EU Productivity indicators: New sections launched

Eurostat has launched new sections dedicated to new productivity indicators: labour and capital productivity and multifactor productivity. Labour and capital productivity   Labour and capital are key input factors affecting productivity growth. They are widely used for economic analysis and forecasting, policy design and policy making. The new set of annual productivity indicators with breakdowns … More EU Productivity indicators: New sections launched

Farm to fork: new publication on the European food chain

  Eurostat released on December 15, 2021, “Key figures on the European food chain”, a new publication focusing on the EU’s farm to fork chain. “Key figures on the European food chain” starts with an overview of the structural aspects of farming as well as primary agricultural and fisheries production, and then moves on to … More Farm to fork: new publication on the European food chain

Water and drought stress: Commission report shows water management progressing, but at slow speed

On December 15, 2021, the Commission adopted the latest Report on the implementation of EU water rules, measuring Member States’ progress towards bringing all European water bodies in a good status by 2027. The report measures Member States’ progress towards that goal, in particular in terms of  tackling pollution, abstraction and water efficiency. However, it … More Water and drought stress: Commission report shows water management progressing, but at slow speed

IFR President’s Report by Milton Guerry – Review and Outlook

Another year is coming to an end – a year of many ups and downs. In January, there were hopes around the globe for a return to normal. In the recent weeks, Europe is speeding towards new lockdowns and restrictive measures to fight the pandemic. Last-minute cancellations of trade fairs felt more like the prior … More IFR President’s Report by Milton Guerry – Review and Outlook

Inditex posts record levels of revenue, profit and cash for second consecutive quarter

Revenue in the first nine months of the year amounted to EUR 19.33 billion, up 37% year-on-year. Inditex’s Executive Chairman, Pablo Isla, said: “These results are very satisfactory and demonstrate once again the solidity of our business model, the quality and commitment of our teams, and the potential being realised by our strategy of fully … More Inditex posts record levels of revenue, profit and cash for second consecutive quarter