Country Analysis Report: Spain, In-depth PESTLE Insights

Published: September 2013

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Pages: 73

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Report description

In 2008, the global meltdown caused Spanish economic growth to subside to 0.89%. The country was in recession in 2009, and its economy contracted by 3.74%. The recession continued with a contraction of 0.32% in 2010; however, real GDP registered a marginal increase of 0.42% in 2011. The economy slipped into recession again in 2012, and contracted by 1.40%.

Features and benefits

  • Understand how Spain can be used to plan business investments or market entry through a holistic view of the country.
  • Gain an understanding of the political situation in Spain, including key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand customer demographics in Spain through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.

Highlights

The PESTLE analysis of Spain identifies issues that affect the country's performance using the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) framework.

The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Spain, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Spain's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.

Your key questions answered

  • How does Spain perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like telecoms and IT, patents, and R&D expenditure trends?
  • What is the legal structure in Spain and are the laws conducive to investment?
  • How does Spain perform in terms of environmental indicators and its environmental policies?
  • How does Spain perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

Table of contents

Overview
Catalyst
Summary
Key Facts and Geographic Location
Key facts
Geographical location
PESTLE Analysis
Summary
Political analysis
Economic analysis
Social analysis
Technological analysis
Legal analysis
Environmental analysis
Political Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Performance
Outlook
Economic Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Outlook
Social Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Performance
Outlook
Technological Landscape
Summary
Structure and policies
Performance
Outlook
Legal Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Performance
Outlook
Environmental Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Performance
Outlook
Appendix
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Disclaimer

TABLE OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Map of Spain
Figure 2: Stress indicators, yields and public debt characteristics
Figure 3: Target 2 balances of selected European countries
Figure 4: Corporate sector positions in Spain and selected countries
Figure 5: Change in structural balance of selected European countries , 2009–12
Figure 6: External position, REER, labor cost and labor productivity of selected European countries
Figure 7: Banking system statistics
Figure 8: Banking system statistics contd…
Figure 9: House prices and household debt
Figure 10: Higher education in selected European countries
Figure 11: Aging population
Figure 12: Effects of pension reforms on selected European countries
Figure 13: Inequality in selected European countries
Figure 14: International scientific co-publications, Spain
Figure 15: R&D expenditure of selected European countries
Figure 16: FDI restrictiveness
Figure 17: Starting a business and barrier to entrepreneurship in selected EU countries
Figure 18: Product market regulation in selected European countries and sub-sectors in Spain
Figure 19: Tax wedge in selected European countries, 2012
Figure 20: Spain – key political events since 1935
Figure 21: Spain – key political figures
Figure 22: Structure of the Spanish government
Figure 23: Composition of the Spanish Congress of Deputies (lower house)
Figure 24: Spain – historical GDP growth, 1992–2012
Figure 25: Historical volatility index , IBEX 35
Figure 26: Banking systems’ concentration
Figure 27: GDP and GDP growth rate in Spain, 2006–16
Figure 28: GDP composition by sectors, 2012
Figure 29: Agricultural output of Spain, 2007–12
Figure 30: Industrial output of Spain, 2007–12
Figure 31: Services output of Spain, 2007–12
Figure 32: External trade of Spain, 2008–12
Figure 33: Net external debt, 2012
Figure 34: Consumer price index and consumer price index-based inflation in Spain, 2006–16
Figure 35: Unemployment rate in Spain, 2006–16
Figure 36: Youth unemployment and income support in selected European countries
Figure 37: Expenditure on healthcare in Spain, 2005–11
Figure 38: Physician density, selected European countries, 2011
Figure 39: Internet users, 2007–11
Figure 40: Spain – judicial structure
Figure 41: Minimum wage in selected European countries, 2013
Figure 42: Standard VAT rates in selected European countries, 2013
Figure 43: Carbon dioxide emissions in Spain, 2003–10



TABLE OF TABLES
Table 1: Spain – key fundamentals
Table 2: Spain – key facts
Table 3: Analysis of Spain’s political landscape
Table 4: Analysis of Spain’s economy
Table 5: Analysis of Spain’s social system
Table 6: Analysis of Spain’s technology landscape
Table 7: Comparative performance – patents granted from USPTO
Table 8: Analysis of Spain’s legal landscape
Table 9: Analysis of Spain’s environmental landscape
Table 10: Mid-year population by age (as a percentage of total population), 2012

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