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NEW TRADE ANALYSIS CENTRE TO HELP EU WINE MAKERS COMPETE



The European Commission has launched a new European Union (EU) Wine Market Observatory, an EU-organised body drawing on wine sector expertise to generate and make available market analyses, short-term outlook reports and assessments of medium-term prospects for Europe’s wine sector. A formal launch meeting in Brussels on November 4 was told its goal is to give EU wine makers more insight on potential wine markets and how their competitors are innovating in pricing, production and trade, helping EU winemakers understand and manage market volatility.…

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SPAIN’S PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT MARKET CONTINUES TO REBOUND FROM RECESSIONARY PAST



SPAIN’S personal care product market is continuing to grow after years of post-financial crisis weakness. Spain’s skincare, cosmetic and perfume industry continues to mature, and has turned in solid sales figures for 2017, reflecting the optimistic mood of the economy after the ‘lost’ years of the recession.…

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MEPS CALL ON SPAIN TO BLOCK HSBC WHISTLEBLOWER EXTRADITION



Green and European Free Alliance (EFA) members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are calling on the Spanish government to block a requested extradition to Switzerland of a French-Italian whistleblower arrested in Spain on April 4.  Hervé Falciani revealed details of 100,000 accounts held by French nationals, including politicians and celebrities, to France’s then finance minister Christine Lagarde (now managing director of the International Monetary Fund – IMF) in 2006 and 2007 when working as a computer scientist at HSBC’s Swiss affiliate.…

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BACK TO NATURE - THE SPANISH COSMETICS INDUSTRY IS BOUNCING BACK WITH NATURAL PRODUCTS A BIG HIT



OVER a sunny weekend in May 2017, 74,000 people headed to Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi, a futuristic events space built for the city’s 1992 Olympic Games, and many were going to learn about Spain’s organic and natural cosmetics products. On other occasions, these impressive numbers would be expected for the international pop stars who regularly perform here.…

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SPAIN BOOK SECTOR OPTIMISTIC ABOUT RISING SALES AT LIBER FAIR



 

THE SPANISH book sector has declared that it is optimistic about growth in sales at its annual LIBER International Book Fair, which wrapped up on Friday (Oct 14). A statement from the organisers said that there was a “positive feeling about the sector’s upswing”.…

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SPANISH COSMETICS SECTOR PULLS PUT OF LONG RECESSION



MIRRORING how Spain is crawling out of its long recession, the country’s personal care product market is recovering. UK-based market researchers Euromonitor released a report last month concluding: “After years of decline in value terms, beauty and personal care finally saw a positive performance in Spain in 2015.”…

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GRUPO CAÑIGUERAL ACQUISITION ENABLES SERRANO HAM EXPORT PUSH



A strong demand for ‘jamón serrano’ – or dry-cured ham – in Asia, the US, and Canada has prompted Spain’s meat major Grupo Cañigueral to acquire Far Jamón Serrano SA, a company that specialises in the product. Jamón serrano is considered to be one of the Spain’s most prestigious and unique foodstuffs. …

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SPAIN FINDS SILVER LININGS AMID THE GLOOM



‘LA TORRE PUIG,’ the 22-storey Puig Tower now being fitted out in the Plaza de Europa, of the Catalan capital, Barcelona, for Puig SL, the family owned fragrances and fashion firm, will be yet another landmark building for one of Europe’s most beautiful cities.…

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FREIXENET WILL NOT DENY RIAS-BAIXAS ACQUISITION REPORTS



SPANISH cava and fine wines exporter Freixenet is stonewalling questions about reports that it could be on the verge of acquiring a bodega in the Rías Baixas area of Galicia, northwest Spain.

“We neither confirm nor deny this,” Freixenet spokeswoman Marta Raventos told just-drinks after Spanish-language drinks and food newsletter Alimarket suggested that the privately-held Catalan firm could soon re-establish a winemaking presence of its own in the area.…

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GRUPO PLANETA STARTS DISTRIBUTING THROUGH APPLE



BY ROBERT STOKES

GRUPO Planeta, Spain’s foremost publishing and media group, has started distributing its entire Spanish language catalogue through Apple España’s iBookstore.

e-books from 24 of Planeta’s imprints can now be downloaded via iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and www.itunes.es

Leading Spanish and international authors feature among more than a thousand digital titles.…

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