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Spanish economic growth on track in third quarter

Spain has enjoyed some of the strongest and most sustained economic growth of all the nations in Europe over the past 24 months.

Spain has enjoyed some of the strongest and most sustained economic growth of all the nations in Europe over the past 24 months.

It’s only really economists who break the year down into quarters. Sure, we all have a mental map of when summer ends and winter starts, but spring and autumn often do a passable impression of the seasons either side of them, which makes the notion of four seasons redundant for many…

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Author: 02/11/2017 [0] Comments 

Brilliant news for Spain economy as number of jobless falls 180,000

The jobless queues are much shorter now in Spain as the economy enjoys some of the best growth in the EU.

The jobless queues are much shorter now in Spain as the economy enjoys some of the best growth in the EU.

A total of 182,600 new jobs were made in Spain in the third quarter of the year between July 1 and September 30, reducing the percentage of people out of work by 4.66%, and bringing the country’s total jobless figure down to 3.73 million – the lowest it has been since 2008…

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Author: 01/11/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain rises to third in expat quality of life survey

The stunning Basque region in northern Spain is set to welcome back a growing number of natives from the UK.

Spain has risen from fourth to third place in the latest expat quality of life survey, and it is easy to see why.

Spain has been ranked the third best place in the world to be an expat in the latest InterNations survey.

The poll, conducted every year, asked 12,500 expats to rate 43 different aspects of life abroad on a scale of one to seven…

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Author: 18/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain’s household expenditure doubles in the second quarter

Spanish households have loosened the purse strings in the past few months.

Spanish households have loosened the purse strings in the past few months.

Economists have a variety of means and methods to measure the financial health of a country. The most obvious ones – employment rates and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) – provide a broad overview of performance, but there are a few more specific metrics that can offer a better indication of how the average citizen is faring…

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Author: 28/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish property and jobs proving popular… with returning Spaniards

Fiesta time for Spain as the country enjoys the status as one of Europe's most dynamic and positive economies.

Fiesta time for Spain as the country enjoys the status as one of Europe’s most dynamic and positive economies.

Spain’s population has begun to grow for the first time since 2011, reaching 46.58 million at the beginning of the year, according to data from the Institute of National Statistics (INE).

This boost has been attributed to a rise in newborn babies, a growth in expats and immigrants and – rather significantly – a spurt of “returnees”: Spaniards who left the country during the tough recession years who are now flocking back as the recovery goes from strength to strength…

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Author: 07/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Weather, energy, employment: how Spain leads the way this summer

Spain has many reasons to be cheerful as the height of summer approaches.

Spain has many reasons to be cheerful as the height of summer approaches.

The balmy summer season is received very differently all over Europe.

In Edinburgh, August means a busy month of comedy and performance on its – often windy and chilly – streets as the Fringe Festival takes hold; for France it means reaching people in any office is nigh-on impossible as seemingly the entire country decamps to the, well, campsites that dot the southern reaches of the nation, and for Brits and Germans it means fleeing their own unpredictable weather for the reliably warm embrace of Spain…

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Author: 03/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain’s economy growing three times faster than UK’s

Spain is booming, particularly in Madrid, Barcelona, and along its ever-popular Mediterranean coastline.

Spain is booming, particularly in Madrid, Barcelona, and along its ever-popular Mediterranean coastline.

The New York Times calls it the “end of a nightmare”, while elsewhere in the international press the official economic data published by the Spanish government on Friday was reported a little more sedately: Spain’s economy is not only growing, but surging ahead of most of the rest of Europe…

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Author: 01/08/2017 [0] Comments 

IMF forecasts even greater economic improvement for Spain in 2017

Confidence is coursing through the veins of Spain's economy thanks to buoyancy in the tourism, export and property sectors in particular.

Confidence is coursing through the veins of Spain’s economy thanks to buoyancy in the tourism, export and property sectors in particular.

The Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF) has this week upgraded Spain’s economic outlook for 2017 on the back of its booming tourism sector, growing domestic consumer demand and extremely strong export market…

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Author: 21/07/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish government to create 20,000 public sector jobs over next two years

Thousands of new seats will be filled across Spain's public sector over the next couple of years.

Thousands of new seats will be filled across Spain’s public sector over the next couple of years.

The government of Spain has pledged to create an additional 20,000 jobs in the public sector between now and 2019 in an effort to offer greater support for much of the country’s official authorities and services.

According to the El Mundo newspaper, 7,000 posts will be created for general state administration, with a further 3,360 positions added to the judiciary…

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Author: 10/07/2017 [0] Comments 

Spaniards much more confident in economy, survey finds

Worries over employment and job security have eased among Spaniards, particularly in the past 12 months.

Worries over employment and job security have eased among Spaniards, particularly in the past 12 months.

Over half of Spaniards believe that the country’s economy is finally performing well, nearly a decade after the worst recession in recent memory hit.

A survey by international consulting firm GAD3 found that 52.5% of Spaniards are confident that Spain will boast one of Europe’s best-performing economies this year, echoing forecasts from leading economists that suggest the nation is at the forefront of growth…

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Author: 29/06/2017 [0] Comments 
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