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.

 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.

 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 […]

 Exports to the UK stand at 1,413.9 million and increase by 16.1%

Exports to the UK stand at 1,413.9 million and increase by 16.1%

Andalusian exports to the United Kingdom (UK) have increased in the first seven months of the year by 16.1% year-on-year to reach 1,413.9 million euros, according to the Brexit Monitoring Report on the Andalusian economy presented by the Department of Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge and Universities of the Government of Andalusia.

 Andalusia exceeds pre-pandemic global export levels

Andalusia exceeds pre-pandemic global export levels

September 23, 2021

Exports from Andalusia achieved the best July in the historical series (since 1995) by reaching 2,866 million euros and experiencing strong growth of 38% compared to July 2020, which is the highest of the seven exporting communities and almost three times the average for Spain. Thus, the Andalusian economy already has better export records than […]

 Nearly 5,000 new companies were created in Andalusia last August

Nearly 5,000 new companies were created in Andalusia last August

September 16, 2021

The number of registered companies in August 2021 in Andalusia amounted to 235,477, registering a growth of 2.1% compared to the same month in 2020. This is equivalent to 4,865 more entities. These data come from the Weekly Economic Observatory of the Junta de Andalucía presented by the Government of Andalusia.

 Andalusia regains pre-pandemic export levels in Asia

Andalusia regains pre-pandemic export levels in Asia

September 9, 2021

Andalusian exports to the Asian continent reached the figure of 1,607 million euros in the first six months of 2021, which represents an increase of 22.8% over the same period last year, according to Extenda data. In turn, these data reflect a clear sign of recovery, by practically equalling the export figures of the first half of 2019, the period before the pandemic, when they reached 1,623 million euros.

 Ecomares project in Andalusia removes more than 74,000 kilos of marine litter in 18 months

Ecomares project in Andalusia removes more than 74,000 kilos of marine litter in 18 months

September 2, 2021

The Ecomares project, launched by the Andalusian Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, and Sustainable Development, has enabled the removal of 74,000 kilos of marine litter in just 18 months, thanks to the collaboration of the fishing sector. The Regional Ministry initiated this project a year and a half ago to contribute to the use […]

 Andalusian meat exports reach a new record high of €263 million euros after growing by 13.9% in the first half of the year

Andalusian meat exports reach a new record high of €263 million euros after growing by 13.9% in the first half of the year

Andalusia recorded a new record for meat product exports in the first half of 2021 by reaching 263 million, the highest figure achieved by the community for this period since there have been comparable records (1995), thanks to a 13.9% increase in sales compared to the first half of 2020, benefiting all Andalusian provinces and 16 of its first 20 foreign markets. These data are provided by Extenda.

 ‘Andalucía Open Future’ exceeds 200 accelerated start-ups

‘Andalucía Open Future’ exceeds 200 accelerated start-ups

Since its launch in 2014, ‘Andalucía Open Future’ has promoted more than 200 startups in its acceleration programme for high-performance companies and has become one of the benchmark initiatives to support technological entrepreneurship in the region. This programme, led by the Regional Ministry of Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge and Universities, and Telefónica, with the collaboration of the city councils of Malaga, Almeria, and Cordoba, has incorporated 24 companies made up of 164 entrepreneurs in the acceleration spaces of El Cubo (Seville), La Farola (Malaga), El Cable (Almeria) and El Patio (Cordoba) in 2021.