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Part of the higher inflation we are seeing in Spain is due to a recovery in demand thanks to strong progress in the COVID-19 vaccination drive and economic support policies. Another part is explained by factors that could slow down growth.
September 15, 2021
China | Worse-than-expected growth exposed the vulnerability of anti-virus strategy
The August real economic indicators further confirmed a continuing deceleration growth amid the recent regulation storms as well as the Delta variant virus flare-ups in mainland China as industrial production, retail sales and fixed asset investment all tumbled.
In Spanish, the term “resilience” only really became popular after the 2008 financial crisis, but today it has taken center stage in all economic policy debate.
ICTs have become an important tool for our life. The access and use of ICTs at the national level has made progress. In 2020, 75.5% of the population aged six years and over was a cell phone user, which represented an increase of 4 percentage points compared to users in 2015.
The measures taken by the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit and the Tax Administration Service represent discriminatory treatment of private companies with anti-competitive effects.
One of the digital objectives of the Recovery,Transformation and Resilience Plan funds is to achieve, by 2025, that 80% of the Spanish adult population has basic digital skills. Although a majority of people in our country have Internet access, the opportunities they can actually benefit from depend on their digital skills.
A year and a half after the pandemic began, the COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of households having the financial resilience to tackle the economic consequences of a scenario of high uncertainty.
August 20, 2021
China | Understanding the recent hot topics on Chinese economy and financial markets
The report is trying to help to understand the recent important hot topics on Chinese economy and financial markets, including the ongoing regulatory storms, the crucial transformation of China’s industrial policy, the monetary policy independency and the ultimate goal of China’s financial liberalization reform.