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    • 05/17/17
    • Public Services
    • Belgium
    • English

    Belgians trust the military the most, political parties are at the bottom

    The Institutions and Economic Sectors Global Trust Report 2017, conducted by GfK Verein, is an International study carried out in over 25 countries to investigate trust in either institutions and industries.
    • 04/20/17
    • Public Services
    • Belgium
    • English

    GfK Consumer Climate Europe: EU consumer climate at a nine-year peak

    The positive mood among European consumers has continued into the first quarter of 2017. At the end of December 2016, the consumer climate for the 28 EU countries had already risen to its highest level since January 2008. In January 2017, it further climbed by two points to 19.9 points, before settling at a level of 18.9 in March. This is one of the results of the GfK consumer climate study for Europe in the first quarter of 2017.
    • 02/09/17
    • Public Services
    • Belgium
    • English

    GfK Consumer Climate Europe: EU consumer climate at its highest level in nine years

    Overall, consumer confidence in Europe experienced very positive growth in the fourth quarter of 2016. The GfK consumer climate for the 28 EU countries rose by 5.6 points to 17.9 points in December, its highest value since January 2008. Over the year, the individual indicators – economic and income expectationss and propensity to buy – did not develop uniformly.
    • 10/14/16
    • Public Services
    • Belgium
    • English

    GfK Consumer Climate Europe: Uncertainty im-pacts consumer sentiment

    The top transnational issue in the third quarter, especially at the beginning, was the British people's decision to leave the EU. It was otherwise mainly country-specific themes that dominated discussions in the individual European countries. The economic and income expectations and propensity to buy indicators have not developed uniformly across Europe. Overall, the consumer climate for the EU28 fell from 13.1 points to 12.3 points from June to September 2016.
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