Light beyond the crisis


The yearly short-term business survey GfK highlights some data, which at least at EU level, induce to optimism. In the second quarter of 2013 the economy of the 27 Countries scored the 0.4% global growth; in some nations, such as France, Germany, Portugal and Great Britain, the improvement was considerable while also Italy and Spain show the first shy signs of recovery. The most optimistic companies for the next future turned out to beGermany,CzechRepublic,AustriaandHungarywhile the strongest orientation to increase purchases is registered among the consumers ofGermany,AustriaandBulgaria.