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Where the EU Stands on the Euro

Drag your pointer over the labeled countries on the map to get economic data on each nation, and the status of their participation in monetary union. (May not work on some browsers.)

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Europe Map

GDP Growth (1997):
Inflation Rate:
Budget Deficit
(% of GDP, 1997):

Interest Rate:

Member of ERM*:
Fulfills Condition
Of Union?:
Unemployment (1998)**:

Note: *ERM is the European exchange-rate mechanism. Countries that belong to the ERM restrict their currencies to trading within a specific range. Data as of November 1998 or latest available forecast.

Euro Index

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