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July 2014

Press Office at Barcelona's Chamber of Commerce

Barcelona in world's top-ten 10 cities for best future prospects

City jumps 15 positions in two years, to reach number 7 in the rankings and stands out in aspects like the business environment, tourism and global brand.


  • Standard & Poor's maintains Barcelona's AA rating

    International credit rating agency's annual report highlights the City Council's financial and budgetary management and its aim to reduce its debt further.

  • Barcelona to host annual European Society of Cardiology Congress

    Holding international events like this and others strengthens Barcelona's position as a benchmark for international conferences and professional meetings.

  • Bread & Butter back in Barcelona next January 8-10

    The urban fashion fair's Winter 2015 edition is to take up the majority of the city's Montjuďc-based trade fair halls. A third annual edition will held in September 2015 in Seoul. The fair's return to Barcelona consolidates its position in the textile sector and international fashion world.

  • District 22@, Model for Tunja, Colombia

    The Deputy Mayor of economy, business and employment of Barcelona, Sňnia Recasens, and the Mayor of Tunja, Fernando Flórez, signed a cooperation agreement at the beginning of this month.

  • Good prospects for hotels in Barcelona ahead of the summer campaign

    The first half of the year has ended with an average occupancy of 70%.For the months of July and August, occupancy is expected to be around 86%.It is also expected that the number of foreign tourists visiting Catalonia in 2014 will have increased by 4.3%.

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Barcelona Growth in images

Barcelona & China closer together

Summary of some of the activities organized by the International Economic Promotion Area of Barcelona Activa to link Barcelona with China


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25-26/09 Axiom Groupe organizes new edition of Shared Services Centre for business executives in this sector

Enrol and event sponsors Barcelona City Council will give you a 20% discount on registration fees by using the code SPF037.

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Are you setting up a business in Barcelona? If so, join the Barcelona Startup Map

You can promote your business and discover other entrepreneurs in the city.

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Catalonia’s ICT sector is consolidating with positive numbers. Currently, it is made up of 11,500 companies, employing 82,000 people. (Catalonia’s Technology Sector Barometer 2014, CTecno)

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Versace returns to Passeig de Grŕcia


Vanapedal, micro-distribution of goods by electric tricycle

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Mobile Media Content closes financing round worth 400,000€

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