Central Banking

Eurostat launches online economic database

UK - The European Union's statistical office Eurostat has launched a "Euro-indicators" subscription database aimed at economists and other professionals, some of whom complain that detailed data are hard to obtain.

"It is in response to requests by the European Central Bank, national statistics offices and other users such as economists," a Eurostat spokesman said on 18 July.

The database, which went live this week, allows access to about 350 economic indicators through the Internet on the Euro