Articles tagged as: spanish government

October 29th, 2014

The Spanish Government’s Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, in collaboration with SEGITTUR, has announced the 2014/2015 Europe Senior Tourism Program, which is a travel program to be implemented throughout Spain in the low and medium tourist seasons for those over the age of 55 and resident in the European ...

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October 21st, 2014

In the first eight months of 2014, exports of Spanish goods grew by 0.9% year-on-year to 157.19 billion euros, which is the highest figure since records began in 1971. In real terms, growth was even higher, at 1.9%, since export prices measured using Unit Value Indices (UVIs) fell by 1%. ​The ...

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October 8th, 2014

The Spanish Government approved on Friday, a Draft Law on Promoting Business Finance, which aims to improve the financing tools made available to companies, especially SMEs. The law is aimed at improving the financing conditions given to SMEs by banks, and also encouraging alternative ways to access credit. The Vice-President of ...

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October 2nd, 2014

The Spanish Government has improved its macroeconomic forecast for Spain and now estimates that GDP will grow by 1.3% this year, instead of the 1.2% previously forecast, and that it will accelerate to 2% in 2015, compared with 1.8% estimated earlier, due to the improvement in both private consumption (+ ...

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October 2nd, 2014

The construction industry in Spain seems to have finally regained a pulse after years spent in a critical condition. El Mundo reported that national production closed the month of July on a high, consolidating its place among the European motors of the industry, to the delight of the Spanish Government. ...

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September 4th, 2014

At the end of August, the number of unemployed people registered at the Public Employment Service offices stood at a total of 4,427,930, after registering an increase of 8,070 unemployed people in the month, the Ministry of Employment and Social Security reported earlier this week. This new rise in unemployment in ...

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September 1st, 2014

In mid-July the Spanish Government approved a housing plan, with an allocated budget of 2,311 million euros up to 2016, which is focused entirely on the promotion of rental housing, restoration and energy efficiency. The construction sector’s participation in the field of restoration in Spain only reaches 28% of the total ...

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August 8th, 2014

In his speech following the Council of Ministers' meeting last Friday, the President of the Spanish Government, Mariano Rajoy, highlighted the Government’s approval of the new tax reform, which includes a raft of measures to help reduce the tax burden for some 20 million taxpayers in the country, above all ...

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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 8th, 2014

The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism presented last week, the mobile version of the official website for tourism in Spain and the 'Spain in Apps' platform (an app generator) which are aimed at offering a response to the needs of the digital tourist, and maintaining Spain's leading position in ...

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July 7th, 2014

Recorded unemployment in Spain fell by 122,684 in June over the previous month, putting the total number of unemployed persons registered with the Public Employment Services at 4,449,701. In seasonally-adjusted terms, unemployment fell by 16,113, which compares with an average increase of over 22,000 in the last five years. This is ...

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June 25th, 2014

Earlier this week, the Council of Ministers analysed a report on the Draft Tax Reform Bill, with the aim of designing clearer and fairer taxes. The reform will result in a GDP increase of 0.55% in the period 2015-2016. Following publication on the webpage of the Ministry of the Treasury and ...

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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 17th, 2014

The Foundation of Savings Banks (Funcas) have forecast that between 2014 and 2015, unemployment in Spain will drop by almost a million people, and they also predict economic growth of 1.4% for this year and 2.2% in 2015. According to the Funcas economic forecast published last week, the unemployment rate will ...

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June 17th, 2014

The Vice-President of the Spanish Government, Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría announced last week that the Government has taken an important step forward in the reform of the public administration services, with the approval of three new laws to be submitted to parliament which, she said: "are highly focused on facilitating ...

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