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Spanish PYPSA wins $12m Pemex deal for providing offshore services

MADRID: Spanish engineering firm Grupo Profesional Planeacion y Proyectos, has signed a $12 million-plus deal with Mexico’s state oil firm Pemex to provide services for some of its offshore projects, according to the EFE agency. The group, known as PYPSA, will consult on the use of less corrosive composite materials in platform construction for Pemex projects in the waters off ... Read More »

Spanish Value of exports 8% up in May, volume down 5%

MADRID: The value of Spanish fruit and vegetable exports in May increased by 8% compared to the same month in 2014, totalling 1,144 million Euro, while the volume declined by 5%, reaching 1 million tonnes, according to data of the Department of Customs and Special Taxes of the Ministry of Economy processed by FEPEX. Fruit exports in May grew by ... Read More »

Spanish Customs seizes 950Kgs of hashish nabs 2 smugglers

MADRID: The Customs Police have detained two people and confiscated 950 kilos of hash during an anti-drugs operation Two detained with 950 kilos of hashish in La Línea de la Concepción CádizLa Línea de la Concepción (Cádiz, Andalucía). The arrests were made after several people were caught unloading the drugs from an inflatable motorised dinghy on a beach in the ... Read More »

Spanish Customs nabs 19 illegal immigrants

MADRID: Spanish customs arrested 19 illegal immigrants on Thursday morning the Marine Rescue Services were again called out to rescue 11 people who were attempting to cross the Straits of Gibraltar in a tiny inflatable which overturned. 2 were airlifted by the Helimar 211 and the remaining 9 people were brought in by the Salvamar Alkaid. After a tip-off call was ... Read More »

Spanish Customs nabs 19 illegal immigrants

MADRID: Spanish customs arrested 19 illegal immigrants on Thursday morning the Marine Rescue Services were again called out to rescue 11 people who were attempting to cross the Straits of Gibraltar in a tiny inflatable which overturned. 2 were airlifted by the Helimar 211 and the remaining 9 people were brought in by the Salvamar Alkaid. After a tip-off call was ... Read More »

Spanish Customs seizes 15 tons of hashish at coast of Malaga

MADRID: A merchant ship named “Just Reema”, flying the flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo, was intercepted 15 tons of hashish seized off the coast of Málagaby the Guardia Civil and the Spanish customs authorities 45 miles off the coast of Málaga on Wednesday and the nine crew were arrested after 15.7 tons of hashish resin was found on ... Read More »

Spanish public debt reaches 98% of GDP

MADRID: The latest assessment of public debt in Spain to be published by the Banco de España places the total at Spanish public debt reaches 98% of GDP1,046 million euros at the end of the first quarter of this year, making it equivalent to 98% of GDP. The total consists of 792 million euros in central government debt, 240 million ... Read More »

Spanish win Lisbon transport tender

MADRID: The Spanish group Avanza has won the tender for the franchises to run the Lisbon bus and metro system, Lusa learned from an unnamed source at the Ministry of the Economy on Friday. State Secretary for Transports, Sérgio Monteiro had announced Monday that there were three joint bids for both transport systems with Avanza joined by the Paris transport ... Read More »

Dutch, Spanish rivals stake claims to lead Eurogroup

MADRID: The two politicians vying to chair the council of euro zone finance ministers, a key role in the Greek debt crisis, set out their stalls, with the Dutch incumbent promising further reforms and his Spanish challenger pointing to his country’s economic turnaround. Spain’s Luis de Guindos has been seen as the frontrunner for the job, with many believing it ... Read More »

Dutch, Spanish rivals stake claims to lead Eurogroup

MADRID: The two politicians vying to chair the council of euro zone finance ministers, a key role in the Greek debt crisis, set out their stalls, with the Dutch incumbent promising further reforms and his Spanish challenger pointing to his country’s economic turnaround. Spain’s Luis de Guindos has been seen as the frontrunner for the job, with many believing it ... Read More »

Spanish Customs siezes 360Kgs hashish from a stolen car in Algeciras

MADRID: Officers of the Customs police have seized 360 kilos of hashish in Algeciras in the province of Cádiz from a car 360 kilos of hashish seized from stolen car in Algeciraswhich is believed to have been stolen from Manilva in Málaga. The swoop followed the detection of a boat which landed on Sunday in the Tonelero area of La ... Read More »

Spanish Custom Siezes 360Kgs hashish from a stolen car in Algeciras

MADRID: Officers of the Customs police have seized 360 kilos of hashish in Algeciras in the province of Cádiz from a car 360 kilos of hashish seized from stolen car in Algeciraswhich is believed to have been stolen from Manilva in Málaga. The swoop followed the detection of a boat which landed on Sunday in the Tonelero area of La ... Read More »

Spanish consumer confidence increases 1.3 pts in May 2015

MADRID: The Spanish believe that the future is brighter for the economy and themselves Little by little the Spanish economic recovery appears to be gaining momentum, and as a consequence consumer confidence is now at its highest level since comparable data were first compiled. On a scale of 0 to 200 the latest figure measured in May by the country’s ... Read More »

Spanish mortgage default evictions rise2.1% in Q1 of 2015

MADRID: The General Judicial Council reveal that during the first quarter of this year there were 18,869 such Mortgage default evictions in Spain rose during first quarter of 2015procedures carried out, 2.1% more than in the equivalent period in 2014. Over half of these (52.6%) derived from non-payment of rent and other problems in rental properties, while 43.3%, or over ... Read More »

Spanish household debt increases 0.08% during April 2015

MADRID: The Spain rose by just 0.08% during April to 740,819 Spanish household debt increases slightlymillion euros, a figure which is 3.6% higher than a year ago, according to the latest figures published on Monday by the Banco de España. Despite the latest increase in the total, though, the household debt is still hovering around the level which was last ... Read More »

Spanish Unemployment reduces by 0.1% to 11.1% in April 2015

MADRID: The statistics agency Eurostat reports that the unemployment rate in the EU dropped by 0.1% to 11.1% in April, the lowest level recorded since March 2012, representing a decrease in real terms of 126,000 people Reduced unemployment in Spain contributes to EU improvementduring the month. At the same time an unemployment rate of 9.7% is reported in the Eurozone, ... Read More »

Spanish mortgage default evictions rise2.1% in Q1 of 2015

MADRID: The General Judicial Council reveal that during the first quarter of this year there were 18,869 such Mortgage default evictions in Spain rose during first quarter of 2015procedures carried out, 2.1% more than in the equivalent period in 2014. Over half of these (52.6%) derived from non-payment of rent and other problems in rental properties, while 43.3%, or over ... Read More »

Spanish consumer confidence increases 1.3 pts in May 2015

MADRID: The Spanish believe that the future is brighter for the economy and themselves Little by little the Spanish economic recovery appears to be gaining momentum, and as a consequence consumer confidence is now at its highest level since comparable data were first compiled. On a scale of 0 to 200 the latest figure measured in May by the country’s ... Read More »

Spanish Customs seizes 5 tons of hashish in Campo de Gibraltar

MADRID: Spanish Customs police stated that a Large quantities of hashish were shipped to a private jetty on the River Guadarranque 29 smugglers have been arrested in connection with the seizure by the Policía Nacional and the Spanish customs authorities of 4.7 tons of hashish in the Campo de Gibraltar in the province of Cádiz as operation ALMINA draws to ... Read More »

Spanish Novo Nordisk to join elite Stoxx Europe 50 index

MADRID: The medicinal giant Novo Nordisk will soon take its place on the prestigious Euro Stoxx 50 index, the leading rating system of European blue chips, where it will join the likes of Bayer, Shell, AB-Inbev and HSBC, Børsen reports. On June 22, Novo Nordisk will bump the British bank Standard Chartered from the list of high-flying European companies. The ... Read More »