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Economy and Finance

Latest business and consumer surveys

Regular harmonised surveys are conducted by the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) for different sectors of the economies in the European Union (EU) and in the applicant countries.

Latest

Latest update: Press release business and consumer survey results (incl. ESI, EEI, EUI, sectoral CIs) - 29 September 2022.
Next update: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator - 21 October 2022.
See also the full schedule for 2022.

 

September 2022: Economic Sentiment falls sharply in the EU and the euro area, Employment Expectations remain relatively robust

In September 2022, the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) continued its steep decline in both the EU (-3.5 points to 92.6) and the euro area (-3.6 points to 93.7). The Employment Expectations Indicator (EEI) decreased more moderately (-0.8 points to 106.4 in the EU and -1.2 points to 106.7 in the euro area), staying markedly above long-term average.

Recent press releases

September 2022

Press release business and consumer survey results (incl. ESI, EEI, EUI, sectoral CIs) - 29 September 2022
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Statistical annex to press release - 29 September 2022
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Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator - 22 September 2022
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