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In the News (Thu 18 Jul 19)

  
  Spain - ECONOMY
Spain was even more economically retarded in the 1940s than it had been ten years earlier, for the residual adverse effects of the Civil War and the consequences of autarchy and import substitution were generally disastrous.
Spain's citrus groves, all under irrigation, were concentrated in Mediterranean coastal provinces, the Levante, primarily in a narrow coastal strip 500 kilometers in length extending from the province of Castellon to the province of Almeria.
Moreover, Spain mined approximately 9 percent of all EC copper, 86 percent of its antimony, 65 percent of its gold and pyrite, 47 percent of its silver, 41 percent of its lead and magnesite, 38 percent of its iron ore and tungsten, and 28 percent of its fluorspar and zinc.
www.mongabay.com /reference/country_studies/spain/ECONOMY.html   (18676 words)

  
 Spain's Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Agriculture was very important to Spain's economy until the 1950's when industries surpassed it, until then, agriculture was the leading source of income, and now, in the 1990's, its share is reduced to 4%.
Spain's coal industry has long since been unprofitable and inefficient; in the mid-1990's, about one-third of its coal mines were closed and all workers laid off in accordance with EU standards.
The Bank of Spain was at the heart of a scandal that shook the members of political and financial circles in 1994.
www.hometown.aol.com /antmagictg/economy.html   (3010 words)

  
 Economy of Spain
Spain's accession to the European Community--now European Union (EU)--in January 1986 required the country to open its economy, modernize its industrial base, improve infrastructure, and revise economic legislation to conform to EU guidelines.
Spain's mixed capitalist economy supports a GDP that on a per capita basis is 80% that of the four leading West European economies.
Growth of 2.5% in 2003, 2.6% in 2004, and 3.4% in 2005 was satisfactory given the background of a faltering European economy.
infotut.com /geography/Spain/Economy   (722 words)

  
 Spain - The Economy
Spain was a latecomer to economic and industrial modernization.
Spain's accession to the EC on January 1, 1986, was a driving force behind the country's accelerated modernization effort.
Under the terms of its entry into the EC, Spain was required to adapt to EC norms and regulations, over a period of seven years.
countrystudies.us /spain/49.htm   (551 words)

  
 Economy of Spain
Spain has been transformed in the last three decades from a rural, backward, agricultural country into a nation with a diversified economy with strong manufacturing and service sectors.
After joining the EU in 1986, Spain once again had one of the world's fastest growing economies with its annual growth averaging 4.1% in the period between 1986 and 1991, compared with the EU average of 3%.
Huge investment was needed for Spain's infrastructure, including roads, railways, airports, water supply and communications and the country received $22.8 billion between 1995 to 1999 from the EU specifically for this purpose.
www.andalucia.com /spain/economy/home.htm   (417 words)

  
 Global Economies: Spain
Spain is now the world's ninth most powerful economy - an impressive position to have achieved given just 25 years of economic freedom.
Spain's cultural, political, and economic global standing has improved dramatically over the past 25 years, but given this dominant position, a surprisingly low number of Spanish brands have managed to break on to the international market.
Spain's major trade fairs are a good indicator of the country's position as an innovator and of its increasingly high international standing.
www.nytimes.com /global/spain   (626 words)

  
 Spain (06/06)
Spain has been an effective example of transition from authoritarianism to democracy, as shown in the many trips that Spain's King and Prime Ministers have made to the region.
Spain and the United States have a long history of official relations and are closely associated in many fields.
Spain and the U.S. are strong allies in the fight against terrorism.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2878.htm   (3754 words)

  
 THE ECONOMIC HISTORY OF SPAIN
In the 15th and 16th centuries Spain was the dominant power of Europe and the Western Hemisphere.
Franco professed a desire to pursue policies to regenerate the economy but established goals of self-sufficiency (autarchy) that thwarted growth.
It wasn't until the 1960's with the opening up of the economy that Spain began to really grow.
www.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/spain.htm   (563 words)

  
 Spain Economy
Spain economy faces 'medium-term' risk due to high prices, family...Forbes, NY - Nov 23, 2006...
Yesterday, Spain's Secretary of State for the Economy David Vegara said it is 'possible' that the consumer price index in the country will fall to 2.0 pct year...
Spain's economy sec says energy sector consolidation must not hurt...Forbes, NY - Oct 24, 2006...
www.nation-info.com /Spain-Economy.html   (624 words)

  
 Economy - Spain - Europe
Spain has traditionally been an agricultural country and is still one of the largest producers of farm commodities in Western Europe, but since the mid-1950s industrial growth has been rapid.
A series of development plans, initiated in 1964, helped the economy to expand, but in the later 1970s an economic slowdown was brought on by rising oil costs and increased imports.
On January 1, 1986, Spain became a full member of the European Community (now the European Union, or EU).
www.countriesquest.com /europe/spain/economy.htm   (118 words)

  
 Viva Spain's Market Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Spain is in the midst of an economic boom and some observers credit a government which didn't do anything spectacular, but simply let it happen.
Spain's gross domestic product rose 2.2 percent last year, far above the 1.5 percent average for the European Union countries -- and a 2.7 percent increase is expected this year.
Spain's budget deficit fell from 6.6 percent of GDP in 1995 to 4 percent last year -- and is expected to be about 3 percent this year.
www.ncpa.org /pd/pdint130.html   (369 words)

  
 Economy - overview: Spain's mixed capitalist economy supports a GDP that on a per capita basis is three-fourths that of ...
Economy - overview: Spain's mixed capitalist economy supports a GDP that on a per capita basis is three-fourths that of the fo
The primary fact of Spanish economy, despite great improvement in recent years, is that Spain has long been one of the poorest countries in Europe.
Spain has been able to progress economically in recent years.
www.travelnet.co.il /espagne/menu/TheEconomyOfSpain.htm   (397 words)

  
 Spain: Economy
Traditionally an agricultural country, Spain produces large crops of wheat, sugar beets, barley, tomatoes, olives, citrus fruit, grapes, and cork.
Spain is the world's largest producer of olive oil and Europe's largest producer of lemons, oranges, and strawberries.
Spain's greatest trade is with the United States, Germany, France, and Great Britain.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0861229.html   (301 words)

  
 Economy in Spain
Spain's fishing fleet, the largest in the EU, is another important contributor.
The government intends to make further progress in changing labour laws and reforming pension schemes, which are key to the sustainability of both Spain's internal economic advances and its competitiveness in a single currency area.
The interest rate for Spain and the rest of the Eurozone is 2% (7/03) making mortgages affordable and continuing to fuel the property boom.
www.domainsofspain.com /economy_in_spain.htm   (245 words)

  
 Economy of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Francoism initiated in the 60's a set of deregulating moves away from its initial total control of the economy; these, along with large infrastructure projects, resulted in the paramount economic growth almost overnight which came to be known as the "Spanish Miracle".
Spain's accession to the European Community, now European Union (EU), in January 1986 forced the country to open its economy, modernize its industrial base and revise economic legislation to conform to EU guidelines.
The fundamental challenges for the Spanish economy at the present moment are its trade deficit and lowering an inflation rate which is traditionaly higher than the one of its European partners.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Economy_of_Spain   (896 words)

  
 Economy Of Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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www.appliedlanguage.com /country_guides/Spain_country_economy.shtml   (530 words)

  
 Mexico History -MEXICO'S COLONIAL ERA--PART III: The Economy of New Spain
Although the economy of Nueva España was eventually transformed by the introduction of European crops, draft animals and technology, excessive controls stifled the initial growth of its industry and commerce.
Reforms in Spain's government and sweeping changes in its policies towards the colonies were instigated during the 1759-1788 reign of Charles III.
The Crown permitted New Spain to open new ports in Campeche and Yucatan and finally sanctioned free trade between other ports both in Spain and throughout the Americas.
www.mexconnect.com /mex_/travel/dpalfrey/dpcolonial3.html   (974 words)

  
 Economy of Spain
Economy - overview: Spain's mixed capitalist economy supports a GDP that on a per capita basis is three-fourths that of the four leading West European economies.
Its center-right government successfully worked to gain admission to the first group of countries launching the European single currency on 1 January 1999.
The government, for political reasons, has made only limited progress in changing labor laws or reforming pension schemes, which are key to the sustainability of both Spain's internal economic advances and its competitiveness in a single currency area.
www.fastload.org /ec/Economy_of_Spain.html   (442 words)

  
 Spain: The Economy Is Getting Too Hot to Handle
Amid hot growth and rising inflation, there's growing risk that Spain's economy is overheating.
Another worry is that higher inflation is eroding Spain's competitiveness, as seen in its widening trade gap.
Also, the Bank of Spain is trying to crimp credit growth by raising banks' loan-loss reserves.
www.businessweek.com /2000/00_40/b3701076.htm   (364 words)

  
 Spain Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, ...
Economy—overview: Spain's mixed capitalist economy supports a GDP that on a per capita basis is three-fourths that of the four leading West European economies.
Moreover, the AZNAR administration has continued to advocate liberalization, privatization, and deregulation of the economy and has introduced some tax reforms to that end.
Adjustment to the monetary and other economic policies of an integrated Europe will pose difficult challenges to Spain in the next few years.
www.photius.com /wfb1999/spain/spain_economy.html   (345 words)

  
 Agriculture - Economy - Spain - Europe
Agriculture is a mainstay of the Spanish economy, employing, with forestry and fishing, 7 percent of the labor force.
In 2001 Spain’s agricultural harvest (with production in metric tons) included fruits, particularly grapes, olives, oranges, and almonds (16.5 million); cereal grains such as barley, wheat, and rice (19.1 million); vegetables such as tomatoes and onions (12.1 million); and root crops, primarily potatoes and sugar beets (3.1 million).
Combined irrigation and hydroelectric projects are found particularly in the valley of the Ebro River.
www.countriesquest.com /europe/spain/economy/agriculture.htm   (199 words)

  
 Spain: Economy
The Lessons of the Hidden Economy: The Perspective from Spain [1].
Forecasting in a small and unstable regional economy using regime shifting models: the case of Extremadura.(Spain)
GE pushing forward in stalled economy ; Firm plans 2nd plant in Spain, Ala.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0861229.html   (455 words)

  
 EMIRE: SPAIN - HIDDEN ECONOMY
Sector of the economy which eludes administrative control and inclusion in official statistics; also known as the economía irregular (irregular economy), economía oculta (concealed economy) or economía informal (informal economy).
It is calculated that as a proportion of the entire economy Spain's hidden (or "fl") economy accounts for 20-25 per cent.
Please note: the European industrial relations glossaries are not systematically updated, and some of the material may not reflect the current situation.
www.eurofound.eu.int /emire/SPAIN/HIDDENECONOMY-ES.html   (187 words)

  
 Spain Economy - overview - Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Home > Spain > Economy > Economy - overview
Definition: This entry briefly describes the type of economy, including the degree of market orientation, the level of economic development, the most important natural resources, and the unique areas of specialization.
It also characterizes major economic events and policy changes in the most recent 12 months and may include a statement about one or two key future macroeconomic trends.
www.indexmundi.com /spain/economy_overview.html   (283 words)

  
 Spain Economy 2002 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
Economy - overview Spain's mixed capitalist economy supports a GDP that on a per capita basis is 80% that of the four leading West European economies.
Unemployment has been steadily falling under the AZNAR administration but remains the highest in the EU at 13%.
Adjusting to the monetary and other economic policies of an integrated Europe - and further reducing unemployment - will pose challenges to Spain over the next few years.
www.greekorthodoxchurch.org /wfb2002/spain/spain_economy.html   (441 words)

  
 Bright | Bright - News: Spain's Economy
Here is a the monthly round up for all the related news to Spain´s proprety market.
Spain may want to look to its neighbors for ideas on how to control rising house prices.
According to figures released by the Bank of Spain, the financial debt of Spanish households hit a record high last year of €595.18 billion, a direct result it is suggested, of Spaniards being forced to take on ever bigger mortgages to keep pace with the rising tide of their property boom.
www.brightsl.com /News/archives/the_economy/spains_economy/index.html   (258 words)

  
 Economy & Business for Spain
Economy of Spain - Economy of Spain - An informative guide to the Economy of Spain.
Economy - overview - Economy - overview -
Trade and Economic Profile for Spain - Trade and Economic Profile for Spain - ITDS trade information on Spain.
www.escapeartist.com /spain/economy.html   (432 words)

  
 Spain Economy 2001 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
Spain Economy 2001 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
Unemployment has been steadily falling under the AZNAR administration but remains the highest in the EU at 14%.
Adjusting to the monetary and other economic policies of an integrated Europe - and further reducing unemployment - will pose challenges to Spain in the next few years.
workmall.com /wfb2001/spain/spain_economy.html   (445 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional: Europe: Spain: Business and Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
AtlanTikka - Independent advice on trade, marketing and business with a special emphasize on opportunities in between Scandinavia and Spain.
Marbella-Lawyers.com - On-line guide for various laws in Spain especially on properties, taxes, mortgages, commercial law, civil law, and criminal law.
Microptic S.L. - Specialises in research, development, distribution and installation of automatic diagnostic systems in the field of biomedicine.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/Spain/Business_and_Economy   (537 words)

  
 Business & Economy Spain, Andalucia bank and law Spain.
Business and Economy Spain, Andalucia bank and law Spain.
An historical guide to the economy of Spain, from Franco to today.
Networking of local businesses is mutually beneficial and any business should be involved with one.
www.andalucia.com /spain/business/home.htm   (219 words)

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