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November 12, 2021

Spain | The economic storm clouds are gathered mainly in the North

In the last few months, a depression appears to have arrived that has poured cold water on economic forecasts — affecting in particular the autonomous communities of the North. This correction, however, does not stop us from repeating once again that in both 2021 and 2022, growth is expected to reach historical highs.

February 22, 2021

Spain | Inflation: data confirms perceptions

A few days ago, inflation data for January was published, which marked a turning point from the falls in 2020. Many citizens might only have noticed the recent price rises. But the change in the market basket is the key.

August 26, 2020

Colombia | Weekly update BBVA Tracker: Consumption. 26 August, 2020.

In the last week, consumption remained stable in falls close to 20% y/y, with a greater deterioration in the case of services than goods. At the regional level there were mixed results; in Bogota consumption deteriorated while in Medellin there was a rebound due to the end of the quarantine on weekends.

December 10, 2019

Peru | Retail Outlook 2019

We estimate that retail sales' growth rate in 2020 will be similar to that of this year. Looking forward, factors such as the demographic boon, higher household purchasing power and the continued growth of online shopping, suggest that retail sales have space to continue growing.
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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.

November 29, 2017

U.S. | Technology Puts the Consumer in the Driver’s Seat for Shaping Industries

Digital technology will continue to empower consumers, granting them deeper product and pricing transparency, control over different layers of the value chain, and refinement of experiences. Survivalist mode will compel consumers to search for new ways to be frugal, facilitating the next-generation of the sharing economy.