The Andalusian agrifood sector grows by 7.3% and breaks export records

The Andalusian agrifood sector grows by 7.3% and breaks export records

September 23, 2021

Andalusia’s agri-food exports reached 7,756 million euros in the first seven months of 2021, its best historical record for a January-July period since comparable data has been available (1995), thanks to year-on-year growth of 7.3%. This is a strategic sector, which will contribute more than 5,000 million euros of the positive foreign trade balance to the regional economy in 2021. This significant increase is due to the remarkable activity of the Andalusian agro-industry, which is growing not only in sales but also with a strong increase in the number of exporting companies, up 19.8% year-on-year to 3,522, according to Extenda data.

 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 […]

 These are the 31 Andalusian companies shortlisted for the Alas Awards for internationalisation

These are the 31 Andalusian companies shortlisted for the Alas Awards for internationalisation

September 16, 2021

A total of 31 companies from the eight provinces of the region will compete for the Alas Awards for the Internationalisation of Andalusian Companies, organised and awarded by Extenda-Andalucía Exports and Foreign Investment.

 Cadiz’s gourmet industry positioned in the UK thanks to Extenda

Cadiz’s gourmet industry positioned in the UK thanks to Extenda

September 16, 2021

The public agency Extenda has organised the participation of seven firms from the Andalusian province of Cádiz in the Speciality & Fine Food Fair, the most important gourmet food fair in the UK, which is held every year at the Olympia London centre. In its 21st edition, following the suspension of the event in 2020 […]

 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.

 Andalusia leads agri-food exports in first half of the year, with 23.4% of Spain’s total

Andalusia leads agri-food exports in first half of the year, with 23.4% of Spain’s total

September 9, 2021

Andalusia leads agri-food exports in the first half of 2021 with 23.4% of Spain’s total and almost 7,000 million euros sold on the foreign market. This means that one out of every four euros of agri-food products exported from the country, in the period from January to June 2021, originates from the Andalusian region.

 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.

 Andalusian industry sales register a year-on-year increase of 36% in June

Andalusian industry sales register a year-on-year increase of 36% in June

Turnover in the industry grew by 36% year-on-year in Andalusia last June compared to the same month last year, 17 points higher than the Spanish average. This is the result of the data relating to the Industrial Turnover Index published by the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA), which reports to the Regional Ministry of Economic Transformation, Industry, Knowledge, and Universities.

 Andalusia increased its exports by 27% in June, five points higher than Spain and the best record ever

Andalusia increased its exports by 27% in June, five points higher than Spain and the best record ever

Exports from Andalusia recorded the best June in history since comparable data has been available (1995), with a turnover of 2,935 million euros, a figure that represents a solid growth of 27% compared to the same month in 2020, which is five points higher than that experienced by national sales (+22%). An intense rise, which also contrasts with the -14.7% drop in sales in June last year, the third full month of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Extenda data.

 The Government of Andalusia designs a map of opportunities using big data to strengthen international businesses

The Government of Andalusia designs a map of opportunities using big data to strengthen international businesses

The Government of Andalusia designs a map of opportunities using big data to strengthen international businesses.