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Spain hits all-time record in wine exports, at 2.71 billion euros

The Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environmental Affairs (MAPAMA), Isabel García Tejerina, highlighted that the latest figures over 12 months to June...

Inflation rises by 1.6% due to the rise in energy prices

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1.6% year-on-year in August 2017, one tenth more than in July, according to the figures published by...

Progress on deal to avert airport strikes in Spain

Trade union organisations and the ministry of Public Works will return next Tuesday as they to continue with negotiations aimed at averting airport strikes...

German chain Aldi to open supermarket in San Javier

German food chain Aldi has announced that it is strengthening its presence in the Region with the opening of a new supermarket on 11...

Murcia taxes ensure 6th most expensive fuel in Spain

With the cost of living generally lower than in many other parts of Spain the Government of Murcia is failing to enhance that position...

Overseas Spanish property investors spend record-breaking sums on Spain real estate

Overseas property buyers have invested a record-breaking €888 million into the Spanish property market in the first half of 2017. The amount dwarfed last year’s record of […]

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Spain: “The worst watermelon campaign in Murcia in 5 years”

The watermelon production volume in the area of Murcia has been great this year due to the good weather and the expansion of the...

UNEMPLOYMENT IN SPAIN FALLS TO 17.22% IN SECOND QUARTER

According to the national statistics, unemployment in Spain has fallen to 17.22% in the second quarter of 2017. This is an improvement on the...

Over 11,500,000 passengers to travel with easyJet between 24 July and...

easyJet flew 74m passengers in 2016 with record 468,300 passengers requiring special assistance - a doubling since 2010 easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, will welcome over...

BEWARE THE “BOILER ROOM” SCAM!

Boiler rooms are entities that offer and provide investment services without being registered with the corresponding supervisor (CNMV in the case of Spain). Therefore, they are...

easyJet to recruit more than 1200 new cabin crew

Largest cabin crew intake in easyJet’s twenty one year history Earlier this year easyJet announced recruitment of more than 450 new pilots More...

A brief overview to mortgages in Spain

During the boom and bust years, Spain has created and developed a mortgage market where a number of different lenders offer a wide variety...

HOUSING CONSTRUCTION ACCELERATES ON THE ORIHUELA COSTA

The construction sector has maintained its steady recovery in the province of Alicante and is now growing at an even faster rate. Constructor’s applications...

TORREVIEJA CONTINUES TO BE “POOREST CITY” IN SPAIN

The Torrevieja council say that they are tired of repeating that the INE statistics and reference points used to calculate the average household income...

RHA ATTACKS CHANCELLOR FOR FAILING TO TACKLE UNFAIR COMPETITION FROM EUROPEAN...

The Chancellor in his Spring Budget spoke about fairness. Commenting, Road Haulage Association chief executive Richard Burnett said: “Mr Hammond is ignoring the plight...

MURCIA’S REAL ESTATE SECTOR UNAFFECTED BY ‘BREXIT’

Murcia’s construction companies believe that the Region now "depends less" on the British market than many of the other sectors, as growth continues to...

INFLATION RISES TO 3% DUE TO HIGHER ENERGY PRICES

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) grew in January by 3% in year-on-year terms, 1.4 points higher than in December 2016, according to figures published...

LETTUCE PRAY! LEMONS FACING PRICE SQUEEZE?

By Andrew Atkinson Recent bad weather in the Vega Baja region severely hitting crops - including lettuce, courgettes and aubergines - lead to rationing in...

SPANISH ECONOMY CLOSED 2016 WITH 541,700 FEWER UNEMPLOYED

Over 413,000 more people are in work than a year ago, a 2.3% rise, all in the private sector and on a full-time basis....

2016 ENDS WITH 390,534 FEWER UNEMPLOYED

The number of recorded unemployed at the State Public Employment Services has fallen in December by 86,849 on the previous month. The total number of...

Best Business in 2016: Which Companies Impressed Over the Last Year

https://www.flickr.com/photos/angermann/3079711451/ "Business" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by angermann 2016 saw business boom once again. With the recession gradually fading from memory and consumers starting to spend again, companies across Europe...

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASED TO 23.50 EUROS PER DAY

From 1 January 2017 the Council of Ministers has raised the National minimum wage to 707.70 euros per month, an 8% rise. It also...

NINE NATIONAL HOLIDAYS IN 2017

Public holidays celebrated in Spain include a mix of religious (Roman Catholic), national and regional observances. Each municipality is allowed to have a maximum...

FIFTY MILLION VISITORS FOR LA ZENIA BOULEVARD

La Zenia Boulevard Shopping Centre celebrated the arrival of its 50 millionth visitor just prior to Christmas since it first opened its doors in...

CALA MOSCA THREATENED

The launching of a new public consultation procedure by the Orihuela Town Hall on the project to build 1,500 new houses on Cala Mosca,...

VALENCIAN COMMUNITY HOSTED 8 MILLION FOREIGN TOURISTS IN 2016

377,912 foreign tourists in November, 18.4% more than in the same month of the previous year. 7,463,665 International visitors in the first eleven months of...

FAOC CRITICISE COMPOSITION OF ORIHUELA TOURISM BOARD

The recent Orihuela Plenary (Monthly meeting of the full City Council) held on 29 December, approved the protocols to be adopted by the Tourism...

PUBLIC DEFICIT IN THIRD QUARTER STANDS AT 2.59% OF GDP

The deficit of the public authorities as a whole in the third quarter of the year stood at 2.59% of GDP, in line with...

ORIHUELA COUNCIL ACCUSED OF HIDING CALA MOSCA CONSTRUCTION

The construction of another 1,500 properties in the last unbuilt corner of the Coast on the seafront at Cala Mosca seems now to have...

MURCIA DEPUTY HEAPS MORE DOUBTS ON FUTURE OF CORVERA

The Podemos deputy in the Murcia Assembly, Andrés Pedreño, has said that the region has only one viable airport and that is San Javier. It...

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