Positive And Negative Effects Of Globalization In Spain

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Globalization is becoming the latest trend of the worldwide development and affects every single country, including Spain, with positive and negative effects. Spain is located in Southwestern Europe, which is the root of globalization. In the 15th century, some of the royal members from Spain commanded their sailors to travel the world to seek gold and other new trade routes; this action was regarded as the great geographical discovery and firstly developed the relation between the eastern and western countries. From 1959 to 1986, within four processes of liberalization Spain had become one of the most open countries; the openness ratio had increased 18.5% during the 13 years. Moreover, in 1986 Spain joined the European Union, one of the most powerful political and economic organizations, which help the rapid growth of economy in Spain (Aninat, 2001). Now in 21th century, globalization is defined as a process to improve different culture to communicate with each other, including economic, political and environmental aspects. It provides Spain the greatest opportunities to develop their economy, tourism, education and cultural industries. In addition to positive aspects globalization in this day also exist some hidden risks. According to Trading Economics (2016) the unemployment rate in Spain is close to 25% in recent years, which would increase the pressure to the local labor market. Furthermore, the growth in the number of temporary workers has brought adverse effects to

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