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The good-news-bad-news Brexit ‘yoyo’ continues

Currency Matters UK interest rates were left static at 0.5% on Thursday BUT the Bank of England said that it may need to raise interest...

Survey shows that January manufacturing growth in Spain remains robust

According to survey data released by IHS Markit on Thursday, Spain’s manufacturing activity has continued to improve in the first month of 2018. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index showed a […]

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Spain narrowly misses out on pole position in battle for global...

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has forecasted that Spain received more visitors than the US in 2017, placing it in second place after France. Spain received 82 million visitors in […]

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Santander posts 7% year on year increase in profit

Banco Santander have posted an increase in net profit of 7%, € 6.619 billion, for 2017. The figure was affected by charges of € 897 million which were required to […]

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Almost 6,500 homes under construction in Province

According to data produced by the Association of Quantity Surveyors, Technical Architects and Building Engineers of Alicante, and despite a somewhat hesitant start to...

Inflation slows to 1.1% due to decelerating energy prices

According to figures published by the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE), the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased in December 2017 by 1.1% year-on-year, 0.1%...

Spain one of the “most attractive destinations for investment”.

"We export one third of our GDP", says Mariano Rajoy At the inauguration in Madrid of the 8th Spain Investors Day Forum, Mariano Rajoy, explained...

Rajoy uses Murcia visit to announce creation of 189,000 jobs

Rajoy announces launch of Highways Investment Plan The President of the Government announced in Murcia that the publication on Thursday in the Official State Gazette...

Rajoy signs agreement to raise national minimum wage

Signed on Tuesday at Moncloa Palace by the President of the Government, the presidents of the business organisations CEOE and CEPME, and the general...

Spain Exports grow by 9.3% to October setting new record

Spanish exports of goods in the period January-October grew by 9.3% on the same period of the previous year to reach 229.8 billion euros,...

Water shortage could cost Province 950 million euro every year

The Alicante Chamber of Commerce has warned that if the local water supply is not guaranteed the Province will lose 25% of all it’s...

Currency Matters

This week the UK budget was delivered without a hitch or any embarrassing U turns. The cut in Stamp Duty will stole the headlines...

Exports continue to post historic highs, with a 9.1% increase to...

In the period January-September, Spanish exports of goods grew by 9.1% compared with the same period of the previous year, amounting to 205.56 billion...

ALDI to open new store in Finestrat

ALDI, one of the most popular supermarket chains in Europe, is to open a new store in Finestrat on November 29th. With this new...

PM reaffirms commitment to UK’s world-class tech sector

Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor Phillip Hammond will host a Downing Street reception for the tech sector, reaffirming government commitment to innovation. The Prime...

Inflation shrank to 1.6% in October due to energy prices

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased in October 2017 by 1.6% year-on-year, the same rate as was advanced by the INE at the end...

Inflation climbs to 1.8% due to unprocessed food prices

In September 2017, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1.8% year-on-year, the same as the rate advanced by National Statistics Institute (INE) at...

Services sector sheds 986 jobs

Unemployment increased in the Vega Baja by 507 people during the month of September with the number of unemployed currently registered at 27,296, according...

Banco Sabadell to move headquarters to Alicante due to uncertainty in...

Catalonia’s second biggest bank, Banco Sabadell is to move its registered office to Alicante. The board of directors has confirmed the move today, Thursday,...

European Commission proposes far-reaching reform of the EU VAT system

The European Commission has today launched plans for the biggest reform of EU VAT rules in a quarter of a century. The reboot would...

Alicante Business concern for Catalonia independence

The business world has been watching with concern the separatist drift of Catalonia in recent years, and the escalation of tension in recent days,...

Ryanair to cancel another 18,000 flights

Ryanair have today announced the cancellation of another 18,000 flights that will affect a further 40,000 passengers scheduled to use the low cost airline...

Statement by Michel Barnier following Theresa May’s speech in Florence

Brussels, 22 September 2017 In her speech in Florence, Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed a constructive spirit which is also the spirit of the...

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...


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