Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.66 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia, and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The territory of Austria covers 83,879 square kilometers (32,386 sq mi). The terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 meters (1,640 ft.), and its highest point is 3,798 meters (12,461 ft.). The majority of the population speak local Bavarian dialects of the German language as their native language, and Austrian German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other local official languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.
This Financial Sector Stability Assessment on Austria was set up by a staff group of the International Monetary Fund as foundation documentation for the intermittent counsel with the part nation. It depends on the data accessible at the time it was finished on August 19, 2013. The perspectives communicated in this record are those of the staff group and don't really mirror the perspectives of the legislature of Austria or the Executive Board of the IMF.
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|Agriculture||Grains, potatoes, wine, fruit, dairy products cattle, pigs poultry and lumber.|
|Manufacture||Pharmaceuticals, cars, chemicals, machinery & equipment.|
|Services (Including financial)||69.8% (2013 estimate)|
Wiener Börse is one of the world's most established trades and was established in 1771 amid the reign of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria with a specific end goal to give a market to state-issued securities.
The crash on 9 May 1873, of the Vienna Stock Exchange – the supposed "Gründerkrach" or "authors' crash" – was a piece of an overall downturn which, in the US, prompted the September 1873 insolvency of the Philadelphia managing an accounting firm Jay Cooke. The Panic of 1873 and Long Depression took after.
Today, the Vienna Stock Exchange works the main securities trade in Austria and in addition the Energy Exchange Austria, EXAA, and the CEGH Gas Exchange of the Vienna Stock Exchange. It gives exchanging framework (XETRA), advertises information and data to guarantee the execution of stock trade exchanges and encourage the connection among all market members.
The center business of the trade is the operation of a money showcase (value advertising, security showcase) and also a business opportunity for exchanging organized items. Extra administrations incorporate information distributing, record advancement and administration and particular money related market workshops and instructional classes.
The Austrian Traded Index (ATX), the main file of Wiener Börse, tracks the value patterns of the blue chips on Wiener Börse continuously.
The organization of the ATX is looked into consistently in March and September. The fundamental criteria for consideration or cancellation are the promoted free buoy and stock trade exchanging volumes.
The Vienna Stock Exchange is a 100% backup of the holding CEESEG AG.
The Cyprus Stock Exchange or CSE is a stock trade situated in Nicosia, Cyprus. It was built up under the Cyprus Securities and Stock Exchange Law which accommodates the advancement of the securities showcase in Cyprus and for the foundation and operation of the Cyprus Stock Exchange and was passed by the House of Representatives in April 1993. The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) started its operations on the 29th of March 1996. In 2006, it propelled a typical stage with the Athens Stock Exchange. The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) enables private or open organizations to list their securities on the Emerging Companies Market (ECM) and for open organizations to list their offers on the ECM. In the two cases (posting of offers or bonds) the CSE will likewise give the ISIN code and have the costs transmitted through Bloomberg and Reuters terminals as both are authentic money related information merchants.
Total market capitalization: EUR 96 Billion
Total listed companies: 20
Elected races in the year 2008 prompted the re-arrangement of a coalition government between the Social Democratic Party (SPO?) and the Austrian People's Party (O?VP). The coalition's administration announcement and program clarify references to the money related and monetary emergency. For example, the administration announcement expresses that the "National Government will intend to neutralize the more troublesome general conditions coming about because of the budgetary emergency by a deliberate and proactive work and work advertise strategy". It is fascinating to take note of that the monetary emergency is seen as a worldwide (predominantly outer) emergency. Austria needs to react to this emergency on account of its reliance on the worldwide economy.
The official report of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection of the year 2010 depicts the emergency as a universal monetary emergency, which began to affect the Austrian economy in fall 2008. In the start of the worldwide budgetary emergency, the previous Austrian government didn't know whether the emergency would affect the Austrian economy and to what degree. Despite the fact that it was evident in 2009 that the emergency would influence the Austrian economy, the emergency was still seen as brief.
Official statements point to marginally extraordinary recognitions with respect to the reasons for the worldwide money related and financial emergency. As indicated by a press article from 2009, the Minister of Finance sees issues in the administrative arrangement of the monetary market as one primary driver of the financial emergency. This view is additionally bolstered by the Austrian President, who considers the absence of administrative control and hypotheses on the worldwide monetary market as real reasons for the emergency. In another article, the Minister of Finance underscores that open obligations are the fundamental reasons of the emergency since it empowered examiners on the securities exchanges to cause turbulence on the worldwide money related market.
The monetary report of the year 2009 sees the "unforeseen ascent of swelling, the land emergency in the United States and in other created nations and the budgetary emergency" as a fundamental driver of the financial emergency. As indicated by the report, the budgetary emergency began in the United States and extended to different locales. The monetary report of the year 2010 sees the money related markets as for the most part in charge of the accompanying financial emergency and requests for changes in this division.
With respect to the circumstance in Austria, the "break-in" of Austrian fare rates is considered as one of the fundamental results of the worldwide monetary and financial emergency, as the fare part was first hit by the emergency. Alluding to work advertise advancements over the most recent two months of the year 2009, the financial report identifies a breakpoint in the proceeding with the ascent of joblessness beginning in 2009. Be that as it may, joblessness first began to diminish in the year 2010. As per official reports, the pinnacle of the emergency in the feeling of high joblessness and equivalently low work rates was in summer 2009. This contention is bolstered by national work advertise measurements, which demonstrate that the year 2009 was set apart by equivalently high joblessness (4.8 percent). It is intriguing to take note of that joblessness of societal gatherings, which were most influenced by joblessness, for example, youthful specialists, people with mandatory instruction and non-Austrian nationals, was fundamentally diminished. Be that as it may, they are still more influenced by joblessness than other societal gatherings. In the day and age in the vicinity of 2007 and 2010, business rates went from 72.1 (2008), 71.7 percent (2010), 71.6 percent (2009) to 71.4 percent (2007). Like the report of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, and Consumer Protection, the monetary report of the year 2010 portrays the work, work and government managed savings measures as reactions to the emergency.
The starting points of advanced Austria go back to the season of the Habsburg administration when by far most of the nation was a piece of the Holy Roman Empire. From the season of the Reformation, numerous Northern German rulers, despising the expert of the Emperor, utilized Protestantism as a banner of disobedience. The Thirty Years War, the impact of the Kingdom of Sweden and Kingdom of France, the ascent of the Kingdom of Prussia, and the Napoleonic attacks all debilitated the energy of the Emperor in the North of Germany, however in the South, and in non-German territories of the Empire, the Emperor and Catholicism looked after control. Amid the seventeenth and eighteenth hundreds of years, Austria could hold its position as one of the immense forces of Europe and, in light of the crowning celebration of Napoleon as the Emperor of the French, the Austrian Empire was authoritatively announced in 1804. Following Napoleon's thrashing, Prussia developed as Austria's central rival for control of a bigger Germany. Austria's annihilation by Prussia at the Battle of Königgrätz, amid the Austro-Prussian War of 1866, made room for Prussia to declare control over whatever remains of Germany. In 1867, the realm was improved into Austria-Hungary. After the thrashing of France in the 1870 Franco-Prussian War, Austria was let well enough alone for the arrangement of another German Empire, despite the fact that in the next decades its legislative issues, and its outside approach, progressively merged with those of the Prussian-drove Empire. Amid the 1914 July Crisis that took after the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Germany guided Austria in issuing the final proposal to Serbia that prompted the announcement of World War I.
After the crumple of the Habsburg (Austro-Hungarian) Empire in 1918 toward the finish of World War I, Austria embraced and utilized the name the Republic of German-Austria (Deutschösterreich, later Österreich) in an endeavor for union with Germany, yet was illegal because of the Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye (1919). The First Austrian Republic was set up in 1919. In the 1938 Anschluss, Austria was possessed and aided by Nazi Germany.] This kept going until the finish of World War II in 1945, after which Germany was involved by the Allies and Austria's previous law based constitution was reestablished. In 1955, the Austrian State Treaty re-set up Austria as a sovereign state, finishing the occupation. Around the same time, the Austrian Parliament made the Declaration of Neutrality which proclaimed that the Second Austrian Republic would turn out to be forever unbiased.
Today, Austria is a parliamentary agent majority rule government involving nine elected states. The capital and biggest city, with a populace surpassing 1.7 million, in Vienna.[8Austria is one of the wealthiest nations on the planet, with ostensible per capita GDP of $43,546. The nation has built up an elevated expectation of living and in 2014 was positioned 21st on the planet for its Human Development Index. Austria has been an individual from the United Nations since 1955, joined the European Union in 1995, and is an originator of the OECD. Austria additionally consented to the Schengen Arrangement in 1995,[and embraced the euro cash in 1999.
The Schilling (German: Österreichischer Schilling) was the cash of Austria from 1925 to 1938 and from 1945 to 1999, and the coursing money until 2002. The euro was presented at a settled equality of €1 = 13.7603 Schilling to supplant it. The Schilling was isolated into 100 Groschen.
The Schilling was set up by the Schilling Act (Schillingrechnungsgesetz) of December 20, 1924, at a rate of 1 Schilling to 10,000 Austro-Hungarian Kronen and issued on March 1, 1925. The Schilling was abrogated in the wake of the Anschluss (1938) when it was traded at a rate of 2 German Reichsmark to 3 Schilling.
The Schilling was reintroduced after World War II on November 30, 1945, by the Allied Military, who issued paper cash (dated 1944) in sections of 50 Groschen up to 100 Schilling. The conversion standard to the Reichsmark was 1:1, constrained to 150 Schilling for every individual. The Nationalbank additionally started issuing Schilling notes in 1945 and the principal coins were issued in 1946.
With a moment "Schilling" law on November 21, 1947, new banknotes were presented. The prior notes could be traded for new notes at the standard for the initial 150 Schilling and at a rate of 1 new Schilling for 3 old Schilling from that point. Coins were not influenced by this change. The money balanced out in the 1950s, with the Schilling being attached to the U.S. dollar at a rate of $1 = 26 Schilling. Following the breakdown of the Bretton Woods framework in 1971, the Schilling was at first fixing to a wicker bin of monetary forms and afterward, in July 1976, the Schilling has coupled to the German check.
In spite of the fact that the Euro turned into the official cash of Austria in 1999, euro coins and notes were not presented until 2002. Old Schilling named coins and notes were eliminated from the flow on account of the presentation of the euro by 28 February of that year. Schilling banknotes and coins which were legitimate at the season of the presentation of the euro will stay interchangeable for euros at any branch of the Austrian National Bank (Österreichische Nationalbank) uncertainty.
|National Song||"Land der Berge, Land am Strome"|
|GDP / GDP Rank||$417.23 Billion USD|
|GDP Growth Rate||0.9 percent|
|GDP Per Captial||$48004.7 (PPP)|
President- Alexander Van der Bellen
Chancellor- Sebastian Kurz
Vice-Chancellor- Heinz-Christian Strache
|Website||Go to the web|
|Public Debt||83.9 percent of GDP|
|Unemployment Rate||6.1 percent|
|Labor Force (Occupation)||-|