Articles tagged as: andalusia

July 30th, 2014

Foreign contributors to the Spanish Social Security system amounted to a total of 1,609,677 persons in June, representing an increase of 0.09% over the previous month, according to data published last week by the Ministry of Employment and Social Security. Compared to May, the number of foreign citizens contributing to the ...

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July 29th, 2014

The total number of new mortgages granted on homes recorded in the property registers stood at 17,963 in May, which is a drop of 3.4% compared with the same month in 2013, according to data released on Friday by the National Statistics Institute, based on figures from deeds carried out ...

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July 28th, 2014

According to the latest Frontur Inbound Tourism Survey results, released by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Spain posted a new record for the first half of this year with a total of 28 million inbound tourists, representing an increase of 7.3% over the same period of 2013. Between January ...

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July 22nd, 2014

Speaking at an event organised by the Chambers of Commerce of Andalusia, the President of the Spanish Government, Mariano Rajoy, maintained that the fiscal consolidation and structural reform policies implemented by the Government, together with the strengths of the Spanish economy, have enabled Spain to return to growth and job ...

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July 16th, 2014

The annual rate of inflation in June stood at 0.1%, one tenth lower than that registered in May, continuing a downward trend for the second consecutive month, according to the consumer price index (CPI) published by the National Institute of Statistics. This downward trend was mainly due to lower prices ...

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July 11th, 2014

The National Institute of Statistics reported on Wednesday that home sales in Spain rose by 5.4% in May, over the same month of 2013, to a total of 28,124 transactions, thanks to a boost in the second hand market. The year-on-year increase in May is the third consecutive rise registered ...

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July 3rd, 2014

The number of foreclosures on primary residences stood at 9,464 in the first quarter of the year, representing an increase of 19.1% over the previous quarter but a decrease of 4.2% compared with the period January-March 2013, according to the new statistics on mortgage foreclosures published by the National Statistics ...

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July 2nd, 2014

A total of 26.7 million overnight stays were registered in Spanish hotel establishments in May, representing an increase of 1.4% over the same month of 2013, boosted by a 4% rise in stays by residents in Spain, while foreigners’ bookings grew by 0.2%. In the first five months of the year, ...

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July 1st, 2014

According to a report prepared by the companies Infoempleo and Adecco relating to 2013, which was presented on Friday by the Secretary of State for Employment, Engracia Hidalgo, job offers in Spain rose by 4.2% in 2013 over the previous year, and thus breaks the downward trend of the past ...

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June 30th, 2014

The number of new mortgages granted on homes recorded in the property registers stood at 15,326 in April, which is 13.4% less than the same month in 2013, according to data published last week by the National Statistics Institute, who pointed out that these figures come from transactions carried out ...

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June 26th, 2014

According to the latest Frontur Tourist Border Movement Survey, released by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism on Monday, Spain received a new record of more than 21.4 million international tourists between January and May, representing an increase of 8.2% over the same period of 2013. Among the major ...

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June 25th, 2014

According to the Notaries’ Statistical Information Centre, in the first quarter of this year, foreigners bought 15,402 homes in Spain, which is an increase of 27.2% over the same period last year, and represents 19.4% of all the properties sold in those months. With these figures, the notaries certify that foreign ...

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June 19th, 2014

The low cost airlines transported 10.9 million passengers to Spain in the first five months of the year, representing an increase of 10.4% over the same period last year, according to data released this week by the Tourism Studies Department of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. In contrast, the ...

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June 18th, 2014

The Spanish Government website, La Moncloa, reported last week that, according to the statistics on residential property transactions made before a notary, the latest results show that in the first quarter of 2014, 81,358 homes were sold in Spain, representing the most transactions in a first quarter since 2010. This figure ...

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June 16th, 2014

Leading global HR solutions group, Adecco, predicts a return this summer for the first time since 2008, to pre-crisis hiring levels, with more than 130,000 contracts, representing an increase of 16.6% compared with a year earlier. In the years before the economic crisis, the contracts made by Adecco between June and ...

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