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Spain's GDP grew more than anticipated in the first half of 2022. The 2022 revision implies more dynamism in tourism and less in exports of goods and investment in capital goods. The islands remain the main drivers of growth.

Spain's GDP will grow by 4.1% in 2022 (in line with what was forecast three months ago), but private consumption is revised downwards and investment and exports, both goods and tourism services, are revised upwards. On the other hand, growth for 2023 will be lower due to the slower progress in European demand.

GDP growth in Spain is revised downwards in both 2022 and 2023 due to the impact that the invasion of Ukraine, the sanctions imposed on the Russian economy and the increase in prices, especially fuel prices, will have.

The Canary Islands' GDP could grow by 9.6% in 2022 and 5.7% in 2023. The control of the pandemic, the use of savings saved by Canarian families, the boost in the execution of European funds (NGEU) and unused productive capacity will favour reco…

The control of the pandemic, the return of foreign tourism, the arrival of European funds and the progressive elimination of bottlenecks to production mark the regional scenario. Tourist communities will grow more, but those in the north will a…

Consumption remains dynamic, driving domestic tourism, allowing GDP to grow above average in 2021 in regions where coastal tourism is important. On the other hand, a lower than anticipated increase in investment and exports will affect activity in inland and northern regions.

The improvement in health indicators and the relaxation of restrictions have reduced uncertainty and allowed a recovery in private spending and national tourism. The foregoing translates into generalized upward revisions in all regions in 2021, although with a different magnitude.

The digitization ​of the economy is an essential ingredient for sustainable growth and social welfare. ​A good digital transformation plan requires a diagnosis of the starting point. The Digitalization Index (DiGiX) is a tool that allows s…

Greenhose Gas Emissions shows a high heterogeneity across countries. Spain has been lowering its absolute emissions and its intensity in the last years. This document analizes in detail available data for GHG emissions of Spanish Autonomous Com…

From the second half of this year on, the progress in vaccination and larger investment related to NGEU funds shall push the recovery. In 2022, additionnally, expansive fiscal policies in Europe, Spain (and it´s autonomous communities) and the…

The economy of the Canary Islands may have shrunk by 15.0% in 2020, and might grow 8.1% in 2021 and 9.6% in 2022. Public policies softened the impact of COVID-19. Consumption, investment and tourism will push the economy through 2021. With risks, the situation should be getting back to normal by 2022.

Housing sales fell more in the Canary Islands than the Spanish average and have not recovered to their pre-pandemic level. The main reason is the reduction in foreign purchases, whose weight fell below 30% in the first 9 months of 2020. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.9% in 2020, less than the average (-1.1%).