Etiqueta 'Economy'
Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers at the European Council building in Brussels


Spain says EU recovery fund debt is not charity

The COVID-19 pandemic is not charity, Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez said ahead of a crucial summit on the issue July 17-18.

Reuters13/07/2020 16:09

European Union finance ministers Meeting


Spain's Calvino says one euro zone minister did not keep his word in vote

The Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers on Thursday elected Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe as its new chair after two rounds of votes.

Reuters10/07/2020 12:27

Spike in coronavirus cases


End of lockdown fails to boost jobs market in Spain

The end of the coronavirus lockdown in Spain failed to bring a surge in employment as government data showed.

Reuters02/07/2020 10:31

Employers publish photos of Palma shops closing early and with 'closed' and 'transfer of ownership' signs to highlight drop in trade.

Employers publish photos of Palma shops closing early and with 'closed' and 'transfer of ownership' signs to highlight drop in trade.

Employers publish photos of Palma shops closing early and with 'closed' and 'transfer of ownership' signs to highlight drop in trade.

Ultima Hora 17/02/2020


Economic blues

“It is quite amazing that the local economy is struggling at the moment.”

Jason Moore22/08/2019 08:01


Balearic summit called to analyse the effects of the Brexit

The Balearic government has called an urgent meeting of the Tourism Advisory Board this week to discuss and analyse the possible consequences that Britain leaving the European Union will have on the tourist industry, the local economy and jobs.

Humphrey Carter28/06/2016 00:00

EU referendum

Leading finance school says Brexit would be bad for Spain

Brexit would be "bad" and "clearly negative" for Europe and for the UK itself, while it would also be "pretty bad" for Spain in economic terms.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/04/2016 00:00


Spain plans crackdown on regions to shrink deficit

Overspending by Spain’s 17 autonomous regions was the main risk to the country’s overall deficit targets.

21/03/2016 00:00


Employers’ confederation forecasts increased growth in 2016

Carmen Planas added, though, that recovery is still vulnerable and that the economy may well slow in the second half of the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/03/2016 00:00


Government and business agree on plan for quality employment

The agreement for a pact on competitiveness, employment and social progress for the Balearics was signed today at the presidential headquarters, the Consolat de Mar.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/02/2016 00:00


Palma has the fourth highest cost of living in Spain

It is rated as being 14.5% above the national average, with the most expensive city being Barcelona (30.2% above the average). In between come San Sebastian (27.9%) and Madrid (22.7%).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/02/2016 00:00


Balearic President: Keep up the good work to ensure growth

Armengol said that now was the time to invest in the islands because of the good economic conditions and low interest rates.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/02/2016 00:00


Chamber of Commerce and government working together on business creation

Trade and industry minister Negueruela noted that there was co-operation in creating a legal framework for developing policies that encourage the business sector.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/02/2016 00:00


Boom year for trade thanks to tourist invasion

Demand for the likes of food and drink is approximated to be worth 1,500 million euros, which will be a rise of 300 million over last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/02/2016 00:00


Year starts with a fall in Balearic unemployment

The number unemployed in January was over 1% lower than in December, with 811 leaving the unemployment register.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/02/2016 00:00


Tax revenues in 2015 highest since crisis started

Catalina Cladera said the increased revenue was an indicator of a generally improved economic climate.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/02/2016 00:00