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The FINANCIAL -- In 2017, around 1 in 4 people (27 %) ate fruit at least twice a day, according to a survey of the European Union (EU) population. A further 37 % of the EU population ate fruit once a day and the remaining 36 % ate fruit either less frequently or not at all during a typical ...

The FINANCIAL -- Waste electrical and electronic equipment is a complex mixture of materials and components that can cause major environmental and health problems if not properly managed. As a ...

The FINANCIAL -- Hourly labour costs rose by 2.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.8% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2018, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the third ...

The FINANCIAL – In January 2019 compared with December 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 1.4% in the euro area (EA19) and remained unchanged in the EU28, ...

The FINANCIAL -- Around 28 % of the European Union (EU) population aged 16 or over did not do any exercise outside working time in 2017, in contrast with the rest of the EU population, who undertook ...

The FINANCIAL – The European Union (EU) produced 15.2 million tonnes of poultry meat in 2018, a new high. This represents a cumulative rise of about one quarter or 3.2 million tonnes since ...

The FINANCIAL -- General government total expenditure on social protection (as defined by COFOG) in the European Union (EU) amounted to €2,890 billion in 2017. This was equivalent to 18.8 % of GDP ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.8% in February 2019, stable compared withJanuary 2019 and down from 8.5% in February 2018. This remains the lowest ...

The FINANCIAL -- Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.4% in March 2019, down from 1.5% in February according to a flashestimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European ...

The FINANCIAL -- In 2016, the average rate of compensation of employees in the European Union (EU), in terms of wages, salaries and employers' social contributions, ranged from €44 per hour ...

The FINANCIAL -- On 27 March 2019, the European Parliament adopted the Copyright Directive. This is a major step forward for Europe, France, artists, journalists and European citizens, France ...