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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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China Retail Sales Outlook: A City-Level Guide

16th August 2017
Research Analyst Suyang Zhou analyzes nine perspectives of the Chinese retail economy, including retail sales, disposable income per capita, net population change, business environment and business cost etc., to obtain a ‘3D overview’ of the consumer economy at city level.
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ASEAN Foreign Direct Investment 2017

10th August 2017
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) receives around 16% of the world FDI. The largest economies in the region remain a major investment destination. CEIC provides a quick view of the net flow of investment for the first quarter of the year.
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Belt and Road Initiative: Spotlight on Bangladesh

9th August 2017
This report will start with the social and economic fundamentals of Bangladesh, then briefly review its trade, foreign direct investment (FDI), and current domestic infrastructure situation, and finally, it will discuss great opportunities for Sino-Bangladeshi capacity cooperation and introduce the business environment in Bangladesh.
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South America - Q1 2017 Economic Growth

27th July 2017
With South America experiencing various events and circumstances over 2016 that shook most nations in the continent, Research Analyst Georgi Ninov takes a look at Q1 2017 stats for certain South American countries.
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Catalonia and Spain - economic comparison

21st July 2017
The government of Spain’s richest province per nominal GDP, Catalonia, has announced its intention to hold a pro-independence referendum in October, despite the assurance of the Spanish Prime Minister that the central authority would not accept its results. CEIC provides a quick overview of Catalonia’s stats compared to the overall level of Spain.