SPANISH ECONOMY: primary sector: crop agriculture: is commercial,intensive, they use the new technologies and it is specialized by regions. "Problems and difficulties": abandonment of crops, consume a lot of water, policies of the UE determinte the crops, dofficulties to compete the global market, usage of the land for profitable activities.
"Main corps": raind fed, and irrigated crops.
Livestock farming: CHARACTERISTICS: msny intensive livestock farms, increased productivity, introduction of foreign breed, specialization of production in certain regions.
Two types: traditional extensive, modern intensive.
Agricultural landscape: maritime,mediterranean inland,mediterranean coastal, canary islands.
SECONDARY SECTOR: industry: mining. Energy sources: non renewable. Renewable: hydroelectric. General characteristics: expands the metallurgical sector, high tech companies have to compete in a global market, traditional industries in crisis, in Spain most part of the companies are pymes, there are not many R+D poles, there are 3 types os industrial regions: indus.Regions in transformation. Dynamic indus.Regions. Regions with little industry. The tertiary sector.
Tourism: tourist form the western and northern Europe come and also Spanish tourists.
-It is a varied country.-TRansport network improved recently.-Affordable and safe country.-Quialified workers.
excessive water consumption, deforestation and desertification, contamination and pollution, watse disposal, depletion of resources.
campaigns to promote responsibility in the use of water, reforestation with native species, reduction of polluting emissions, purification of sewage water and recycling, save energy.