Category: Retail

Scientists Call on Spain to Ban Vulture-Killing Drug

The Spanish government should rescind approval of a veterinary drug that threatens Europe´s largest population of wild vultures, researchers argue in a letter published online yesterday in Conservation Biology. The drug, diclofenac, is commonly used to treat pain in livestock. It has already caused the decline of nearly 99 per cent of India´s vultures, which […]

Producers denounce increase in Chinese garlic tariff quota

The National Garlic Board and the National Association of Garlic Producers and Marketers (ANPCA) have sent letters to Castile-La Mancha’s councillor of Agriculture, María Luisa Soriano; Spain’s permanent representatives to the EU; the Secretary of Commerce; the General Secretary of MAGRAMA and the Fruit and Vegetables Unit of the European Commission, to denounce and condemn […]

Vodafone close to deal to buy Spain’s Ono

Shareholders of telecommunications company Ono are close to agreeing a deal with Britain’s Vodafone (VOD.L) which has offered to buy the Spanish group for about 7.2 billion euros ($10 billion) including debt, two sources familiar with the matter said. Shareholders in private equity-backed Ono, which sells fixed and mobile phone, TV and internet services, gave […]

New Ferrari Theme Park Confirmed For Spain

Four years after the first Ferrari theme park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, opened its doors to the public, the second has been announced, this time for the Spanish city of Barcelona. The new theme park, to be called Ferrari Land, will be located inside the existing PortAventura resort which already houses a theme park and […]

Lettuce prices hit rock bottom

This autumn’s high temperatures caused delays in the European harvests and an advance in Spain’s production; a situation which led to oversupply and low prices that have continued until today. Additionally, distribution strategies and constant discounts have contributed to pushing prices down even further. On top of all this, it should be noted that demand […]

EE launches 4G roaming in France and Spain

Mobile operator EE has announced that it will offer customers access to 4G mobile broadband in France and Spain, with plans to extend its 4G coverage to the USA, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands by the Summer. 4G roaming will not cost any more than 3G roaming, so travellers can buy roaming bundles starting […]

Spain: Orange eyes Jazztel

Whilst ONO decides to accept or not Vodafone’s purchase bid of around €7 billion, a new consolidation move is envisaged in the Spanish telco market. France’s biggest telco company and Spain’s third largest (after Telefonica and Vodafone), Orange, is reportedly eyeing Jazztel for a possible takeover with a value estimated at around €2,500 million. TeliaSonera, […]

Spain exported 1 million tonnes of tomatoes in 2013

In 2013, Spain exported a total of 1,003,770 tonnes of tomatoes at an average price of 0.98 Euro/kilo, according to data provided by the Department of Customs and Special Taxes of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. 20.86% of the exports went to Germany, which received a total of 209,430 tonnes. The second largest destination […]

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