sectors in France, taking the overall rate of expansion down to an eight-month low.
Elsewhere in the Eurozone, outside of France and Germany, output fell for the first time since November 2009. The rate
rate hike in the same timeframe. Concerning the exchange rate 64.7% of analysts anticipate that the Swiss franc will lose terrain versus the Euro in the coming half-year.
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falling for the first time since August 2009. In both cases, the declines contrast markedly with strong rates of growth in early-2011.
Output growth slowed to near-stagnation in both Germany and France
%), the Czech Republic and Luxembourg (both 10%).
The EU27 includes Belgium (BE), Bulgaria (BG), the Czech Republic (CZ), Denmark (DK), Germany (DE), Estonia (EE), Ireland (IE), Greece (EL), Spain (ES), France
performance," added Joerres.
Southern Europe: In France revenues were up by +5.4% to US$1.5 billion in Q4 2011 from US$1.4 billion in Q4 2010. In constant currency, French revenues were up by +6
if the economy is subdued, “it will take 10 or 15 years” before France sees the same level of demand for staffing agency services experienced in the UK.
Nick Cox from Hays highlighted the structural growth
the division's net fee income to £36.7m in 2006 and expanding out of the UK into Holland, Germany and France. Since that time he has advised various recruitment companies on a consultancy basis, most recently