Tag: Economy

Unemployment rises to 6.1% in May, from 5.9% in April

Unemployment rises to 6.1% in May, from 5.9% in April

The unemployment rate was 6.1% in May, 0.2 percentage points above April, but lower than 6.9% in May 2021, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE). According to INE’s ‘Monthly Employment and Unemployment Estimates’, in May “the unemployment rate was 6.1%, 0.2 percentage point higher than the previous month […]

Interest on Portuguese debt falls to two, five and ten years

Interest on Portuguese debt falls to two, five and ten years

Interest rates on Portuguese debt fell to two, five and ten years this Wednesday, in line with those of Spain, Ireland, Italy and Greece. At 9:28 am in Lisbon, the 10-year yield fell to 2.684%, from 2.694% on Tuesday and 3.100% on June 14, a maximum since August 2017. During this period, yields ended in […]

Colombia’s trade agreement with the United Kingdom enters into force

Colombia’s trade agreement with the United Kingdom enters into force

As of this Tuesday, Colombia and the United Kingdom will enter into force the trade agreement they signed in May 2019 and approved by Law 2067 of 2020. This was confirmed by the Minister of Commerce, María Ximena Lombana, who recalled that this agreement was submitted to guarantee the same rules of the game that […]

Monomeros can continue with its financial and commercial activities

Monomeros can continue with its financial and commercial activities

The Colombian-Venezuelan company Monómeros was given the green light to continue its financial and commercial activities in Colombia and in any country in the world until June 30, 2023. This came about through the renewal of a license by the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (Olac) on June 27. The renewal of […]

ECB. Lagarde sees less and less return to the end of the tunnel

ECB. Lagarde sees less and less return to the end of the tunnel

Inflation seems to be infecting the economy as a whole and this is raising new problems and challenges, in addition to the most immediate aspect of the European Central Bank (ECB) raising interest rates to stop prices, which is starting to pile up most debt. walk the curve. : countries, companies and families. Inflation in […]

Timetable for an income deal slips again

Timetable for an income deal slips again

The government guarantees there will be no setbacks, but the timetable for an agreement on income and competitiveness has shifted again. Thought for 2020, it was held back by the pandemic. The weather was expected in June of this year, but expectations were postponed to October. And now there is no “point of arrival” anymore. […]

Atlantic real estate sector is experiencing its best moment

Atlantic real estate sector is experiencing its best moment

Barranquilla and the Atlantic Ocean they show continued growth of the construction and real estate sector which started to reactivate after the impact of the pandemic and which currently maintains a significant dynamism exceeding that of other capitals of the country. The manager of Camacol Atlantico, Laura Restrepostated that in the first quarter of this […]

ECB in Sintra. How to control inflation without further harming the economy?

ECB in Sintra. How to control inflation without further harming the economy?

The motto of the annual forum of the European Central Bank (ECB), which started yesterday in Sintra and will last until the end of tomorrow, is how to conduct good monetary and interest rate policy in a rapidly changing world, today overshadowed by a new crisis. Christine Lagarde, who welcomed dozens of guests to the […]

More than 85,000 households in the country have benefited from land title

More than 85,000 households in the country have benefited from land title

In the current reign, 85,030 homes have been designated as occupancy. This was confirmed by the Minister of Housing, Susana Correa, who highlighted the progress of this program and exceeded the targets set in the National Development Plan 2018-2022. The top of departments that have benefited more families is led by Atlántico, with 16,975 titled […]

Christian Asinelli: “It is a historical hypothesis to bring Portugal and Latin America closer together”

Christian Asinelli: “It is a historical hypothesis to bring Portugal and Latin America closer together”

How are the trade relations between Latin America and Europe, especially Portugal? Europe remains a relevant partner for most of our economies, the second or third partner in most Latin American and Caribbean economies, and there is also great relevance for investment. Historically, Europe has been an important foreign direct investor, generating employment and knowledge […]