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Reuters
German wholesalers expect revenues to hit record high in 2017they would not affect the sector. In the first half of 2017 wholesalers’ reven
Reuters / Posted 9 hours ago
they would not affect the sector. In the first half of 2017 wholesalers’ revenues surged by 5.5 percent, data from the Federal Statistics Office shows. The sector is made up of around 125,000 companies with almost 2 million employees. On... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Germany sees jump in citizenship applications from USin British nationals applying for German citizenship since the country voted to
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
in British nationals applying for German citizenship since the country voted to leave the European Union last year. The Federal Statistics Office said a total of 110,400 foreigners took up German citizenship last year, a 2.9% increase from the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Germany sees jump in citizenship applications from USin British nationals applying for German citizenship since the country voted to
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
in British nationals applying for German citizenship since the country voted to leave the European Union last year. The Federal Statistics Office said a total of 110,400 foreigners took up German citizenship last year, a 2.9 percent increase... Read more
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DW
Immigrant voters in German federal election could prove influential |countries, and Turkish-Germans. There are 3.1 million repatriates living in Ger
DW / Posted 13 days ago
countries, and Turkish-Germans. There are 3.1 million repatriates living in Germany, according to the 2016 Microcensus. The Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) estimates there are 730,000 Germans with Turkish roots eligible to vote in the federal... Read more
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Swissinfo
Two new French speakers in parliament from 2019cantons of Aargau, Zug, Vaud, and Zurich grew fastest. Several factors lie beh
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
cantons of Aargau, Zug, Vaud, and Zurich grew fastest. Several factors lie behind the growth spurts, as reported by the Federal Statistics Office. Along with a net growth due to immigration (71,000 people), a natural increase due to positive... Read more
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EuroNews
German joblessness drops further, retail sector shows some weaknessof some weakness in consumer spending, retail sales fell by 1.2 percent on the
EuroNews / Posted 20 days ago
of some weakness in consumer spending, retail sales fell by 1.2 percent on the month in real terms in July, data from the Federal Statistics Office showed on Thursday. That compared with the Reuters consensus forecast for a 0.4 percent fall and... Read more
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Reuters
India seen posting stronger economic growth as shock from cash clampdown fadesthere is a good chance of Thursday's data throwing an upside surprise, thanks t
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
there is a good chance of Thursday's data throwing an upside surprise, thanks to a favorable GDP "deflator". The federal statistics office uses the deflator to strip out price changes to make quarters comparable. The GDP deflator is... Read more
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DW
Germany faces huge shortage of skilled workers |ages and the number of those retiring continues to grow. Germany's workforce cu
DW / Posted 21 days ago
ages and the number of those retiring continues to grow. Germany's workforce currently stands at 44.2 million, the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) said this month. In addition, with growing international competition, new consumption... Read more
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Swissinfo
Chihuahuas outbark Labradors in Swiss householdsin Switzerland also came out on Wednesday. At the end of 2016, there were 8,41
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
in Switzerland also came out on Wednesday. At the end of 2016, there were 8,419,600 people living in the country, an increase of 92,400 people – or 1.1% – over the past 12 months, according to data published by the Federal Statis... Read more
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The Irish Times
Private consumption drives German growth in second quarterrecord-high employment, rising wages and low interest rates. The German econom
The Irish Times / Posted 26 days ago
record-high employment, rising wages and low interest rates. The German economy grew by 0.6 per cent in April to June, the Federal Statistics Office said, lending support to chancellor Angela Merkel’s campaign for re-election, which revolves around... Read more
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Swissinfo
Top Swiss economist: ‘We have to pull together’ on pension reformof administering the pension funds. One in seven francs in the retirement syste
Swissinfo / Posted 26 days ago
of administering the pension funds. One in seven francs in the retirement system disappears. Those are figures from the Federal Statistics Office. swissinfo.ch: What does that mean concretely? R.S.: In today’s low-interest-rate environment you... Read more
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Reuters
Private consumption drives German growth in second quarterrecord-high employment, rising wages and low interest rates. The German econom
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
record-high employment, rising wages and low interest rates. The German economy grew by 0.6 percent in April to June, the Federal Statistics Office said, lending support to Chancellor Angela Merkel's campaign for re-election, which revolves around... Read more

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