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A broad set of indicators for early detection of macroeconomic imbalances
Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, publishes today the indicators of the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure (MIP) Scoreboard. The MIP is part of the Six-Pack regulation on economic governance adopted by the European Parliament and Council in November 2011.

Production in construction up by 2.0% in euro area
In September 2018 compared with August 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 2.0% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.7% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2018, production in construction fell by 0.6% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.

Total agricultural output in the EU up by 6.2% in 2017 compared with 2016
The economic accounts for agriculture show that total agricultural output in the European Union (EU) stood at €432.6 billion in basic prices in 2017, up by 6.2% compared with 2016. In 2017, the equivalent of 56% (or €244.1 bn) of the value of agricultural output generated was spent on intermediate consumption (input goods and services), while gross value added (i.e. the value of output minus the value of intermediate consumption) was the equivalent of 44% (or €188.5 bn).

Annual inflation up to 2.2% in the euro area
The euro area annual inflation rate was 2.2% in October 2018, up from 2.1% in September 2018. A year earlier, the rate was 1.4%. European Union annual inflation was also 2.2% in October 2018, up from 2.1% in September 2018. A year earlier, the rate was 1.7%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Amounts sent to non-EU countries by EU residents up at €32.7 billion in 2017
In 2017, flows of money sent by residents of the European Union (EU) to non-EU countries, referred to as personal transfers, amounted to €32.7 billion, compared with €31.8 bn in 2016. Inflows to the EU totalled €10.7 bn in 2017, compared with €10.1 bn in 2016. This resulted in a negative balance (-€22.0 bn) for the EU with the rest of the world. The majority of personal transfers consist of flows of money sent by migrants to their country of origin.

Euro area international trade in goods surplus €13.1 bn
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in September 2018 was €184.8 billion, a decrease of 1.0% compared with September 2017 (€186.6 bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €171.7 bn, a rise of 6.4% compared with September 2017 (€161.3 bn).

Employment up by 0.2% in both the euro area and the EU28
The number of persons employed increased by 0.2% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 in the third quarter of 2018 compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2018, employment increased by 0.4% in both the euro area and the EU28. These figures are seasonally adjusted.

Industrial production down by 0.3% in euro area
In September 2018 compared with August 2018, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.2% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2018, industrial production rose by 1.1% in the euro area and by 0.8% in the EU28.

GDP up by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.3% the EU28
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28 during the third quarter of 2018, compared with the previous quarter, according to a flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the second quarter of 2018, GDP had grown by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in the EU28.

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