“According to the Financial Times, Catalonia is the best region for FDI in Southern Europe”
Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Mexico City
Are you a company from Mexico considering a new investment in Europe? Does your business need connections with Barcelona-Catalonia’s industrial and economic ecosystem?
From Catalonia Trade & Investment’s office in Mexico City, you get tailor-made information and full support for a smooth, fast and successful set-up of operations in Barcelona-Catalonia (Southern Europe) from start to finish. We also offer personalized assistance to Catalan companies wishing to open in Mexico and find new global business opportunities.
Meet the director.
Gabriela Gándara Torre
Ms. Gabriela Gándara, director of the Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Mexico, is specialized in international economics from the University of Konstantz, Germany. She has over 15 years of experience in business consulting in the fields of international trade and foreign investment. She worked as the head of BANCOMEXT, managing economic and trade issues in the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Mexico.
Services for Mexican companies.
Barcelona-Catalonia (Southern Europe) is an ideal region for Mexican companies to locate when they expand into Europe because of the breadth of tech, sciences, engineering, and creative talent. Furthermore, the superb quality of life makes it easy to attract top professionals to live and work in Catalonia.
From Catalonia Trade & Investment’s office in Mexico City, our FDI managers will assist you personally in all the steps needed for a successful landing in Barcelona-Catalonia (Southern Europe). With us, you will get:
- Qualified support, insight, and advice to Mexican companies interested in investing in Southern Europe.
- Full, practical, up-to-date information on the legal, tax, and labor context.
- Information on costs for opening a business in Catalonia (Southern Europe) and average wages.
- Connections to the Catalan industrial and economic ecosystem.
- In-depth information on financing and location possibilities.
- Help with the proper steps to get started in Catalonia.
- Ongoing support throughout all the phases of the investment project in Southern Europe.
- Promotion of strategic business alliances between Mexican and Catalan companies.
- Identification and location of Catalan technology partners for joint R&D and innovation projects.
- Help source suppliers, manufacturing partners, technology providers, or any other local company to fulfill a specific need.
Catalan companies in Mexico
There are around 350 Catalan companies established in Mexico, among them, Grifols, Mango, Puig, Roca Corporació Empresarial, Bamesa Aceros, Industrias Murtra, Payper, or Comsa.
Mexican companies in Catalonia.
The Mexican consortium Cemex, one of the world’s largest cement producers, present in more than 50 countries globally, has located a factory in Catalonia.
Through the Mexican company, Control Empresarial de Capitales (CEC), Carlos Slim is the principal shareholder (81%).
Bimbo, the largest baking company in the world whose founder has Catalan origins, has a production plant and a logistics center in Catalonia.
Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS), as part of its expansion strategy, acquired Grupo Infun in 2016, an automotive industry manufacturing company, which included the indirect purchase of Fundiciones Miguel Ros.
The company running the urban public passenger transport service in Terrassa (Barcelona), Transports Municipals d’Egara, is a joint venture owned 80% by Avanza by Mobility ADO, and 20% by the City Council of Terrassa.
Location of the Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Mexico City.
Our team’s expertise lies in doing business both in Catalonia and Mexico. Contact us and we will help you grow.
Avda. Insurgentes Sur, 600, Col del Valle Nte 301, Col del Valle, 03100 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
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