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January 13, 2020

Scaling without mass: a model to foster SMEs' growth and productivity

The transformation toward the new digital economy, characterized by mobile Internet access and the use of the cloud, has resulted in lower investment in ICT capital goods and increased access to this technology through pay-to-use services.

October 14, 2019

Financial Health: Prevention Is Better than Cure

Financial Education Day was celebrated in Spain on Monday, October 7. We have also recently started to notice the effects of the beginning of autumn on health.

March 4, 2019

Economic tension remains unresolved

One situation that is often used in works of fiction is the existence of an underlying, unresolved tension between two of the characters, let’s say dealing with feelings, which goes on to affect the development of the plot.

November 12, 2018

SMEs and market financing: Myth or reality?

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) form a fundamental part of the business fabric, in Spain and throughout the EU. They account for more than 90% of the total number of businesses in the EU, provide 70% of its jobs and contribute nearly 50% of its added value. For this reason any setback suffered can end up having co…

November 3, 2017

Mexico | Moderation of credit to the private sector in its three segments

In September 2017, the balance of the current credit granted by commercial banks to the private sector grew at a nominal annual rate of 12.2% (5.5% real), 1.0 percentage point below the rate observed the previous month (13.3%) and 3.4 percentage points below that registered in September 2016 (15.6%)

October 3, 2017

Mexico | The credit to the private sector raises driven by corporate credit

In August 2017, the balance of current credit granted by commercial banks to the private sector grew at a nominal annual rate of 13.2% (6.2% real), 0.6 percentage points higher than the rate observed in the previous month (12.6%), but 2.8 percentage points below that registered in August 2016 (16.1%)

July 26, 2016

¿Qué hacer para ganar tamaño?

La caída de la demanda interna en España durante la crisis ha empujado a muchas empresas a buscar nuevos mercados. A pesar del éxito relativo que ha sido el crecimiento de las exportaciones españolas, la reducida dimensión de la empresa nacional representa una de las barreras clave que impide un mayor nivel de internacional…

June 14, 2016

Ayudar al crecimiento de las empresas

España es una economía pequeña en un mundo sometido a las fuerzas cada vez más intensas de la globalización y de la transformación tecnológica y digital. Puede aprovechar este proceso, integrándose en los niveles de mayor valor añadido, o puede ir descolgándose paulatinamente en detrimento, sobre todo, de los segmentos soci…