Tag Archives: euro area

Data on manufacturing in Germany December 2018: 1.6% decline in new orders; Turnover up by 2.7%

WIESBADEN, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New provisional data from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reveals a slight decline of -1.6% for the new orders in manufacturing in Germany during December 2018 when compared to the previous month having the price, seasonally and calendar adjusted. … Read the full press release

KfW Research: 2017 the most successful year of the euro area in a decade

KfW Research confirms growth forecast of 2.4% for 2018 Growth expected to slow to 2.1% in 2019 Political risks to the euro area business cycle have waned, spotlight is now on financial markets Frankfurt am Main, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With … Read the full press release

Lithuania becomes the 19th member state of the euro area

BRUSSELS, 06-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On 1 January 2015 Lithuania became the 19th member state of the euro area, with euro coins and banknotes entering circulation on the same day. The country joined a number of euro area institutions and euro-related … Read the full press release

Euro area Business Climate Indicator (BCI) continued upward trend in October 2013

Brussels, Belgium, 30-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In October 2013, the Business Climate Indicator (BCI) for the euro area continued the upward trend that started in May 2013. It increased by 0.18 points to 0.01, close to its historic long-term average. The assessments … Read the full press release

The European Central Bank (ECB) published its report on October 2013 euro area bank lending survey results

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 30-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ —  The European Central Bank (ECB) is publishing its report on the results of the October 2013 euro area bank lending survey today. The bank lending survey, which is conducted four times a year, … Read the full press release

Eurostat released euro area and EU annual inflation figures

17-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Euro area¹ annual inflation was 1.3% in August 2013², down from 1.6% in July. A year earlier the rate was 2.6%. Monthly inflation was 0.1% in August 2013. European Union³ annual inflation was 1.5% in August 2013, down … Read the full press release

Eurogroup ministers: early signs of euro area recovery

13-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurogroup ministers got back to business today in Vilnius in their first meeting since the end of the summer break. There was good news from Cyprus, where work has started in earnest on reforms designed to get the … Read the full press release

Euro Area Business Climate Indicator rose in August 2013 for fourth successive month

30-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In August 2013, the Business Climate Indicator (BCI) for the euro area rose for the fourth successive month. It increased markedly by 0.31 points to ‑0.21. The assessment of past production, the level of overall order books and production expectations improved sharply. Also the … Read the full press release

EU’s statistical office Eurostat released June 2013 unemployment rates: euro area – 12.1%, EU27 – 10.9%

31-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The euro area1 (EA17) seasonally-adjusted2 unemployment rate3 was 12.1% in June 2013, stable compared with May4. The EU271 unemployment rate was 10.9%, down from 11.0% in May4. In both zones, rates have risen compared with June 2012, when they were 11.4% and 10.5% … Read the full press release

The European Central Bank released its July 2013 euro area bank lending survey

30-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Central Bank (ECB) is publishing its report on the results of the July 2013 euro area bank lending survey today. The bank lending survey, which is conducted four times a year, usually at the beginning … Read the full press release

EC: Latvia ready to adopt euro in 2014

Brussels, 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the European Commission publishes its 2013 Convergence Report on Latvia, together with a citizen’s summary that briefly explains the report and the rationale behind it. The Commission concludes that Latvia has achieved a high degree of sustainable economic … Read the full press release

The ‘Two-Pack’ reform package enters into force on 30th May 2013 in all euro area Member States

The ‘Two-Pack’package is completing budgetary surveillance cycle and further improving economic governance for the euro area Brussels, 27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Since the launch of the euro, clear rules to ensure sound public finances have been in place in the form … Read the full press release

ECB report on the SMEs access to finance in the euro area – October 2012 to March 2013

2-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Central Bank (ECB) is today publishing its eighth report on the results of the “Survey on the access to finance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the euro area”. This survey round was conducted … Read the full press release

ECB report on the results of the April 2013 euro area bank lending survey

24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Central Bank (ECB) is publishing its report on the results of the April 2013 euro area bank lending survey today. The bank lending survey, which is conducted four times a year, usually at the … Read the full press release

Joint OeNB-ECB high-level Vienna conference discussed the preparations for the launch of the new Europa series of euro banknotes

Vienna , 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Before the new €5 banknotes of the Europa series start to circulate on 2 May, the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) and the European Central Bank (ECB) invited experts from several countries to a high-level conference in Vienna … Read the full press release

ECB & NCBs launch new educational game

22-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Eurosystem national central banks (NCBs) have published a new web-based educational game called “ Top Floor – Make your way up!”. The game is aimed at 18-25 year … Read the full press release

The European Commission, ECB and IMF comment on the conclusion of the review mission to Greece

Brussels, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Staff teams from the European Commission (EC), European Central Bank (ECB), and International Monetary Fund (IMF) have concluded their review mission to Greece. The mission has reached staff-level agreement with the authorities on the economic and financial … Read the full press release