December 6th, 2013
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November 29th, 2013
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November 28th, 2013
November 8th, 2013
For the first time since 2008, the PwC Economic Consensus has forecast an improvement in the Spanish economy over the next twelve months, with advances in productive investment, household consumption and even employment. PwC have prepared this consensus since 1999, employing a panel of over 380 experts, entrepreneurs and executives. ...
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October 30th, 2013
According to the Labour Force Survey published on Thursday by the Spanish National Statistics Institute, unemployment fell by 72,800, and 39,500 new jobs were created in Spain during the third quarter of the year, when compared with the second quarter. These figures stand in sharp contrast to those recorded twelve months ...
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October 23rd, 2013
According to Eurostat, so far this year in seasonally-adjusted figures, Spain has recorded the greatest reduction in unemployment of under 25s from among all the EU countries. Specifically, this period saw a reduction of 96,000 unemployed young people, representing almost half of those recorded in the European Union as a ...
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October 14th, 2013
The Spanish Government stated in the 2014 Budget that Spain’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will grow by 0.7% - a figure that has been described as "prudent" by the Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), however, believes that these estimates are too optimistic. In their latest 'Global ...
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October 2nd, 2013
According to the latest statistics released by the Spanish Social Security System, and published on the Government website, La Moncloa, the monthly total of contributory pensions paid out by the system amounted to 7.8 billion euros at 1st September 2013. This represents an increase of 5% over the same month ...
September 25th, 2013
According to the findings from the twelfth annual study of Transatlantic Trends conducted by the United States’ German Marshall Fund in collaboration with the BBVA Foundation and other European foundations, 30% of the Spanish population would vote to abandon the eurozone and return to using the peseta as currency, compared ...
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September 6th, 2013
The average number of people registered with the Spanish Social Security system fell by 99,069 in August to a total of 16,327,687. This is the best figure for the month of August in seven years. There has not been a lower decrease since August 2005 - when the number of ...
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September 2nd, 2013
The Minister for Employment and Social Security, Fátima Báñez, announced on Thursday that the Government of Spain is working to radically simplify the various work contracts, reducing the 41 different employment contract models that currently exist in Spain to a total of 5, in order to facilitate and incentivise the ...
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August 27th, 2013
According to statistics released at the end of last week by the Spanish Social Security system, the monthly total of contributory pensions paid out by the system at 1st August 2013, amounted to 7.8 billion euros. This represents an increase of 5% compared with the same month of 2012. ...
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August 26th, 2013
In the Spanish Government’s Foreign Trade report for June, the trade balance closed the first half of the year showing strong growth in Spanish exports, which totalled 118,722 million euros, representing an increase of 8% over the same period in 2012. This marks a record never before achieved in the ...
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August 21st, 2013
According to data released on Friday by the Institute of Tourism Studies under the Spanish Government’s Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, low-cost airlines carried 19.8 million passengers through to July, representing an increase of 3% over the same period of last year. In contrast, the traditional airline companies transported ...
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August 12th, 2013
The Spanish Government received 477 million euros from other countries for healthcare provided to foreign pensioners and their beneficiaries registered in Spain in 2012, an amount slightly higher than in the previous year, when the total came to 472 millon euros. A total of 320,054 foreign pensioners were medically attended to ...
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