The Business Year

Investing in Spain

PUBLISHED November 2019


A look at the sectors drawing FDI to Spain.


Spain has rebounded since the turmoil of the global financial crisis, with sectors from real estate and construction to green energy and tourism leading a strong recovery.

This special report comes in a new series of online publications focusing on a certain aspect or industry in one of our 35 global markets. Our reports are consumed by investors, analysts, and decision makers around the world.

This 74-page report covers finance, green economy, energy, industry, IT and telecoms, transport, real estate, construction, agriculture, education, health, and tourism. The report features dozens of interviews, including:

  • María Jesús Fernández, Executive Director, Invest in Spain (ICEX)
  • Reyes Maroto, Minister of Industry, Trade, and Tourism
  • José Miguel Villarig, President, Asociación de Empresas de Energías Renovables (APPA Renovables)
  • Jaime Huidobro, General Manager, Epiroc Spain
  • José Luis Ábalos, Minister of Development
  • María Isabel Celaá Diéguez, Minister of Education
  • Alberto Martínez, President & CEO, Mundipharm


The report also features a range of articles and analysis, including topics such as:

  • Banking sector restructuring
  • Solar energy
  • Industry 4.0
  • Mobile Congress 2019
  • Port of Valencia
  • Rising rental prices and tourism
  • Higher education