March 26, 2018
Euromonitor International is pleased to announce the launch of Income and Expenditure Country Reports for 2018. The new set of reports – starting with China, the USA and Singapore – will identify, analyse and visualise key insights and trends in income distribution and consumer spending patterns in major economies. New to this year’s Income and Expenditure reports is a Scenario Analysis section assessing the impact of a macro scenario that is most relevant to the country in focus using our Income and Wealth Distribution […]
January 31, 2016
  The number of higher-educated students is rising three times faster than the overall population globally. At the same time, many countries around the world have problems with skills mismatch in the workforce, where the needs of economies aren’t met by the skills the workforce has. Young people are particularly impacted as they struggle to […]
Carrie Lennard
January 13, 2014
Each year we compile a list of the most read articles on Countries & Consumers, our market-leading economic and consumer insight database. A read through these articles provides an insight into what was top of mind for the world’s business community in 2013. 2013 was an important year in political, economic and consumer terms with […]
January 1, 2014
Download as pdf In 2013, Europe (that’s both Eastern and Western Europe combined) was the largest ingredients market globally. With Asia Pacific rapidly overtaking in terms of volume consumption, and forecast growth set to remain slow in Europe, more specialist and functional ingredients are one solution for manufacturers to help maximise value growth. Botanicals, minerals, […]
March 26, 2018
Download full datagraphic as pdf In post-recessionary times, when incomes are squeezed, money does appear to make people happier in the world’s largest advanced economies. Perhaps surprisingly time spent on leisure does not always correlate with life-satisfaction.  Although it’s notable that the countries with most time to devote to leisure also have the highest unemployment […]
March 26, 2018
Labour productivity, measured as GDP per person employed, indicates the efficiency and competitiveness of the economy in a city. Due to heavier investments in research, new technology and skills, cities tend to be more productive than their respective countries. In 2012, the highest productivity was registered in the developed world and oil-rich Persian Gulf cities. […]
March 26, 2018
In 2013, 24 packaged food markets grew by over US$1 billion in a single year. This datagraphic is a visual representation of the largest growth opportunities for food manufacturers across the world. From mature markets such as the US which still account for a sizeable chunk of food expenditure to emerging markets like Nigeria, there […]
September 1, 2014
Growth figures for the second quarter in the eurozone are disappointing but countries that have enacted reforms are performing better. Spain for instance enacted financial and employment reforms and growth turned positive in the third quarter of 2013. Ireland enacted reforms as well and is now one of the top performers in the eurozone with […]

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