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Pedro Sanchez announces €11 billion investment for Spain’s microchip and semiconductor sector

SPAIN'S government is planning to invest €11 billion in the country's microchip and semiconductor sectors. Speaking at Monday's 'Wake Up Spain' economic forum in Madrid,...

International ‘Cevisama’ ceramics fair cancelled in Spain’s Valencia as sector battles rising production costs

AN international Valencia trade fair showcasing ceramic tiles has been cancelled due to spiralling energy costs suffered by manufacturers. Cevisama was first staged in 1978...

Energy giant Cepsa to transform 3,000 petrol stations in Spain under €8 billion ‘green plan’

SPANISH energy company Cepsa will spend €8 billion in a shift to using low-carbon energy sources by 2030. The plan is for half the firm's...

Spain’s inflation rate surges to 9.8%- highest figure since 1985

INFLATION in Spain has soared to 9.8% in March- the highest rate since May 1985, according to figures from the National Statistics Institute(INE). The rate...

Industrial production prices in Spain soar by over 40% in February in biggest rise since records began

INDUSTRIAL production prices in Spain notched up a record annual rate for the fifth successive month in February according to figures released on Friday...

Car giant Volkswagen to produce electric car batteries at new site in Spain’s Valencia area

VOLKSWAGEN'S car battery cell plant in Spain will be located in Sagunto, 30 kilometres north of Valencia City. The factory, costing around €7 billion to...

Danone to suspend food production in Spain ‘within 24 hours’ as truckers strike disrupts dairy supplies

FOOD manufacturer Danone is to suspend production at its Spanish plants 'within 24 hours' as the unofficial nationwide truckers strike continues to bite. Danone employs...

Striking lorry divers in Spain face police clampdown over violent picketing

SPAIN'S government is mobilising over 15,000 police officers to crack down on violent pickets among striking truck drivers. Protests this week have seen drivers block...

Spain announces its best job figures since banking crisis of 2008

SPAIN has announced the highest number of people in work since the 2008 banking crisis. Over 20 million people are employed with 840,700 new jobs...

Mercadona supermarkets in Spain to pay staff an inflation-matching wage increase

THE Mercadona supermarket chain is set to give its entire workforce a 5% pay rise on January 1. Spain's biggest private company is the first...

Spain’s government hopes national lorry drivers strike will be called off

TWO Spanish government ministers are hopeful that a three-day pre-Christmas national lorry drivers strike can be avoided. Spain's national lorry drivers association announced a strike...

Major power company in Spain offers to help industrial customers if government scraps windfall tax plans

LEADING Spanish energy provider Iberdrola says it will help industrial customers if the government scraps plans for a windfall tax. Domestic electricity bills have been...

High electricity prices force major steelmaker in Spain to suspend production for 20 days

A leading Spanish steelmaker has slashed production at one of its factories due to the big hike in electricity prices. They say that power costs...

Pedro Sanchez announces €4.3 billion boost to electric car production in Spain

SPAIN'S government is to spend €4.3 billion in a massive revamp of its car production industry in a switch to making electric vehicles. Prime Minister,...

Valencia region leads industrial recovery in Spain

THE Valencia region is spearheading the gradual recovery of industry in Spain following the COVID-inflicted crash. Led by the energy sector, the Valencian Community registered...

Ministry of Culture announces grants to support Spanish film industry following the coronavirus crisis

THE Ministry of Culture has announced grants to support the Spanish film industry following the pandemic.

Andalucian beekeepers warn ‘fake’ Chinese products are ruining Cordoba honey industry

The amount of honey produced in the province is down 40% to 50% percent compared to last year

How an Andalucian weed promoted literacy in Victorian Britain

“THE English ceased to be one of the most aggressive, brutal, rowdy, outspoken, riotous cruel and bloodthirsty nations in the world and became one...

Number of jobless in Spain rises to 3.47 million, new figures reveal

This means 7,255 people no longer have a job, bringing the total to 3.47 million people out of work.

Spain: Europe’s new craft beer capital

Welcome to the brew boom

Energy giant Repsol abandons failed Canary Island drilling project

But projects off the Mijas coastline still look to go ahead

Spain’s fashion giant Zara reveals what the future of shopping has in store

Including a way of trying on clothes without having to take yours off

Chicken to blame for Spain’s growing environmental footprint

Spain falls two places in world sustainability rankings

Olive oil capital Jaen celebrates massive export upsurge

Industry conference to be hosted in September

Time running out for government car buying subsidies

There is only enough money left to last until October, according to motor association president





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