Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Beijing

Are you a company from China considering a new investment in Europe? Do you want to know why successful companies such as Lenovo, Huayi or Sinochem are investing in Barcelona-Catalonia?

From Catalonia Trade & Investment’s office in Beijing, 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 China and find new global business opportunities.

Contact our office in Beijing

Meet the director.

Wei Gao

Mr. Gao Wei has been the director of the Catalonia Trade & Investment’s office in Beijing since 2005. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the School of Business Administration in Beijing and a Master's in International Studies from the Diplomatic School of Spain. He also graduated in economic studies from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.

Services for Chinese companies.

Barcelona-Catalonia (Southern Europe) is an ideal region for Chinese 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 Beijing, 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 Chinese 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 Chinese 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 China

Around 200 companies from Catalonia are already settled in China, among them Mango, Zanini, Roca, Idiada, Freixenet, Ficosa, Tucai, Relats, Doga or Cuatrecasas.

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

Chinese companies in Catalonia.

Several Chinese companies are already doing business in Barcelona-Catalonia. Some of them have been assessed by Catalonia Trade & Investment.


    Lenovo is a leading technology company in the world. It opened an  international business center in Barcelona to provide end-to-end solutions and empower data centers with reliable technology.

  • PXI Automotive opened its first European plant in Catalonia to manufacture automotive sector parts. With an initial investment of some 1 million euros, it will maintain all the factory’s current jobs and plans to double the workforce over the next 5 years.


    Haier Iberia offers advanced, highest-quality products to meet the changing needs of the modern homes of its Catalan customers. It has a wide range of domestic appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers, dryers, and so on.

  • China Construction Bank

    CCB offers comprehensive, professional, flexible and diverse banking services with CCB in Spain offering all the advantages of belonging to the CCB group such as their financial market position, quality customers, diversified business structure, strong innovation and excellent brand value.

  • Air China

    Air China has its operating office in Barcelona, providing service to local passengers in Europe. It also operates direct flights from Barcelona to Shanghai, which is a project supported by Catalonia Trade & Investment.

  • CCIC SPAIN was founded in 1994 and is located in Barcelona, home to Spain’s largest port. With a full roster of professionals and technical staff, its company structure includes the administration department, the inspection department, and the marketing department.

  • Huayi Compressor Barcelona

    Huayi Compressor Barcelona meets the needs of the commercial refrigeration market by offering quality, environmentally friendly products always with state-of-the-art technology.

  • Sinochem International

    In 2019, Sinochem International, a leading company in the chemical sector, formally entered the ABS field through the acquisition of Europe's leading ABS and ABS blends manufacturer, ELIX Polymers (ELIX), headquartered in Tarragona, Catalonia.

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

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

22 Dongfang E Rd, Chaoyang, Beijing, China, 100028

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