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Economic focus September 2015: Europe migration — crisis or opportunity?

Economic focus September 2015: Europe migration — crisis or opportunity?

Report summary

Unprecedented migration flows into the European Union have overwhelmed the authorities which are unable to keep pace with new applications for asylum. We address the risks associated with such an influx of people and the costs of dealing with the crisis. Are there benefits of this inward migration?

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This monthly Economic Focus delivers timely analysis of key macroeconomic developments which can range from interest rate shocks in China, through to investment plans in the Middle East.

Our Economists continually analyse macroeconomic developments around the world, working with our Commodity Analysts to determine the implications for commodity markets.

Wood Mackenzie's comprehensive understanding of commodity markets gives us a unique insight into the pace of global economic development and the risks associated with it.

  • Executive summary
    • Understanding the scale of the problem
    • What are the possible implications?
    • Conclusion
  • Economic outlook

In this report there are 21 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Asylum applications received by country
    • Direct cost of asylum
    • EU population forecast by age cohort
    • Economies with poor demographic outlooks
  • Economic outlook
    • USA Purchasing Managers' Indices
    • Eurozone Purchasing Managers' Indices
    • Japan Purchasing Managers' Indices
    • China Purchasing Managers' Indices
    • Industrial production
    • Industrial production
    • Consumer Sentiment Index
    • Consumer Sentiment Index
    • 10-year government bond yields (%)
    • 10-year government bond yields (%)
    • Consumer Price Index (annual % change)
    • Consumer Price Index (annual % change)
    • Exchange Rate Indices vs US$ (Jan 2012 = 100)
    • Exchange Rate Indices vs US$ (Jan 2012 = 100)
    • Oil and gas prices
    • Copper and freight prices
    • CPI inflation
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