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June 4, 2019

Basque Country Economic Outlook 2019

The economy of the Basque Country reduced its growth to 2.2% in 2018, and will keep a similar growth rate in 2019 and 2020. It will create 27,000 new jobs during that time, although there are many risks and some are now more likely to materialize. Total employment will be 5.5 percentage points below its pre-crisis level

May 22, 2018

Basque Country Economic Outlook 2018

The economy of the Basque Country grew 3.1% in 2017; GDP growth is expected to keep its rate at 3.1% in 2018 and slow down to 2.8% in 2019. This will add around 30,000 new jobs in the period and average unemployment shall drop to 8.8%. Creating more and better jobs remains as the main challenge.

March 14, 2018

The future of cities

Cities are the engine of economic and social development. In Spain, cities account for 60% of the population and employment, as well as 70% of GDP. However, in addition to benefits, the urban phenomenon generates some costs which increase in line with the size of the city.

July 4, 2017

Pais Vasco Economic Outlook 2017

The economy of the Basque Country grew 2.8% in 2016, will grow as much this year and 2.9% in 2018. This will add around 22,000 new jobs in the period and unemployment shall drop to 9.2%. Although pre-crisis GDP per capita has been recovered, creating more and better jobs remains as a challenge.

July 13, 2016

Basque Country Economic Outlook 2016

The economy of the Basque Country will grow 2.4% in 2016 and 2.5% in 2017, creating 37,000 new jobs during this two-year period. Internal demand drives the recovery, while exports of goods fail to show a firm trend , in a more uncertain context. Creating more and better employment remains as a challenge.

July 15, 2015

Presentación "Situación País Vasco - Gipuzkoa. Segundo Semestre 2015"

Las economías vasca y guipuzcoana aceleran su ritmo de crecimiento impulsadas por factores internos y externos. El País Vasco podría crecer un 2,7% en 2015 y un 3% en 2016. En Gipuzkoa, las exportaciones, la industria y el empleo evolucionan algo mejor que la media vasca. A largo plazo, la tasa de actividad constituye un cl…

June 11, 2015

Presentación "Situación País Vasco 2015"

La economía vasca acelera su ritmo de crecimiento impulsada por factores internos y externos. El País Vasco podría crecer un 2,7% en 2015 y un 3% en 2016 y crear unos 29.000 puestos de trabajo en el bienio.

June 11, 2015

Situación País Vasco 2015 / Zertan den Euskadi 2015

La aceleración de la economía del País Vasco se basa en factores tanto internos como externos. El escenario de BBVA Research prevé un crecimiento del 2,7% en 2015, y del 3% en 2016. En estos dos años se crearán 29.000 empleos. El tipo de cambio y el precio del petróleo apoyan la competitividad.