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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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18.11.2016
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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.

09.11.2016

January to August 2016: An increase both in imports (+1.4%) and exports (+0.6%)

In the period of January to August 2016, total imports amounted to €88.45 bn and total exports amounted to €86.41 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the same time period in 2015, Austrian imports increased by 1.4%, while Austrian exports rose by 0.6%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €2.04 bn.

13.10.2016
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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.

29.09.2016
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FIW Note No. 22 (September 2016) published

FIW biannually publishes FIW Notes. They present an overview of the most important Austrian and international developments regarding International Economics. The 22nd issue is now available for free on the FIW-Website.

07.09.2016

Statistics Austria:January to June 2016: increase in imports (1.6%) and exports (1.2%)

In the period January to June 2016, total imports amounted to €66.57 bn and total exports amounted to €65.51 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the same period in 2015, Austrian imports increased by 1.6% while Austrian exports rose by 1.2%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.07 bn.

10.08.2016
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Call for Papers for the 9th FIW Research Conference

FIW – the Austrian Research Centre International Economics invites the submission of papers to be presented at the 8th annual FIW Research Conference on International Economics. The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for economists working in the field of International Economics in Austria and its neighbouring countries to present recent research. The submission deadline ends on September 15, 2016. The conference takes place on December 1-2, 2016 at the University of Vienna (Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics).

10.08.2016
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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.

09.08.2016

Statistics Austria: January to May 2016: increase in imports (1.0%) and exports (1.1%) (copy 1)

In the period January to May 2016, total imports amounted to €54.82 bn and total exports amounted to €53.71 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the same period in 2015, Austrian imports increased by 1.0% while Austrian exports rose by 1.1%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.11 bn.

19.07.2016
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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.

04.07.2016

Statistics Austria: Regional foreign trade 2015 (preliminary results): Vorarlberg and Salzburg with highest relative increases in exports

In 2015, the federal states Vorarlberg (+7.2%) and Salzburg (+7.2%) realised the highest relative increases in exports, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Upper Austria showed the strongest development in absolute terms (1.77 bn €). While eight out of nine federal states could increase their export values compared to the year 2014, only Vienna (-3.3%, -0.62 bn €) registered a decrease. On the import side, Burgenland (-6.7%, -0.18 bn €) and Lower Austria (-4.1%, -0.98 bn €) had to register a decline, whereas the imports of the remaining seven federal states increased. In relative terms, the most dynamic developments were recorded for Vorarlberg (+6.1%) and Tyrol (+5.3%). In absolute numbers, Vienna (1.27 bn €) and Upper Austria (1.21 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.