Junta seeks to mitigate effects of Brexit

Brexit has panicked the Junta, as it has the potential to devastate the economy of the region. Now President Susana Diaz has ordered the creation of a high-level working group to analyse the possible effects, and recommend a plan of action. The new working group is composed of senior civil servants from just about every Andalusian ministry, reporting back directly to the council of ministers of Andalucía. The minister of agriculture suggested last week that Continue reading Junta seeks to mitigate effects of Brexit

Chinese garlic killing the Spanish stuff

You can’t get much more typically Spanish than a nice garlic soup, my kitchen speciality, but there have been tears before bedtime after the EU upped the annual Chinese import levels of garlic by 21%. The Chinese will be importing an additional 12.375 tons of the stuff into the EU this year. It’s in compensation for the adhesion of Romania and Bulgaria into the common market, it seems. Since the Chinese can no longer import Continue reading Chinese garlic killing the Spanish stuff