22nd May 2022
Business

Catalan exports hit €24.1bn – a new record

Catalan exports reached a new record between January and April hitting €24.1 billion, according to figures released on Thursday by the Spanish Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Sales abroad during the first quarter were up 4.5% in comparison to the same period last year. April also registered a historical figure, with sales of up to €5.9bn, an 8.1% increase in comparison to 2017.

Catalonia accounts for a quarter of all exports in Spain, 25.5%.

Automobile and chemical companies were those driving most of the sales.

Recent Posts

Qatar commits to investing €4.7 billion in Spain

News Desk

Spain approves line of guarantees to ensure liquidity of companies

News Desk

Permanent job contracts reach record high in Spain, following labour reform

News Desk

Spain & Portugal’s electricity cost-cutting plan gets EU approval

News Desk

Spain cuts 2022 growth forecast over consequences of war in Ukraine

News Desk

Spain to invest €11bn in microchip manufacturing to become global supplier

Steph Osborn

Leave a Comment