Spain

In-depth country-focused analysis on Spain's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Spain's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Spain, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Spain's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Spain before your competitors.

Spain Country Risk

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Core Views Spain's economy will return to growth in 2014, due to steady export growth and the progress made on corporate deleveraging. However, a more balanced recovery will be restricted by...

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Spain Industry Coverage (15)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: Ideal weather conditions have led to exceptional 2013/14 harvests for barley and wheat. Corn crop area and yields were up on previous years, but lower prices will see weaker performance...

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Autos

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In 2013, total vehicle sales in Spain increased 4.2%. BMI forecasts a 9.0% increase in vehicle sales. This comes from an expected 8% increase in the passenger car segment and 14.9% rise in...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Defence & Security

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BMI View: BMI 's Spain Defence & Security Report for Q2 2014 examines the country's strategic posture, its defence industry and its defence procurement plans. It also details the country's...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View: Although consumption will remain a drag on the recovery in 2014, subtracting an estimated 0.1pp from growth (from 1.2pp in 2013), we expect the smaller deduction to reflect the private...

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Freight Transport

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BMI View: We believe that the Spanish economy will return to growth in 2014, although its medium and long-term outlooks remain bleak. We estimate real GDP to have contracted by 1.7% in 2013, and...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View: The Spanish medical device market ranks fif th in Western Europe but per capita expenditure is low by Western European standards. Most of the market is accountable to...

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Metals

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The outlook for Spain's metals sector is bleak, with few opportunities for growth in either production or consumption until beyond the end of our newly-extended forecast period to 2018. The effects...

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Oil & Gas

Petrochemicals

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The Spanish petrochemicals industry will see a strengthening in its recovery in 2014, although this will depend primarily in export growth in domestic markets set to remain fragile. BMI's latest...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Despite the Spanish economy returning to growth in 2014, the country ' s pharmaceutical s and healthcare sectors show no sign of following suit. The Spanish government ' s ongoing cash...

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Power

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BMI View: Spain's electricity market is struggling in the face of an unclear regulatory environment and a sluggish economy. Keen to cut costs, the government wants to reduce renewable energy...

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Renewables

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BMI View: Operating conditions for utilities in the Spanish renewables and power market do not appear to be getting any better, as government reforms continue to threaten companies'...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: Although Spain's mobile market continues to decline, we believe there is still scope for recovery for operators as 4G services have launched and smartphone ownership remains important...

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Water

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BMI View: We believe the water sector in S pain is in good shape though perhaps offers more advantages to heavy water using industries than those companies involved in infrastructure and water...

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