. Spain’s economy meanwhile contracted by -1.9% in the period.
The staffing markets in France and Belgium have also been hit by weak client demand with the statistics showing that GDP fell by -0.3% and -0
currency from USD 17.6 million in 2012 to USD 16.1 million in 2013. France and Italy also reported lower organic revenue; France fell by -2.2% to USD 62.4 million while Italy reported a -0.8% drop to USD 13
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