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Saudi Arabia: Economic indicators and trade with EU

The EU is Saudi Arabia’s first trading partner in goods, with 16.3 % of Saudi Arabia’s global trade, followed by China with 14.1 % and the US with 11.8 %. Saudi Arabia is the EU’s 15th trading partner in goods, with an EU market share of 1.5 %. Continue reading

South Korea: Economic indicators and trade with EU

South Korea is one of the top countries in terms of doing business and holds a good score within the Human Development Index. Meanwhile its economy has slowed in recent years and female labour market participation remains lower than most OECD countries, with little progress. Trade with the EU has benefitted from 2011 bilateral Free Trade Agreement, namely making a boost in EU’s exports to South Korea. Continue reading

Turkey: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Philippe Perchoc and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Caterina Francesca Guidi (from GlobalStat | EUI), The EU is Turkey’s number one trading partner, and Turkey the EU’s fifth trading partner – and the only one with which the EU has concluded a custom union. Turkish growth remains strong (4% in 2015 … Continue reading

Australia: Economic indicators and trade with the EU

Written by Krisztina Binder and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Caterina Francesca Guidi (from GlobalStat | EUI), Australia is one of the most prosperous countries in the Asia-Pacific region. It has a strong and dynamic relationship with the EU, and negotiations for a free trade agreement between Australia and the EU are expected … Continue reading

Mexico: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Enrique Gómez Ramírez and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Caterina Francesca Guidi (from GlobalStat | EUI), Mexico’s economy is the 14th largest in the world (in terms of GDP) and the second largest in Latin America, after Brazil. It is currently classified as an upper middle-income economy by the World Bank, … Continue reading

International Women’s Day 2017 – Empowering women in the EU and beyond

Written by Rosamund Shreeves (EPRS) and Gaby Umbach (Globalstat), Graphics by Christian Dietrich and Giulio Sabbati. To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) will join the European Commission, UN Women, the OECD, members of national parliaments and activists from Europe and across the world, … Continue reading

Canada: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Marta Russo (from GlobalStat | EUI), Canada is looking to diversify its trade partners in order to reduce its dependence on the US business cycle. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada entered into force provisionally in September 2017. What goods … Continue reading

Japan: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Enrico D’Ambrogio and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Laura Bartolini (from GlobalStat | EUI), Japan is one of the most developed countries in the world. Its per capita GDP, though lower than in the past, is still higher than that of the EU. Unemployment is traditionally low. In terms of the … Continue reading

1976 Electoral Act 40 years on: History and significance for European democracy today

Written by Wilhelm Lehmann, On 7 December, the European Parliament and the European University Institute held a joint history roundtable on the occasion of the 40 year anniversary of the 1976 Electoral Act, which introduced direct elections to the European Parliament. The event, organised by the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, took place in … Continue reading

Tunisia: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Joanna Apap and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Laura Bartolini (from GlobalStat | EUI), How fast is Tunisia’s economy growing? How was its economy affected by the ‘Arab Spring’ events? How many women in Tunisia have a job? What is the unemployment rate? Which country is Tunisia’s biggest trading partner? What … Continue reading

Indonesia: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Martin Rusell and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Laura Bartolini (from GlobalStat | EUI), Which economy grew faster over the past 15 years – the EU or Indonesia? How many Indonesian women have a job, and what is the unemployment rate? Which country is Indonesia’s biggest trading partner? What kind of … Continue reading

South Africa: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Marta Latek and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Laura Bartolini (from GlobalStat | EUI), South Africa is that continent’s second largest economy (and until recently the largest) and a top-ranked trade partner in Africa for both exports to and imports from the EU. This infographic, produced in close cooperation between EPRS … Continue reading

Argentina: Economic indicators and trade with EU

This infographic, elaborated in close cooperation between EPRS and GlobalStat, provides key information on Argentinian trade and economic indicators, as well as on its commercial links with the European Union. Continue reading

US: Economic indicators and trade with the EU

Amid an intense public debate on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks, this Infographic provides you with essential data on trade between the world’s 2 largest economies. Continue reading

EP-EUI policy roundtable on ‘Media Pluralism in the EU’

Written by Alina Dobreva, Contemporary democracies cannot function without the media. Therefore, guarantees for a free and pluralistic media are essential to the legitimacy of our political systems. Monitoring the risks to media pluralism was the central topic of an EPRS-EUI workshop, which took place on 21 June in Brussels. In her opening speech, Mairead … Continue reading

Brazil: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Enrique Gomez Ramirez and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Laura Bartolini (from GlobalStat | EUI), Brazil is the biggest economy in Latin America, representing one third of the EU´s total trade with the region. Our infographics, done in close cooperation with GlobalStats, provides a quick and useful overview of its main … Continue reading

India: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Enrico d’Ambrogio and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Laura Bartolini (from GlobalStat | EUI), At the beginning of the century, the EU and India were growing exactly at the same path: how about today? Who is the main trade partner of India: China or the EU? And would you ever think … Continue reading

China: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Gisela Grieger and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS), In cooperation with Laura Bartolini (from GlobalStat | EUI), Updated on 4.10.2018 China’s economy is slowing from past two-digit growth rates to a ‘new normal’ growth rate of ‘only’ 6.5% on average under the current five-year plan (2016-2020). To what extent does this slowdown affect China’s … Continue reading

Russia: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Martin Russell and Giulio Sabbati (both EPRS) In cooperation with Laura Bartolini (from GlobalStat | EUI), Which economy grew faster over the past 15 years – the EU or Russia? How many Russians are out of work, and how sound are the country’s public finances? How much red tape do Russian businesses have … Continue reading

EP-EUI Policy Roundtable – Higher Education in the EU: Stocktaking and challenges

Written by Denise Chircop, On 1 December the European Parliament library hosted a round-table with the participation of MEP Martina Dlabajová, Vice-Chair on the Committee on Budgetary Control and rapporteur of EP initiative report on ‘Creating a competitive EU labour market for the 21st century: matching skills and qualification with demand and job opportunities, as … Continue reading

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