ERTE temporary redundancy schemes and how they affect businesses and the workforce
ERTEs are likely to affect millions of employees in Spain during a prolonged coronavirus crisis As it becomes ever clearer that the coronavirus crisis in Spain and the strict measures imposed by..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Workers in non-essential services in Spain will return to work next Monday
But hopes of a quick end to the coronavirus lockdown in Spain could lead to disappointment As the fourth week of the coronavirus lockdown in Spain nears its end people are becoming more and more..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 107,000 workers in Murcia affected by ERTE employment regulation in the coronavirus emergency
If the ERTE employees were to be made redundant the unemployment figure in Murcia would double at a stroke The devastating economic effects of the coronavirus emergency in Spain continue to become..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lack of temporary workers causes concern for farmers as the stone fruit season begins
The Covid-19 travel restrictions have caused a shortfall in the number of migratory agricultural workers During the current state of emergency in Spain due to the Covid-19 pandemic the ability..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Social security contributions for the self-employed in Spain are suspended for 6 months
Relief for autónomos as no interest or surcharges will payable on deferred contributions One of the latest measures introduced by the Spanish government on Tuesday afternoon as part of the continuing..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Maintaining the food chain.Spanish producers noting the lack of a migrant workforce
The closure of borders means migratory farmhands are not available to harvest crops through the coronavirus lockdown With the coronavirus emergency lockdown now in its third week in Spain and a..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - ERTE temporary employment regulation schemes must end when the State of Emergency ends
ERTEs will come to an end immediately the coronavirus emergency is declared over Criticism over a perceived failure to cater for the millions of self-employed in Spain The extraordinary measures..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Spanish government imposes enforced closure on non-essential businesses
The Spanish workforce has been shut down for two weeks except those involved in essential services or working from home The construction sector closes down as workers take a forced paid holiday..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Millions set to be added to the unemployment total in Spain
Around a quarter of the Murcia workforce is currently redundant A return to near-record jobless totals is forecast after six years of improvements While the first concern during the current..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - UK pensioners in Spain hit by a 10 per cent drop in the pound-euro exchange rate
Sterling is currently trading at 1.08 euros on international money markets Over the last month the value of the pound against the euro has dropped by around 10 per cent and already many of the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 1,000 more Murcia businesses have applied for ERTE employment regulation schemes since Friday
The ERTE scheme enables employees to receive partial pay while relieving employers of salary costs during the coronavirus lockdown The Murcia regional government department of Employment, Research..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Spanish government to suspend mortgage payments for businesses, the self-employed and those losing their jobs during the coronavirus emergency in Spain
The moratorium will provide a lifeline for small businesses during the coronavirus emergency As the Spanish government begins to announce measures to reduce the financial and economic impact of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Businesses in Murcia rush to register ERTE temporary redundancy schemes
ERTEs are likely to affect millions of employees in Spain during a prolonged coronavirus crisis As it becomes ever clearer that the coronavirus crisis in Spain and the strict measures imposed by..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 14,000 Burger King staff in Spain temporarily laid off
ERTE temporary unemployment schemes are likely to be adopted by thousands of companies across Spain Due to the forced temporary closure of its 846 restaurants throughout Spain, Burger King Espa..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tinsa report slight increase in Mediterranean coastal property values in February
A year-on-year increase of just 2.4 per cent across Spain as the market continues to slow down The leading Spanish property valuation firm Tinsa published its latest batch of monthly data regarding..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - UK visitor numbers up in January as Murcia reports an increase in international tourism
The last month before Brexit saw the British account for 35 per cent of foreign visitors to the Costa Cálida The number of foreign visitors coming to Spain this January was slightly lower than..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Unemployment in Spain down by just 1.3 per cent in February
The jobless total has fallen more sharply in Murcia than anywhere else in Spain in the last year The seasonal nature of the job market in Spain is almost always responsible for there being only..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Amazon plant in Corvera to contract the services of 200 drivers
The plant is expected to open at the end of summer 2020 The giant e-commerce and digital streaming company Amazon, one of the “Big Four” tech companies along with Facebook Apple and Google..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Major Águilas agriculture company finally enters liquidation
Agrasa has been one of the leading employers in Águilas for decades Agrícola Aguileña SA, one of the most important agricultural concerns in the municipality of Águilas for many years, has..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - State pensions in Murcia among the lowest in Spain
The average pension in the Region is 887.42 euros per month Statistics published this week show that the average State pension in Murcia is the third lowest in the 17 regions of Spain at 887.42..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 95 jobs lost as Sabic closes high-tech plastics plant in Cartagena
The La Aljorra plant will be maintained in case re-opening becomes viable in the future Sabic, the Saudi-owned manufacturing company which is among the largest in the world in the fields of petrochemicals..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Former Corvera airport management company must pay 182 million euros to Murcia government
17 years after the airport project was approved the legal wrangling may at last be near to its end It is reported in regional newspaper La Verdad on Friday morning that the long-running dispute..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Work begins on Amazon logistical centre alongside Corvera airport
Reports in the regional press suggest the workforce could be raised from 200 to 1,000 Work is now beginning on the construction of a new Amazon logistical centre alongside the Region of Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Coronavirus in China begins to affect Murcia wine and furniture exports
The Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona this month has been cancelled due to fears over infection The recent spike in the number of patients diagnosed with coronavirus in China, and in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Non-Spanish buyers accounted for 1 in 5 Murcia property sales last year
9 homes a day were sold to foreign buyers with UK nationals leading the way Following the confirmation last week that Murcia was one of the few regions in Spain where the number of residential..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia property sales rose by 1.2 per cent in 2019
The increase came despite a slight fall in Costa Cálida property sales in December This Wednesday saw the publication by the government’s central statistics unit of the residential property..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Foreign tourists spent over 1.1 billion euros in the Costa Cálida during 2019
British visitors accounted for over 42 per cent of all those coming to Murcia from abroad Each visitor from outside Spain spent well over 1,000 euros in Murcia The breakdown of the figures regarding..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Property sales fell everywhere in Spain except Murcia in the third quarter of 2019
Notaries report the continuation of the recovery in the Costa Cálida Spain’s notaries recently published their quarterly report regarding activity in the property market during the third quarter..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia crop farmers up in arms over low market prices
Demonstrations planned as the supermarket price of broccoli exceeds 7 times the amount paid to farmers It sometimes seems that the crop farmers of the Region of Murcia are in a state of permanent..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Unemployment stabilizing in Spain after sharp rise in January
The jobless total in Murcia has still fallen by over 3 per cent in the last year The seasonal nature of the job market in Spain is almost always responsible for an increase in the number of people..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Spanish inflation rate climbs to 1.1 per cent
The retail price index fell as usual in January due to the start of the winter sales The latest provisional data published by the Spanish government’s central statistics unit on Friday show that..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - One- and two- cent coins could be on their way out
The cost of minting them exceeds their value and price rounding has been introduced in various countries The European Commission has announced that it is to undertake a study of the way in which..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia truck drivers relieved as Brexit transition period starts on Saturday
Fears of long customs delays in a no-deal Brexit have been allayed by the agreement With the UK’s departure from the European Union under 48 hours away it is reported that the lorry drivers of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Unemployment in Spain drops to its lowest for 11 years but definite signs that it is bottoming out
The jobless total rose by 15,000 in the last quarter of 2019 in the Region of Murcia The Spanish government’s central statistics unit published its Active Population Survey (EPA) relating to..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Another sharp upturn in Murcia property mortgage activity during November
Increased lending lies behind the continuing rise in sales figures the Costa Cálida Earlier this month statistics were published which showed that property sales in Murcia rose by 1.2 per cent..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Minimum wage in Spain rises to 950 euros a month in 2020
The figure has increased by 29.1 per cent since 2018 The new coalition government of Spain was formed only a couple of weeks ago but already on Wednesday an important decision regarding the labour..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Butane gas canister price rises to 13.37 euros on Tuesday
Another increase of almost 5 per cent just when people need heating most! As so often seems to be the case the latest two-monthly price review for the butane gas canisters which are used to provide..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Another rise in property sales in Murcia as the Region escapes the general slowdown
The level of activity in the Costa Cálida real estate market remains close to its highest for 9 years This Monday saw the publication by the government’s central statistics unit of the residential..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Petrol prices rise in Spain as tension increases between Iran and the West
Fuel is still significantly cheaper in this country than in the EU as a whole The increased tension in relations between Iran and the West following the strike which resulted in the death of the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia house prices rose by 4.3 per cent in 2019, says property portal
A survey of second-hand homes points to the third sharpest price rise in Spain in the Costa Cálida Figures published this week by the Spanish property portal pisos.com indicate that the average..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Spaniards still hoarding 1.61 billion euros in pesetas!
Only a year left to change 268 billion pesetas into euros When the euro was adopted as Spain’s official currency on 1st January 2002 no limit was established for the period during which the Banco..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Christmas brought falls in unemployment to Murcia and most of Spain
The jobless total in Murcia has fallen by over 3 per cent in the last year The seasonal nature of the job market in Spain is almost always responsible for a fall in the number of people out of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 2.8 per cent increase in Murcia property values last year, say Tinsa
Property in the Costa Cálida remains among the most affordable in Spain The leading Spanish property valuation firm Tinsa has published its summary of market trends for the final quarter of 2019..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Sharp upturn in Murcia property mortgage activity during October
Long-term stability in lending against property appears to be settling in the Costa Cálida Earlier this month statistics were published which showed that property sales in Murcia rose by 3.4 per..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - October property sales in Murcia again buck the national trend and rise slightly
The level of activity in the Costa Cálida real estate market is close to its highest for 9 years This Friday saw the publication by the government’s central statistics unit of the residential..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Over 150,000 passengers fewer so far this year at the new airport in Corvera
The November figures show a decrease of 8,000 compared with the same month last year There can be no disputing the fact that despite the great optimism at the opening of the Region of Murcia International..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - More evidence of slowdown in Spanish property market as prices rise by just 4.7 per cent
A sharp fall in the rate of appreciation of housing in the Region of Murcia Further evidence that the recovery of the Spanish property market may be experiencing a significant slowdown was provided..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Unemployment in Spain rose by another 20,000 in November
The jobless total in Murcia has fallen by over 4 per cent in the last year The seasonal nature of the job market in Spain is almost always responsible for a rise in the number of people out of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 32 per cent fall in Murcia property mortgage activity during September
The drop comes exceeds the decrease in sales as the August data spring surprises all over Spain Earlier this month statistics were published which showed that property sales in Murcia rose by 3..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 5G telecommunications company EMITE opens new HQ in Fuente Álamo
EMITE supplies technology to leading telecommunications companies throughout the world EMITE, a 5G communications technology spin-off company from the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Cartagena-Italy ferry route proposed as well as regular services to and from France
The driving time saved by a Costa Cálida-Italy route would be far greater It was announced earlier in the week that the shipping companies Grimaldi, Balearia and were presenting a proposal to..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Property sales to non-Spaniards rising in Murcia
British buyers account for 1 in 7 of all sales to foreigners in Spain Last week saw the publication of figures by Spain’s notaries which indicated that 28.5 per cent of all homes sold in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia tourism sector fears the effects of the deterioration in the Mar Menor
Visitors are expected to seek alternative destinations in south-west Murcia, other parts of Spain and in Tunisia and Turkey Hostemur demands more promotional activity from the Murcia government..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Shipping companies propose Cartagena-France ferry
The route would bypass possible motorway blockages in Catalunya for HGVs and cars In the light of the recent disruption caused by Catalan separatist demonstrators on the motorway which runs along..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia increases workplace inspections in 2020 to clamp down on the black economy
Over 17,000 inspections are planned in Murcia next year Efforts continue throughout Spain to clamp down on the “black” or “hidden” economy, and a reflection of this is that the regional..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Butane gas canister price goes up on Tuesday
The first increase of the year raises the maximum legal sale price to 12.74 The maximum legal price of standard-sized butane gas canisters of the kind which are used in 9 million households across..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 3,000 Murcia lorries caught up in Catalan separatist motorway blockades
Fears that buyers in northern Europe could turn to suppliers in Italy and Greece if disruption continues The disruption caused by Catalan separatist agitators and demonstrators on the AP-7 motorway..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 500 stowaways break into lorries heading to the UK from Murcia every year
Some drivers are unwilling to travel to the UK for fear of being targeted by migrants This is proving to be a difficult week for many lorry drivers based in the Region of Murcia, with hundreds..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Livestock transport soars at the port of Cartagena
The number of animals shipped to and from Cartagena is 25 times higher than in 2010 Of the many developments at the port of Cartagena in recent years, the most publicized of which has been the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 16 shopping days on Sundays and public holidays in Murcia in 2020
Other regions in Spain already allow unlimited Sunday opening It has been decided by the regional government of Murcia that in 2020 the number of Sundays and public holidays on which shops will..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - September property sales in Murcia rose by 3 per cent and almost reached an 8 1/2 year high
The increase in Murcia was one of only two in the 17 regions of Spain This Tuesday saw the publication by the government’s central statistics unit of the residential property sales data for September..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government set to exceed its deficit limit by 14 times in 2019
Town Halls in Spain are reported to take between 4 and 582 days to pay expenses incurred! As the end of 2019 approaches a study produced by the Foundation of Applied Economics (FEDEA) forecasts..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Notaries report absolute stability in September Spanish property sales
Almost half of all purchases in September were financed by mortgage loans The latest set of data regarding the residential property market to come from Spain’s notaries was published on Thursday..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tinsa report Spanish property value increase of 3.1 per cent in October
Various factors dampen optimism over continuing rises in market value in the near future The leading Spanish property valuation firm Tinsa published its latest batch of monthly data regarding the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Unemployment rose by almost 100,000 in Spain in October
The jobless total in Murcia has fallen by over 4 per cent in the last year The seasonal nature of the job market in Spain is almost always responsible for a rise in the number of people out of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Eroski pulls out of the Region of Murcia with the sale of the Lorca hypermarket
1,700 homes are to be built on the land next to the old Eroski in Cartagena The supermarket chain Eroski, which closed down its hypermarket in the eastern outskirts of Cartagena during the summer..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lowest unemployment figure in Spain for 11 years but the figure seems to be bottoming out
The third quarter saw an increase of 6,000 in the jobless total in Murcia The Spanish government’s central statistics unit published its Active Population Survey (EPA) relating to the third quarter..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Almost 70,000 UK nationals are making social security contributions in Spain
Over a third of a million Rumanians are employed in this country The latest data published by the Ministry of Employment on Tuesday show that the number of non-Spaniards making contributions to..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Mar Menor fishing fleet to stay in port until January
The death of tens of thousands means there are not enough fish in the sea for the fishermen to cast their nets The condition of the Mar Menor following the appearance ten days ago of tens of thousands..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lemon, olive oil and cheese exporters in Murcia worry as Trump trade tariffs come into force
The aim of increasing lemon exports to the USA looks unrealistic in the light of the new tariffs As of Friday 18th October the new trade tariffs levied by Donald Trump’s government on exports..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Negative inflation in the Region of Murcia
The retail price index falls in Murcia for the first time in over three years Friday saw the publication by the government’s central statistics unit of the definitive figures regarding inflation..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Notaries report fourth consecutive decrease in Spanish property sales
August saw the highest proportion of purchases financed by mortgage loans since 2010 The latest set of data regarding the residential property market to come from Spain’s notaries was published..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Spanish property price increase narrowly exceeds EU average
Eurostat report a 5.4 per cent rise in the first half of 2019 Eurostat, the European Union’s statistics bureau, published its housing price index data for the second quarter of 2019 on Monday..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Signs of a slowdown in the Spanish residential construction sector recovery
Three consecutive monthly falls in the number of building licences end a 28-month upward trend The number of new homes for which building licences were issued in Spain fell in July for the third..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Dismay in Murcia and the rest of Spain at the latest batch of Trump trade tariffs
Wine, olive oil and lemon producers in Murcia are among those affected Donald Trump’s decision to impose trade tariffs of 25 per cent, amounting to a reported total of 7 billion euros, on certain..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia produces 27 million chickens per year!
The sector has enjoyed 30 per cent growth in the last 3 years according to regional government minister During a visit to the premises of a major chicken farm in Beniel on Tuesday Antonio Luengo..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - September unemployment figures in Spain show seasonal increase but a fall in Murcia
The jobless total in Murcia has fallen by over 6 per cent in the last year The seasonal nature of the job market in Spain is almost always responsible for a rise in the number of people out of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government debt reaches new all-time high
The regional government owes almost 10,000,000,000 euros! The amount of debt owed by the regional government of Murcia reached its highest level ever during the second quarter of 2019, according..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia property prices steady over the last year say Tinsa
Barcelona housing prices drop for the first time in 6 years as the recovery runs out of steam Housing across Spain is worth an average of 3.8 per cent more than a year ago The leading Spanish..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Urban land prices rising gradually in Murcia
Fewer transactions but higher prices paid in the second quarter of 2019 The latest statistics published by the Ministry of Development regarding the market price of urban land plots shows that..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia property sales hit 8-and-a-half-year high
An increase of 7.2 per cent in July saw the Costa Cálida market at its busiest since 2011! The publication of the July property sales figures on Thursday by the government’s central statistics..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government deficit is already 4 times over the limit set for 2019
The deficit reported at the end of July is the third highest among the 17 regions of Spain The data released by the Ministry of Hacienda this week show that during the first seven months of 2019..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Man arrested after stealing 9 tons of rosemary in Lorca
The herb thief also faces charges of illegally employing Moroccan labourers The aromatic herb sector in Murcia generates 15 million euros of turnover per year! The “ROCA” rural crime wing..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Property price recovery gathers momentum in Murcia
The latest increase in value in Murcia property is the sharpest since 2008! The latest government figures regarding the market price of housing in Spain were released on Friday morning, highlighting..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tinsa report Spanish property value increase of just 2.8 per cent in August
The slowdown in the nationwide market recovery is becoming clearer and clearer The leading Spanish property valuation firm Tinsa published its latest batch of monthly data regarding the market..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - August unemployment figures in Spain show seasonal increase
The Murcia jobless total rose significantly during the month but the long-term downward trend continues The seasonal nature of the job market in Spain is almost always responsible for a rise in..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Euribor interest rate plunges to new record low
Mortgage loans in Spain become even more accessible as monthly repayments fall Among most striking aspects of the data published regarding the Spanish real estate market lately is the increase..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 12 per cent June increase in Murcia property mortgage activity
The Costa Cálida bucks the nationwide trend as average loan capital continues to rise Figures published earlier in the month showed that the number of residential properties bought and sold in..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Over 17,000 passengers fewer for Corvera airport during July
2019 passenger numbers are down by 85,000 following the move from San Javier as the dependence on UK flights continues It is now unquestionable that the opening of the new Region of Murcia International..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia bucks the national trend with a 7 per cent rise in June property sales
The level of activity in the Costa Cálida is 79 per cent higher than 4 and a half years ago! The publication of the June property sales figures on Wednesday by the government’s central statistics..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - No-deal Brexit threat hitting Murcia exports
The falling value of the pound is reducing the purchasing power of UK importers It is often said that uncertainty is among the factors which can cause most damage to a national or regional economy..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - July unemployment data in Spain show the smallest drop for 11 years
The totals fell only minimally but Murcia shows one of the sharpest decreases over the last year The seasonal nature of the Spanish tourism sector is almost always responsible for a drop in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lemon production expected to drop by 14 per cent this year
The bumper 2018-19 crop caused headaches for Murcia lemon growers Lemons are among the many agricultural products typically associated with the Region of Murcia, but the latest forecast for the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Consumer spending in Murcia last year reached almost 11,000 euros per resident
Spending by Murcianos increased by less than the inflation rate in 2018 The Spanish government’s central statistics unit published the results of its annual consumer spending survey for 2018..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Property in La Manga is worth more than anywhere else in Murcia
But Formentera in the Balearics is 5 times as expensive! A report compiled by analysts at Spanish property portal Idealista concludes that the most expensive place to buy a home in the Region of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 20 per cent increase in Murcia housing mortgage activity
The average loan capital on Murcia mortgages is down for the first time in 15 months Figures published earlier in the month showed that the number of residential properties bought and sold in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lowest unemployment figure in Spain for 11 years, down by 48.5 per cent since 2013
A seasonal decrease sees the jobless total fall to 3.23 million in Spain The Spanish government’s central statistics unit published its Active Population Survey (EPA) relating to the second quarter..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tinsa offer encouraging assessment of the Costa Cálida property market
Positive signs along the Murcia coastline from the Mar Menor to Águilas The leading Spanish property valuation firm Tinsa have published their appraisal of the state of the market in all coastal..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia property market activity growth outstrips national average
6 per cent rises in both prices and sales reported during the first quarter of 2019 Spain’s notaries have published their summary of activity in the residential property market during the first..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tinsa report Spanish property value increase of just 2.5 per cent in June
The slowdown continues in the nationwide recovery despite a significant increase in the islands The leading Spanish property valuation firm Tinsa published its latest batch of monthly data regarding..

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