Spain´s recovery in the context of heightened global uncertainty

Letter from the Editors

The Spanish economy’s recovery in a weakened international context

Spain´s economic recovery is outperforming expectations and economic growth should remain relatively strong until the end of the year. However, the ...

The economic growth threshold for job creation in Spain: The importance of wage moderation

Recent evidence suggests that the Spanish economy can create jobs at a lower rate of economic growth than in the past. However, the lower growth threshold for ...

The progress of Spanish banks’ solvency in a European context

In line with the general trend in Europe over recent months, Spanish banks have rapidly increased their solvency, bringing levels in line with the European ...

Recent evolution of enterprises’ access to bank finance: Spain in the European context

Spanish SMEs’ access to finance and financing conditions deteriorated significantly throughout the crisis, exacerbated by financial fragmentation in ...

Recent trend in leverage across Spain´s institutional sectors

Spanish households and firms have made a considerable deleveraging effort since the beginning of the crisis. Conversely, growing public debt levels have kept ...

The dynamics of public debt and economic growth in Spain

Lessons from Spanish history teach us that there is a correlation between an increase in public debt and a reduction in growth prospects. Policy makers should ...

SOCIMI impact on Spain´s real estate market

Only several years in existence, Spain´s listed real estate investment vehicles, known as SOCIMI, are generating a lot of attention and channelling ...

Centre-periphery integration: Building European production chains

Significant differences exist in European production chains across distinct groups of EU countries (core, southern-periphery, and eastern-periphery) in terms ...

The performance and role of Spain’s social economy throughout the crisis

Spain was one of the countries most affected by the recent crisis since 2008. The resilience of Spain´s social economy, which currently accounts for 10% ...

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 (CECA)
Spanish economic forecasts panel: July 2016
Funcas Economic Trends and Statistics Department
Key Facts
Economic Indicator
Financial System Indicators