Industrial turnover in Andalusia rises 31.2% year-on-year in September

Industrial turnover in Andalusia rises 31.2% year-on-year in September

November 28, 2021

The Industrial Turnover Index (ITI) in Andalusia increased by 31.2% year-on-year in September, 1.1 points more than in the previous month and more than double that at the national level (12.5%), making a total of seven consecutive months of increase. This is the result of the ‘Weekly Economic Observatory of the Andalusian Regional Government’ presented […]

 R&D expenditure in Andalusia exceeds 1,627 million in 2020, an increase of 5.8%

R&D expenditure in Andalusia exceeds 1,627 million in 2020, an increase of 5.8%

November 28, 2021

R&D expenditure in Andalusia reached 1,627.2 million euros in 2020, which is 5.8% more than the previous year, the highest increase in the last decade. This figure places the region in third place nationally behind only Madrid (4,253 million euros) and Catalonia (3,619 million euros). This increase is the highest of all Spanish regions, followed […]

 The Andalusian town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda is chosen as Spanish Capital of Gastronomy

The Andalusian town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda is chosen as Spanish Capital of Gastronomy

November 20, 2021

Sanlúcar de Barrameda has been elected Spanish Capital of Gastronomy 2022. The Andalusian town will hold the title of the largest gastronomic promotion platform in the country. The award is part of the programme of commemorative actions for the 5th Centenary of the First Round the World Voyage by Magellan and Elcano. The public support, […]

 This is the 100% Andalusian drone that fights COVID-19

This is the 100% Andalusian drone that fights COVID-19

November 14, 2021

The Advanced Centre for Aerospace Technologies (CATEC) and the Sevillian company Airvant have developed the PrevenZAL project, which consists of the design of a drone to disinfect critical spaces in the logistics sector in a short time and an automated manner. This drone, which will be used by Correos at its logistics centre in Malaga, has represented a technological breakthrough as it is an effective solution for future outbreaks of COVID-19 that may arise.

 Andalusia reaches 245,197 registered companies and now exceeds pre-pandemic figures

Andalusia reaches 245,197 registered companies and now exceeds pre-pandemic figures

November 14, 2021

In October of this year, Andalusia has exceeded the number of companies registered with the Social Security corresponding to the pre-pandemic period by adding 245,197 entities, compared to the 241,130 registered in the same month of 2019. These data have been provided by the latest data from the IECA (Institute of Statistics and Cartography of […]

 Andalusia attends World Travel Market confident of achieving full recovery by 2022

Andalusia attends World Travel Market confident of achieving full recovery by 2022

November 5, 2021

The President of the Government of Andalusia, Juanma Moreno, and the Vice President and Regional Minister of Tourism, Regeneration, Justice and Local Administration, Juan Marín, have pointed out this week, during the inauguration of the Andalusia pavilion at the World Travel Market in London, that this community is ready and fashionable to attract foreign investment, continue to attract tourists and achieve full economic recovery in the field of tourism in 2022 to generate greater possibilities in the field of progress, employment and welfare.

 Andalusia’s economy grows by 3.1% year-on-year in the third quarter

Andalusia’s economy grows by 3.1% year-on-year in the third quarter

November 5, 2021

The Andalusian economy grew by 3.1% in the third quarter of this year concerning the same period of the previous year, four-tenths of a percentage point higher than the estimate for the national economy as a whole, which stands at 2.7%, according to the advance of GDP made by the Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia (IECA), which reports to the Regional Ministry of Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge and Universities. This growth in the third quarter is explained by the good performance of the services sector as a whole.

 Andalusia already exceeds pre-pandemic figures in exports

Andalusia already exceeds pre-pandemic figures in exports

October 30, 2021

Exports from Andalusia recorded a 39% growth in August, the highest ever for an August month, reaching 2,391 million euros, which is the second-best figure in the historical series (1995) for this month. These data provided by Extenda consolidate the reactivation of Andalusia’s foreign trade throughout this year, which has already accumulated sales of 22,093 million in the first eight months, surpassing even the figures recorded before the pandemic (21,833 million in January-August 2019) and reaching a growth of 20.2% over January-August 2020.

 Andalusia has 189 entities with research activity and capacity in AI

Andalusia has 189 entities with research activity and capacity in AI

October 30, 2021

The Regional Ministry of Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge and Universities has identified up to 189 entities with activity and research capacity in Artificial Intelligence (AI), of which 110 are companies, 56 belong to the Andalusian knowledge system and 23 are scientific and technological infrastructures. This is the result of the report ‘Identification of Andalusian capabilities in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI)’, promoted by the Regional Government and in which the Andalusian Technological Corporation and the Andalusian Institute for Research in Data Science and Computational Intelligence (DaSCI) have participated.

 Andalusia leads the genomic sequencing of the coronavirus at the national level

Andalusia leads the genomic sequencing of the coronavirus at the national level

October 30, 2021

The work of the Andalusian public health system has positioned the autonomous community at the forefront of genomic sequencing of coronavirus at the national level. Currently, 13,880 coronavirus samples have been sequenced, which represents 59.3% of what has been sequenced in the whole country, according to data from the SeqCovid project.