Spain, the eurozone’s fourth-largest economy is in good shape, even though recovery from recession is showing some signs of strain and growth is expected to slow next year.

The good news is that the Spanish economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter driven by consumer spending and exports. And the country is on track to expand around 3% this year, outpacing the International Monetary Fund’s projections for France, Germany and the US.

The bad news is that Spain has been without a full-fledged ...

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