Business and Economy

Economy of Catalonia

The economy of Catalonia, despite a certain lack of natural resources, is one of the richest in Europe.

Catalonia is a member of The Four Motors for Europe. Four Motors for Europe (4ME) is an association for interregional cooperation between the territories of Catalonia, Baden-Württemberg (BW), Lombardy (ITA) and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (AURA) with the aim of strengthening …

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Business and Economy

The economy of Valencia

The economy of Valencia and its metropolitan area is, like the entire business network, closely linked to SMEs (small and medium-sized companies), very competitive, being recognized for their entrepreneurial nature and with a mainly exporting purpose.

Agriculture

At present, 3973 hectares of the city’s municipal territory are devoted to the cultivation of crops, …

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Business and Economy / Tourism

Barcelona port

The Port of Barcelona is a maritime, industrial, commercial and fishing port located at the foot of Montjuïc Mountain in Barcelona (Catalonia). Although there are other ports in the city of Barcelona, ​​such as the Olympic Port or the Port of the Forum, the Port of Barcelona is a giant space between the stretch of …

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Business and Economy

Barcelona economy

Barcelona has long been an industrial city. Businesses have now moved to the outskirts, transforming old industrial areas into residential and high value-added service areas. The most representative industries in Barcelona are the textile, chemical, pharmaceutical, automotive, electronics, medical and printing industries. In the service sector, Barcelona stands out for its logistics, publishing and IT …

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All Andorra news / Business and Economy

The Government of Andorra has allocated almost 29 million euros to benefits related to the Temporary Suspensions of the Employment Contract

The Government of Andorra has allocated almost 29 million euros to benefits related to the Temporary Suspensions of the Employment Contract (STCT) and Reductions in the Working Day (RJL). The Minister of the Presidency, Economy and Business, Jordi Gallardo, said the criteria for companies and self-employed workers to apply are the same as before. The …

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All Andorra news / Business and Economy

In 2019 public spending on social protection stood in Andorra amounted to 208.7 million euros

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 …

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CEB welcomes Andorra as 42nd member state

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 …

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Opinion

The China-US Trade War: Why China can’t win it?

Professor Anis Bajrektarevic, since early 2000s, teaches subjects of Geo-political Affairs, Intl. Law (incl. Intl. Relations, Law of IOs and EU Law) and Sustainable Development (institutions and instruments of). Besides, he served as a pro bono expert at many academic institutions, think tanks and intergovernmental institutions (such as the UN ECE, OSCE, Council of Europe, …

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