Why Asia loves Catalonia

Business Investments

10 Apr 2019

Catalonia Trade & Investment is actively pursuing new investments from Asia and has several initiatives undergoing and in line with this goal.

Barceloc, the gateway to Europe and North Africa

In the logistics sector, taking advantage of Catalonia’s geostrategic position to access European and North African markets, Asian companies enjoy a special service dedicated to their investment needs. The Barceloc platform offers a portfolio of tailor-made services for Asian investors looking to establish a distribution centre in Catalonia. To learn more, you can discover 5 reasons why Barceloc is the gateway to Europe and North Africa for Asian companies.

China explores Catalonia's future vehicle technology 

Catalonia Trade & Investment also aims at promoting collaboration agreements and synergies between Asian and Catalan companies, especially when high technology is involved. In this sense, China is already exploring Catalonia’s potential in future vehicle technology. From May 8th to 10th, a delegation of Chinese and Hong Kong automotive companies will be in Catalonia discovering the strengths and opportunities of electric and connected vehicles. The business agenda includes meetings with main players in the Catalan automotive sector.

Hong Kong, guest city at Catalonia's main Investment Forum

Driving connections with Asia’s booming startup ecosystem is also a must for Catalonia’s economy. This year, Hong Kong will be the guest city at Catalonia’s main Investment Forum, scheduled for May 8th. Ranked 4th for ease of doing business according to the World Bank, Hong Kong is a leading global financial hub with an estimated 3,000+ startups. Representatives of venture capital funds from Hong Kong will take part at the Investment Forum as members of the panel and will build connections with Catalan startups.

11 offices in Asia to connect you to Catalonia

Asia and Catalonia will continue to strengthen their economic relations in the future, and to do so Catalonia Trade & Investment offers assessment and ongoing support from 11 offices that are the key to enter the Catalan market for Asian companies. You can find us in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Seoul, Beijing, Mumbai, Dubai, Iran, Israel and Turkey.

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