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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...

36% OF TORREVIEJA POPULATION “AT RISK OF POVERTY”

Torrevieja is among the Ten Spanish Cities with a population of more than 50,000 inhabitants with the highest rate of population that are at...

SPANISH EXPORTS HIT ALL TIME HIGH

Spanish exports of goods grew by 0.9% between January and October 2016 compared with the same period of the previous year, amounting to 210.29...

NEW CONFORAMA SUPERSTORE IN FINESTRAT, ALICANTE

Conforama have opened yet another new store in Finestrat, very close to Benidorm and Villajoyosa, which will now establish the large household and furniture...

INFLATION STABILISES AT 0.7%

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) grew by 0.7% in November in year-on-year terms, just as in October, according to figures published by the National...

SPAIN TO UPGRADE FLEET OF HIGH-SPEED TRAINS

The Minister for Public Works, Íñigo de la Serna, announced the many benefits that will be made available to passengers as a result of...

GOVERNMENT STEPS UP FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

The new legislation on public procurement includes a commitment to electronic means, facilitates access to SMEs, increases transparency and places greater emphasis on environmental,...

MORE SOCIAL HOUSING FOR ROJALES

After failing to make any provision in the last five years the Department of Housing and Public Works has allocated eight homes, all adjacent...

KEEP CALM, AND CARRY ON

I received an email from an expat living in Spain’s Costa del Sol last week, who was understandably concerned and angry about the falling...

SPANISH ECONOMY CREATES ALMOST HALF A MILLION JOBS

According to the national accounting data for the third quarter of the year published by the National Statistics Institute, the Spanish economy is maintaining...

 ‘CAMPO DE GIBRALTAR IN LIGHT OF BREXIT: EFFECTS AND MEASURES’

A meeting was held last week by video-conference, chaired by the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ignacio Ybáñez, to examine the document entitled ‘Campo...

E-COMMERCE IN SPAIN REACHES 20.75 BILLION EUROS IN 2015

The number of online purchasers rose from 18.6 million in 2014 to 20.4 million in 2015. Average spending stood at 1,016 euros, 15.9% up...

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