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 […]

 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.

 Turnover in Andalusian industry rises by 30% in August, almost twice as much as in Spain

Turnover in Andalusian industry rises by 30% in August, almost twice as much as in Spain

October 30, 2021

The Industrial Turnover Index in Andalusia increased by 30.1% year-on-year in August, six points more than in the previous month and almost double that at the national level (17.1%), making six consecutive months of increase. This is the result of the ‘Weekly Economic Observatory of the Andalusian Regional Government’ presented by the Regional Ministry of Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge, and Universities to the Governing Council.

 Andalusia participates with 14 companies in the international music fair Womex 2021 in Porto

Andalusia participates with 14 companies in the international music fair Womex 2021 in Porto

October 30, 2021

A total of 14 Andalusian companies or brands from the music sector are taking part in the 27th edition of the WOMEX (Worldwide Music Expo) Fair, which is being held in Oporto (Portugal) from 27 to 31 October. On the initiative of the Regional Ministry of Culture and Historical Heritage – through the Andalusian Agency of Cultural Institutions – and Extenda (Andalusian public company for Foreign Promotion), representatives of musical groups, distributors, recording studios, flamenco artists, record companies, and others will be able to sell their products or share experiences with some 2,500 agents from more than 80 countries.

 Andalusian companies Checktobuild and Scoobic compete in the Top 100 of the World Entrepreneurship Cup

Andalusian companies Checktobuild and Scoobic compete in the Top 100 of the World Entrepreneurship Cup

October 14, 2021

Checktobuild, a technology startup from Malaga dedicated to offering an autonomous control and inspection service for construction and industrial projects through an artificial intelligence web platform, and Scoobic Urban Mobility, dedicated to the design and manufacture of electric vehicles adapted to urban environments to optimise the time and costs of the so-called “last mile” of […]