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EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS - 23 OCTOBER
23 Oct 2015

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS – 23 OCTOBER

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EUROSTAT: Government debt fell to 92.2% of GDP in euro area

At the end of the second quarter of 2015, the government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area (EA19) stood at 92.2%, compared with 92.7% at the end of the first quarter of 2015. In the EU28, the ratio decreased from 88.1% to 87.8%. Compared with the second quarter of 2014, the government debt to GDP ratio fell in the euro area (from 92.7% to 92.2%) and rose in the EU28 (from 87.3% to 87.8%). A Eurostat press release is available here.

EUROSTAT: Seasonally adjusted government deficit down to 2.0% of GDP in the euro area

In the second quarter of 2015, the seasonally adjusted general government deficit to GDP ratio stood at 2.0% in the euro area (EA19), a decrease compared with 2.1% in the first quarter of 2015. In the EU28, the deficit to GDP ratio stood at 2.4%, a decrease compared with 2.5% in the previous quarter. A Eurostat press release is available

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