Catalonia has historically been a place with a flair for business and this has given it a solid and varied economy. In fact, Catalonia can boast more economic diversification than many other areas in Europe, combining traditional industrial sectors with new emerging business areas.
Setting up business in Catalonia is straightforward but it gets even easier if you receive first-hand details on the local steps and procedures. Our success lies in offering a pro-business approach and tailor-made solutions.
Catalan industrial, diverse and pro-business economy works for you. Catalonia Trade & Investment offers specialised services to international companies interested in investing in Catalonia and Barcelona.
The 36 Catalonia Trade & Investment Offices abroad help make the Catalan economy more international and global, and offer services for international companies considering Catalonia and Barcelona as an investment location in Europe.
"Thanks to clusters, Catalonia is much more attractive to foreign companies". Christian Ketels is the President of TCI Network, a global platform of experts and organizations on clusters, innovation and competitiveness.
Barcelona offers not just quality of life to entrepreneurs, but a very strong network of shared work-places, growing fab-lab market places, a city and regional government that have been very pro innovation and entrepreneurship for a long time.
Vicenç Aguilera, the president of the Catalan Automotive Industry Cluster, shares his view on the Catalan automotive ecosystem, the competitiveness of the sector and key issues such as R&D, electric cars and connected vehicles.