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New protectionism? The us-american trade policy under president Trump


 

 

 

After Donald Trump was cited with „the Germans are bad“, a counseillor of Trump assured that the President of the U.S. that the critical comments were targeted soley at the German trade policy.


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17.07.2017

Statistics Austria: Regional foreign trade 2016: Tyrol and Salzburg with highest relative increases in exports

According to preliminary results by Statistics Austria for the year 2016, the federal states Tyrol (+7.7%) and Salzburg (+1.9%) registered the highest relative increases in exports. In absolute terms Tyrol (€0.88 bn) showed the strongest development, followed by Upper Austria (€0.42 bn). Five out of nine federal states could increase their export values compared to 2015. The strongest decreases were observed in Vienna (-4.6%, €-0.87 bn) and Burgenland (-4.3%, €-0.09 bn). On the import side, only Burgenland (-7.3%, €-0.19 bn) and Lower Austria (-3.5%, €-0.81 bn) registered a decline, whereas the imports of the remaining seven federal states increased. In relative terms, the most dynamic developments were recorded for Salzburg (+8.7%), Tyrol (+6.3%) and Styria (+3.1%). In absolute numbers, also Salzburg (€1.04 bn) and Tyrol (€0.67 bn) showed the strongest growth in imports. The highest external trade values in terms of trade-intensity (sum of imports and exports) were observed in Upper Austria, Vienna and Lower Austria, in the order indicated.

07.07.2017

Statistics Austria: January to April 2017: foreign trade continues to grow

In the period January to April 2017, total imports amounted to €48.48 bn and total exports amounted to €46.76 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the previous period (January to April 2016), Austrian imports increased by 8.0% while Austrian exports rose by 7.4%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.72 bn. The working-day adjusted rates of increase were 8.0% for imports and 7.6% for exports.

10.08.2016
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Call for Papers for the 10th FIW Research Conference 'International Economics'

The Research Centre International Economics - FIW announces its 10th Research Conference ‘International Economics on November 9-10, 2017 and invites the submission of (full) working papers to be presented at the conference. Theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented contributions in the fields of ‘International Economics’ (JEL Codes F and or O) are welcome. Submission Deadline: 17 August, 2017 Venue: Vienna University of Economics & Business (WU) Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria Contact: FIW Project Office (fiw-pb@fiw.at) Keynote Lecture: Dennis Novy (Warwick)

29.06.2017

Statistics Austria: January to March 2017: sharp increase in imports and exports

In the period January to March 2017, total imports amounted to €36.94 bn and total exports amounted to €35.54 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the previous period (January to March 2016), Austrian imports increased by 9.4% while Austrian exports rose by 10.3%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.40 bn. The working-day adjusted rates of increase were 7.2% for imports and 8.2% for exports.


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FIW Policy No.34 "Die digitale Evolution" published

The FIW Policy Brief No. 34 regarding "Die digitale Evolution" by Wolfgang Schwarzbauer has been published and is available online for free.read more

10.05.2017

Statistics Austria: January to February 2017: increase in imports and exports

In the period January to February 2017, total imports amounted to €23.51 bn and total exports amounted to €22.49 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the previous period (January to February 2016), Austrian imports increased by 6.9% while Austrian exports rose by 9.9%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.02 bn. The working-day adjusted rates of increase were 5.2% for imports and 8.0% for exports.


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WIFO: I. quarter 2017: dynamic export grwoth in Austria

The Austrian GDP improved by  0.6 percent in the first three months of 2017. For the first time since the second halve of 2014, Austrias foreign trade sector has conntributed significantly to the economic growth rate. In the first quarter of 2017, Austrian Exports have increased by 2.1 percent, imports by 1.8 percent.Erstmals seit dem 2. Halbjahr 2014 wurde das Quartalswachstum nicht mehr ausschließlich von der Binnennachfrage bestimmt, sondern auch der Außenbeitrag lieferte einen positiven Beitrag zum BIP Wachstum. Die Ausweitung der Exporte lag mit 2,1 Prozent über jener der Importe (+1,8 Prozent). read more

18.04.2017

Statistics Austria: January 2017: significant increase in exports

In January 2017, total imports amounted to €11.56 bn and total exports amounted to €11.40 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to January 2016, Austrian imports increased by 11.2% while Austrian exports rose by 18.4%. Due to two additional working days in January 2017 as compared to January 2016, working day adjusted rates of increase were 2.9% for imports and 9.4% for exports. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €0.16 bn.

27.03.2017
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FIW-Note No. 23 (March 2017) published

FIW publishes biannually FIW Notes. They present an overview of the most important Austrian and international developments regarding International Economics. The 19th issue is now available for free on the FIW-Website.

27.03.2017
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Update FIW Statistics

We updated the FIW-Statistics. The "Current FIW-Statistics on International Trade" offer a clear and graphical overview on key data and indices reflecting current international developments on international trade.