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30.06.2020

Industrial producer prices went down by 2.7% in May 2020

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The industrial producer price index, IPPI 2015, reached 100.0 points in May 2020, representing a price decrease of 2.7% compared to May 2019. In April 2020 and March 2020, the annual rates of change had been ‑2.4% and ‑1.5%, respectively. The downward trend in producer prices for industrial products thus continued in May 2020. Between April 2020 and May 2020, the industrial producer price index fell by 0.5%.

30.06.2020

Turnover in industry and construction decreased by 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020; construction +3.4%

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A total of 66 348 enterprises in the entire industry and construction sector (+0.7% compared to the previous year) turned over €68.9 bn (‑6.8%) in the first quarter of 2020. The working-day adjusted turnover for industry and construction decreased by 7.1%. These figures coupled with a decreasing employment (948 152 persons, ‑2.8%).

29.06.2020

Business demography 2018: 41 087 new enterprises, enterprise creation rate 7.4%

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In 2018, 41 087 new enterprises were created in Austria, according to the latest available data. Referring to the total number of active enterprises on the market, this corresponds to an enterprise creation rate of 7.4%. Compared to 2017 (7.6%), the intensity of enterprise creation slightly decreased. 1.5 jobs were created on average per newly founded enterprise. At the same time, 32 006 enterprises closed, resulting in an enterprise closing rate of 5.8%. Per enterprise closed down, 1.6 jobs were lost on average.




 

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX

May 2020CPI 2015

Inflation0.7%

Index107.4

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Maastricht EDP Indicators

Government surplus 190.7%

Government debt 1970.4%

HICP 191.5%

Long term interest rate 190.06%