.Analistas Económicos de Andalucía, research company of Grupo Unicaja Banco, has published the report ‘El sector agrario en Andalucía 2020’ (‘The Agricultural Sector in Andalusia 2020.
The preparation and publication of this report falls within Unicaja Banco’s policy to support the farming and agri-food sector in Andalusia, strategic pillars of its economic structure, due both to its contribution to the generation of wealth and employment in the region and to the role they play in the territorial cohesion and balance.
The main goal of this report is to provide an analysis of the situation and recent evolution of the agricultural and agri-food sector in Andalusia.
As in previous editions, the report has the following structure: after the prologue and a short introduction, the document is divided into four chapters.
The first chapter analyses the relevance of the agricultural sector, including, inter alia, the development of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the evolution of the main indicators of the labor market and the evolution of agricultural productions.
The second chapter presents estimates of macroeconomic agricultural data in 2019, one of the main contributions of the work, and a detailed analysis is provided on the evolution of the agricultural income and production in Andalusia and in each province.
Chapter 3 is devoted to the agri-food industry in the region, trying to highlight the importance of this industrial branch. Attention is paid to its main figures, such as turnover, employment and business structure, as well as exports of agri-food products and food consumption.
Finally, the report includes a chapter with the main findings and conclusions.
Furthermore, the report includes two charts with especially interesting topics: 1) Organic and integrated production in Andalusia, and 2) Price evolution of agricultural land in Andalusia.