Statistics in Focus , Product code: KS-SF-09-071, published on 10-Sep-2009

% and in 2006 was close to 130 million. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which are defined as firms employing between 1 and 249 persons, are often referred to as the backbone of the European economy, providing a significant source of jobs and economic growth. They were indeed the main contributor to growth between 2004 and 2006 as this publication shows.

Dataset [Database], Product code: inn_cisl, updated on 27-Mar-2009

Dataset [Database], Product code: isoc_ci_tw_p, updated on 26-Mar-2009

Dataset [Database], Product code: isoc_ci_tw_e, updated on 26-Mar-2009

Call for tenders and grants , Product code: 2009-S-33-047541, published on 18-Feb-2009

-Luxembourg: development of a taxonomy for accounting and statistical data based on general International Accounting Standards (IAS)/International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and on IFRS for small and medium sized entities (SMEs) 2009/S 33-047541 Contract award notice Services Section

Call for tenders and grants , Product code: 2009-PN, published on 25-Mar-2009

into account; activities of the user group facilitated; improved ERETES web site. Statistical Governance and Quality Mid-term evaluation of the Community Statistical Programme 2008-2012 Analysis of programme implementation with a focus on recommendations for the 2nd half of the programme and the next multi-annual programme and of the competitive effects on SMEs brought about by the proposed cuts in the administrative burden

Statistical books , Product code: KS-BW-09-001-01, published on 22-Oct-2009

to create an environment that encourages entrepreneurs and businesses to fl ourish. Th ere are a wide range of initiatives intended to increase competitiveness or nurture European businesses, in particular, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Current enterprise policy (more details at: http

Statistical books , Product code: KS-BW-09-001-INTRO, published on 22-Oct-2009

and employment; country specialisation and regional distribution; gross operating and tangible investment expenditure, productivity and profi tability; the importance of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs); la- bour force characteristics. All of the statistical information contained

Statistical books , Product code: KS-CD-09-001-08, published on 18-Sep-2009

, particu- larly among small and medium-sized en- terprises (SMEs). Th e EU seeks to: reduce administrative burden;• facilitate the rapid start-up of new en-• terprises, and; create an environment more support-• ive of business. In October 2007, the European Commis- sion adopted a commun...

Statistical books , Product code: KS-EM-09-001, published on 08-Sep-2009

................................................................................................................................................................................Standard International Trade Classification SMC ................................................................................Semi-conductors (high-tech group, based on the International Patent Classification) SME

Statistical books , Product code: KS-BW-09-001-03, published on 22-Oct-2009

) when compared with non-fi nancial business economy averages. Th ere was less diff erence in terms of employment structures, as SMEs within the food, beverages and tobacco manufacturing sector in 2006 ac- counted for 62.5 % of the workforce, compared with an average of 67.4 % for the n...