Industrial investmentM RSS 

Catalonia. 2017
           2015           2016           2017
Total industrial investment (current prices variation rate)   12.2   2.93.4
By economic destination of the goods (current prices variation rate)   
Energy and water industry   0.4   -7.07.4
Intermediate goods industries   10.2   6.4-7.6
Automobile industry   43.7   20.59.9
Equipment goods industries   6.6   -0.523.7
Durable consumer goods industries   28.6   -1.333.3
Food, beverages and tobacco industry   19.5   13.8-2.6
Non -durable consumer goods industries   12.4   -6.18.5
Stimulating or limiting factors (importance coefficients)(1)   
Demand evolution   2.1   3.31.0
Financial situation   -8.6   -8.0-10.2
Technical factors (2)   13.8   19.716.0
Others (3)   -19.1   -14.7-15.0
By purpose (%)   
Capacity expansion   33.1   32.832.0
Replacement of equipment   28.2   26.427.4
Improvements in the productive equipment efficiency   22.6   23.422.9
Others (4)   16.1   17.417.7

Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.

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Spain. 2017
           2015           2016           2017
Total industrial investment (current prices variation rate)   -1.2   3.013.3
By economic destination of the goods (current prices variation rate)   
Energy and water industry   -8.6   3.413.2
Intermediate goods industries   9.9   -16.04.0
Automobile industry   47.9   8.115.9
Equipment goods industries   21.0   -46.0-4.2
Durable consumer goods industries   12.3   31.1-13.7
Food, beverages and tobacco industry   18.6   17.825.0
Non -durable consumer goods industries   12.6   9.625.6
Stimulating or limiting factors (importance coefficients)(1)   
Demand evolution   3.5   10.0-6.0
Financial situation   -6.5   -5.5-6.5
Technical factors (2)   31.5   37.537.0
Others (3)   -6.0   2.52.0
By purpose (%)   
Capacity expansion   42.5   13.311.0
Replacement of equipment   21.2   60.560.1
Improvements in the productive equipment efficiency   24.2   21.523.7
Others (4)   12.1   4.85.3

Source: Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade.

(1) The importance coefficients are calculated weighting the answers "very favourable" with 1, "favourable" with 0.5, "no effect" with 0, "limiting" with -0.5 and the "very limiting" with -1.

(2) More or less preparation of the workers, ease or difficulty in the access to new technologies and attitude of the workers towards this new technology, etc.

(3) Economic policy, fiscal legislation, etc.

(4) Commercial and administrative improvements, pollution and security, etc.


Date published:

Last period (2017): December 16, 2016.

Revised series to date: May 19, 2017.

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