was broadly unchanged.
Among the largest member states, the Netherlands (-3.8 points), the UK (-2.2), Poland (-1.0), France (-0.9) and Germany (-0.6) reported decreases, while the ESI improved in Spain (+2
and export order books. Appraisal of stocks continued to increase from historic lows.
The Euro area (EA17) consists of Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta
the Netherlands (7.1%) and Austria (8.2%).
The United Kingdom ranks somewhere in the middle with youth unemployment at 19.6% followed by France with 22.8%. In Italy, youth unemployment is noticeably higher with 27
Germany continues to be the only country to exhibit strong growth of 28%. Italy and UK record relatively low year-over-year growth, while the Netherlands, Sweden, Belgium and France continue to exhibit
Legs & Regs May
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