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Spain Announces A Final Aid Package Of €11 Bn For SMES And The Self-Employed

The Government will approve in the coming weeks to earmark €11 Bn in subsidies for companies, SMEs and the self-employed in sectors particularly affected by the economic crisis, such as tourism, hotels, restaurants and small businesses. The aid plan could include haircuts on the financing provided by the Official Credit Institute ICO, which has offered €140 Bn in guarantees. The employers’ associations from the retail and hotel and catering sectors had demanded €12.5 Bn in aid from the different administrations in order to save both industries.