Gibson, Jane
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/13/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 43, p11
Trade Publication
The article highlights the 2006 autumn economic forecast of the European Commission, which cites that the European Union (EU) can look forward to better-than-expected growth and lower unemployment for 2007 and 2008. A 2.8% expansion is expected in the EU economy in 2006, with a 2.4% rate mapped out for 2007 and 2008. Unemployment will drop to 7.3% in 2008, compared with a high of 9% in 2004 across the 25 member nations.


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