The financial system of the euro zone has not rebounded within the final three months of 2018, with progress remaining steady at zero.2% between the third and fourth quarters.
The flash estimate from Eurostat, the European Fee's statistics workplace, highlights issues that the world's largest forex space is at the moment experiencing an financial slowdown.
This estimate is in step with the disappointing efficiency of the earlier quarter, which put progress at its lowest stage in 4 years.
Economists initially hoped that the weaknesses famous within the earlier quarter had been lowered to one-off elements. Nevertheless, the info revealed in latest months have nearly all been disappointing.
Whereas the French financial system carried out higher than anticipated just lately, Germany and Italy, the third and third largest economies within the area, noticed their progress stagnate.