Catalonia’s logistics sector, a point of reference in Southern Europe.

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Catalonia in Business
Catalonia Trade & Investment
Issue 61 | March 25th, 2021
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In a post-COVID world, why make Barcelona-Catalonia your logistics hub?
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown what an important component the logistics sector is to the world. Supplier chains have been tested to their limits. Catalonia’s logistics sector, a point of reference in Southern Europe, has also been affected and has shown flexibility and capacity to adapt to this new context. Find out why companies should make Barcelona-Catalonia their logistics hub!
“Catalonia makes logistics operations with China easy”
Chinese company Keeway Motor imports and distributes motorcycles from Barcelona. General Manager Shanmei Yu says that its advantages as a logistics hub are complemented by a deep knowledge and a passionate culture about the world of motorcycles.
Check out the interview!
Discover why US company Teladoc Health located its international headquarters in Barcelona
Carlos Nueno, President at Teladoc Health International, explains in this interview how a long-standing tradition of healthcare, an entrepreneurial mindset and the presence of important pharma companies makes Barcelona-Catalonia a unique environment for healthcare and for business.
Watch the interview!
The Big Data Sector in Catalonia, the Growth of a New Industry
In line with global trends, Big Data is a growing new industry in Catalonia. Specifically, there are 220 companies in the sector today with a combined turnover of €250M and around 2,500 professionals.
Investment in health startups in Catalonia doubles in just two years, to over €200 million in 2020
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Barcelona-based car manufacturer SEAT to launch urban electric car in 2025
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US company Jabil to build a new paper bottle plant in Catalonia
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BASF to invest €30M in its Tarragona plant in 2021
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Barcelona’s Hospital Clínic and Leitat invest €54M in creating a centre of excellence for health technology research
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ACCIÓ-Catalonia Trade & Investment to lead European project to innovate in cluster policy
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Barcelona-based company Wallapop raises €157M and increases its valuation to €690M
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13 clusters from Northern Africa and the Middle East join a mentoring program led by Catalonia Trade & Investment
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Catalan high-tech exports go up 3.4% in 2020
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Repsol will invest more than €1,400M in Tarragona for energy transition projects
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