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Last modified: 12/12/2017

The port of Barcelona grew more than 35% in October

The port of Barcelona continues to register record figures and in October increased the cargo traffic by 35.5%, according to figures from the Port Authority of Barcelona (APB). The container traffic grew by 26.5% last month, and so far this year has increased 31%.


Source: Barcelona Activa

Last modified: 26/05/2016

Bizbarcelona, the main platform for entrepreneurs

2015 edition attracted 26% more SMEs than 2014 (50% of its visitors). This year?s edition will take place on June 1st-2nd at the Montjuïc Venue, Pavilions 1 and 2.

Source: Barcelona Activa

Last modified: 25/05/2016

Barcelona and Catalonia, a reference in the cultural and creative industries

The sector employed up to 150.600 people in Q3 2015. Figures confirm the importance of the cultural and creative industries sector for Barcelona and Catalonia?s economy.

Source: Barcelona Activa

Last modified: 26/05/2016

Barcelona Catalonia, a reference in the Shared Services sector

Catalonia offers a young, skilled and multi-lingual labor force with competitive salaries, unbeatable and affordable real estate and a public sector committed to assisting investments that guarantee the success of these projects.

Source: Barcelona Activa

Last modified: 19/05/2016

Barcelona, home for the creative industries

In the last 25 years, Barcelona has become one of the reference cities for the design sector and the creative industries, setting its own distinctive, worldwide recognizable culture. From June 2-12, a new edition of Barcelona Design Week (BDW) will fill the city with creativity.


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