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Rising demand for machinery in Spain

A recovering Spanish economy is creating demand for machinery for sectors including plastics, food processing, textiles, leather, metalworking, agriculture, automotive, wind power, and home building. Read More

2019-02-11T15:35:24-06:00January 1, 2018|

Guide to the EU Public Procurement System

Every year, over 250,000 public authorities in the EU spend around 14 percent of the EU’s GDP on the purchase of services, works and supplies. In many sectors such as energy, transportation, waste management, social protection and the provision of health or education services, public authorities are the principal buyers. In order to create a level playing field for businesses, the EU law sets out minimum, harmonized public procurement rules, which are translated into national legislation and apply to tenders whose monetary value exceeds the following amounts: Read More

2016-06-01T00:00:00-05:00June 1, 2016|

Sunny Outlook for Capital Goods in Spain

With a share of one-fifth of Spain’s total merchandise exports, the capital goods industry (machinery, electrical and transportation equipment) is the country’s most important export industry. At the same time, Spain is a major importer of machinery components and parts. In 2015, Spain bought goods from abroad for $312 billion, and 10 percent of this amount, $30 billion, went toward machinery purchases. Read More

2016-03-01T00:00:00-06:00March 1, 2016|