Readjustment or economic crisis for this 2019
It has recently suffered an increase in risks in the growth scenario both globally and in Spain, generating doubts about the evolution of economic activity in the future.
The world economy should continue to grow in 2019, although less than in previous years. However, geopolitical risks accumulate and could lead to surprises.
There is a Catalan saying that can be translated as "the one who spends days, pushes the year forwards". I like the motto for companies: it is valid for all years, but I think it is particularly relevant as regards 2019.
The tough here and now, with our confused and fractured societies, also expresses itself through a clearly visible line that connects and links the features of a new type of power that extends into quite different spaces.
The last few months have been marked by a slowing of the European and Spanish global macro-economy.
It has been asserted that Europe, and particularly the Eurozone, is not grown to cope with a new economic crisis.
The sluggishness in Europe is more evident, given our high degree of external openness.
To understand the prospects for financial markets in 2019, we need to remember the uncertainty and volatility of 2018.
Spain and Portugal are two of the countries that hardest hit by the economic crisis in Europe.
After an agreement signed in 2001 with Hugo Chávez, Cuba began exporting professional services (mainly health personnel) to Venezuela, which bought 75% of these services.