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Eurostat

Statistical Office of European Communities. An arm of the European Union government that collects and disseminates statistics related to EU member countries, as well as candidate countries and certain trading partners. Eurostat publishes information on economic growth, the labor force, the state of regions and cities, interest rates, and other matters. It was founded in 1953.
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Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Communities, announced on 16 October the launch of a new website, bringing together in one single place a set of the most relevant and timely short-term economic indicators for the eurozone and the European Union.
Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities, announced on 5 October the publication of its Regional Yearbook 2007.
The new edition of European Business - Facts and Figures, published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Communities, gives a comprehensive picture of the structure, development and characteristics of European business and its different activities: from energy and the extractive industries to communications, information services and the media.
In October 2006, compared to October 2005, industrial production rose by 3.4% in the EU25, according to figures released on 15 December by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Communities.
In September 2006, compared to September 2005, industrial production rose by 3.3%, according to estimates released by Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities, on 15 November.
According to initial estimates, the EU25's external current account recorded a deficit of 22.5 billion in the second quarter of 2006,acompared to a deficit of 19.5 billion in the second quarter of 2005 and a deficit of 36.7 billion in the first quarteraof 2006, indicated Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Communities, on 12 September.
Publications on the travel behaviour of European tourists presented by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Communities, indicate that there is a general preference among Europeans for domestic holidays.
Estimates of purchasing power parities (PPP) for 2005 published by Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities on 15 June reveal that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per inhabitant in Luxembourg was more than twice the EU average in 2005.
The year-on-year inflation rate in the euro-zone rose from 2.2% in March to 2.4% in April (compared with 2.1% in April 2005), slightly ahead of the EU25 average annual rate, which went up from 2.1% in March to 2.3% in April, according to figures published by Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities, on 17 May.

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