Plan for Sustainable Construction in Andalucia

The decree by which the Junta de Andalucia intends to revive the construction sector comes into effect today and assistance under the scheme can be requested as from 1 April.

Plans to streamline urban planning in Andalucia

The Junta de Andalucia is expected to approve a draft decree aimed at streamlining administrative procedures relating to urban planning when municipalities decide to change their General Plan.

Record tourist spending in 2013

Spending by international tourists in Andalucia amounted to €8,390 million during 2013, an increase of 8.3% over 2012.

Andalucia top for domestic tourism

Andalucia sits in fourth position when it comes to international tourist visitors but is number one when it comes to national tourism, leading the way from Valencia, Cataluña and Madrid.

Andalucia ends 2013 with 36.32% unemployment

Andalucia ended 2013 with 1,446,600 people officially registered as unemployed, 36.32% of the workforce, and the year ended with 43,300 fewer jobs available.

First born

There were nine babies born in Andalucia in the first hour of the new year, six girls and three boys,  with the official ‘first’ arriving at six minutes past midnight.