Austria: Purchasing Power Grows Slightly

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: October 15, 2013; 12:23 ♦ (Vindobona)

According to a study published by RegioData Research, Austria could improve its level of purchasing power in the years from 2008 to 2012.

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In total, 22 countries in Europe could record a rise in purchasing power, RegioData Research reports. In Austria, the increase was only 2.0%. The most remarkable increase in purchasing power was recorded in non-EU member countries. In Switzerland, purchasing power was up by 45% from 2008 to 2012.

A number of CESEE countries, by contrast, had to register a declining…