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EU’s Demographic Challenges

18th April 2018
As of 2016 the population of the 28 members of the European Union amounted to 511.5mn people or around 69% of the total population of the continent. While the majority of the EU countries are held in high regard in terms of their quality of life, there are considerable demographic issues that have been bothering the EU for decades – low birth rates, ageing population and high emigration.
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France Tourism Revenue

17th January 2018
France's Tourism Revenue dropped -7.3 % YoY in Dec 2016, compared with a decrease of -4.3 % YoY in the previous year.
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Global Economic Output Expanded Sharply in December

11th January 2018
CEIC Data is pleased to announce the launch of the IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index Headline Data (PMI Headline) in our CEIC WorldTrend Plus Database, under the Economic Monitor topic.
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Hong Kong Property Market

3rd January 2018
The world's most expensive housing market soared 12.9% in the first 11 months of 2017 as residential property prices increased to their highest level of all time.
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Most popular economic data 2017

21st December 2017
Thousands of our data-sets from CEIC are explored every year. For 2017, these are the top 4 countries and indicators searched for on our website indicator pages.
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Eurozone: Southern Economies’ Bonds Face End of Year

21st December 2017
As the end of 2017 looms, Research Analyst Georgi Ninov has taken a look at the performance of Southern Eurozone country's bond performance, and which countries are fairing stronger than others at the end of the calendar year.
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India Foreign Trade Policy Review

13th December 2017
The Indian Commerce and Industry Ministry released a review of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) for the period 2015-20 on December 5. The most discussed point of the presentation was the enhancement of the scope of the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) and the Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS). The government announced that incentives worth 8,450 crore INR (1,3bn USD) would be applied to facilitate exports in labor-intensive sectors such as leather and footwear, hand-made carpets, agriculture and marine products.
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China’s Manufacturing PMI above Expectations

5th December 2017
China's manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI increased by 0.2 ppt and 0.5 ppt to 51.8% and 54.8%, respectively in Nov 2017, as both indices remained in expansionary territory (>50%).

Manufacturing PMI edged up due to recovery from demand and supply. New orders (53.6%) and production (54.3%) climbed 0.7 ppt and 0.9 ppt, respectively from October levels. Raw material purchasing cost index declined further to 59.8%.