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spanish gdp slows more than expected

Spanish GDP slows more than expected

Bankia Estudios | Spanish GDP slows more than expected. The provisional GDP data for Q219 has disappointed, by registering a quarterly growth of 0.5%, one tenth below our forecast and the Bank of Spain´s estimate.

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Spanish GDP could grow up to 3.3% in 2015

The Corner | June 21, 2015 | Rating agency Moody’s expects Spanish GDP to grow by 2.7% in 2015 and highlights the employment creation in the last quarter of 2014. But the country still “faces important challenges such as a public deficit that might hamper growth in the mid term.”

Mixed results across EU

The Corner |  February 26, 2015 | Markets will be closely observing a swathe of data from the EU after positive figures from Germany and Spain. The consumer and business confidence indexes and the industrial and economic sentiment surveys are due to be published later this morning. 

“Temporary factors” force analysts to revise Spanish GDP forecasts upwards

MADRID | Francisco López | The oil collapse, depreciation of the euro, low interest rates and the reduction of personal income tax are “temporary factors” that will allow the Spanish economy to grow faster than expected, according most analysts. Funcas forecasts that Spanish GDP will grow by 2.4% in 2015, 0.2 higher than their previous estimates.

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If employment stalls, can GDP grow?

MADRID | By Fernando G. Urbaneja | There is a consensus amongst  Spanish economists, who are forecasting a growth in GDP of 1.3% in 2014 and 2% in 2015. The Government shares this view and, on this basis, has already outlined the draft of next year’s budget. It believes that the “recovery and increased employment” phase is already under way, and in fact, that Spain is showing better indexes than the Euro zone average.

Spanish GDP: The crystal clear lie

MADRID | By Luis Arroyo | Spanish 1Q GDP was released on Friday. Data were shameful and let me explain you why: in order to reduce the public deficit, the government transfered 2013 4Q public spending to 2014 1Q. So these last numbers are those they had tried to hide under the carpet. In the graph above, the blue and line represent private and public consumption, respectively.