Tag: EU

Damon de Laszlo

September 2018

Looking across the Atlantic, one has to start thinking that Europe is becoming a sideshow to the Pacific Rim countries. Relations between the US, China and Russia are of greater importance to the global economy...

/ October 5, 2018
Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2018: Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Following the recession, unemployment increased to its highest level since 1995 at 8.4% of the workforce in 2011 Q4. It has since recovered, halving to its current rate of 4.2%, (898,700 persons) , its lowest since 1975. Recent trends in...

/ July 19, 2018
Top 6 Polluters' Emissions v.s. GDP

Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2017: Top 6 Polluters’ Emissions v.s. GDP

The set of graphs generally indicates that developed countries are beginning to reduce their emissions, whereas India and China are seeing their emissions rise, as they undertake vast infrastructure projects and continue to lift sizeable populations out of poverty.

/ August 3, 2017
USA, EU28 and UK Inflation

Chart of the Week: Week 6, 2017: USA, EU28 and UK Inflation

The chart shows that in 2016 the HICP rate of inflation for all three parties rose above 1% for the first time in over 2 years.

/ February 16, 2017