FEAMM periodically produces statistics and sectoral analyzes. For this it is nourished by the INE (National Institute of Statistics) and the ICEX (Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade).
(1) INE (2) ICEX
The official figures of the transactions of molds and matrices of 2016 confirm the sectoral recovery initiated in 2011 and consolidates its growth thanks to higher consumption, which has increased by 31% compared to the previous year and the record increase in imports. The increase in production consolidates the growth of the capacity and size of the companies in the sector, with the lack of specialized personnel being the main problem in the sector, due to the growth of the workforce of the companies.