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Catalonia, pioneer in Europe in ecotourism

Catalonia, pioneer in Europe in ecotourism

Catalonia has been chosen among the Mediterranean regions to promote ecotourism, and will do so through the Natural Park of La Garrotxa (Girona). In fact, the Government has joined the European Interreg DestiMED PLUS project, which will invest about 3.6 million euros...

Good prospects for foreign investment in Spain

Good prospects for foreign investment in Spain

More than 90% of foreign companies in Spain expect to increase or maintain their investment in 2020, with good prospects in investment, workforce, billing and exports, according to the "Barometer of the company's climate in Spain from the perspective of foreign...

The Port of Barcelona moves 57.6 million tons of goods in 10 months

The Port of Barcelona moves 57.6 million tons of goods in 10 months

The freight traffic of the Port of Barcelona amounts to 57.6 million tons until October, consolidating a slight increase compared to the traffic of the previous year. Container traffic remains stable, although bulk liquid traffic is increased, especially biofuels....

New tool to digitize mobility and transport in Catalonia

New tool to digitize mobility and transport in Catalonia

The Agenda for the Digitalization of Mobility in Catalonia 2020-30 was presented at the World Congress of the Smart City Expo World Congress, where the Government of Catalonia showed some of its most innovative projects under the slogan "The city of the future". It is...

Catalonia, at the pinnacle of world cuisine

Catalonia, at the pinnacle of world cuisine

Catalan cuisine is one of the world-most prestigious. There is no better proof of this, given the great number of Michelin stars it possesses. In fact, Catalonia is the territory of the State with the most stars, with a total of 65 awards, followed by the Basque...

Google bets on Barcelona as a center of innovation

Google bets on Barcelona as a center of innovation

The Internet giant, Google, describes Barcelona as a center of innovation, so it intends to double its technological workforce in Barcelona "in the near future," according to the head of the Google Cloud for Spain and Portugal, Isaac Hernandez. In this way, the...

Interview: Sergi Vilar

Interview: Sergi Vilar

Sergi Vilar, Vicepresident, Head of Pharma & APIs Sites Cluster at Merck Group Merck is the oldest chemicals and pharmaceutical company in the world. With nearly 50,000 employees working in 70 countries, it has been present in Catalonia for roughly 100 years. The...

Interview: Xavier Mayo

Interview: Xavier Mayo

Xavier Mayo, Head of City Promotion Abroad, Barcelona City Council Forming under the slogan 'Barcelona Catalonia goes on!', the Catalan Government, represented by INCASÒL, Barcelona City Council and the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) were present at their stand...

Interview: Jaume Collboni

Interview: Jaume Collboni

Jaume Collboni, Vice-president of Social and Economic Development of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) Today, metropolitan government structures have become essential elements in terms of boosting competitiveness, sustainable development, mobility,...

Interview: Ricard Font

Interview: Ricard Font

Ricard Font, Secretary of Infrastructure and Mobility, Government of Catalonia Transport infrastructures are of immense strategic importance for the economic improvement of Catalonia, as logistics hubs in the Mediterranean and for the consolidation of the region and...

Interview: Òscar Oliver

Interview: Òscar Oliver

Òscar Oliver, CCO Aeroports de Catalunya and member of the Barcelona Air Route Development Committee Catalonia has a network of five airports, the most noteworthy of which is Barcelona-El Prat. This airport sees very significant growth in number of passengers every...

Catalan exports top €65 billion for first time

Catalan exports top €65 billion for first time

Year-on-year growth was 2%, well above the average for the euro zone 2016 also saw a record number of high-technology industrial exports For the sixth year in a row, in 2016 Catalonia hit a new all-time record for sales abroad. Catalan companies exported €65.142...

Barcelona consolidates position as 5th European technology hub

Barcelona consolidates position as 5th European technology hub

The Catalan capital is only surpassed by London, Berlin, Paris and Amsterdam Barcelona dominates investment in start-ups, with €282 million (56% of the Spanish total) According to the Startup Ecosystem Overview report drafted by the Mobile World Capital Barcelona...

Catalonia, pioneer in Europe in ecotourism

Catalonia, pioneer in Europe in ecotourism

Catalonia has been chosen among the Mediterranean regions to promote ecotourism, and will do so through the Natural Park of La Garrotxa (Girona). In fact, the Government has joined the European Interreg DestiMED PLUS project, which will invest about 3.6 million euros...

Good prospects for foreign investment in Spain

Good prospects for foreign investment in Spain

More than 90% of foreign companies in Spain expect to increase or maintain their investment in 2020, with good prospects in investment, workforce, billing and exports, according to the "Barometer of the company's climate in Spain from the perspective of foreign...

The Port of Barcelona moves 57.6 million tons of goods in 10 months

The Port of Barcelona moves 57.6 million tons of goods in 10 months

The freight traffic of the Port of Barcelona amounts to 57.6 million tons until October, consolidating a slight increase compared to the traffic of the previous year. Container traffic remains stable, although bulk liquid traffic is increased, especially biofuels....

New tool to digitize mobility and transport in Catalonia

New tool to digitize mobility and transport in Catalonia

The Agenda for the Digitalization of Mobility in Catalonia 2020-30 was presented at the World Congress of the Smart City Expo World Congress, where the Government of Catalonia showed some of its most innovative projects under the slogan "The city of the future". It is...

Catalonia, at the pinnacle of world cuisine

Catalonia, at the pinnacle of world cuisine

Catalan cuisine is one of the world-most prestigious. There is no better proof of this, given the great number of Michelin stars it possesses. In fact, Catalonia is the territory of the State with the most stars, with a total of 65 awards, followed by the Basque...

Google bets on Barcelona as a center of innovation

Google bets on Barcelona as a center of innovation

The Internet giant, Google, describes Barcelona as a center of innovation, so it intends to double its technological workforce in Barcelona "in the near future," according to the head of the Google Cloud for Spain and Portugal, Isaac Hernandez. In this way, the...

Interview: Sergi Vilar

Interview: Sergi Vilar

Sergi Vilar, Vicepresident, Head of Pharma & APIs Sites Cluster at Merck Group Merck is the oldest chemicals and pharmaceutical company in the world. With nearly 50,000 employees working in 70 countries, it has been present in Catalonia for roughly 100 years. The...

Interview: Xavier Mayo

Interview: Xavier Mayo

Xavier Mayo, Head of City Promotion Abroad, Barcelona City Council Forming under the slogan 'Barcelona Catalonia goes on!', the Catalan Government, represented by INCASÒL, Barcelona City Council and the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) were present at their stand...

Interview: Jaume Collboni

Interview: Jaume Collboni

Jaume Collboni, Vice-president of Social and Economic Development of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) Today, metropolitan government structures have become essential elements in terms of boosting competitiveness, sustainable development, mobility,...

Interview: Ricard Font

Interview: Ricard Font

Ricard Font, Secretary of Infrastructure and Mobility, Government of Catalonia Transport infrastructures are of immense strategic importance for the economic improvement of Catalonia, as logistics hubs in the Mediterranean and for the consolidation of the region and...

Interview: Òscar Oliver

Interview: Òscar Oliver

Òscar Oliver, CCO Aeroports de Catalunya and member of the Barcelona Air Route Development Committee Catalonia has a network of five airports, the most noteworthy of which is Barcelona-El Prat. This airport sees very significant growth in number of passengers every...

Catalan exports top €65 billion for first time

Catalan exports top €65 billion for first time

Year-on-year growth was 2%, well above the average for the euro zone 2016 also saw a record number of high-technology industrial exports For the sixth year in a row, in 2016 Catalonia hit a new all-time record for sales abroad. Catalan companies exported €65.142...

Barcelona consolidates position as 5th European technology hub

Barcelona consolidates position as 5th European technology hub

The Catalan capital is only surpassed by London, Berlin, Paris and Amsterdam Barcelona dominates investment in start-ups, with €282 million (56% of the Spanish total) According to the Startup Ecosystem Overview report drafted by the Mobile World Capital Barcelona...

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