EU sources -Unemployment reaches high record -March 4, 2013

According to figures published by Eurostat, unemployment in the 17-nation Eurozone rose to a record high in January with nearly 19 million people out of work, while inflation fell sharply. The data showed an increase to 11.9% in January from 11.85% in December 2012. Unemployment figures are coming in close to the official forecast of 12.2% for 2013; the Eurozone is not expected to return to growth until 2014.

English: http://www.france24.com/en/20130301-eurozone-unemployment-reaches ...

 

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