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The tension between the Government and the CNMC puts the price of electricity released this month under review
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The tension between the Government and the CNMC puts the price of electricity released this month under review

Updated Friday, June 18, 2021 - 22:30The entry into force 19 days ago of the new model of electricity bill by hourly sections has raised the tension between the Government and the National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC). The regulator has received messages in the last days Become Premium from € 1 the first month Take advantage of this limited-time offer and access all web content I want it (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="https://connect.facebook.net/es_ES/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.8&appId=279395918757488&status=true&cookie=true";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(d...
Ignacio Galán (Iberdrola): "The main beneficiary of the high electricity prices is the Treasury"
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Ignacio Galán (Iberdrola): "The main beneficiary of the high electricity prices is the Treasury"

The president of Iberdrola applauds the tax review in the price of electricity announced by the Government.The president of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galn.JAVI MARTNEZIberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galn took advantage of the general shareholders' meeting that the group is holding this Friday to welcome the possible reduction of some taxes on electricity bills, such as generation or VAT. "Let's not forget that the main beneficiary of high electricity prices, especially in a scenario like the current one with a high price of CO2, is the Public Finance, that receives not only large taxes proportional to the price of energy, but also the income from the sale of CO2 rights that this year could reach 2,500 million euros ", he pointed out during the meeting held electronically. The president of Iberdrola h...
Electricity and fuel have already skyrocketed 37 euros per household in just 15 days
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Electricity and fuel have already skyrocketed 37 euros per household in just 15 days

Updated Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 00:2137 euros. The sharp rise in energy prices during this month of June is beginning to be felt strongly in the pockets of millions of homes and companies. Only during the first fortnight of the month has the average household seen its electric bill has Become Premium from € 1 the first month Take advantage of this limited-time offer and access all web content I want it (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="https://connect.facebook.net/es_ES/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.8&appId=279395918757488&status=true&cookie=true";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}...
They ask for the withdrawal in France of several batches of ice cream and sorbets that contain a carcinogenic substance
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They ask for the withdrawal in France of several batches of ice cream and sorbets that contain a carcinogenic substance

France has requested the recall of several batches of frozen products, most ice cream candies, which have a substance considered carcinogenic, ethylene oxide, which was banned by the EU in 2011.In the list there are profiteroles, sorbets, frozen cakes, cones, ice cream... They are products that are being marketed in different areas of the neighboring country and that were added to the list published last June, when thousands of others were requested to be withdrawn for containing this substance.This was announced yesterday by the body in charge in France of ensuring competition and consumer rights (DGCCRF, in its French acronym), that has published the list in which there are about 7,000 and that chains such as Casino, Carrefour, Leader Price, Picard or Auchan are marketed. All these produ...
The price of electricity does not give truce and Ribera opens the door to a "temporary suspension" of taxes
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The price of electricity does not give truce and Ribera opens the door to a "temporary suspension" of taxes

The vice president of Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera.JAVI MARTNEZThe cost of electricity will remain at very high levels tomorrow and the Government seeks to react to try to mitigate the arrival of a historically high bill to millions of homes and companies at the end of the month. The price of a megawatt hour of electricity will be this Thursday of 93 euros, very close to the record of 94.99 euros set last January during Filomena's storm.The market is out of control and the Ministry of Ecological Transition It is looking for new formulas to try to contain it and reduce it to the level of the record in other European countries. So far, the vice president Teresa Ribera Two measures have been taken out of the sleeve to try to lower the price of the receipt by reducing the income of t...
Spanish oil and wine breathe "relieved" by the tariff agreement between the US and the EU: "It was an outrage"
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Spanish oil and wine breathe "relieved" by the tariff agreement between the US and the EU: "It was an outrage"

Updated Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 02:01The Spanish agri-food industry breathes a sigh of relief, at least for the next five years. The agreement for the abolition of tariffs between the US and the EU reached in the last hours in Brussels represents a crucial oxygen tank for the expo Become Premium from € 1 the first month Take advantage of this limited-time offer and access all web content I want it (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="https://connect.facebook.net/es_ES/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.8&appId=279395918757488&status=true&cookie=true";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(docu...
Wine, oil and oranges: what Spanish products were affected by the US tariffs?
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Wine, oil and oranges: what Spanish products were affected by the US tariffs?

The trade dispute between the United States and the European Union is also partly the contest between the manufacturers Airbus (with participation from Spain, Germany, France and the United Kingdom) and BoeingWine cellar.Sergio Gonzlez ValeroThe European Union and the United States have agreed to abandon the tariffs resulting from the trade war between Airbus and Boeing for at least five years, although the intention is for this move to be final. Dozens of products, ranging from pork to oranges, passing through aircraft, will thus get rid of taxes that have already cost 10 billion euros to companies on both sides of the conflict.When did the case arise?The trade dispute between the United States and the European Union is also partly the contest between the manufacturers Airbus (with parti...
Brussels and Washington bury the ax in the Boeing-Airbus war that has cost more than 10 billion in tariffs
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Brussels and Washington bury the ax in the Boeing-Airbus war that has cost more than 10 billion in tariffs

Biden's visit serves to agree to the suspension for five years of the oldest dispute within the WTO, which has cost more than 10 billion euros in tariffs. Joe Biden is received by the president of the European council, Charles Michel, and the president of the commission, Ursula von der LeyenOLIVIER HOSLETEFEAlmost 17 years later, the European Union and the United States finally buried the ax this Tuesday in the tariff dispute between Boeing and Airbus. The visit to the Old Continent of the American President, Joe Biden, has been the chosen moment to formalize a truce of at least five years after a clash that has cost more than 10 billion euros to companies on both sides of the Atlantic. "This meeting has started with a very important step forward in area matter. This opens a completely n...
Now yes, the last peseta dies: the last penny will be scrapped in just over two weeks
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Now yes, the last peseta dies: the last penny will be scrapped in just over two weeks

The peseta will be definitively withdrawn when on June 30 the Bank of Spain stops exchanging coins and bills for euros. The agency estimates that about 3% of the total will not be exchangedGabriel sanz GUILLERMO DEL PALACIO Madrid Updated Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 22:44As if it were a memory of the beginning of the century -and millennium- these days there is in the Bank of Spain there is a slight but incessant trickle of people who go change pesetas to euros almost 20 years after the entry into force of the common currency. Become Premium from € 1 the first month Take advantage of this limited-time offer and access all web content I want it Are you already Premium? Log in (...
The uneven summer campaign of commerce: more than 5,000 new jobs and more than 44,000 people still in ERTE
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The uneven summer campaign of commerce: more than 5,000 new jobs and more than 44,000 people still in ERTE

Updated Friday, June 11, 2021 - 01:30Trade is beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel after a 15-month pandemic, although this recovery is uneven. Some companies are going to reinforce their workforce this summer. Amazon, Leroy Merlin and Alcampo, for example, announced yesterday the cr Become Premium from € 1 the first month Take advantage of this limited-time offer and access all web content I want it Are you already Premium? Log in (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="https://connect.facebook.net/es_ES/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.8&appId=279395918757488&status=true...