Spain’s economy recovering as jobs numbers grow, minister says


Spain’s economy has started to recover after the severe impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Economy Minister Nadia Calvino said on Wednesday, citing favourable employment indicators following the gradual easing of a lockdown since May.

She said 1 million furloughed workers were working again and 300,000 new workers had registered with social security.

“The recovery phase has already started,” she told parliament, adding that the trend change was backed by various indicators, mainly the latest job creation data.
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