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Tourism | 5/31/2023
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism has published the 2023 call for applications for compensation of costs for indirect emissions greenhouse gases. The deadline for applications is 20 working days, ranging from 1 June to 28 June this year, both inclusive. “We have responded with determination and speed in order to protect the business network in face of the increase in energy prices”, expressed the minister Héctor Gómez.
Industry | 5/29/2023
The R&D&i Line is aimed at promoting innovation and sustainability in the manufacting industry with €188 M. The areas covered by this first call for applications range from the circular economy and eco-innovation applied to improving value chains, to decarbonisation and energy efficiency. The Active Financing Line will support the development of industrial research and innovation projects, and is endowed with €30 M.
Tourism | 5/19/2023
In the first four months of the year, Spain received 25,262,701 of air passengers, 34.9 per cent more than for the same period in 2022.
Héctor Gómez said, "These first four months has been very good in terms of tourism. Spain boasts a high-quality and robust sector, which is a source of wealth and employment and one of the flagship industries of our country.”
Trade | 5/18/2023
Spanish exports increased by 14.6% year on year January-March 2023. Héctor Gómez: “The figures for the first quarter of the year are very positive for our external sector, which is undeniably the driving force behind economic growth and employment generation in our country”
Industry | 5/18/2023
Projects presented in collaboration between different IBG and companies which are members of the same predominated.
By Autonomous Community, Catalonia, Aragon and Andalusia, lead the number of projects submitted, forming approximately 65% of the total.
Support for the strengthening and activity of so-called innovation “clusters” is part of the European strategy for improving competitiveness through innovation.
Industry | 5/17/2023
Héctor Gómez “Castilla-La Mancha has great potential for innovation in production processes and to take advantage of future sectors such as green steel”
Industry | 5/17/2023
Héctor Gómez “This pilot programme shows that companies are open to new ways of organizing their workdays, with reductions in working hours without affecting wages but improving thier results, it's a win-win situation for both SMEs and employees”. This pilot project seeks to collect data to form a reliable assessment that can be extrapolated to all small and medium-sized companies in the industrial sector.
Tourism | 5/9/2023
Héctor Gómez: “These projects represent a step forward in improving the competitiveness of our tourist destinations and a commitment to a new, more sustainable and digital model that increases their capacity to unite the territory.” The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism has allocated a total of 1,858 million euros to local and regional tourism projects over the last three years.
Trade | 5/4/2023
Héctor Gómez “I would like to highlight the significant presence of spanish companies in Colombia and the firm and solid commitment they continue to make towards the growth and sustainable development of this country. Today there are more than 800 spanish companies installed in Colombia, in all sectors of the economy ”. Spain and Colombia sign a protocol to promote exports of Spanish goods and services.
Tourism | 5/4/2023
In the first three months of the year of the tourist spending increased 44.7%, compared to 2022, reaching 17.201 million. Héctor Gómez “These data show that 2023 has so far been an extraordinary year for tourism, the result of a policy aiming to provide quality without sacrificing quantity”.
Industry | 5/3/2023
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism will allocate these funds to the National Company for Innovation (ENISA), which will manage the lines of funding through participative loans. It is estimated that these three lines of funding will cover about 470 business projects that are induced investment of more than 170.4 million euros.
Industry | 4/25/2023
The aim of this aid is to compensate for additional costs of companies in 2022 caused by the extraordinary increase in natural gas prices. The EC decision will allow the publication of the regulatory bases for aid and the subsequent processing of the call for applications in 2023
Trade | 4/20/2023
Héctor Gómez “Trade flows remain at historical figures, which points to the excellent position of our companies in international markets ” The trade deficit was reduced to 2.465 billion in February
Industry | 4/20/2023
According to its proposal, Cox Energy is committed to keeping the 9,505 jobs, to continue productive activity for at least the next three years and maintain the business headquarters in Seville.
Tourism | 4/18/2023
The new headquarters of the world tourism organization is housed in the exhibition and conference centre of Madrid. The decision will help to bid, the extension of building B of the Palacio de Congresos of 24.6 million euros.
Tourism | 4/18/2023
Héctor Gómez: "Spanish tourism in the first quarter is on track to break all records. Spain can boast of having a robust and modern tourism sector, which is a source of wealth and our best letter of introduction as a country." This month of March had the second highest number of international travelers since 2000
Industry | 4/13/2023
For minister Héctor Gómez, “this pilot programme offers industrial SMEs a new way to organize and reduce their working hours without affecting wages and thus improve their business results”.
Industry | 4/4/2023
This grant is part of the Decarbonisation Plan for Recovery, Transformation and Resilience.
Tourism | 4/3/2023
The tourism expenditure is, with maximum 5.326 million euros in february, exceeding the prepandemia expenditure Héctor Gómez “ being a beginning of exceptional year for tourism, on the brink of Holy Week in which we anticipate its fight occupation and expense ”
Industry | 3/23/2023
Reyes Maroto “Spain wants to have a leading role in the design and development of autonomous and connected vehicles. This agreement aims to promote a public-private collaboration model to drive connected, autonomous, sustainable and safe mobility”.
Industry | 3/23/2023
Reyes Maroto “These data confirm that the public-private collaboration model promoted by the PERTE is a suitable instrument for attracting industrial projects to transform the agri-food sector, with a programme that prioritises SME participation”.
Tourism | 3/23/2023
Reyes Maroto "These data confirm the tourism sector's excellent start to the year, with a full recovery of employment and unbeatable perspectives for Holy Week"
Tourism | 3/22/2023
Rosana Morillo highpghts the joint work of the government, the rest of the pubpc administration and social partners to transform Tourism and strengthen Spain's brand
The data on international visitors, expenditure, balance of payments and social security affipation show an almost complete recovery three years after the Covid-19 pandemic Morillo underpned that the State had pledged over €25,000 milpon to the sector's recovery and would earmark another €3,400 to drive its sustainabipty and digitization
Industry | 3/20/2023
Reyes Maroto "El Bierzo's socio-economic development is a priority for the Spanish Government. This project will promote new activities and employment using the region's own resources"
Tourism | 3/20/2023
The government has invested €23 million to promote the province's tourism and commercial sector over the past three years
Industry | 3/14/2023
Reyes Maroto “The PERTE for electric and connected vehicles has become an essential tool to make Spain a global benchmark in electro-mobility and attractive place for new investment ”.
Industry | 3/14/2023
Reyes Maroto: “These centres will contribute to the digitapzation of our SMEs, to improve their competitiveness and help generate employment, especially for young people and women”
Industry | 3/14/2023
Reyes Maroto: “Since 2018, we have mobilized over €662 million in state aid to help 960 production plants, demonstrating the government's commitment to this major industry ”.
Trade | 3/13/2023
Xiana Méndez “Latin America is an essential partner for the EU to tackle the current challenges of international trade”.
Industry | 3/6/2023
The PERTE for electric and connected vehicles has mobilized €2,069 million, 50% of the earmarked funds.
Tourism | 3/3/2023
Expenditure increased by 71.7% compared to January 2022 Maroto: “These extraordinary data show that tourism will be one of the drivers of the Spanish economy this year”
The Ministry | 3/2/2023
A global initiative driven by Open Gov Week. The aim is to bring governements closer to citizens, based on the principles of transparency, accountability, participation, public integrity and collaboration.
Trade | 2/27/2023
The Ministry has assigned 62% of total investments under the Recovery Plan for the period 2021-23. The four lines of state aid are aimed at sustainable markets, markets in rural areas, commercial activity in tourist areas and the Tech Fund.
Tourism | 2/24/2023
The event, organized by the Regional Government of Extremadura, brought together more than 100 exhibitors from the tourism sector in the Monfragüe National Park (Caceres) and saw more than 16,000 visitors in its last edition
Branch of industry, trade and tourism | 2/24/2023
Maria José Pérez-Barco from ABC Empresa and Víctor Moreno from Expansión Jurídico have been awarded first prize in the categories of “Economic and General Media” and “Legal Media and Supplements”, respectively.
Industry | 2/23/2023
The Inter-American Development Bank has selected Spanish company Izertis to implement this programme based on the methodology developed by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism. This initiative is the result of successful collaboration between the two countries under the Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2020.
Tourism | 2/22/2023
The Ministry, the International Association of LGBTI+ Tourism and Queer Destinations company agree that the initiative is in line with the objectives of the 2030 Agenda
Industry | 2/21/2023
By sector, ICT continues to lead the way in terms of loans approved, with 36% of applications and 35% of investments, for a total of €37 million. Reyes Maroto “The successful implementation and the number of projects funded shows that participation loans are a key resource to bolstering the creativity and talent of the entrepreneurial ecosystem”.
Industry | 2/17/2023
With public investment of €3.1 billion, the project envisages a total investment of up to 11.8 billion. It has created the PERTE Alliance for decarbonisation, an area of participation and dialogue between the public and private sectors to achieve the objectives of this PERTE.
Tourism | 2/17/2023
Reyes Maroto “These data show an excellent start to the year and consolidate a trend of international tourism recovery which will help the full recovery of the tourism sector during the year. Most passengers came from the United Kingdom (18.2%), Germany (11.8%) and Italy (10.2%). Catalonia saw the greatest year-on-year increase with 102% more arrivals.
Tourism | 2/16/2023
Maroto "This well-deserved award is the fruit of extensive collective work to reinvent the tradition of bringing new and old together, an open festival in the 21st century which has managed to connect with younger generations. This title will help boost the popularity and international appeal of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and promote quality tourism”.
Industry | 2/16/2023
Under Secretary Pablo Garde led the delegation of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, accompanied by the Director-General of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Aida Fernández and CEO of ENISA, José Bayón. Garde “The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism has been committed to making innovation the backbone of industry and entrepreneurship in Spain over the past few years. A clear example of this has been the impetus of the PERTE”
Tourism | 2/15/2023
Reyes Maroto “Affiliation data are beginning to confirm our good forecasts for 2023, the year of full tourism recovery in Spain” It is the twentieth consecutive month of year-on-year growth in affiliation, a further symptom of recovery from the pandemic
Trade | 2/14/2023
Maroto "Our citizens are losing purchasing power. Meanwhile, big multinational companies continue to increase their profits. It is time for our economy and our policy to focus on what really matters: the welfare of our citizens" The minister met with the OECD Deputy Secretary-General, the US Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, and the Irish Trade Minister
Industry | 2/9/2023
The agreement signed last Monday extends the period of labour protection for workers in the aluminium factory, guarantees a time period by which electrolysis should become operational and envisages an additional investment of $88 million in the plant.
Tourism | 2/2/2023
In 2022, 71.6 milpon international tourists visited Spain, spending €87,061 milpon, 86% and 95% respectively compared to the year 2019. In 2022, Spain exceeded its prepandemic figures for average spending and length of stay of international travellers.
Tourism | 2/1/2023
Local organisations and autonomous communities who want to opt for these funds are required to submit projects between now and 6 March
Local organisation's initiatives will be assessed jointly by the Secretary of State for Tourism and the Autonomous Governments
Trade | 1/31/2023
The projects selected will receive support from the Next Generation EU funds aimed at improving business competitiveness These pnes are part of the Recovery, Transformation and Resipence Plan, providing a total of €415 milpon to support trade between 2021 and 2023 They shall be distributed among all communities and will be managed by local governments
Industry | 1/30/2023
Reyes Maroto “This is excellent news that supports the good work of the government to be global leaders in industry decarbonisation and confirms ArcelorMittal's commitment to invest in Asturias and be a leader in innovation and decarbonisation for its activity in the world. The last notification phase has begun and we hope it will be successfully adopted in the coming weeks”.
Tourism | 1/27/2023
Reyes Maroto “Our priority for this year is to increase the competitiveness of our tourist destinations and embrace a new model which is more sustainable and digital and increases its ability to reach the territory”. The Administration has allocated a total of €1.858 billion to projects and autonomous and local tourism projects over the last three years. Communities, municipalities and other local entities may submit their projects to Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism throughout the month of February.
Tourism | 1/18/2023
In December there were 5.7 million international passengers, 95% of prepandemic levels Reyes Maroto "these data demonstrate the strength of the tourism sector and anticipate a record-breaking 2023, which will mark the final transition towards a quality tourist model"
Tourism | 1/17/2023
Workers affiliated to the Social Security system grew 6.8% year-on-year (157,167 more employees). Tourism closed 2022 with over 2.4 million people in jobs, the best figure ever recorded
Industry | 1/16/2023
Reyes Maroto “With this visit we want to strengthen the government's commitment with Inobat's project, so that Spain, and, in particular, Valladolid, is chosen for the new plant. We have excellent human capital, top-class infrastructure and know-how in electric and connected mobility”. The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism signs a Memorandum of Understanding on tourism with her counterpart Andrej Doležal to strengthen the partnership between the two countries.
Industry | 1/10/2023
Luis Ángel Colunga will be responsible for managing the PERTE for Industrial Decarbonisation. Jordi Carbonell will be responsible for coordinating the PERTE for the Agrifood sector.
The Ministry | 12/29/2022
MINCOTUR has authorized investments of 4.212 billion euros from the recovery plan, 86% of the total allocated amount for the period 2021-22 The ministry has met 100% of their objectives set for this year The draft bill on Industry Law, and the Bases of the State Pact for Industry are two instruments to place Spanish industry at the forefront of the 21st century. To address the rising cost of power, targeted reductions in taxes were approved and 1.325 billion euros set aside for gas-intensive companies. During 2022 1.487 billion euros were earmarked for actions included in the Plan for the Modernisation and Competitiveness of the tourism sector, an unprecedented volume of resources for tourism policy.
Industry | 12/27/2022
Reyes Maroto: “Through these subsidies, we reinforce our commitment to the sectors most affected by the war in Ukraine”.
Industry | 12/27/2022
The project envisages a total investment of up to €11.8 B. Reyes Maroto: “This Strategic Projects for Economic Recovery and Transformation fulfils the government's commitment to accompany industry in the decarbonisation process to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and improve efficiency with more sustainable processes that will help to improve their international competitiveness”.
Trade | 12/15/2022
Spanish exports mark a new record high, reaching 319,731 million during the first 10 months of 2022
Tourism | 12/14/2022
Reyes Maroto “These projects represent a step towards improving the competitiveness of our tourist destinations and a firm commitment to a new tourism model aligned with the challenges of sustainability, digitisation and the social and territorial cohesion” The Sectoral Conference also agrees that the priority for 2023 will be support for Sun, Beach and Blue tourism.
Trade | 12/9/2022
Spain hopes that the modernization of this agreement will serve to accelerate the conclusion of agreements with Mexico and Mercosur. This is a very advanced agreement in the promotion of sustainable development and is a pioneer in the inclusion of commitments relating to gender equality.
Trade | 12/7/2022
The funds from the provisional resolution of the second call for commercial activities shall be distributed among all communities and will be managed by local governments. These lines of funding are part of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, with a total of €415 million to support trade between 2021 and 2023.
Industry | 12/5/2022
A total of €1,429m will be used to finance EUROMALE projects (drones) and €707m for the TIGER programme, benefiting facilities in Getafe, Seville, Cadiz and Albacete (Spain).
Industry | 12/5/2022
Reyes Maroto “This Bill is a commitment by the Government to an industrial policy in line with the digitalization, environmental sustainability and the circular economy, driving the industrial autonomy of our country.” The law will ensure jobs in industry, determining that beneficiary companies of public aid are required to maintain productive activity for at least five years, three for SMEs. It also addresses industrial promotion, the improvement of competitiveness, reindustrialización, digitalization, adaptation to climate neutrality, the strategic industrial autonomy, the momentum of industrial ecosystems and general interest projects, industrial security and quality and governance.
Tourism | 12/2/2022
Reyes Maroto: “According to our forecasts, the trend of tourism recovery will continue over the last months of the year thanks to the reliability that Spain offers as a destination"
Tourism | 12/1/2022
This agenda will boost sustainability in both the ecological and digital transitions of the European tourism ecosystem and strengthen its competitiveness Reyes Maroto “Spain has contributed to the significance of tourism in Europe in accordance with its economic and social weight”
Industry | 11/30/2022
Maroto "This agreement is the fruit of intense work between the governments of both countries and is a very important step to ensure the workload at Navantia's shipyards, especially in San Fernando, during the coming years". Spain and Saudi Arabia are also strengthening their tourism cooperation with the aim of achieving sustainable tourism development in both countries.
Tourism | 11/30/2022
Reyes Maroto “This is a sign of the confidence that the airline industry has in Spain”
Tourism | 11/29/2022
22 agreements from the ordinary call were also approved.
Industry | 11/25/2022
Cataluña and Castilla y León have been the most benefited autonomous communities
Industry | 11/24/2022
The EOI Foundation publishes the tender for an amount of €24.4 million as part of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan
Tourism | 11/24/2022
Reyes Maroto: “We need to define a new agenda within the framework of the UNWTO to be a guide for action for its member countries where we define shared objectives and programmes to move towards quality, sustainable, digital and inclusive tourism".
Industry | 11/23/2022
By sector, the largest amount corresponds to the chemical industry (22.8 per cent), followed by metallurgy (20.0 per cent), the manufacture of non metallic minerals (17.6 per cent) and the paper industry (16.2 per cent). By autonomous communities, those with the highest concentration of funds are Catalonia (22.6 per cent), Andalucía (14.3 per cent), the basque country (10.5 per cent) and Valencia (9.3 per cent).
The Ministry | 11/23/2022
Reyes Maroto “We believe it is essential to raise public and consumer awareness about the negative consequences on the economy, employment and innovation, as well as the risk to users’ health and safety ”.
Tourism | 11/22/2022
Interventions will be carried out in Madrid city, Aranjuez, El Escorial, La Granja, the Almudaina Palace and the Yuste Monastery.
Tourism | 11/18/2022
Over 1,200 professionals, government leaders and members of the academic community have signed up for the Conference The event is sponsored bygold Telefónica, ForwardKeys, GlobalOmnium; andbronze Salesforce; and institutional partners of the Regional Government of Valencia and Valencia Region Tourism
Tourism | 11/18/2022
Overall recovery reaches 95% of the 2019 figures Reyes Maroto: “The data reflect a great increase in the recovery of air traffic”
Industry | 11/17/2022
ILJIN Materials is part of the Future Fast Forward project led by the Volkswagen and Seat Group. Reyes Maroto said, “This project highlights the attractiveness of Spain as an investment destination, and having Iljin Materials in Spain strengthens our business ecosystem to move towards new sustainable, connected mobility”. A MoU will be signed between CESCE and the Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-SURE) to increase financial cooperation between Korea and Spain.
Tourism | 11/17/2022
Over 2.5 million people working in tourism-related activities. Reyes Maroto said, “The tourism industry generates one in three new jobs, which demonstrates its decisive contribution to employment recovery in Spain.”
Trade | 11/10/2022
The winners are the municipalities of Santander and Zumarraga, the Logroño company Santos Ochoa and the Association for the Promotion of the City of Vitoria-Gasteiz.
The awards recognize the companies and workers of the commercial sector who raise the shutters of their businesses every day
Tourism | 11/9/2022
According to pre-pandemic data, 14.5 million trips in 2019 were for cultural reasons So far €259m has been mobilized for the conservation, maintenance and restoration of places of cultural interest for tourism
Industry | 11/7/2022
Reyes Maroto: “The objective is to create 25 Digital Innovation Hubs and contribute to the digitalization of 1,253 PMEs. We want to improve their competitiveness and help create jobs, especially among young people and women ”. The congress has become a place for sharing information, raising awareness and discussing the experiences and challenges of the industry 4.0. This fifth edition is more international with Argentina joining as a guest country. This year, BIOLAN was awarded the IV Industria Conectada 4.0 National Award in the SME category and REPSOL in the large company category.
Tourism | 11/4/2022
The governments undertake to promote investment in tourist destinations and experiences on both sides of the border, making tourism a driver of sustainable development in the oldest and longest border region in the European Union Reyes Maroto: "The Spanish-Portuguese border has a unique identity, created by the history of the land, and offers some of the most genuine and unknown cultural, historical and scenic riches in South-West Europe. These symbols of Iberian identity should be fully enjoyed"
Tourism | 11/3/2022
In September, Spain recovered 88% of 2019 arrivals Reyes Maroto “Spain as a destination is showing great resilience despite a climate of uncertainty, and the outlook for the rest of the year is positive”
Tourism | 10/27/2022
The Secretary of State for Tourism's drive for safe mobility during the pandemic acknowledged
Tourism | 10/26/2022
More than 700 people have signed up for the conference, a month before it is held. The European Capital of Smart Toursim 2022 hosts the symposium on the 10th anniversary of the Smart Tourism Destination (DTI) model. The websitehttp :// www.smartdestinationsworldconference.org containas all the information on the conference.
Industry | 10/25/2022
Reyes Maroto “The 10 projects financed in the first call for applications of the PERTE VEC show Spain's great potential to lead the electromobility movement in Europe”.
The Ministry | 10/25/2022
On sale from 2 November, five million lottery tickets will bear the Office's image across the country
Tourism | 10/24/2022
Reyes Maroto “With this centre in Benidorm we reaffirm the government's commitment to the Valencian Community and Benidorm as laeding examples of our high quality tourism.” Today starts the work to develop this platform, which is meant to be crucial in the process of transformation of destinations and the tourism sector by facilitating access to technologies and digital solutions
Tourism | 10/22/2022
The Parador of Costa da Morte was created after the Prestige environmental disaster which took place in 2002. Two decades later it has become a leading light in sustainability and environmental conservation, and a source of economic, social and cultural development in this area of the Costa da Morte. Since the Parador opened on 25 June 2020 it has been one of the most highly rated, as well as most requested by clients, with an average occupancy rate of more than 90%. This year 10,713 rooms were sold and 13,597 meals served in its restaurant
Industry | 10/21/2022
Reyes Maroto "With the step we take today the government strengthens its commitment to the entire ecosystem of the Spanish automotive industry and with the development of new activities under the industrial value chain of electric and connected vehicles, moving forward in the goal of turning Spain the European leader of electromobility”. The total public funds committed to helping companies and individuals exceeds 2 billion euros. Companies are expected to begin recieving the money before the end of the year. In general, 90% of the total amount of the grant awarded to each beneficiary will be advanced.
Industry | 10/21/2022
The PERTE Naval Alliance has been created, an area of participation and dialogue between the public and private sector to to help the targets of this PERTE to be met. 1.46 billions euros are expected to be mobilised it will contribute to the creation of close to 3,100 quality jobs.
Tourism | 10/20/2022
Work will focus on digitilisation, social and environmental sustainability, connectivity, innovation, capturing of talent and stand-out tourist destinations. Measures to comply with European committments on energy saving were also approached, and are now gathered in the + Energy Security Plan. (+SE)
Industry | 10/20/2022
The programme classifies companies according to their excellency in different aspects of industry, economics and research, development and innovation. Its goal is to encourage activities which bring greater added value such as investment in new industrial plants and new technologies, as well as fostering R & D & I. In the 2021 call for applications, ten phamaceutical companies were classified as “Excellent”.
Tourism | 10/18/2022
In September the tourism sector exceeded 2.6 million social security affiliates, with 247,852 new affiliations and an interannual growth of 10.5% Tourism activity continues to lead employment creation in our country, providing 4 out of every 10 new social security affiliates and representing 13% of the total number of affiliates in the national economy. Reyes Maroto: “the historical figure acheived in September in employment in tourism shows that our economy has solid bases despite the context of uncertainty and inflation, and reinforces the role of tourism for the recovery of the economy and employment”
Industry | 10/17/2022
The Slovakian company is carrying out a selection process to choose the site for its new mega factory in Europe, with an exepected investment of 3 billion euros and the creation of more than 2,000 direct jobs. Reyes Maroto "With this protocol we want to facilitate the arrival of new investments linked to the manufacturing of batteries that are needed to kick-start a new electric and connected mobility in Spain. The choice of Valladolid within the sites selected by INOBAT AUTO, specialized in R & D and manufacture of batteries for electric vehicles, is a firm commitment to our country as a hub of electromobility in Europe".
Industry | 10/11/2022
The project provides companies with a framework of support in facing high energy costs and accompanies them through the adoption of energy transition measures It reinforces support for electro-intensive consumers with more than 320 M€ The grant programme energy efficiency action in SMEs and large companies in the industrial sector increases by 100M€ The package of measures taken so far has meant a reduction of 23% in the bills of of SMEs and 18% for industry, the reduction rising to 20% in the case of electro-intensive consumers
Industry | 10/10/2022
Catalonia, Aragon and Andalusia are the regions which benefit the most by number of projects and grants. By economic sector, agrifood and ICT are the sectors with the greatest number of approved projects.
The Ministry | 10/10/2022
The 28% increase in the budget for the Plan for Recovery, Transformation and Resilience stands out, which rises to 6.258 B € . In the budget as a whole, industrial policy spending amounts to 2.077 billion euros, 21% of the total, trade, tourism and SME policy spending reaches 3.065 billion euros, 31% of the total, and R&D&I and digitalisation are budgeted at 4.875 billion euros, 49% of the total resources.
Industry | 10/6/2022
TVITEC's project to create a glass production plant in Cubillos del Sil will involve an investment of some 180 million euros and 250 direct jobs, within the framework of a just transition due to the closure of mines and coal-fired power plants in El Bierzo The agreement of intent has been signed by MITECO, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, the regional government of Castile and León, the town councils of Ponferrada and Cubillos del Sil, the county council of León, Endesa, Enagás and TVITEC The project comes under the Just Transition Agreement of Bierzo-Laciana, and constitutes a major project for the re-industrialisation of El Bierzo, incorporating green hydrogen and other elements to significantly reduce industrial emissions compared to the primary production that previously had to be imported with high associated emissions.
Tourism | 10/4/2022
In August Spain recovered 87% of tourists compared to 2019 Reyes Maroto "Spain has experienced an extraordinary high season and we are approaching autumn without inflation and the uncertainty caused by the war hampering this recovery for the time being."
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