• Ship at Tarragona's Port (by ACN)

    Foreign investments in Catalonia in 2016 reach €4.8 billion

    Foreign investment in Catalonia throughout 2016 totaled €4.8billion, 1.3% less than in 2015. Indeed, 2015 had set a historic record in terms of foreign investment, registering a 57.8% growth in comparison to the previous year. Despite this slight decrease, 2016 represents the second best year in the historic series, according to data published this Tuesday by the Spanish Ministry for Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Moreover, Catalonia ranks second in terms of foreign investment in Spain, Accounting for 20% of the investment and only surpassed by Madrid, which attracts 46.7% of foreign capital. Regarding Catalan exports, they totaled €5.3 billion in January, the highest figure for this month since 2000. This data confirms Catalonia as the leading territory in Spain in terms of exports followed by Andalusia, whose exports totaled €2.5 billion.

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Manel Serra, the president of Caixa Girona

01.06.10 - 03:18

Caixa Girona to merge with La Caixa

Catalan savings banks continue to restructure
European Commission building

26.05.10 - 03:07

Brussels asks Catalan Government and town halls to tighten belt

EU economic spokesman says 'fiscal discipline must be respected at all governmental levels'

29.05.10 - 16:51

Catalan week at the World Expo in Shanghai

Chinese businessmen attend seminar on investing in Catalonia
Demonstration in Tarragona

21.05.10 - 04:27

Government employees demonstrate against wage cuts

Unease as Spanish government approves 5% reduction in public wage bill
Ryanair is the main low-cost company at Girona airport.

26.05.10 - 17:41

Ryanair to fly from Barcelona's main airport

Low-cost airline to offer 20 new routes from the Catalan capital from next September
Miquel Valls, president of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, and Fernando Casado, president of the Family Business Institute

20.05.10 - 04:40

Catalonia ready to lead Spanish economic recovery says Barcelona Chamber of Commerce

Exports are the key to generating new business according to report
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