August 2018 compared with July 2018 Industrial producer prices up by 0.3% in both Euro Area and EU28

In August 2018, compared with July 2018, industrial producer prices rose by 0.3 % in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July 2018, prices increased by 0.7 % in the Euro Area and by 0.5 % in EU28. In August … More August 2018 compared with July 2018 Industrial producer prices up by 0.3% in both Euro Area and EU28

Quantum dots: the ultimate emissive display material?

By guest author Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Research Director, IDTechEx Many consider quantum dots (QDs) as the ultimate emissive (electroluminescent) material, one day representing the future of display and one day evolving emissive displays beyond the level that organic LEDs offer today. This is because potentially QD emissive displays offer extremely wide color gamut through their … More Quantum dots: the ultimate emissive display material?

German textile economy heavily cloudy in the midyear of 2018

The two textile sectors presented themselves in midyear not very dynamic. The key figures for textiles are not quite satisfactory, however still slightly ahead of the values of last year, on the other hand the economic figures for clothing are declining on a broad front. The ifo-index figures show – as witnessed in the whole … More German textile economy heavily cloudy in the midyear of 2018

“Steer, Don’t Drift”: Managing rising risks to keep the Global Economy on Course

By guest author Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director Speech at IMF Headquarters, October 1, 2018 Our event today is the penultimate leg of what we call our “Voyage to Indonesia”—the final leg being our Annual Meetings to be held next week in Bali. This is a challenging and exciting moment for Indonesia, a country that … More “Steer, Don’t Drift”: Managing rising risks to keep the Global Economy on Course