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GDP growth in Q3 could be around 0.5% QoQ, a slightly weaker evolution than that consistent with the BBVA Research outlook for 2019 (2.3% YoY). Partial economic indicators show some signs of weakness on domestic demand and job creation, while external demand could grow again
One of the most hotly debated political issues during the last elections was the margin that Spain has for raising and lowering taxes.
Social security registrations fell by 213,000 people in August and grew by 2.5% YoY (2.6% YoY in July). Unemployment increased by 54,400 (-3.7% YoY). Excluding seasonal factors, the evolution of the labor market remains weak. Employment grew by 20,000 people, driven by services, and unemployment barely changed (-4,000)
Last week, the annual economic policy symposium was held in Jackson Hole. This year's theme was the challenges for monetary policy. Although fiscal policy was not the subject of debate, it cast a shadow over the event.
August 27, 2019
The 2017 payment under the common system for the financing of autonomous communities
This note analyzes the payment under the common system for the financing of autonomous communities for 2017 which was recently made public by the Ministry of Finance.
A recent BBVA Research study shows that the likelihood of buying a car declined during the crisis, and has barely gained momentum in recovery.