.0% in services.
The Euro area (EA17) consists of Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland and Estonia
“In Italy it is increasingly getting more difficult to recruit workers,” said Hans Leentjes, head of ManpowerGroup Northern Europe in an interview with the German Financial Times. After France
, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth should reach +1.9%. The reason for slower growth is the strong Franc as well as the weaker global, and in particular European, economic trend, according to the Summer
Sentiment has weakened in all EU countries for which services data are available with the exception of Ireland, which posts the highest optimism. Companies in France and Italy remain notably more upbeat than