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Full list of EU countries and their respective 2017 reports.

**NOTE: The "Executive Summary" for each document can provide a great overview of the socio-economic conditions without having to scan the entire PDF.

https://ec.europa.eu/info/publications/2017-european-semester-country-reports_en

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The European Commission's COUNTRY REPORT was released yesterday and it provides in-depth analysis of the progress made towards economic and social priorities for ALL 27 EU countries. Very useful resource.

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-308_en.htm

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The survey pertaining to the aforementioned eurozone economic growth statistics. By measuring the PMI - or Purchasing Managers Index - across manufacturing sectors, they are able to gauge economic health based on: new orders, inventory levels, production, supplier deliveries and the employment environment. Detailed results below.

https://www.markiteconomics.com/Survey/PressRelease.mvc/70d3f937a9084891a38652f82f318477

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"In its monthly survey of economic activity across the region, financial information company IHS Markit also said job creation was the best for nine and a half years, as order books and business optimism continued to pick up."

"The index now stands at its highest level since April 2011, and is pointing to potentially robust quarterly growth of 0.6 percent in the first three months of the year — if the current pace is sustained into March."

http://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2017-02-21/eurozone-growth-seen-running-at-near-6-year-high

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Eurostat released their final GDP quarterly analysis of 2016, after analyzing all of the EU and Eurozone member state's economy. This link provides in depth details of the GDP growth rates by country and compared to 2015.

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/7868348/2-14022017-BP-EN.pdf/da0c1c33-2d80-4cc2-9f34-de2dab92aac5

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The Eurozone labour market is continuing to show steady growth. Eurozone unemployment fell at a quicker pace (almost 3x the rate) than across other advanced economies in 2016.

http://www.publicfinanceinternational.org/news/2017/02/eurozone-sees-fastest-falls-unemployment-oecd

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The financial information company IHS Markit gauged Eurozone business activity at a five-and-a-half-year high (well above the expansion/contraction threshold), while job creation spiked to a nine-year high.

https://financialtribune.com/articles/world-economy/58835/eurozone-job-growth-reaches-nine-year-high

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Price controls on inflation is one of the two fundamental objectives of the European Central Bank. In January, the eurozone inflation rate inched up to 1.8% (a near four-year high)

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-38807942

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With the Eurozone GDP and employment data coming out last week, encouraging signs are on the horizon. However Italy remains to be the slowest mover since the 08-09 recession and even pre-dating it. This article highlights some of the key points.

http://wbj.pl/italy-the-only-euro-zone-economic-loser/

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