Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Accra

Are you an African company considering a new investment in Europe? Does your business need connections with the Catalan industrial and economic ecosystem?

From Catalonia Trade & Investment’s office in Accra, 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 African markets and find new global business opportunities.

Contact our office in Accra

Meet the director.

Florence Hiard

Ms. Florence Hiard, the director of the Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Accra, is an economist. She has a Master’s degree in International Trade in Emerging Economies and African studies, and has extensive experience as a consultant and project coordinator for international activity in the area of Africa and the Middle East. Ms. Hiard specializes in internationalization, investment and technology transfer projects in sub-Saharan Africa. She set up the Accra antenna and then office in 2014 and 2016 respectively, and lives in Accra since 2014.

Services for African companies.

Barcelona-Catalonia (Southern Europe) is an ideal region for African 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 Accra, 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 the following:

  • Qualified support, insight, and advice to African 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 African 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 Ghana

Several Catalan companies are already settled in Ghana, among them AFR-IX, GB Foods, Glovo, and Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company.

“According to the Financial Times, Catalonia is the best region for FDI in Southern Europe”

Location of the Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Accra.

Our team’s expertise lies in doing business both in Catalonia and Ghana. Contact us and we will help you grow. 

14 Senchi St, Accra, Ghana

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