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December 14, 2017

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Japanese industrial production

Japanese industrial production is recovering slightly in October

The Japanese industrial production is recovering slightly in October. Compared to the previous month, it jumped by 0.5%, according to the preliminary data from the Ministry of Commerce. However, growth is below the median market expectations for a 1.9%. Also the Ministry of Commerce revised the decline for September to 1%. Although October’s results are

German retail sales

German retail sales surprisingly dropped in October 2017

German retail sales surprisingly dropped in October 2017, according to official statistics office Destatis. This is one of the rare signs of weakness in the leading European economy. Retail sales fell in October by 1.2% compared to September. The expectations in the financial markets were for growth of 0.3%. This represents the most robust contraction

EU unemployment

EU unemployment slightly decreased in October 2017

The EU unemployment slightly decreased in October 2017, reaching 7.4% compared to 7.5% in September. On an annual basis, however, there was a more significant decrease compared to 8.3% in October 2016, representing a difference of 0.9 percentage points. This is the lowest unemployment rate in the region since November 2008. The unemployed citizens in

unemployment in bulgaria

Unemployment in Bulgaria remains stable in October 2017

The unemployment in Bulgaria remains stable in October 2017, standing at 6.1%, according to the latest Eurostat seasonally adjusted data. The unemployment rate in Bulgaria has remained stable over the past four months, ranging between 6.1% and 6.2%. On an annual basis, there is still a significant decrease, from 7.0% unemployment rate in October last

Eurozone economic outlook

Eurozone economic outlook is improving in October 2017

Eurozone economic outlook is improving in October 2017 for the sixth consecutive month to its highest level of over 17 years, according to a study by the European Commission. The rise in the index from 114.1 points in October to 114.6 points in November shows that economic recovery remains strong despite political instability in Germany

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