Etiqueta 'Economy'


Fears over the state of the Spanish economy after Catalan vote

“Spain’s long-term success depends on maintaining both economic and political equilibrium.”

29/09/2015 00:00


A quarter of all tourist spend in August was in the Balearics

The survey suggests that the Balearics was the region of Spain that attracted most tourist spending in August - 2,364 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/09/2015 00:00


Spectacular growth in Balearic property sales

The sale of homes in the Balearics during the second quarter rose by a whopping 30.1% compared with sales from April to June 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/09/2015 00:00


The number of foreign workers in the Balearics on the rise

The percentage rise over last August in the Balearics was the largest of all regions of Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/09/2015 00:00


Increase in the number of foreign tourists to Balearics

In August the increase over July was 0.7% to a total of 2.2 million foreign visitors during the month.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/09/2015 00:00


Service sector on the rise in the Balearics

Balearic Islands led the way in July in being the region of Spain with the greatest increase in turnover in the service sector.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/09/2015 00:00

Rugby World Cup 2015


Rugby World Cup 2015

England get the Rugby World Cup underway tonight with a potentially bruising encounter against Fiji.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/09/2015 00:00


Balearic spending slumps during severe recession

The drop of 16 per cent in the Balearics was almost twice the national average of 8.6 perc ent. But recovery is underway.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/09/2015 00:00


Power firms urged to offer free electricity for the poor

One of the proposals raised at the first meeting of the working party on energy poverty.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/09/2015 00:00


Balearic government planning massive crackdown on tax fraud

Annual revenue from tackling tax fraud had been between 35 and 45 million euros under the previous government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/09/2015 00:00


The rich are getting richer in the Balearics

The Wealth Tax in the Balearics applies to residents with assets worth more than one million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/09/2015 00:00


Madrid and Palma to meet to discuss Balearic financing

Armengol and the regional finance minister, Catalina Cladera, assured the leader of the El Pi party, Jaume Font, that the government plans to spend in a better way.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/09/2015 00:00


The Balearics are cruising

These figures, all showing upward trends, confirm that growth in Spain’s yachting industry is in line with international markets and the expansion of the national economy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/09/2015 00:00


PP calls on Armengol not to raise taxes

Prohens was the first to meet Armengol during a morning round of discussions with party leaders and spokespeople prior to the restarting of parliamentary business.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/09/2015 00:00


September to set new tourism record

Forecasts will be surpassed, primarily because of a boom in last-minute sales.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/09/2015 00:00


Balearics leading employment growth but jobless creeps up

The Balearics was the best-performing region, but the growth was slightly higher in the autonomous north African city of Melilla, where it was up 4.97%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/09/2015 00:00


Rajoy says “Spain’s reforms have fully paid off...”

Ahead of a two-day visit to Germany Rajoy said that Spain is no longer the “sick man of Europe.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter31/08/2015 00:00


Palma’s fishermen want to sell their fish

"The first ones who have to live from fishing are the fishermen. We want to sell fish."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter31/08/2015 00:00