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A new Eurostat publication - Facts and figures about economic globalisation - Patterns in EU trade and investment

Brussels, 12 December 2017

Globalisation, which can be defined as an increasingly integrated world economy, includes movements of goods, services, people, capital and technology. It has an impact on businesses, governments and citizens, as globalised trade and investment notably changes our consumption and production patterns, triggers the transformation of labour markets, supports technology transfer as well as industrial restructuring. Statistics can help to better understand how significant these impacts are.

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