Economy

Aragonès on new tax figures: "We need a Catalan state to end the historical plunder"

Aragonès on new tax figures: "We need a Catalan state to end the historical plunder"

Pere Aragonès denounces Catalonia's chronic underfunding, "resulting from an unfair and arbitrary model"

John McAulay

Thursday, 4 of august of 2022 - 18:52

The alarming unemployment figures for July

The alarming unemployment figures for July

José Antich

Wednesday, 3 of august of 2022 - 17:07

A frightening double-digit inflation rate

A frightening double-digit inflation rate

José Antich

Thursday, 30 of june of 2022 - 17:28

Mobile World Congress to stay in Barcelona until 2030

Mobile World Congress to stay in Barcelona until 2030

Management firm GSMA agrees to keep the 'Mobile' in the Catalan capital for another eight years

Pepa Masó

Monday, 27 of june of 2022 - 12:49

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Catalan government snubs Spanish transport minister over underinvestment issue

Catalan government snubs Spanish transport minister over underinvestment issue

Aragonès criticises Spanish executive for new highway proposal which is "just words" when existing deals are not honoured

Marta Sánchez Iranzo

Friday, 10 of june of 2022 - 22:10

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Motorway gridlock on Catalonia's AP-7: emergency proposals to get traffic flowing

Motorway gridlock on Catalonia's AP-7: emergency proposals to get traffic flowing

Traffic authorities will add additional lanes and restrict the passage of trucks at certain times on July weekends

Marta Sánchez Iranzo

Friday, 10 of june of 2022 - 20:09

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Pedro Sánchez mixes denial with excuses on Spain's underinvestment in Catalonia

Pedro Sánchez mixes denial with excuses on Spain's underinvestment in Catalonia

Spanish PM brings up the controversial proposal for Barcelona airport expansion, pointing finger at ERC: "You rejected it"

John McAulay

Tuesday, 7 of june of 2022 - 21:52

Calvo, on investments in Catalonia under the PSOE: "Much better. Just a slight delay"

Calvo, on investments in Catalonia under the PSOE: "Much better. Just a slight delay"

Former Spanish deputy PM Carmen Calvo gives excuses for the Socialists' non-execution of budgeted investments in Catalonia

Núria Casas

Friday, 3 of june of 2022 - 20:33

Catalonia needs a U-turn

Catalonia needs a U-turn

José Antich

Thursday, 2 of june of 2022 - 12:09

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Aragonès and Puigneró demand action by Spanish minister on skipped Catalan investments

Aragonès and Puigneró demand action by Spanish minister on skipped Catalan investments

Transport minister Raquel Sánchez's explanations over the investments were completely insufficient for the Catalan leaders

Adrià Rovira

Wednesday, 1 of june of 2022 - 19:33

Don't let them take us for idiots!

Don't let them take us for idiots!

José Antich

Wednesday, 1 of june of 2022 - 17:44

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Employers call on Spanish executive to rectify non-execution of Catalan investments

Employers call on Spanish executive to rectify non-execution of Catalan investments

PIMEC calls for "better dialogue" between the Spanish and Catalan governments to resolve the "gridlock"

Joel Carrasco Albertus

Tuesday, 31 of may of 2022 - 22:17

'So that the effect is achieved and the care is noticed'

'So that the effect is achieved and the care is noticed'

José Antich

Tuesday, 31 of may of 2022 - 18:02

Spanish state carried out only a third of planned 2021 investment in Catalonia

Spanish state carried out only a third of planned 2021 investment in Catalonia

The state invested only 35.8% of what it planned to spend in Catalonia in its 2021 accounts

Adrià Rovira

Monday, 30 of may of 2022 - 21:18

Danger signals from Brussels on the Spanish economy

Danger signals from Brussels on the Spanish economy

José Antich

Tuesday, 17 of may of 2022 - 17:29

Which jobs are the best paid and most sought-after in Catalonia?

Which jobs are the best paid and most sought-after in Catalonia?

Study based on 530,000 job ads in Catalonia reveals economic winners and losers in the employment market

Adrià Rovira

Monday, 9 of may of 2022 - 22:53

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Sánchez ignores espionage in Barcelona speech despite Aragonès's warning

Sánchez ignores espionage in Barcelona speech despite Aragonès's warning

Spanish PM avoids Catalangate issue a day after spy agency admissions, only mentioning his "respect for Catalonia"

Marta Lasalas

Friday, 6 of may of 2022 - 21:14

Spaniards could spend 500 euros more on food in 2022: check out the price rises

Spaniards could spend 500 euros more on food in 2022: check out the price rises

Spaniards have been hit by a perfect storm of inflation as the crisis dragging on after Covid collides with the Ukraine war

Núria Casas

Friday, 29 of april of 2022 - 22:55

Maxam, the Spanish explosives firm named by Zelensky and "seized" by Putin

Maxam, the Spanish explosives firm named by Zelensky and "seized" by Putin

The firm, close to the Spanish establishment and a world leader in the explosives market, has nine subsidiaries in Russia

Nura Portella

Thursday, 7 of april of 2022 - 20:57

The perfect storm: galloping inflation, lower growth

The perfect storm: galloping inflation, lower growth

José Antich

Thursday, 31 of march of 2022 - 17:36

Across-the-board price rises propel Spanish inflation to 9.8%, highest since 1985

Across-the-board price rises propel Spanish inflation to 9.8%, highest since 1985

Electricity, fuel and food price hikes are key components as Spain's consumer price index hits a 37-year record

Adrià Rovira

Wednesday, 30 of march of 2022 - 20:53

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Spanish PM announces fuel price cuts of 20 cents per litre in crisis action plan

Spanish PM announces fuel price cuts of 20 cents per litre in crisis action plan

The Pedro Sánchez government will also bring back ERTOs and promises to reduce electricity through control of gas price

Nicolas Tomás

Monday, 28 of march of 2022 - 21:58

One strike after another, from transport to education

One strike after another, from transport to education

José Antich

Monday, 28 of march of 2022 - 17:45

The brands whose products are running short due to Spanish truck drivers strike

The brands whose products are running short due to Spanish truck drivers strike

Strike by Spanish truck drivers, squeezed by massive fuel price rises, hits production and may soon impact in the stores

Núria Casas

Wednesday, 23 of march of 2022 - 23:07

Megayacht linked to one of Putin's closest allies seized in Tarragona

Megayacht linked to one of Putin's closest allies seized in Tarragona

Igor Ivanovich Sechin is the CEO of a Russian state-owned gas company and is on the EU blacklist

Guillem RS

Wednesday, 16 of march of 2022 - 20:50

Energy crisis sends Spanish inflation rate to a 35-year high (7.6%)

Energy crisis sends Spanish inflation rate to a 35-year high (7.6%)

Electricity, petroleum and hospitality sector price rises have sent Spain's consumer price index to a generational high

Adrià Rovira

Friday, 11 of march of 2022 - 20:08

The importance of being or not being a state

The importance of being or not being a state

José Antich

Thursday, 24 of february of 2022 - 17:44

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A call for Catalan speakers to help machines speak their language

A call for Catalan speakers to help machines speak their language

Government seeks a diverse range of Catalan speakers to read texts aloud, to enable use of the language with machines

Abel Degà

Tuesday, 15 of february of 2022 - 22:35

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Obrador proposes a "pause" in Mexico's relations with Spain: "Let them apologise"

Obrador proposes a "pause" in Mexico's relations with Spain: "Let them apologise"

Mexican president has tensed relations over Spain's refusal to recognize colonial-era crimes and continued "pillaging"

Abel Degà

Wednesday, 9 of february of 2022 - 21:44

Decadence, part 2: Catalonia leads the startup hubs of Europe

Decadence, part 2: Catalonia leads the startup hubs of Europe

José Antich

Tuesday, 8 of february of 2022 - 17:42

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Catalonia's deficit in infrastructure investment: €35 billion in 12 years

Catalonia's deficit in infrastructure investment: €35 billion in 12 years

In the last two years alone, the figure spent on Catalan infrastructure fell short by 7 billion euros

Adrià Rovira

Monday, 31 of january of 2022 - 23:04

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Four economic players on EU funds: a well-made plan that Catalonia can rely on

Four economic players on EU funds: a well-made plan that Catalonia can rely on

Matilde Villaroya, Marta Angerri, Pep Martorell and Ernest Pérez-Mas comment on European funds in Elnacional.cat's debate

Adrià Rovira

Monday, 31 of january of 2022 - 20:21

European justice annuls Spanish tax law on foreign assets: "illegal", "punitive"

European justice annuls Spanish tax law on foreign assets: "illegal", "punitive"

Court of Justice rules that Spanish tax measure is "disproportionate" in its fines and restrictions on capital

Pepa Masó

Thursday, 27 of january of 2022 - 21:25

Will Sánchez ditch his pro-independence partners?

Will Sánchez ditch his pro-independence partners?

José Antich

Monday, 24 of january of 2022 - 17:20

Over 50 Catalan municipalities now pay taxes to the Generalitat, not to Madrid

Over 50 Catalan municipalities now pay taxes to the Generalitat, not to Madrid

Town councils are supporting a fiscal sovereignty campaign promoted by the pro-independence ANC

Lluís Bou

Tuesday, 4 of january of 2022 - 19:17

Under Spain's new autonomous financing proposal, Catalonia would still fare badly

Under Spain's new autonomous financing proposal, Catalonia would still fare badly

Adrià Rovira

Thursday, 9 of december of 2021 - 19:46

Too much uncertainty, too many dark clouds

Too much uncertainty, too many dark clouds

José Antich

Tuesday, 30 of november of 2021 - 17:42

Why Catalonia didn't obtain its own economic concert

Why Catalonia didn't obtain its own economic concert

José Antich

Friday, 12 of november of 2021 - 18:29

The slowest recovery: Spain's economic forecasts are cut back by EU executive

The slowest recovery: Spain's economic forecasts are cut back by EU executive

Nura Portella

Thursday, 11 of november of 2021 - 22:28

The budget, come what may

The budget, come what may

José Antich

Wednesday, 10 of november of 2021 - 17:27