According to EY attractiveness survey 2015, Europe as a whole is seen as increasingly attractive region for investors. Catalonia is the main foreign investment pole in Spain, with a 27.1% annual growth.
The number of foreign investment projects drawn to Barcelona urban area rised from 94 in 2013 to 108 in 2014, and placed Catalonia in the the 4th position of the European attractive areas ranking after Greater London, Greater Paris and Frankfurt. These projects created a total of 7,089 jobs, and made Catalonia the undisputed European leader in job creation related to FDI in 2014.
Barcelona ranks 8th among the ten most attractive cities in Europe to invest according to the views of representative panels of international and local opinion leaders an decision-makers,. London, Paris and Berlin remain the three most attractive cities in Europe.
Download the EY 2015 report.