In 2019 public spending on social protection stood in Andorra amounted to 208.7 million euros (an increase of 8.1% compared to 2018). This includes spending on social protection of households and individuals, financed by the Central Administration and the Andorran Social Security Fund (CASS) through benefits, reimbursement of those in the general sector, the retirement …More
Parliament has approved a decree stipulating the new extraordinary programme of aid with rent and mortgage payments for the commercial premises most affected by the measures to deal with the current situation caused by COVID-19.
There will be direct aid for the nightlife sectors – discotheques or similar – travel agencies, indoor playgrounds and establishments affected …More
Since Wednesday, July 1, Tarrega (Catalonia) launches seven Wifi access points in various public places and municipal buildings. Wifi points are located at Plaça Major, Plaça del Carme and Plaça de Sant Antoni, as well as at the City Hall, the Education Center, the municipal basins and the public library.
This project is part of the …More
The Ripoll city council (Catalonia), chaired by the mayor of the city, Jordi Munell, decided to support Tensión Téxtil, SLU and all its employees.
The fire completely destroyed one of the industrial buildings of the Catalan company Tensión Téxtil, SLU. The fire was caused by lightning and occurred on June 20, 2020.
Tensión Téxtil, …More
FC Barcelona player Leo Messi has purchased the Himàlaia Baqueira through his hotel company MiM. It is a four-star hotel establishment, located in Ruda region, in the municipality of Naut Aran, which is one of the most luxurious areas for hotels.
The hotel has 142 rooms fully equipped. Its facilities also include a spa with sauna, …More
According to Employment Agency of Andorra, by this moment 1,761 people enrolled in the service, 41% compared to last month. The situation is not affected by gender but by age. The most affected group is 26-39-year-olds. By nationality, those who have the most difficulties finding work are those who are neither Andorran, Spanish or Portuguese. …More
According to the Minister of Finance of Andorra and Spokesman, Eric Jover, evolution of the Andorran government budget deficit is the following:
It is estimated there will be a deficit of budget -111.3 million euros for 2020 and – 76.8 million euros for 2021.
Credit operations private banks and public debt issues:
• Extraordinary debt …More
Andorra officially became the 42nd state to join the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB).
The Governor of the CEB, Rolf Wenzel, said: “On behalf of everyone at the CEB I extend a warm welcome to Andorra. In the spirit of solidarity which characterises the CEB and its work, all its members are united in their …More
Security measures related to the opening of the French border on Monday.
· Pas de la Casa police action protocol: Aimed at ensuring that French tourists comply with Andorra’s Covid-19 protocols, special security measures will be carried out between the Police Force and the municipality of Encamp from Monday, 1st June. These measures will be maintained …More
Third phase of resumption of economic activity of Andorra: 13,060 employees will join their work activity in different sectors next Monday, 1st June.
All the following will open:
• Retail: Clothing & Footwear / Sports / Electronics / Furniture & Furnishings / Sale of motor vehicles
• Associated wholesale
• Bars and restaurants
• Fast food restaurants
• Private education