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Our current newsletter includes an article about industrial indicators in 2014, a brief on LATAM countries, a report on the fourth edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress and some data on ICT sector salaries in Barcelona compared with other cities.

Issue 10


A city focused on growth

Foreign Investment in Barcelona

Every two years Barcelona City Council, in co-operation with Invest in Catalonia, publishes a study on FDI in Barcelona. The 2014 report has been carried out by IESE.

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China Business Guide

Practical information on investing in Barcelona & Catalonia for Chinese companies planning to set up or expand operations in Europe.

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ICT in Catalonia



King.com, worldwide leader in cross-platform, casual games such as Candy Crush and Bubble Witch Saga, has experienced spectacular growth in recent years. Part of this success is down to work coming out of its Barcelona development centre.

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Catalonia’s chemical industry is an important part of its economic motor. In terms of investments a recent addition to the list of chemical companies located in Catalonia is the Korean firm Miwon Specialty Chemicals Co. Ltd, producing coatings for high tech companies like Dupont, LG and Samsung.

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Grifols in NC

The story of the Catalan firm Grifols is inexorably linked to an ambitious world business view. This 70-year-old healthcare company, with its headquarters in Barcelona, today is present in more than 100 countries and has a new state-of-the-art plant in Clayton, North Carolina.

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