Europe

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% compared with the first quarter of 2018, when 131 400 first-time applicants were ...

The FINANCIAL -- The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.9% in the second quarter of 2017, ...

The FINANCIAL -- BRUSSELS -- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has urged EU member states to abandon the requirement of unanimity for decisions on some foreign policy matters, ...

The FINANCIAL -- EU exports and imports of medicinal and pharmaceutical products grew almost every year between 2002 and 2017, reaching EUR 156 billion and EUR 77 billion respectively in ...

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 latest figures on regional employment in the European Union (EU) show that in 2017 the highest employment rates were recorded in Åland (Finland), Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and ...

The FINANCIAL -- Sustainable development aims to achieve a continuous improvement in citizens’ quality of life and well-being. This involves the pursuit of economic progress, while safeguarding the ...