currency, the UK grew by +5% while all other major European markets declined (Nordics -4%), Germany -10%), Netherlands (-12%) and Belgium (-11%).
In this region the “gross profit margin was below the prior
(Germany, France, Italy) is projected to grow at +0.4% in the third quarter, rising to +0.6% in the fourth quarter. Second quarter 2010 GDP grew by +1.6% in the US, by +5.1% in the three largest countries
levels amongst the larger economies in Western Europe were in the UK (59%), France (55%), and Germany (51%). However many of the smaller countries bettered their larger neighbours, namely Switzerland (64
), and with optimism as to prospects for the New Year in a number of its key markets."
"Increased demand for temporary staff, particularly within Germany and the UK at the end of 2009 and in early 2010, has resulted
.6% followed by Germany with 10.1%. Spain has by far the highest youth unemployment rate with 44.5% followed by Latvia with 43.8%.
The Spanish Minister for Labour, Celestino Corbacho, said at the Barcelona