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Eurozone: Business Investments Decreased to 18.8 Percent

Published: July 31, 2013; 11:06 · (Vindobona)

Business investment rate down to 18.8% in the euro area and to 18.3% in the EU27 Business profit share at 37.7% and at 37.2% respectively

Eurozone: Business Investments Decreased to 18.8 Percent / Picture: © Flickr

In the first quarter of 2013, the business investment rate was 18.8% in the euro area, compared with 19.5% in the fourth quarter of 2012. This fall was the result of investment decreasing (-3.4%) while gross value added remained unchanged. Total stocks (materials, supplies and finished goods) fell for the fourth quarter in a row. In the EU27 the investment rate was 18.3% in the first…

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