Monthly Report No. 3/2015


Amat Adarov, Vasily Astrov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Sandra M. Leitner and Robert Stehrer

wiiw Monthly Report No. 3, March 2015
41 pages including 2 Tables and 26 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Direct cost shares of selected business services in manufacturing (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: Financial assistance to Ukraine: will it help? (by Amat Adarov and Vasily Astrov; pp. 2-4)
  • Specialisation in manufacturing and business services in the EU, with a particular focus on the new Member States (by Doris Hanzl-Weiss and Robert Stehrer; pp. 5-9)
  • The use of services in European manufacturing (by Robert Stehrer; pp. 10-13)
  • The role of business services linkages for manufacturing performance in EU Member States (by Sandra M. Leitner; pp. 14-17)
  • Recommended reading (p. 18)
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 19-40)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: business services, manufacturing, financial assistance, services, business services linkages

Countries covered: European Union, New EU Member States, Russia, Ukraine

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, Sectoral studies