGH, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — July’s PMI® survey data … Read the full press release

Lloyds Regional PMI: Business activity increased across England and Wales for the twelfth month in a row

England sees sustained moderate growth in business activity at start of third quarter Wales maintains its recent strong performance thanks to pipeline of new orders Yorkshire & Humber and West Midlands remain top-performing regions overall while the North East sees … Read the full press release

Rabobank: consumers’ shift away from sugar consumption will likely slowdown the worldwide sugar market

 UTRECHT, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The consumers’ shift away from sugar consumption is an important driver behind significant changes in the food and beverage industry. These changes will have long-term ramifications, including a likely slowdown in the worldwide sugar market, … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum, Confederation of Indian Industry will host this year’s India Economic Summit in Delhi, 4 to 6 October, 2017

 The World Economic Forum will host the 2017 India Economic Summit in Delhi from 4 to 6 October Under the theme “Creating Indian Narratives on Global Challenges”, the Forum and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is hosting over 600 … Read the full press release