Who we are and what we do

Helping international companies invest in Catalonia since 1985


Catalonia Trade & Investment is the Catalan Government’s agency for foreign investment and business competitiveness. It promotes innovation, internationalisation, trade and funding of Catalan companies and startups. It also organises trade missions in countries chosen strategically for their business and technology cooperation opportunities. In addition, it offers specialised one-stop-shop services to international investors and corporations, attracting foreign direct investment to Barcelona and Catalonia. Headquartered in Barcelona, Catalonia Trade & Investment operates from 39 offices around the world, covering 110 markets.

Our services come with the guarantee of 30 years’ experience helping not only those international companies planning first-time investment or aiming to expand their European area of operations, but also those already established in Catalonia with expansion plans or new projects. Our knowledge of many competitive and export-oriented companies in Catalonia, means we are well equipped to help international companies seeking to establish commercial or strategic agreements in Europe.

Catalonia Trade&Investment can assist you with your investment project, finding the right business partner, sourcing most competitive supplier or locating the state of the art technology you need in Catalonia. In the last 30 years, the agency’s track record includes 5,000 investment projects managed, €8.1 billion attracted in inward investment and 40,000 jobs created.

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