Business investment rate down at 22,2% in the eurozone, household saving rate up to 12.3% in Q1 2017

According to Eurostat, in first quarter of 2017, the business investment rate was 22.2% in the euro area, compared with 23.6% in the previous quarter. The business profit share in the euro area was 40.3% in the first quarter of 2017, compared with 40.8% in the fourth quarter of 2016.

The household saving rate in the euro area was 12.3% in the first quarter of 2017, compared with 12.1% in the fourth quarter of 2016. The household investment rate in the euro area was 8.9% in the first quarter of 2017, compared with 8.6% in the previous quarter.

Source: Cyprus News Agency