Barcelona-Catalonia is open to business and open to the world. A talented proactive workforce in a dynamic business climate offers international companies numerous competitive advantages.
Strongly industrialized, Catalonia is one of Southern Europe’s main economic powerhouses. A wide and dynamic industrial base with strong connections to ICT and smart solutions makes it easy to find the suppliers you need.
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Catalonia Trade & Investment is the public agency that works to attract foreign investment to Barcelona and Catalonia, promoting the area as an attractive, innovative and competitive business location.
Catalonia offers a highly competitive environment that makes it a top location for multinationals for their investments in Europe. Contact us and we will help you grow.
Catalonia: 10% | Portugal: 10.5%
ETR on patent box income
Catalonia: up to 59% | Portugal: up to 32.5%
Catalonia: 143 | Portugal: 243
Amount of time in yearly hours. Regional average is 161.
Catalonia: 11% | Portugal: 10%
The share of people aged between 25 and 64 who indicate they have received recent education or training
Catalonia: $52.3 | Portugal: $40.0
Measured as the amount contributed to GPD by every hour worked.