Down but not out

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CREDIT: Wikimedia

INDUSTRIAL production in Valencia fell 5.8 per cent in June compared to the same month in 2019 – though it is the smallest drop of all communities in Spain.

ACCORDING to the National Institute of Statistics (NIE), the national average is -9.6 per cent.

Garment manufacturing (-34.2 per cent) and other manufacturing industries (-27.5) registered the highest decreases.

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Overall in Spain, the General Industrial Production Index (IPI), rose 14 per cent in June compared to the previous month and has now risen for two consecutive months as the industry starts to recover.

 


Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
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