Posts Tagged ‘GDP’

Fiscal Changes Which Affect M&A

Fiscal Changes Which Affect M&A

As Spain’s economy emerges from a deep downturn and returns to growth, the government has implemented reforms aimed at ensuring the recovery is sustainable.
One of the most important reforms so far is the planned overhaul of the country’s tax system.

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2014 M&A Trends In Spain

2014 M&A Trends In Spain

The number of M&A transactions completed in Europe has rebounded this year following the slump that occurred towards the end of 2013.
And Spain has been a hub of activity as the country’s recovering economy has rekindled investor confidence.

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McCann Says Spain’s Economic Crisis is History

McCann Says Spain’s Economic Crisis is History

Global marketing firm McCann has joined the ranks of leading businesses, investors and economists confident about Spain’s economic recovery.
The revival in the country’s advertising market in 2014 is a good indication of how companies’ growth expectations are improving, according to Felix Vicente, head of McCann’s operations in southern Europe.

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Tourism Boom Helps Boost Spending

Tourism Boom Helps Boost Spending

Spain’s tourism industry continues to fuel the economic recovery and this summer it smashed its own records.
A total of 9.1 million visitors spent at least one night in the country in August, up 8.8 percent from a year earlier, according to government data.

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Factors to Growth Recovery in Spain

Factors to Growth Recovery in Spain

Spain’s economy is back on the road to recovery, driven mainly by an uptick in internal demand and a strong exports sector. Internal demand – mainly consumption and investment – contributed postively to Spain’s GDP in the first quarter of 2014 for the first time in four years.

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Foreign Investment in Spain Quadruples in June

Foreign Investment in Spain Quadruples in June

Spain’s economic recovery continues to gather steam and recent data shows international investors are confident the turnaround is sustainable!
Foreign capital inflows more than quadrupled to 6.7 billion euros in June from the previous month, according to the Bank of Spain’s Balance of Payments report published in August.

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Spain’s Tourism Industry Continues to Grow

Spain’s Tourism Industry Continues to Grow

Spain is on track for another bumper tourism year! Recently released data for the first eight months of 2014 showed a 7.3 percent year-on-year rise in foreign visitors to 45.4 million, a record breaking figure for the January-August period.
And initial figures for September indicate that the summer boom is continuing.

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Volkswagen’s Barcelona Plant Most Productive in Spain

Volkswagen’s Barcelona Plant Most Productive in Spain

The European car industry has been struggling for several years, but Spain’s auto assembly plants are bucking the trend.
They are increasing production, winning new contracts and attracting fresh international investment.

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Spain’s Economy Keeps Growing

Spain’s Economy Keeps Growing

Spain clawed its way out of its second recession in five years late last year and since then the economy is on a steady path back to growth.
So much so that it looks likely to have outgrown eurozone peers like France or Italy.
According to recent Bank of Spain data, GDP grew 0.5 percent in the second quarter from the first when it rose 0.4 percent.
The faster-than-expected uptick in domestic demand and a more favourable trend in unemployment has led the Madrid-based central bank to raise its 2014 GDP forecast to 1.3 percent from a previous 1.2 percent.

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Bank of Spain States Investment is Growing

Bank of Spain States Investment is Growing

As Spain’s economy is set to enter a second year of recovery from a deep recession, the Bank of Spain has rubber stamped many economists forecasts for accelerated growth in 2014 and 2015.
Last month, the Madrid-based central bank revealed that second quarter GDP expanded 0.5 percent from the first quarter, when it rose 0.4 percent.

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