About Catalonia Trade & Investment

We are the Catalan Government’s public agency devoted to assisting international firms to invest in Barcelona - Catalonia. We also help the more than 8,900 foreign companies already established in Catalonia to expand their business.

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About us Catalonia Trade & Investment

We are the foreign investor’s point of contact in Barcelona-Catalonia.

Catalonia Trade & Investment gives comprehensive advice to foreign companies to facilitate the investment of new multinationals in Barcelona-Catalonia (Spain) while helping those already present carry out expansions and reinvestments.

Tasks range from the promotion of Catalonia abroad, the joint preparation of candidacies for companies to carry out investments in Catalonia, to full advice throughout the investment process and monitoring once the investment has been implemented.

For more than 35 years, we have been proudly helping companies invest in Catalonia and Spain with free, tailor-made, and confidential solutions. Our customized services make our agency the primary point of contact for foreign investors.

“We strategically chose Barcelona because it is truly an innovative city with topnotch talent”

Athina Kanioura, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer at PepsiCo

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Annual Report

Catalonia Trade & Investment attracted 612 million euros in foreign investment in 2021, a figure which is 28% over the previous year’s results and the highest in the historical series.

  • 612M investment

    +27.7% over the previous year

  • 82 executed investment projects

    over 50% are technological projects

  • 3,122 jobs created

    +37.1% over the previous year

  • 2,471 jobs maintained

    +116% over the previous year

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Access the Overview of Foreign Investment Attracted in 2021 by Catalonia Trade & Investment.

Catalonia Trade & Investment Annual Report 2021

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Worldwide locations.

Our 40 international offices around the world connect the Catalan business community to over 100 markets, while locally attending firms interested in investing and doing business in Catalonia.

Related success stories.

Check out the testimonials of international companies that have already invested in Catalonia (Spain).