“According to the Financial Times, Catalonia is the best region for FDI in Southern Europe”
Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in São Paulo
Are you a company from Brazil 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 São Paulo, 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 Brazil and find new global business opportunities.
Meet the director.
Josep M Buades
Mr. Josep M Buades, the director of the Catalonia Trade & Investment’s office in São Paulo, holds a Ph.D. in History, a degree in Law and an MBA from ESADE. He has lived in Brazil since 2000, where he carries out consulting activities and executes foreign trade projects. Prior to that, he studied and worked in the UK, Italy, Germany and Belgium.
Services for Brazilian companies.
Barcelona-Catalonia (Southern Europe) is an ideal region for Brazilian 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 São Paulo, our team 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 Brazilian 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 Brazilian 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 Brazil
About 400 Catalan companies are already settled in Brazil, among them Grifols, Puig, Roca, Bamesa Aceros, Comsa, Fluidra, Mecalux, Ferrer International, Affinity Petcare, or International Testing Pipelines.
Brazilian companies in Catalonia.
A number of Brazilian companies are already operating out of Catalonia (Southern Europe). Some of them have been assessed by Catalonia Trade & Investment.
Embraer offers technical support to aircraft manufacturing activities, as well as other financial and administrative activities.
Natura Cosméticos is dedicated to the distribution of perfumes, cosmetics and beauty products.
Industrias Romi manufactures machine tools, cast, and machined parts. With an installed capacity of 50,000 tons per year and different molding lines, it can produce parts ranging from 10 kg to 35 tons.
Iochpe Maxion has been producing light, steel vehicle wheels since 1960.
Health Lean Logistics operates as a consultancy services company for hospital value chain management.
Grvppe is an integrator of IT solutions working in both the physical or digital sphere.
Location of the Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in São Paulo.
Our team’s expertise lies in doing business both in Catalonia and Brazil. Contact us and we will help you grow.
Edificio Spazio - Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek, 1726 - 11º andar - Vila Olímpia, São Paulo - SP, 04543-000, Brazil
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