Posts Tagged ‘SPAIN’

Your Move: Spain Looks to Entice Brexit Leavers

Your Move: Spain Looks to Entice Brexit Leavers

Spain is offering an alternative to disillusioned companies looking to leave the UK in the wake of Brexit and is in good shape to receive them. This could take the form of a charm offensive as Spain extols its own virtues ahead of other countries that are also making their own overtures to British based companies post Brexit. A plan to woo UK-based companies is being promoted by leading UK-based…

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56,000 jobs to be created in new mega-investment

56,000 jobs to be created in new mega-investment

A huge mega leisure complex is set to generate over 56,000 jobs in the municipality of Torres de la Alameda in Madrid, close to the city’s Barajas airport. The proposed 134 hectare development known as LongResort was presented early this month and also signifies a possible 3,000 million Euro investment by north American group Cordish. It includes hotels, restaurants, offices, cinemas, a theater, a convention center and a gaming area….

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Reorienting Spain’s international financial pull

Reorienting Spain’s international financial pull

Chinese investment in Spain is increasing dramatically with newly released figures showing 2015 to be a watershed year as investment last year was greater than the total invested in the previous five years. In fact, 2015 more than doubled on the previous year which saw 845 million Euros come in as opposed to over 1880 million Euros last year. This massive up-swing has been on the cards for some time…

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The future’s so bright they’re gonna need shades

The future’s so bright they’re gonna need shades

Youthful sunglasses company Hawkers has announced one of the biggest investments in Europe having received €50 million. Among the significant investors are Félix Ruiz and Hugo Arévalo, founders of Madrid based company Tuenti. As a result, Arévalo is to be welcomed onto the team as executive chairman. A group of private and independent investors also got in on the investment action.  After two and a half years of going it…

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Investment Trends – Latest Figures Indicate A Brighter Future

Investment Trends – Latest Figures Indicate A Brighter Future

A report released by ICEX shows there are strong foundations for sustainable economic growth in Spain. According to the report, there have been many reforms leading to the country becoming more competitive in the European market place.

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Hotels provide a barometer for economic growth

Hotels provide a barometer for economic growth

The hotel market is proving a strong indication of continued economic growth in Spain with Madrid leading the charge. Recently released figures for the first quarter of 2016 show that 2.2 billion euros was invested in property with the most sought after being retail, hotels and offices.

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How to invest in a Spanish company – tax matters

How to invest in a Spanish company – tax matters

Are you thinking of investing in a Spanish Company? Depending on which type of investment you want to make, and from which country you are making the investment, different rules apply; so be sure to get the best expert advice.

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Spain exports drive trade deficit down

Spain exports drive trade deficit down

Spain’s increasing competitiveness fuelled a record rise in exports for the January-October period, driving the trade deficit down 2.7 percent to 20.53 billion euros from a year earlier. The decline in the ten months to October further consolidated the overall downward trend in the deficit seen so far this year, compared with the substantial swell recorded in the full-year 2014 as the economic recovery fuelled a sharp rise in imports. Imports rose by 3.2 percent in the period January-October 2015.

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Spain airports saw record October passengers

Spain airports saw record October passengers

As Spain’s tourism industry continues to clock up record annual numbers of international visitors, its airports are also benefiting from this boom. In October, Spain’s airports welcomed 19 million passengers, up 7.8 percent from a year earlier, and the largest number ever for the tenth month of the year. It was also the 24th consecutive year-on-year increase, according to Spanish airport operator Aena.

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Spain one of top property investment hubs

Spain one of top property investment hubs

It’s not really surprising that Spain’s real estate market has become one of the most attractive in the world, given that property prices are still only slowly recovering from an almost 40 percent decline at the height of the crisis, and the country’s economy is now back on the path to growth. According to consultancy firm CBRE, Spain is now the sixth largest real estate investment market in the world.

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