Spain: Economic and fiscal outlook

Letter from the Editors

Central banks

Central banks: Between a rock and a hard place?

Financial turbulence has been easing in recent weeks, reflecting the idiosyncratic nature of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Credit Suisse (CS) failures and ...

Spanish economy

Economic projections for Spain: 2023-2024

Despite a period marked by uncertainty, the Spanish economy has remained resilient, outperforming analysts’ expectations. Export performance has been ...

Rate sensitivity

Interest rate risk in the banking book and financial instability: Europe versus the US

Although the new interest rate scenario is clearly good news for the banks’ margins, the intensity, speed and persistence with which the increases have ...

Artificial intelligence

AI and the banking sector: Initial considerations

The rise in chats powered by artificial intelligence (AI) places this new development at the heart of the debate about the application of technology in ...

Fiscal policy

Spanish fiscal policy in an EU context: The transition back to normal

Although Spain recorded a fiscal deficit in 2022 that was worse than expected, lower extraordinary fiscal support measures, together with upside surprises in ...

Local governments

Fiscal sustainability of Spain’s local governments: Targeted weaknesses within overall strength

While Spain’s local governments have achieved balanced budgets on the whole, a number of municipalities present fiscal sustainability issues. Addressing ...

Industrial policy

Industrial policy in the EU and Spain: Recent debates

An examination of industrial policy in the EU and Spain reveals the need to reduce key external dependencies, or interdependencies, as well as arrive at an ...

Regulation and Economic Outlook
Recent key developments in the area of Spanish financial regulation
Prepared by the Regulation and Research Department of the Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks (CECA)
Spanish economic forecasts panel: July 2023
Funcas Economic Trends and Statistics Department
Key Facts
Economic Indicators
Financial Indicators
Social Indicators