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.
Setting up business in Catalonia gets even easier if you receive first-hand details on the local steps and procedures. Our success lies in offering a pro-business approach and tailor-made solutions.
Catalonia Trade & Investment attends business events around the world to promote Catalonia and Barcelona as an ideal investment and business location. Check out our latest news and connect to our social media.
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: up to 59% | Ireland: up to 37.5%
Catalonia: 22.8€ | Ireland: 32.3€
The labour cost per hour is calculated as: Compensation of employees + Vocational training costs+ Other expenditure + Taxes - Subsidies
Catalonia: 14.33% | Ireland: 19.78%
Proportion of low-wage earners.
Catalonia: 97.5 | Ireland: 140
A comparison of countries' price levels relative to the EU average (EU-28=100)
Catalonia: 21% | Ireland: 23%