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EU Stats: Volume of Retail Trade up by 0.4% in Euro Area

  In May 2017 compared with April 2017, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.2% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European … Continue reading

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Commission adjusts imports surveillance rules for steel – commencing 11th July

The European Commission will increase the exemption threshold for certain products from 2.5 to 5 tons under the Import Surveillance rules for Steel Continue reading

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Yorkshire & Humber Exports rise by more than a Fifth

The value of goods exported by companies in Yorkshire and the Humber has risen by more than a fifth in the first three months of 2017, according to the latest figures. Figures from HM Revenue & Customs have revealed that … Continue reading

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport regains ‘fastest-growing’ Title

Figures from the CAA show that Doncaster Sheffield airport has experienced a 43.1 per cent growth and rolling passenger numbers of 1.3 million between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017. Continue reading

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International Competitive Tender Documents – Uzbekistan

The latest International Competitive tenders made available via the Commercial Office at the British Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Mechanical Seals, tools and spare parts for a variety of sectors. Continue reading

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RECORD INWARD INVESTMENT FOR YORKSHIRE AND HUMBERSIDE

A total of 25 different countries invested in projects in the region, the most of which originated in the US, which launched 30 projects. Germany invested in ten projects, France started nine and Austria, Ireland and the Netherlands each invested in five projects. Continue reading

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Production in construction up by 6.9% in euro area

In February 2017 compared with January 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 6.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 4.4% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat Continue reading

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Euro area and EU28 government deficit

Euro area and EU28 government deficit at 1.5% and 1.7% of GDP respectively.
Government debt at 89.2% and 83.5%

In 2016, the government deficit and debt of both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 decreased in relative terms compared with 2015 Continue reading

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Euro area annual inflation up to 1.9%

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.9% in April 2017, up from 1.5% in March 2017, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Continue reading

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Industrial Commodity Prices to Rise in 2017: World Bank

The World Bank is forecasting higher prices for industrial commodities, principally energy and metals, in 2017 and next year. Continue reading

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