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Spain seizes good moment in risk premium to issue 10 year syndicated bond

ICO to channel 40,000 million in loans from second part of Next Generation funds

The European funds will be used for the green and digital transition of companies, as well as to facilitate social housing and the audiovisual sector. The mobilisation will be carried out through five funds: ICO-Green (€22,000 million), loans to households, private and public companies for sustainable projects and energy efficiency, among others; ICO-Enterprise (€8,150 million, of which €1,000 million is earmarked for tourism) to strengthen the growth of companies, especially…

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Spanish exports fall by 1.4% and imports by 7.2% in 2023

In 2023, exports of goods exceeded €383 billion (1.4% down on 2022), while imports reached €424 billion (7.2% less). This has meant that Spain’s trade deficit amounted to €40.56 billion in 2023, 43.3% less than in 2022. In 2023, non-energy exports increased by 0.7%, which partially offset the 20.6% drop in the energy segment. In this respect, it is worth noting that energy imports, especially gas, decreased compared to 2022….