European Economic Statistics
European Economic Statistics
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More information onthe European Union is available on the Internet (http://europa.eu). Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2009 ISBN 978-92-79-12608-6 DOI 10.2785/27266 Cat. No. KS-31-09-001-EN-C Theme: Economy and finance Collection: Statistical books © European Communities, 2009 © Cover photo: Argus @ fotolia.com Copyrights of photos: Page 11: European Community. Page 21:Marlee @ fotolia.com. Page 99: Alexander Moritz @ fotolia.com. Page 141: Marco Scisetti @ fotolia.com
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This second issue of the flagship publication “European Economic Statistics” provides an overall statistical picture of the structure and development of the European economy. Asignificant part of the publication is devoted to presenting and analysing the most recent statistics on the European economy. In addition, its editorial and methodological sections provide an overview on current and background topical issues such as, among others, the statistical responses to the economic and financial crisis, insights on the ongoing projects to foster productivity measures andgrowth accounting, the presentation of integrated government finance statistics. The publication covers the full range of Eurostat’s economic indicators, including statistics relating to national accounts, government finances, balance of payments, prices, monetary and financial accounts, foreign trade and the labour market. I would like to congratulate members of the Eurostat editorial board and...