Julian Jessop took to social media after the latest monthly business climate survey was released by the Munich-based Institute for Economic Research (IFO). The IFO gathers the opinion of 9,000 companies in industry, services, commerce and construction by asking them about their current view of the business situation and their expectations for the next six …

In recent years, Emmanuel Macron and other French leaders have gone to great lengths to attract international companies across the Channel to French soil. It has gone from sublime (investment dinners in Versailles) to ridiculous (‘Normandie Times’ advertisements in British newspapers looking for trendy entrepreneurs … allergic to post-Brexit tariffs). In the city at least, …

Workforce • October 21, 2021 • Ben Wray What does “Striketober” mean for the concert economy? Something moving among the workers? There are signs of a noticeable increase in strikes internationally. In the United States, where unions have been shattered by decades of neoliberalism, a strike wave, nicknamed “Striketober,” includes manufacturers John Deere, Hollywood movie …

“Four years ago we started growing yellow and red kiwis in the Crati Valley, in the province of Cosenza in Calabria. The estate covers approximately 110 hectares. The orchard is part of the Jingold Consortium. The kiwis that we grow are not suitable for the fresh market because they are too big. They are not …

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Alabama’s unemployment rate of 3.1% is the lowest in the Southeast and one of the lowest in the country. Heads of state have repeatedly highlighted this impressive mark as a sign of the state’s economic recovery from the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw unemployment soar to nearly 14% last year …

British aquaculture company Seafields is developing and testing new technologies focused on growing and catching sargassum, a type of large brown algae. It has exploded in growth over the past few years after escaping its normal environment in the Sargasso Sea. Not only does Seafileds intend to remove over a billion metric tonnes of CO2 …

By El Toque HAVANA TIME – Cuba’s economic recovery forecast does not exceed 2%, after GDP fell 10.9% last year and the earlier, more optimistic forecast of 6% growth. Nearly 24 months of cumulative crisis, made worse by the combined effects of US sanctions and the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 has not been a better year: …

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When the Taliban took power, they saw Afghanistan’s economy rapidly approaching the brink and faced heartbreaking predictions of growing poverty and hunger. So they ordered the chief financial officers of the collapsed former government back to work, with an urgent directive: do your job, because we can’t. In the 20 years …

By Kevin Yao and Gabriel Crossley BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economy hit its slowest growth rate in a year in the third quarter, hit by power shortages and swings in the real estate sector, underscoring the challenge facing policymakers as ‘They seek to support a faltering recovery while controlling the real estate sector. Gross domestic …

Iñaki Zabala (l) and Iker Caballero in the pod Optimi Rooms hostel in Bilbao.OSKAR GONZALEZ (OSKAR GONZALEZ) They look more like spaceships than hotels. White walls, neon lights, strange architectural shapes on the walls but above all rooms in the shape of capsules measuring two meters wide by one meter long. These are the so-called …

Details of the draft budget that the center-left government of Pedro Sánchez presented to the Spanish parliament on Wednesday show a record public spending program for 2022 thanks in large part to an influx of European funds to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The leader of the Socialist Party (PSOE), who heads a …

A new energy economy is emerging around the world with the rise of solar, wind, electric and other low-carbon technologies. But as the pivotal moment of COP26 approaches, the new World Energy Outlook makes it clear that this progress on clean energy is still far too slow to drive a sustained drop in global emissions …

In its new World Economic Outlook for October 2021, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) partly coincides with the Spanish government’s own macroeconomic forecasts for this year and the next, but disagrees with its projections for long-term deficit. The international organization has slashed Spain’s growth outlook for 2021 to 5.7%, five tenths of a point lower …

MADRID – A large Spanish steel company based in the Basque Country, Sidenor, will partially halt production due to electricity costs considered unsustainable, according to a press release from the company. Sidenor has decided to cut 20 days of production planned by the end of the year, a reduction of 30%. “Sidenor pays 227 euros …

Spanish Ambassador to Bangladesh Francisco de Asís Benítez Salas praised the contribution of Bangladeshi expatriates to the EU economy over the years, in a conversation with Dhaka Tribuneof Imtiaz Ahmed and on the untapped bilateral potential between the two countries Bangladesh-Spain bilateral trade has reached nearly $ 1 billion. What is the bilateral trade target …

Community capitalism Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland MIT’82 DoctorateToshiba Professor of Media Arts and SciencesDirector of the Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program There is a general feeling that our social systems are not working very well, and we need to rethink both our political and financial economic systems. Professor Pentland will argue that the key ideas are captured …

As a result, nearly one in ten would leave a child of any age alone if they had the free chance to “turn left” and sit in luxury with a glass of champagne. The same percentage would wait until their child is over five years old before doing so, nine per cent consider 10 years …

For some consumers, the idea of ​​ordering groceries online for same-day delivery by the store wouldn’t even have crossed their minds two years ago. But after months of a global pandemic that accelerated digital adoption and other trends, shopping for same-day delivery in online marketplaces has become second nature. Mike McConnell, CEO of mobile fuel …

The Munich-based Ifo Institute warned that confidence hit a six-month low following prolonged shortages in September, dragging down the world’s biggest car industry. Ifo said: “The situation in Germany remains critical: order books fell from 17.1 points in August to 5.3 points [in September]. In July, the order book was still valued at 52.5 points. …

LONDON (AP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is ready to take “bold decisions” to rebuild the economy after the coronavirus pandemic like his Conservative Party meets on Sunday for its first annual conference since 2019. The Tory conference opens Sunday in the city of Manchester, in the north-west, due to a …

What political issues determined party support in the 2021 German federal elections? Davide Angelucci, Lorenzo De Sio, Heiko Giebler and Werner Krause present the conclusions of an analysis of the main issues that encouraged electoral alternation during the campaign. They find that the SPD’s victory was mainly motivated by its credibility on economic issues. The …

Chinese Evergrande has long been an icon. It is not just a real estate developer, but a conglomerate that has embarked on many different businesses, including the production of electric vehicles. Unfortunately, reaching such a huge size has come at the cost of enormous leverage. Leverage is the use of debt in order to undertake …

A smartphone with the Netflix logo is visible on a keyboard in front of the words “streaming service” displayed in this illustration taken on March 24, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / File Photo Netflix Inc. celebrated its successful foray into South Korea by highlighting its contributions to the country’s economy, which is increasingly fueled …

The president of the Balearic Islands, Francina Armengol obtains paid less than any other regional leader in Spain, according to Forbes magazine. President Armengol receives an annual salary of just under 70,000 euros which is divided into 14 installments of one per month and two additional installments of 4,934 euros. The The Catalan leader’s salary …

Maravillas Delgado Italy in the 1982 FIFA World Cup, Greece in the 2004 European Championship, Leicester City winning the Premier League in 2016 and Atlético de Madrid winning the Spanish La Liga soccer championship this year. All these teams have one concept in common: catenaccio. This defensive tactical system in football, based on the prevention …

Photo by Black Sete from Pexels. As attendees of the Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) annual conference gathered, both in Los Angeles and online, the state of the Latinx community and how to build coalitions for social justice were at the heart of the agenda. Presenting a panel on the politics of change, moderator Efrain Escobedo, …

This editorial appeared in the Republican Press on September 15: PLATSBURGH – Anyone who wants to help strengthen the local economy can easily do so by getting vaccinated, wearing a mask, and avoiding large crowds. These are all measures that help us fight COVID-19, which has been responsible for serious damage to the economy in …

The implementation of the Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) standards on raw materials is likely to affect India’s recycling business and possibly destabilize efforts to move from a linear to a circular economy. It could also force the closure of more than 5,000 treatment units across the country, experts said. Thousands of recycling units in …

Rishi says plan to slow down time off and get money back is now working (Image: PA Images) Official figures released last night confirmed companies were returning unused cash aid intended to keep workers on the payroll. Around £ 300million distributed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been returned in the past three months. …

The Spanish economy appears to be recovering faster than expected after a catastrophic 2020 marked by the coronavirus pandemic, with the latest forecasts pointing to robust growth in 2022 and 2023. Reports from EURACTIV partner EFE. On Tuesday, the Spanish Socialist Minister of Economic Affairs, Nadia Calviño, stressed that “the first quarter of 2022 will …

In Italics Magazine, we studied Italy’s position in Europe on recycling, such as a recent Symbola Foundation report in February declared Italy on the podium with France and the UK followed by Germany – the Italian rate stands at 79%, the French at 56%, the British at 50% and the Germans at 43 %. Italy …

The pandemic is no longer the greatest risk for the Chilean economy, which over the past three decades has been one of the most stable in the region. Economists from different political sectors agree that the problem lies in a disorderly exit from the crisis, due to the great impact of consecutive withdrawals from pension …

France: Expert discusses decision to fine Google Bob Lyddon was commenting on a new survey released last week by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL). It suggested that Ireland – led by Taoiseach Micheal Martin, with former leader Leo Varadkar as his Tanaiste or deputy – was not applying Europe’s broad privacy laws to …

“I I HOPE YOU I’ll never have to see it like that again, ”says Markus Quint, communications manager at Frankfurt’s Messe (exhibition center), as he examines 440,000 square meters of empty halls from a 22nd-floor terrace. When the pandemic struck last spring, the Messe, which had welcomed nearly 2.5 million visitors in 2019, had to …

BERLIN – The Germans are doing better than ever. In many ways, the economy has broken records under the reign of outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel: household financial assets have peaked; the number of jobs reached an all-time high before the pandemic struck in early 2020; GDP – the sum of all goods and services produced …

This article is part of the Debatable newsletter. You can register here to receive it on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If there is a dominant paradigm for how politicians and economists today think about solving the problem of climate change, it is called green growth. According to the green growth orthodoxy – whose adherents populate European …

RIYAD – The ambassadors to Yemen from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, and the charge d’affaires of the United States met on Wednesday (September 15) to discuss the situation in Yemen, in particular issues related to the economy of Yemen. . Quad nations have noted with concern the depreciation of …

The systems change company SYSTEMIQ published a report on the circular economy on behalf of the SUN Foundation and with the assistance of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Ahead of this year’s Climate Week, an annual showcase of leading climate action, the ‘Everything-as-a-Service’ (XAAS) report provides insight into how global communities can transform models of climate …

Electricity meters inside a building in Seville.PACO PUENTES (EL PAS) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Monday evening announced a series of measures aimed at lowering soaring costs of natural gas and electricity for consumers. Spain’s wholesale electricity market, which sets the amount paid by companies that supply electricity to households, has seen record prices …

PRISA Media continues to move forward on its new roadmap, and announced a new organization that will allow more agile and efficient management, based on digital transformation and the convergence of resources around seven transversal platforms: Commercial, Digital and Technology, Audio, Operations, Human Resources and Talent, Legal and Marketing, and Public. The new structure has …

Under Spain’s new employment rules, courier Daniel Freitas should now be on staff at two of the country’s largest take-out companies. Yet he still roams popular restaurants with one goal in mind – to earn $ 50 a day working for food delivery apps Deliveroo and Glovo. He says he won’t be able to get …

Netherlands/Scandinavia: Motorhome and motorhome rental marketplace Camptoo has announced the acquisition of Nordic sharing platform Out2Camp. Camptoo, which was founded in 2014 in the Netherlands, connects owners and renters of motorhomes, motorhomes and touring motorhomes. Ranked the fastest growing travel agency in 2020 [FT1000]Camptoo users have booked more than 500,000 days in vehicles rented through …

WESTERN NIGS. Resorts Negrense owner Enrique Rojas (second from right) with his wife, Lourdes (left), Negros Occidental tourism agent Jennylind Cordero (right) and Casa Noble president Ging Noble (second left) during the reopening of the Barangay Punta Taytay resort in Bacolod City on September 8, 2021. Also pictured are Bacolod City Councilors Israel Salangga and …

More than 8,000 taxpayers in the Balearic Islands have an asset of one million euros, according to figures from the Tax Agency for 2019. 8,127 declared assets of more than 26,000 million and the average amount rose to 3.24 million, from nearly 3.1 million a year earlier. The Balearics now have the 5th highest average …

MADRID (Reuters) – Improving economic conditions should allow Spain to approve a long-awaited minimum wage hike in September, the economy minister said on Monday, ending months of back-and-forth comes between unions and companies. The “limited” increase would take effect as early as October, Economy Minister Nadia Calvino said in an interview with Spanish television channel …

Malmö experiments with the “sharing economy” The city is home to one of four Swedish testbeds seeking a new paradigm for city living (VIDEO) A national program is currently taking place in Sweden called “Sharing Cities”. It is a multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at tackling the excessive consumption of resources prevalent in contemporary societies. The alternative …

The crisis that hit the Spanish tourism industry following the coronavirus pandemic appears to be over. For more than a year, the sector – which is one of Spain’s main economic engines – has struggled for its survival, with the number of tourists visiting the country at an all-time high. But this summer is on …

Torre Picasso, an iconic office building in Madrid’s financial district.Miguel Pereira (Getty Images) Spain’s biggest companies had marked September 1 as the day their employees would return to the workplace in large numbers after nearly a year and a half of remote work. But it was not to be. The intensity of the fifth wave …

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has released the latest edition of its semi-annual compensation report, providing insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on architects’ salaries. The report found that despite a severe economic downturn in the first half of 2020, salaries for architectural staff in the United States have changed little over …

The reason we should care about refugees is because they are people. But, unfortunately, for many people, this is insufficient moral affirmation. Even for the tens of thousands of Afghans who have put their lives at risk working alongside the US military for the past 20 years. Let’s put it another way: the evidence shows …

For 18 months, the hourly rate is $ 834 million, according to Bank of America analysts, how much is central banks have spent to buy bonds since the start of the epidemic, with the Fed alone investing $ 4 trillion. It’s a number that reflects the huge flow of money that has kept companies viable …

Britain’s economy grew by 4.8% in the second quarter of 2021 as lockdowns were lifted, bringing people back to pubs, the Office for National Statistics said. This figure is three times higher than that of Germany and four times higher than that of France. Sam Fuller, director of Financial Markets Online, said: “The pace of …

Irene Lauro (Schroders) | According to the World Meteorological Organization, the past six years (2015-2020) have been the warmest on record, with the global average temperature rising 1.2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Corn while climate change affects all regions of the world, global warming and precipitation rates will not be distributed evenly around the …

In Europe and North America, businesses and households are beginning to look timidly beyond the pandemic, thanks to widespread vaccinations. But governments in parts of Asia are introducing new social restrictions and spending plans to combat the fast-spreading Delta variant. Meanwhile, Africa’s low immunization rate means its economic recovery is expected to lag behind other …

Construction workers in Bilbao.EFE The Spanish labor market continues to show signs that it is recovering from the devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis. The average number of workers affiliated with Spain’s social security system, seen as a sign of job creation, rose to 19,591,728 in July, the highest figure on record. The last time …

A traveler at the Tenerife airport on July 26.Ramon de la Rocha (EFE) Spain’s tourism industry faces a new hurdle in its race to save the summer season, and the outcome will largely depend on decisions made in the UK, where the government is split between those who want to ease restrictions on travel and …

RIVAS-VACIAMADRID, SPAIN – FEBRUARY 14: A model walks the track during the sustainable flyer … [+] Madrid Fashion Week at Rivas-Vaciamadrid Town Hall on February 14, 2021 in Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Spain. The parades that take place during CSFW Madrid promote sustainability, eco-design and the circular economy, giving space and promotion to designers and brands with a …

On July 29, we reached the annual limit of the Earth’s ability to support the load generated by the human race. Thursday July 29 was Earth Overcapacity Day (Earth Crossing Day) from the year 2021. By the end of the year, we are already living at the expense of future generations who will have to …

“I applaud the work of the commission and its leadership in continuing to advance the state and stimulate a diverse and resilient economy,” she added. Members of the Commission, entrepreneurs and lawmakers joined Governor Ivey in commemorating the enactment of Alabama’s new innovation policies. MAJOR OBJECTIVES “These innovation policies will serve to significantly advance our …

By Joanna Jonczyk-Gwizdala, Inti Landauro (add details) MADRID, July 30 (Reuters) – Spain’s economy rebounded faster than expected in the second quarter after unexpectedly contracting in the first three months of the year, when growing contagion from COVID-19 imposed new restrictions on businesses. Spain’s gross domestic product rose 2.8% in April-June from the previous quarter, …

The Minister of Finance María Jesús Montero.Europe Press The Spanish government on Tuesday confirmed its forecast for economic growth for this and next year, based on the pace of the recovery after most coronavirus-related mobility restrictions ended and the good pace of the vaccination campaign against the virus. Covid-19. The Cabinet said gross domestic product …

The company has explored for gold at its sites near Tennant Creek and recent gold results are very encouraging. Emmerson Resources Ltd (ASX: ERM) Managing Director Rob Bills recently met with Northern Territory Minister of Mines and Industry Nicole Manison to discuss the $ 26 million Resourcing the Territory initiative. dollars, supporting mining exploration and …

The Balearics had the 5th highest debt to GDP in the country in the first quarter of this year, with 29.9%, according to data from the Bank of Spain. The Valencian Community was the highest with 49.4%, followed by Castilla-La Mancha with 41%, Catalonia 38%; Murcia with 37.5%; the Balearics with 29.9%; Extremadura with 27.5%; …

Former senior Treasury official Sir Nicholas Macpherson will today be among the experts attending the first meeting of the Scottish Government’s new Council of Economic Advisers. Macpherson’s appointment to the corps met with opposition from some members of the Yes movement when it was announced earlier this month. He was the longest-serving Mandarin in George …

Prague reduces waste and applies the principles of a circular economy Czech capital plans to expand its current RE-USE project On Monday July 19, the City of Prague announced its desire to further expand its RE-USE centers project. Second-hand reuse centers were first set up last year with the aim of minimizing the production of …

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: Probe of origins The World Health Organization (WHO) says the second stage of an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus should include further studies in China and laboratory “audits”. Curfew in Catalonia Barcelona and other cities in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region will reimpose a nighttime …

The Californian harvest started slightly at the beginning of 2021. “It’s about half a week to a normal week. It’s not a huge swing for us, ”says Jim Beagle of Grapery based in Shafter, Calif. “Maybe it’s the lack of really cool weather in the spring. Sometimes at the end of April or May we’ll …

The majority of the inhabitants of the Balearic Islands earn between 12,000 and 21,000 euros, but a percentage of residents earn more than 50,000 per month. In 2019, a total of 370 Balearic residents declared a annual income over 600,000 euros, which equates to a super salary of over 50,000 euros per month. The personal …

MADRID (AP) – Spain’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, forming what he called “the government of recovery” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has led a minority coalition government formed by his Socialist Party and the anti-austerity United We Can party since January 2020. He managed to keep …

Posted: July 10, 2021 / 8:58 AM CDT / Update: July 10, 2021 / 9:52 AM CDT FILE – In this file photo from June 22, 2021, Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez prepares to deliver a statement at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has reshuffled his cabinet to form what …

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, forming what he called “the recovery government” following the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has led a minority coalition government formed by his Socialist Party and the anti-austerity United We Can party since January 2020. He has managed to keep it afloat during …

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, forming what he called “the recovery government” following the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has led a minority coalition government formed by his Socialist Party and the anti-austerity United We Can party since January 2020. He has managed to keep it afloat during …

Tourists arriving at the port of Barcelona on June 26.Albert Garcia Spain’s tourism sector is anxiously watching the surge in coronavirus cases across the country, raising fears of massive summer cancellations among foreign visitors. The Financial Time Wednesday published an article titled “Delta variant pushes Covid-19 rate in Spain to highest in continental Europe,” and …

Madeira has launched a circular economy platform New digital tool aims to build community, educate and inspire with examples Recently, the Environment Secretariat of the Government of Madeira launched “Circular Madeira” Agenda and digital platform. These are two new mechanisms available to the Region in the context of creating a more efficient economy in its …

Professor Lu Ming of Shanghai Jiaotong University was the first to call the marked differences within China the “Europeanization” (or Eurozoneization) of the Chinese economy. The euro area is made up of 19 European countries with a unified market and a single currency, but with great differences in productivity between them. This, of course, has …

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has had one of its highest growth rates in value, compared to other sectors, but it reports a smaller contribution to the island’s economy. MGA sees 2020 as an exceptional year In its detailed annual report and audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, MGA reported …

Where does this measure come from and what impact will it have? Will the euro replace the US dollar as Cuba’s preferred currency? By Cubaencuentro HAVANA TIMES – The decision to suspend dollar cash deposits (described as a temporary measure) stems, according to the Cuban government, from problems Cuba has in using this money abroad …

Inside a Mexican themed nightclub called Plaza MX in Bogotá, Colombia, dozens of people sing along with a Mariachi band on a brightly lit stage. Sheer plastic sheets divide the tables, but other than that it’s business as usual as the kids dance and mingle. Some even drink from the same tequila bottles. The nightclub …

Economy Cash was born at the end of 2016 with the aim of offering a new service to customers: quality products, for all audiences and at the best prices on the market. The ‘Pinatar Park’ Shopping Park in San Pedro del Pinatar was the location chosen to inaugurate the first Economy Cash on December 1, …

A change in electricity tariffs went into effect on June 1 in Spain, a change that could save consumers on their bills, according to competition watchdog CNMC. The new system is not without controversy, however, with consumer organizations denouncing that the measures could hit the most vulnerable households with additional costs. And depending on the …

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is presented to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission provides advice on the EU rules on single-use plastics and adopt a Execution decision on the control and declaration of fishing gear placed on the market and waste fishing gear collected. These rules aim to reduce marine …

Despite a decline in citrus production, the Florida citrus industry added more value to the state of Florida in 2019-2020 than the previous season. According to a study conducted by the University of Florida, the Florida citrus industry has had an economic impact of $ 6.762 billion for the state and has supported more than …

The Minister of the Economy Nadia Calviño.Mº ECONOMY / EFE There is nothing more than a handful of numbers. The horizon is still hazy. A recovery worthy of the name is still a long way off. But Spain is starting to recover from the effects of 2020, including the biggest drop in production since the …

OVIEDO from Spain Spanish companies that rely on freelancers to deliver food have three months to hire their couriers as regular employees, according to a pioneering law passed in Spain on Tuesday. “No other country in the world has dared to pass a law like this. The world is watching Spain,” said Labor Minister Yolanda …

“Two roads diverged“, Theilr Editor’s Note: As NPQ To covered, an entire “economic development” industry is engaged in what is euphemistically called “business attraction and retention,” a practice of offering tax breaks and other tax breaks that reward businesses and cost local and state governments between $ 45 billion and $ 90 billion. Recipient companies …

A group of tourists celebrating a bachelor party in Barcelona.Albert Garcia An announcement by the European Commission recommending that EU member states allow vaccinated visitors from the United States to enter Europe has created a shock wave in Barcelona’s tourism sector. Before the pandemic, the Catalan capital received more American travelers than any other country, …

When the law is approved, Spain’s decision to force digital companies to open part of their algorithm to their workers could have an impact across the EU, which has already started negotiations with employers to achieve similar agreements. “The openness of algorithms is above all an element of guaranteeing democratic and labor rights”, explains Carlos …

European capital of the social economy? Portugal has five In a true spirit of solidarity, the title was divided between 5 municipalities This year, not only does Portugal chair the Council of the European Union, but it also assumes the role of leader in the Follow-up Committee of the Luxembourg Declaration. For the uninitiated, this …

Joan Tapia (Barcelona) | The crisis caused by the coronavirus, which has been going on for over a year now, is far from over. But perhaps the worst is that latent pessimism – unwarranted but real – too often obscures data and realities that lean towards cautious and reasoned optimism. If we add to that …

MONTERREY / WASHINGTON, March 19, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Anne Li saves winning tennis matches in a calm but positive way that exudes confidence in their abilities. In just a few years, Li has done the little things well and guess what? Its world ranking has been the beneficiary of its success. “I’ve always been …

The author is a Burmese Coordinator of the UK-based Free Rohingya Coalition, Secretary General of the Forces of Renewal Southeast Asia, and a member of the Cambodia Genocide Documentation Center. LONDON Social media images of burning Chinese factories in Yangon’s suburban industrial district known as Hlaing ThaYa must prompt already worried foreign investors. They will …

In the city of Seville, in southern Spain, the municipal water company has launched a pilot project to produce electricity from methane from fermented oranges. EMASESA, member of Aqua Publica Europea (European Association of Public Water Operators), aims to achieve energy self-sufficiency of its wastewater treatment plant (STEP) EDAR Copero in the city, an existing …

ANKARA Climate change is no longer a ‘elephant in the room’ problem for central banks around the world, as some of them, realizing the need to expand their traditional mandates while also supporting sustainable development, have started to take concrete steps to encourage green financing. Green finance is flourishing and is now seen as a …

After experiencing the strongest economic contraction in the European Union, Spain is set to make its biggest comeback. The European Commission on Thursday released its Winter forecast 2021, bringing Spain’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth outlook for this year to 5.6%, three tenths of a point higher than expected. Because the recession in 2020 has …

February 14th, Catalonia will hold regional elections. Although an event of this type has traditionally determined public debate in Spain, for the first time in decades it does not make headlines in Spanish or European newspapers, now focused on vaccines and political measures related to the virus. Somehow, the change in the debate has pushed …

BENGALURU, Jan.18 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank’s new package will have little effect on the coronavirus-ravaged eurozone economy, a Reuters poll of economists predicted, which almost halved their growth prospects in the first quarter. Despite the ECB’s decision to top up its emergency pandemic purchases from half a trillion euros to 1.85 trillion euros …

The debate over whether Scotland can join the EU and how long the country should wait has been fierce in Holyrood. The SNP lashed out at the UK’s decision to vote for Brexit and called for a second independence referendum in hopes Scotland can return to Brussels as a member state of the EU. Spain …

Life on the farm was on a smaller scale when Alberto Pascual was young: just him, his father, a mercenary and about fifty pigs. Today, the 44-year-old Spanish agricultural engineer owns five farms with more than 40,000 pigs between them. For Mr. Pascual and others like him, the development of pig farming in Spain, a …

Mexico continues to face an escalating coronavirus outbreak – and an economic beating. The country reopened its economy in June without controlling its first wave of COVID-19, and the aftermath has become a warning about the opposition between the economy and public health. Related: COVID-19 wreaks havoc among Mexican health workers Tourism is the main …

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is presented to you in collaboration with the European Commission. In order to complement the current changes in the European economy, clear objectives should be put in place to ensure social justice in the labor market. In a resolution which was adopted today by 616 votes in favor, 22 against and …

Coronavirus pandemic caused 20-year setback in Balearic economy in just 9 months and the islands are likely to be one of the hardest hit places in Europe and possibly the world. Balearic government cut forecast for gross domestic product from 28.8% to 25.4%, which means that the wealth per capita of the citizens of the …

After the devastating effects the coronavirus crisis has had on the Spanish economy, the government predicts that the light will soon be at the end of the tunnel. According to a budget plan sent to Brussels on Thursday, public revenues will increase by 33.4 billion euros in 2021 thanks to a sharp rebound in gross …

(Want to receive this briefing by email? Here is the registration.) Hello. We cover the second part of The Times investigation into President Trump’s federal income tax returns, the growing number of virus conspiracy theorists in Europe and the moving signs of China’s economic rebound. In Europe, coronavirus conspiracy theories abound The thousands of protesters …

Publication date: 23/09/2020 ARCHIVED – Spain’s economy enters recession: 17.8% GDP drop in second quarter due to Covid-19 “style =” margin: 5px 10px 5px 0px; floating: left “width =” 100% “/> This is the largest quarterly drop recorded since surveys began in 1970 and is of unprecedented magnitude The National Statistical Institute (INE) revised Spain’s …

Democrats are presenting a new resolution outlining an economic vision they hope to fight climate change while fighting racial injustice. The THRIVE Act, short for Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy, echoes many of the principles set out in the Green New Deal, calling for strong labor protections and access to …

Covid-19 has shown how detrimental poor health can be to the economy. But it also showed how measures that benefit health (lockdowns) can be seen as bad economic prosperity. A similar paradox is at the heart of promoting better nutrition. Poor diet is the world’s leading cause of ill health. Malnutrition – from undernutrition to …

The Spanish tourism industry continues to feel the impact of the coronavirus crisis. According to figures released Monday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), only 204,926 international visitors arrived in Spain in June, a drop of 97.7% compared to the same month in 2019. This culminates the worst semester never recorded for the Spanish …

Hundreds of Nissan workers blocked roads and burned tires on Thursday to protest the Japanese automaker’s decision to close its Barcelona plant in December. EDITORIAL The move, which had been widely anticipated but was officially announced Thursday at 10 am, means 3,000 direct jobs will be lost. In total, around 20,000 workers are expected to …

More than 1,000 hours of containment measures linked to the coronavirus were enough to confirm the urgency of improving housing conditions in Spain, especially with regard to properties over 10 years old. Many homes in Spain lack ventilation and natural light, compromising comfort and health. Balconies are rare in old and new buildings, and many …

Spain has announced that lockdown measures are to be relaxed, allowing some non-essential workers to return to work. /Javier Soriano/AFP Spain has announced that lockdown measures are to be relaxed, allowing some non-essential workers to return to work. /Javier Soriano/AFP Spain, one of the countries hardest hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic, began on Monday …

After years of recession following the financial crisis, the Spanish economy was growing, so what do the latest crises mean for Spain? After Italy, Spain was the most affected country in Europe, the two countries being shocked by the coronavirus epidemic and the human toll it entails. The two countries have implemented increasingly drastic measures …

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BARCELONA, SPAIN – NOVEMBER 5: Barcelona scarves for sale outside the stadium during the Barcelona … [+] V Slavia Prague, Champions League group stage match at Estadio Camp Nou on November 5, 2019 in Barcelona, ​​Spain. (Photo by Tim Clayton / Corbis via Getty Images) Corbis via Getty Images Although it is on its own …

Enrique Sánchez cultivates vines on 18 hectares of land. Although he has not yet completely given up hope, he is close. A few days ago, a colleague from the nearby village of Novelda, one of the seven municipalities that make up the Vinalopó valley in the Spanish province of Alicante, cut all his vines with …

This article is also available in Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. The agri-food sector aims to become a leader in the circular economy, in which every type of waste, from plant waste to industrial waste, can have added value and help improve economic, environmental and social sustainability. Reports from EURACTIV partner EFEAGRO. “From the pig one …

Tourists at the port of Barcelona. Barcelona city council has agreed to ask the parliament of Catalonia the right to apply a local surcharge a regional tourist tax implemented since 2012. The issue of tourist taxes is sort of a hornet’s nest in a country where the only other region to charge visitors is the …

Published on: 28/10/2018 – 04:20 Catalonia has enjoyed solid growth since the region’s failed bid to secede from Spain last year, despite predictions that the uncertainty over the separatist push would take a heavy toll. Companies feared the worst when the Catalan parliament declared independence last October, triggering Spain’s worst political crisis in four decades. …

Surrounded by mountains of vineyards, Sant Sadurni d’Anoia is the birthplace of Catalan cava, with more than eighty companies based in the small town 50 kilometers from Barcelona. Most of its 15,000 inhabitants depend on the wine industry for their work, with cava company headquarters on every corner. Next to the city’s main train station …

Spain faces growing political unrest. This comes against a backdrop of a slowing economy. A slowdown, however, does not necessarily mean the economy is in bad shape. The coming weeks will be stressful for Pedro Sánchez, the Socialist leader of the minority government, as his government will be faced with a number of thorny questions. …

Barcelona celebrates ISE’s decision to move from RAI Amsterdam to Gran Via, part of the Fira De Barcelona exhibition complex, from 2021. The news leaked at 3:30 a.m. on Thursday July 12 on the site of the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia which estimated that the economic impact of the fair would be similar to that …