Jun 7, 2014
Airbus calls for increased Spanish government investment
We ought to stop thinking of Spain as a 'low cost' country," said Domingo Ureña, who is also executive vice president for military aircraft in the group's Defence and Space division.
Speaking at a conference organised by Executive Forum España, he stated that "industry and technology should be [seen as] the hard core of Spain's GDP and that needs to start now".
Ureña noted that Spain needs its political parties to agree on a five- to 10-year strategic plan to define which industries it needs to preserve and develop, "so the brakes are not put on with changes of government".