Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) continue to recover – intra-EU-28 exports are a key driver of growth!
SMEs form the basis of the EU-28 economy. Between 2008 and 2017, the gross value added generated by EU-28 SMEs increased by 14.3% and employment by 2.5% on a cumulative basis and growth is expected to continue in the coming year.
DIW Weekly Report 29 / 2018, S. 641-651
The analysis of newly available data shows that the value-added of Greek private enterprises has fallen by 38 per cent in nominal terms over the last ten years. Micro-enterprises have been particularly hard hit. Despite all efforts to stabilise the macroeconomic environment, only a slight and still weak recovery has recently set in.
This study – commissioned by Airbus – provides an assessment of the economic impact of public contracts awarded to the development, manufacturing, and maintenance of military aircraft and spacecraft in Germany.
For this purpose, DIW Econ developed a model of the German defence aerospace industry and its complex supply chain.