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June 6, 2022

Spain | Evolution of card spending in real time and high definition in May-22

Card spending increased 41% year-on-year in May (51% in April). Progress was greater in the online channel (69%) than in the face-to-face channel (30%). The end of the state of alarm in May 2021 magnified the year-on-year slowdown in purchases, especially with foreign cards.

May 19, 2022

Mexico Regional Sectoral Outlook. First half 2022

GDP advanced 4.8% in 2021, 8 states recovered to pre-pandemic levels. Administrative, Support and Financial Services sectors stall while Manufacturing, Wholesale/Retail and Transportation sectors accelerate.

May 9, 2022

Spain | Evolution of card spending in real time and high definition in Apr-22

Card purchases increased by 51% year-on-year in April (39% in March). Growth was greater in the online channel (81%) than in the face-to-face channel (40%), and both transactions with Spanish cards and, above all, with foreign cards gained momentum.

May 4, 2022

Mexico Real Estate Outlook. First half 2022

At the end of 2021, Construction grew faster than the economy, facing a strong increase in input prices, it is expected that in 2022 it will grow, driven by Civil Works. The mortgage market continues to advance but at a more moderate pace for this year.

April 19, 2022

Peru | Is the future someone else's problem?

Proposals to authorize new withdrawals from private pension funds do not seem to be a priority when the economy is recovering and exploiting today's youth the burden of doing something in the future for those left unprotected today.
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April 8, 2022

Spain | Evolution of card spending in real time and high definition in Mar-22

Card spending up 39% YoY in March (53% in February). Progress was greater in the online channel (74%) than in the face-to-face channel (25%). The slowdown in growth was more pronounced in face-to-face purchases, especially with foreign cards.

December 20, 2021

Spain | Consumption Outlook. Second half 2021

Sluggish purchases of durable goods have constrained the recovery of private consumption in 2021. The increase in household income, a more subdued inflation, the unwinding of excess savings and the boost from NGEU funds will push spending up to around 5.5% in 2022.

November 22, 2021

Spain | Coincident indicator model for housing prices

At BBVA we introduced a new indicator built with Big Data, based on the appraisals used in the bank's regular activity, to strengthen price monitoring in the sector. In addition, we built a set of models to improve estimates in real time.