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European businesses forecast very challenging 2021 in major new survey

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The FINANCIAL — The 28th annual edition of the EUROCHAMBRES Economic Survey (EES2021) reveals the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on businesses across Europe, which predict a very difficult year ahead. The findings reinforce chambers’ call for swift measures to support financial liquidity and strengthen market access, also underlining the need for a business-friendly approach to the EU’s long-term policy agenda. Published today, EES2021 provides a snapshot of the European business community’s expectations for next year based on responses from over 58.000 businesses in 29 countries. The results show decreases across all indicators – domestic sales, exports, employment, investment and overall business confidence.…

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European businesses forecast very challenging 2021 in major new survey

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The FINANCIAL — The 28th annual edition of the EUROCHAMBRES Economic Survey (EES2021) reveals the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on businesses across Europe, which predict a very difficult year ahead. The findings reinforce chambers’ call for swift measures to support financial liquidity and strengthen market access, also underlining the need for a business-friendly approach to the…

Georgian economy to be down 6% this year, before recovery

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The FINANCIAL — Emerging and developing economies in the Europe and Central Asia region are on course to contract by 4.4 percent this year, the worst recession since the global financial crisis of 2008, says the latest edition of the World Bank’s Economic Update for the region, released today. Growth is expected to recover in 2021, between a…