According to Brand Finance’s latest Global Intangible Finance Tracker report, the value of Spanish companies’ intangible assets is 38%, 5% higher than in 2020. Over the past 25 years, Spain has seen the value of intangible assets increase from US$43 million in 1996 to US$440 million in 2021, growing at an annual rate of around 10%. During this time, the share of reported intangible value of enterprise value increased from just 0.1% in 1996 to 8.6% in September 2021. On the other hand, the share of unreported intangible value has remained fairly stable, rising from around 24% in 1996 to 22% of enterprise value in 2021. the most intangible sectors are the energy sector followed by distribution and supermarkets (2nd) and engineering and construction (3rd).
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Matilde Mas (Funcas) | Since the beginning of the 21st century, productivity growth has experienced an almost generalized slowdown, albeit of unequal intensity, in most developed countries. And this is despite the accelerated process of innovation accompanying the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It is the phenomenon known as the productivity puzzle. Among the large EU-15 countries – Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the UK – the general pattern has been a slowdown in labour productivity since around 2005.