Business investment rate up to 23.5% in the euro area
Business profit share also up to 41.0% in the euro area
As of July 2017, Eurostat will publish first releases of euro area household and business quarterly sector accounts earlier, at around 94 days after the end of each reference quarter.
In the fourth quarter of 2016, the business investment rate was 23.5% in the euro area, compared with 22.0% in the previous quarter.
The business profit share in the euro area was 41.0% in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with 40.7% in the third quarter of 2016.
These data come from a first release of seasonally adjusted quarterly European sector accounts from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, and the European Central Bank (ECB).