Headlines of the day by EFE Economia for Monday, January 15, 2024

Davos Forum

Davos (Switzerland) – The World Economic Forum begins its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where the world's political and business leaders arrive at a critical moment, with open conflicts such as Ukraine and Gaza and many other geopolitical tensions at stake. Economic stability.

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– In a report by Oxfam Intermón, the wealth of the world's five richest people has doubled since 2020, while nearly 5 billion people have become poorer since the start of the decade.

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Labor Supreme

MADRID – The Supreme Court has ruled that public aid or grants for the protection of self-employed or employed workers subject to temporary employment regulation files (ERTE) in social emergency situations may be partially confiscated against debts in the social security public treasury.

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BRUSSELS – Economy and finance ministers from the euro zone, known as the Eurogroup, are reviewing the situation of the European economy, which may have experienced a technical recession in the second half of 2023, while discussing the impact on price dynamics on competitiveness. In the euro area.

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(Meeting starts at 3.30 pm.)


Germany GDP

BERLIN – The German Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) is releasing GDP data for 2023, a year in which the German economy will shrink between 0.3% and 0.4%, according to projections by the government and independent experts.



EU climate

BRUSSELS – The European Union (EU) could save up to 1 trillion euros in 2030 in sectors such as health, employment or energy security if it adopts policies aimed at limiting temperature rise to 1.5 degrees by the end of the century. For environmental NGO Climate Action Network.

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Information agenda

Madrid.- IBERIA UNIONS.- Iberia and the CCOO and UGT unions resume negotiations this Monday to reach an agreement in the conflict regarding the permanence of flight ground support staff.

10:00 am- Madrid.- Real estate sector.- The evaluation association analyzes the situation of the residential market and presents the challenges of the sector for 2024. Principe de Vergara, 43. (Text)

16:00h.- Madrid.- Pension system.- Table of social dialogue on pensions. Jose Abascal, 39.


20:00h.- Rio de Janeiro.- BRAZIL COFFEE.- The Council of Coffee Exporters (Cecafé) reveals the results of exports from Brazil, the world's largest producer and supplier of the grain, in 2023. (Text)

Buenos Aires.- Argentina Economy.- The National Institute of Statistics and Census publishes statistics on the evolution of the basic food basket for the month of December. (Text)

Lima.- PERU WORK.- The National Institute of Statistics and Information (INEI) publishes a report on the situation of the labor market in Lima from October to December 2023. (Text)

Lima.- PERU PRODUCTION.- The National Institute of Statistics and Information (INEI) presents a report on Peru's national production until November 2023. (Text)


11:00 am- Luxembourg.- EU TRADE.- Eurostat publishes data on international trade in EU goods for November 2023. (Text)

11:00 am- Brussels.- EU INDUSTRY.- Eurostat publishes data on industrial production in the European Union for November 2023.

18:30h.- Davos.- DAVOS FORUM.- Bob Moritz, President of PwC, presents the results of the survey of the world's top executives at a press conference at Hotel Belvedere, Promenade 7270.

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BERLIN.- GERMAN PROTESTS.- German farmers have called for a nationwide protest in Berlin as part of the mobilization against the abolition of agricultural diesel. (Text) (Photo)

Brussels.- EU EUROGROUP.- Meeting of Ministers of Economy and Finance of the Eurozone (Eurogroup).



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