New data from Eurostat show that house prices in Austria went up by a whopping 85.5% between 2007, and the first quarter of 2019. This figure places Austria first, followed by Luxembourg at 80.6% and Sweden at 80.3%. The EU average stood at 19%.
Austrian foreign direct investment (FDI) in Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) declined in 2018, but continued to earn relatively high profits, a new report from the Vienna Institute of International Economic Studies (wiiw) found.
The total nominal value of imports of goods into Austria in the period from January to August 2018 was EUR 102.43 billion, up 5.5% on the previous year, while exports of goods rose by 6.5% to EUR 99.26 billion, according to preliminary results