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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 […]
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.
The Minister for Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge and Universities of the Government of Andalusia, Rogelio Velasco, recently highlighted the growing trend in ICT activities in Andalusia, with an increase of 9.8% and a 7.6% growth in the number of companies registered with the Social Security in the first half of this year.