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Brexit: Deal or No-Deal


 

 

 

The policy brief discusses the potential trade and welfare effects of Britain's disorderly exit from the EU through a recent study limited to trade in goods. The results show that a hard Brexit would have significantly worese effects on Britain than on the EU.  Still, , a contractless Brexit would also be associated with negative welfare effects forthe remaining 27 EU member states.

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The Research Centre International Economics FIW is a project of WIFO, wiiw and WSR on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. The FIW cooperation with the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the University Vienna, the Johannes Kepler University Linz and the University of Innsbruck is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

Current  FIW Statistics on International Trade,  a clear and graphical overview.

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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.

13.03.2017

Statistics Austria: January to December 2016: increase in imports (+1.5%) and slight decrease in exports (-0.2%)

In the period January to December 2016, total imports amounted to €135.59 bn and total exports to €131.22 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to 2015, Austrian imports increased by 1.5% while Austrian exports remained almost unchanged (-0.2%). The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €4.37 bn.

07.02.2017

Statistics Austria: January to October 2016: slight increase in imports (+0.7%) and exports (+0.01%) (copy 1)

In the period January to November 2016, total imports amounted to €123.98 bn and total exports amounted to €121.05 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the previous period, Austrian imports increased by 1.0% while Austrian exports remained almost unchanged (-0.04%). The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €2.93 bn.

19.01.2017
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Seminarreihe "Aktuelle volkswirtschaftliche Fragen im Rahmen von internationaler Wirtschaft und Europäischer Integration“ - Präsentation von Prof. Landesmann online abrufbar

Am 19. 1. fand im Rahmen der Seminarreihe "Aktuelle volkswirtschaftliche Fragen im Rahmen von internationaler Wirtschaft und Europäischer Integration“ das Seminar "Aktuelle Herausforderungen des Europäischen Integrationsprozess in der Verwaltungsakademie des Bundes statt. Die Folien von Prof. Michael Landesmann sind ab sofort auf der FIW-Website zum Download verfügbar.

09.01.2017

Statistics Austria: January to October 2016: slight increase in imports (+0.7%) and exports (+0.01%)

In the period January to October 2016, total imports amounted to €111.74 bn and total exports amounted to €109.16 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the same time period in 2015, Austrian imports increased by 0.7% while Austrian exports remained almost unchanged (+0.01%). The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €2.57 bn.

18.11.2016
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Invitation: 9th FIW Research Conference 'International Economics'

The FIW is glad to invite you, also on behalf of all cooperation-partners, to the 9th FIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’ taking place on December 1-2 at the University of Vienna, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1090 Vienna Besides the presentation of current research in the field of ‚International Economics‘ we would like to announce the following ‚highlights‘: • December 1, 4:45p.m.: Keynote Lecture by Prof. Wilhelm Kohler (Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen): 'Worker heterogeneity, trade and migration' We kindly ask for registration until November 26, 2016. More information and the conference-programme are available on the conference-site.