According to the report of the AEF, in absolute numbers, did so in 2.063 jobs, so lowering 235.929 employees to 233.866 date of July 31. Statistical review relating to billing, billing provides an adjustment in data provided above for the end of year 2008. Data for Progress has much experience in this field. It is, therefore, incorporate to billing adjustments that companies have been sent in recent months and that allow us to establish as final billing at 31 December 2008 the figure of 25.734.661.000 provided in the previous report. This represents an increase of 3.8% on the final digit of the year 2007, which was of 24.786.918.000, explains Vallhonrat. The sector that most invoiced remains in power with 6.117.546.000, followed by hospitality, as a whole, with 5.515.941.000 and with 2.182.895.000 travel agencies. Within walking distance were placed: fashion, in all its specialties, with 1.779.087.000; furniture and textilhogar, 1.727.964.000 and transport services with 1.531.279.000. The franchise, by autonomous communities and backgrounds in the report, the AEF has also revised the Central franchise operating in different Spanish autonomous communities. ledge.. As usual, Madrid is located at the head with 291 ensigns (3 more than last year), followed by Catalonia with 241 (5 more), Valencia with 95 (adds 3 compared to the previous period) and Andalusia with 86 (4 more than in 2008).
These 4 communities account for 79.7% of the Central franchise in Spain. In regard to billing that produce the ensigns in the autonomous communities, follows from the report totaling the 4 aforementioned communities 85.8% of the national total, which is justified by the concentration of large networks, particularly in Madrid and Catalonia. As for the provenance of the ensigns, According to the revision of the AEF, the number of foreign brands would last presumably 18.1% to conform now 18.5% of the total, or what is the same 166 of the total current 895 are foreign, while in 2008, 159 of the existing 875 then were foreign. France and United States top the ranking, although Italy is the country that has recently introduced more flags in Spain with 4 new brands (goes from 26 to 30) and Andorra, South Korea and Norway implanted for the first time a in our country. The balance sheet leaves us with good taste, despite the current situation, the franchise continues to maintain stable and strong as a whole. Of course that some sectors are most affected, but other resurgent and evolve with more force.
This makes the system equilibrate and generally continue offering very favourable expectations ends the President of the AEF. On the Spanish Association of franchisors the Spanish Association of franchisors (AEF) was founded 15 years ago and It is currently composed of 193 partners, whose turnover represents 66% of the volume of business generated by the franchise system in Spain. The AEF objectives are the represent and protect the interests of the franchise in our country, as well as make interlocutor before the Administration and make it known in other markets, through its presence in various fairs of international franchises.