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March 16, 2020

Beyond Benidorm

BBVA Research has analyzed developments in the Valencian tourism sector for a number of years, and seen the important changes that it has undergone. The sector generates around EUR 16 billion per year (15% of regional GDP) and is responsible for 290,000 jobs (15% of total employment).

February 26, 2020

Valencian Community Economic Outlook. First half 2020

The economy of the Valencian Community could have grown by 1.9% in 2019 and will advance by 1.5% in 2020 and 2.0% in 2021. Some 55,000 jobs will be created in the two-year period, although the risks are numerous. The level of employment will be 4.2 percentage points lower than before the crisis.

December 19, 2019

BBVA-DiGiX: A digitization tracking for the Spanish regions

The Digitization Index (DiGiX) assesses the infrastructure, the level of adoption, and the institutional and market conditions that allow a country or region to take full advantage of information and communication technologies. It includes 17 Spanish regions and 99 countries, with comparable information available for 2019.

November 6, 2019

Valencian Community Economic Outlook. Second half 2019

The economy of Valencian Community grew by 2.1% in 2018 and will advance by 2.0% in 2019 and by 1.4% in 2020. This will add around 74,000 new jobs in the biennium, although the risks are numerous and some of them are more likely now. The employment level will be 6.4 percentage points below the pre-crisis level

February 27, 2019

Valencian Community Economic Outlook. First half 2019

The economy of Valencian Community grew 2.5% in 2018 and will grow 2.3% in 2019 and 1.9% in 2020. This will add around 75,000 new jobs in the period and unemployment shall drop to 11.2%. Although pre-crisis GDP per capita will be recovered, creating more and better jobs remains as a challenge. However, measures must be prom…

October 3, 2018

Valencian Community Economic Outlook. Second half 2018

The economy of Valencian Community grew 3.2% in 2017 and will grow 2.7% in 2018 and 2.3% in 2019. This will add around 110,000 new jobs in the period and unemployment shall drop to 12.6%. Although pre-crisis GDP per capita will be recovered, creating more and better jobs remains as a challenge.

February 28, 2018

Valencian Community Economic Outlook. First half 2018

The economy of Valencian Community grew 3.2% in 2017 and will grow 2.4% both in 2018 and 2019. This will add around 100,000 new jobs in the period and unemployment shall drop to 13.3%. Although pre-crisis GDP per capita will be recovered, creating more and better jobs remains as a challenge.

October 4, 2017

Situación Comunitat Valenciana. Segundo semestre 2017

La economía de la Comunitat Valenciana creció un 3,3% en 2016; se prevé que crezca un 3,2% en 2017 y un 2,7% en 2018. Se crearán 120.000 puestos de trabajo hasta el final de 2018 y la tasa de paro bajará hasta el 14,4%. Aunque se recuperará el nivel de PIB per cápita precrisis, crear más y mejor empleo sigue siendo el princ…