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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 Oxfordshire (the United Kingdom) and Stockholm (Sweden), followed by Oberbayern and Tübingen ...

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 -- Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are long-term contractual arrangements between a government body and a non-government partner, usually for public service building ...

The FINANCIAL -- The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.2% in July 2018, stable compared with June 2018 and down from 9.1% in July 2017. This is the lowest rate recorded in ...

The FINANCIAL -- Resource productivity quantifies the relationship between the size of the economy and the use of natural resources. The value of resource productivity will increase if the economy, ...

The FINANCIAL -- In July 2018, compared with June 2018, industrial producer prices rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical ...

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 ...

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, ...