Statistics in Focus , Product code: KS-SF-08-031, published on 08-Apr-2008

There were 19.6 million small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the EU-27 non-financial business economy in 2005, 99.8 % of all businesses. Their impact in terms of employment and added value varies substantially between economic sectors and across countries. The importance also varies

Statistics in Focus , Product code: KS-SF-08-037, published on 09-Apr-2008

This publication summarises the main features of the EU manufacturing industry and its component activities. It includes an analysis of country and regional specialisation, differences in the evolution of production, exports and imports, top products sold, the cost structure, productivity and profitability, as well as the role of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

News releases , Product code: 4-08042008-AP, published on 08-Apr-2008

the duties and taxes linked to production. Alternatively it can be calculated from gross operating surplus by adding personnel costs. 3. Eurostat, Statistics in Focus, 31/2008 "Enterprises by size class – overview of SMEs in the EU". Available free of charge in PDF format on the Eurostat website

Statistical books , Product code: KS-BW-07-001-01, published on 15-Jan-2008

), rather than any inherent difference in productivity levels between nationally-controlled and foreign- controlled enterprises. SIZE CLASS ANALYSIS: THE ROLE OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES (SMES) The European Commission has placed SMEs at the centre of industrial policy-making (20), realising

Statistics in Focus , Product code: KS-SF-08-078, published on 04-Sep-2008

enterprises In 2005, 14.5 million enterprises or 99.9 % of the business population in Services were small and medium-sized enterprises (‘SMEs’, employing between 1 and 249 persons). With 26.9 million persons employed in enterprises employing one to nine persons, 14.6 million employed i...

Statistical books , Product code: KS-BW-07-001-INTRO, published on 15-Jan-2008

; the importance of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs); labour force characteristics; external trade etc. The publication covers what is referred to as the business economy, which here is the sum of industry, construction and services (NACE Sections C to K). It does not cover agricult...

Statistical books , Product code: KS-CD-07-001-06, published on 02-Jun-2008

activities with respect to enterprise policy is Article 157 of the EC Treaty, which ensures that the conditions necessary for the industrial competitiveness exist. It also provides for conditions to encourage entrepreneurial initiatives, particularly among small and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs

News releases , Product code: 4-15012008-AP, published on 15-Jan-2008

, country specialisation and regional distribution, cost structures, productivity and profitability, the importance of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), external trade etc. The Eurostat website offers a section dedicated to European business3 where you can find the publication, the se...

Statistics in Focus , Product code: KS-SF-08-101, published on 21-Nov-2008

: Statistics in Focus 42/2008 “Architecture, engineering and technical testing” 5: CZ and IE: 2004, MT not available. Statistics in focus — 101/2008 5 Enterprise size-class Two thirds (67 %) of EU-27 Business services enterprises were small and medium enterprises (SMEs – employing less than 250

Pocketbooks , Product code: KS-ET-08-001, published on 08-May-2008

section contains a comprehensive presentation of European structural business statistics with links to all recent publications, data and background information, regarding regular annual business statistics, as well as a number of special topics (SMEs, foreign-controlled enterprises, business

Statistical books , Product code: KS-BW-07-001-04, published on 15-Jan-2008

) and the wood and wood products subsector by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). SMEs in the pulp, paper and paper products subsector of the EU-27 generated 39.9 % of the total value added of the sector in 2004 (see Figure 4.2), a much lower proportion than that (78.3 %) genera...