Spain: A closer look at the
regional dimension

Letter from the Editors

Regional forecast

2017-2018 autonomous regions’
economic forecasts and key challenges

The Spanish economy is expected to grow by 3.1% in 2017 and by 2.6% in 2018. The slowdown reflects a loss of impetus in domestic demand as well as political ...

Regional debt

Autonomous regions leading
decline in debt servicing costs

Although average funding costs have gone down for all levels of the Spanish public administration, the autonomous regions have seen the largest reduction, ...

Bank concentration

Banking concentration
in Spain at the provincial level

Despite undergoing one of the most profound financial sector consolidation efforts within the EU, at the national level, the Spanish banking sector remains ...

Financial stability

Outlook for financial stability and business prospects in the European banking sector

EU banks have significantly improved their profitability post crisis. However, a challenging regulatory and monetary climate will put renewed pressures on bank ...

Structural reforms

Spain’s structural reforms: Remaining challenges for budget stability and the labour market

2012 marked a year of much-needed progress on Spain’s structural reform agenda, particularly in the areas of budget stability and the functioning of the ...

Fiscal outlook

Fiscal consolidation: Favourable economic conditions threatened by political uncertainty

A constructive macroeconomic climate is helping Spain comply with near-term fiscal objectives. However, political tensions and lack of progress on ...

Risk management

Spanish corporates: Foreign exchange risk management in the face of increased complexity

Growing internationalisation and geographic diversification of Spanish corporates has increased their exposure to exchange rate, or FX, risk. Firms will need ...

Regulation and Economic Outlook
Recent key developments in the area of Spanish financial regulation
Prepared by the Regulation and Research Department of the Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks
Spanish economic forecasts panel: November 2017
Funcas Economic Trends and Statistics Department
Key Facts
Economic Indicators
Financial System Indicators
Social Indicators