Liechtenstein -Economic report signals slowdown -May 06, 2015

Unemployment staying stable at 2.4% of the workforce.

The economic perspective of the country is depending to a large extend on the exchange rate between the Swiss franc and the euro. Especially the export decreased substantially (-9% in the first quarter of 2015). By the end of 2014 employment in construction and (parts of) manufacturing reduced whilst the services sector showed a growth of jobs. Notwithstanding this the overall employment outlook is still positive, with unemployment staying stable at 2.4% of the workforce.      

German: http://www.llv.li/files/as/konjunkturbericht …    

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