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The vast majority of European small businesses view the economy as weak

Overall, 80 percent of small and medium-size businesses surveyed in Europe view the economy as somewhat to extremely weak. But sentiment varies among countries, with the most optimistic businesses in Germany and the least optimistic in Italy and Spain.

Approximately 4 out of 5 small and medium-size enterprises in Europe think the economy is weak.
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To read the article, see “COVID-19 and European small and medium-size enterprises: How they are weathering the storm,” October 22, 2020.