Distinction of Financial Times
The economic promotion service of the city of Barcelona has been chosen as the best in the world, according to a report by fDi Magazine, Financial Times group. The award considers the Catalan capital to be the “most efficient” in the world to attract foreign investment projects. Of the 124 participating cities and regions, Barcelona has achieved the highest overall rating and has excelled in several of the 46 individual categories such as performance management, diversification strategies and strategies Web.
Jaume Collboni, Deputy Mayor of Barcelona, has celebrated the recognition and highlighted that “Barcelona has developed over the years an international economic promotion strategy recognized around the world that is shared with public and private agents and seeks collaboration , and not just competition, with other cities in the world.
“In fact, the data presented within the Observatory 15 days ago already showed that Barcelona during this period has been one of the main urban areas of the world receiving international investment projects. Therefore, the recognition that comes to us now is the key to understanding the notoriety of these data, said Collboni.