Tag Archives: Business

Women, Business and the Law 2018

The World Bank has recently released the “Women, Business and the Law” report. Women, Business and the Law (WBL) is a World Bank Group project collecting unique data on the laws and regulations that restrict women’s economic opportunities. Governments in 65 economies took steps to improve women’s economic inclusion, enacting 87 legal reforms in the …
Continue reading

Barometer of the Business Climate in Spain. Results 2017

This report by ICEX-Invest in Spain, IESE International Center for Competitiveness and Multinationals for the Spain brand is now in its ninth edition, and has now become a reference publication in Spain. The 2017 edition features an assessment by 700 foreign companies of the importance of the business climate in Spain in 2017, and also …
Continue reading

OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2017

The OECD has just released the “Business and Finance Outlook”. The OECD Business and Finance Outlook is an annual publication that presents unique data and analysis that looks at what might affect and change, both favourably and unfavourably, tomorrow’s world of business, finance and investment. Using analysis from a wide range of perspectives, this year’s …
Continue reading

Barómetro del clima de negocios en España. Resultados 2016

This latest study captures how 700 foreign companies felt about the business climate in Spain during the 2016 financial year. It also explores their outlook for the economy as well as the most important business opportunities and challenges for the next two years. The findings provide policy makers with valuable insights into the Spanish economy’s …
Continue reading

The Best Countries for Business 2017

Sweden ranks No. 1 in Forbes’ latest annual survey of the Best Countries for Business. Sweden’s $493 billion economy grew 4.2% last year with only Ireland and Luxembourg faring better among countries that placed in the top 25 in our ranking. The Scandinavian nation has a low level of public debt relative to other European Union countries, …
Continue reading

Barometer of the Business Climate in Spain. Results 2016

This study is now in its ninth edition, and has now become a reference publication in Spain. The 2016 edition features an assessment by 700 foreign companies of the importance of the business climate in Spain in 2016, and also provides their forecasts for the next two years. It identifies –in the medium term– both …
Continue reading

Cities of opportunity 2016

This PWC study analyzes the situation of 30 cities, evaluating aspects like their capacity to take advantage of the new technologies, health services, transport, easiness to do business, costs, etc. London, Singapore and Toronto lead the ranking. The only Spanish city in the list, Madrid, is in the 16th place. You can read the report …
Continue reading

Five Trends to Watch in 2016

It’s going to be a decisive year for the economy, international relations, new technologies and business, say IESE professors. Javier Díaz Giménez, Africa Ariño, Sebastian Reiche, José Luis Nueno andSandra Sieber highlight some of the coming trends. To see the video and download the infographic, visit the IESE website.

La apuesta del Impact Investing

Social Impact Investing was created as a business concept aimed at investors so that they can provide an economically efficient response to the biggest social and environmental challenges of this fledgling century. This document explains what Impact Investing is and how it differs from other forms of investing. The study also offers a valuation of …
Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the Banks in Spain

MarketLine has just published the report “Banks in Spain”, which provides data on the Spanish market’s size, value and volume between 2010 and 2014, as well as forecasts to 2019. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also contains descriptions …
Continue reading