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Trade war and its consequences for the world economy


 

 

 

The USA is on track to override the rules governing the world economy to date and start a trade war. The USA is also effectively withdrawing its support from the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Is this the end of the WTO? This question is discussed in ifo Schnelldienst 11/2018 by Martin Braml and Gabriel Felbermayr, ifo Institute, Wolfgang Weiß, German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer, Fritz Breuss, WU Vienna, Christoph Scherrer, University of Kassel, Christoph Herrmann and Caroline Glöckle, University of Passau, Tim Krieger and Laura Renner, University of Freiburg, as well as Bernd Lange, European Parliamen

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What does the future hold for the eurozone?


 

 

 

Diplomats of numerous eurozone member states voiced concerns over the German-French reform plans. Especially the plans for an eurozone budget earned criticial reviews.

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

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08.02.2016

Statistics Austria:January to November 2015: increase in imports (1.9%) and exports (2.4%)

In the period January to November 2015 total imports amounted to €122.17 bn and total exports amounted to €121.14 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the same period in 2014 Austrian imports increased by 1.9% while Austrian exports rose by 2.4%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.03 bn.

07.06.2016

Statistics Austria: January to March 2016: increase in imports (0.2%) and exports (0.6%)

In the period January to March 2016, total imports amounted to €33.20 bn and total exports amounted to €32.09 bn, according to preliminary results by Statistics Austria. Compared to the same period in 2015, Austrian imports increased by 0.2% while Austrian exports rose by 0.6%. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.11 bn.

05.02.2016
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New FIW-Working Paper published

The FIW-Working Papers No. 162, No. 163, No. 164 and No. 165 have been published and are now available online for free.

04.02.2016
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FIW Workshop "Trade, Migration and Labor Market Outcomes"

FIW and WIFO would like to invite you to the 19th FIW Workshop "Trade, Migration and Labor Market Outcomes", taking place on the 25th of February at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Arsenal Object 20, 1030 Vienna. We kindly ask for registration until the 18th of February. Entrance is free.

11.01.2016

Statistics Austria: January to October 2015: increase in imports (1.4%) and exports (2.1%)

According to preliminary results by Statistics Austria, total imports amounted to €110.61 bn and total exports amounted to €109.16 bn in the period January to October 2015. Austrian imports increased by 1.4% while Austrian exports rose by 2.1% compared to the same period in 2014. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.45 bn.

04.01.2016

Statistics Austria: Regional foreign trade first half 2015: Salzburg and Upper Austria with highest increases in exports

According to preliminary results by Statistics Austria for the first half year 2015, the federal states Salzburg (+8.2%, +0.33 bn. €) and Upper Austria (+6.8%, +1.08 bn. €) registered the highest increases in exports, both in absolute and relative terms. In addition, also Carinthia (+6.6%, +0.21 bn. €) and Vorarlberg (+5.6%, +0.24 bn. €) recorded higher exports. Only the two federal states Vienna (-10.8%, -1.03 bn. €) and Styria (-0.4%, -0.04 bn. €) registered decreases.

17.12.2015
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FIW-Working Paper No. 161 published

The FIW-Working Paper No. 161 regarding "Organizational Belief, Managerial Vision, and International Trade" by Jaewon Jung has been published and is available online for free.

17.12.2015
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FIW-Working Paper No. 160 published

The FIW-Working Paper No. 160 regarding "Sources of Real Exchange Rate Fluctuations in New EU Member Countries" by Rajmund Mirdala has been published and is available online for free.

16.12.2015
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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.

11.12.2015

Statistics Austria: January to September 2015: increase in imports (1.5%) and exports (2.5%)

2015-12-09 – According to preliminary results by Statistics Austria, total imports amounted to €98.65 bn and total exports amounted to €97.47 bn in the period January to September 2015. Austrian imports increased by 1.5% while Austrian exports rose by 2.5% compared to the same period in 2014. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.17 bn.