Andalusia sends a consignment of 83,320 units of medicines to Ukraine

Andalusia sends a consignment of 83,320 units of medicines to Ukraine

This month, the Regional Ministry of Health and Families sent a shipment of 83,320 units and 7,200 kilos of medicines to Ukraine. The total amount of this donation is estimated at 218,035.37 euros. This consignment of medicines will be sent through the Ministry of Health of the Spanish Government to meet the health needs of this war zone.

 The Government of Andalusia protects the traditional art of falconry as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC)

The Government of Andalusia protects the traditional art of falconry as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC)

The Regional Ministry of Culture and Historical Heritage of the Government of Andalusia, through the Directorate General of Historical and Documentary Heritage, has initiated the procedure to register falconry in Andalusia as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC, Bien de Interés Cultural), with the typology of Activity of Ethnological Interest, as it has specific and specific values in this region, both historical, ethnological, artistic, social and for the protection of the natural environment.

 Two Andalusian cities, Sevilla and Malaga, between the Top 30 less polluted cities in the world

Two Andalusian cities, Sevilla and Malaga, between the Top 30 less polluted cities in the world

According to the report published by the nonprofit Berkeley earth, Sevilla is the city with the lowest pollution index in Spain, the 21st in the world ranking, followed by Malaga occupying the 29th position out of 40 Andalusia clearly leads this ranking of less polluted cities with Sevilla being the fourth in Europe. The report […]

 Andalusia achieved record exports in 2021: €34,552 million and a growth of 24.2%

Andalusia achieved record exports in 2021: €34,552 million and a growth of 24.2%

February 19, 2022

Andalusia closed 2021 with the best export record since comparable data has been available (1995), 34,552 million euros, which represents a year-on-year growth of 24.2%, up to 3 points above the national average increase, which stood at 21.2%. Imports amounted to 33.194 billion euros, up 34.5%, resulting in a surplus of 1.358 billion euros in […]

 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 […]

 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, […]

 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.

 Extenda Global will take place on 17 and 18 November in Seville

Extenda Global will take place on 17 and 18 November in Seville

October 14, 2021

Extenda Global 2021, the annual event that brings together Andalusia’s foreign sector, will once again be held in person on 17 and 18 November at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Sevilla (Fibes). The event, which is the largest international trade meeting held in Andalusia, has today opened its registration period through the web portal www.extendaglobal.es, where companies can also formalise their requests for B2B meetings with representatives of the 62 countries they are interested in, of the 62 in which the Extenda External Network provides services.

 More than 40 Andalusian startups break records participating in the 9th edition of the South Summit forum on digital entrepreneurship

More than 40 Andalusian startups break records participating in the 9th edition of the South Summit forum on digital entrepreneurship

The presence of Andalusian startups seeking business opportunities at the ‘South Summit’ continues to grow and this year reached its record participation. More than 40 startups, most of them supported by the Junta de Andalucía, have gathered in Madrid, between 5 and 7 October, in the ninth edition of the national event of reference in the digital entrepreneurship ecosystem.