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Working in Barcelona can be an amazing experience for expats. The cosmopolitan environment and ideal location at the Mediterranean Sea make for great business opportunities for people working in ...

Working in Barcelona can be an amazing experience for expats. The cosmopolitan environment and ideal location at the Mediterranean Sea make for great business opportunities for people working in Barcelona. Our guide to working in Barcelona has info on the job search, business etiquette, and more.
Without a doubt, expats working in Barcelona benefit from the city’s convenient location right on the Mediterranean Sea. Barcelona has in fact been a major hub for business and trade for centuries. Thus, expats with plans on working in Barcelona’s trading and manufacturing industries may have found just the right place. However, aside from the city’s traditional sectors, tourism and culture are also on the rise. After all, Barcelona is considered a major center for art, architecture, and design.
Working in Barcelona allows expats to contribute significantly to Spain’s income. After all, Barcelona alone generates a quarter of Spain’s GDP. The greater Barcelona region boasts a large local market. The highly diversified structure of its economy and the weight of its industrial base turn the city into a culturally and industrially vibrant center. In 2010, more than 14 million tourists visited the city of Barcelona.
While you are working in Barcelona, you will quickly realize that the tertiary sector plays an important role within Barcelona’s economy, mostly because it provides most jobs in the city. Aside from the tertiary sector, manufacturing is a major industry in Barcelona. However, there are other fields which contribute significantly to Barcelona’s economy. In this section, we are introducing some of these sectors to expats working in Barcelona.
The ICT sector is considered one of the major contributors to Barcelona’s economy. The sector combines IT and telecommunication with audiovisual systems which make up new ICT applications. The ICT sector is highly productive. With over 1,700 companies and 155 research institutes, Catalonia and particularly Barcelona make up a major ICT hub. Working in Barcelona’s ICT sector gives you a particular advantage as you benefit from social, commercial, institutional and educational programs in Barcelona.

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    • THE TYLER GROUP http://barcelona.thetylergroup.org/2012/08/12/th e-tyler-group-working-in-barcelona/
    • The Tyler Group: Working in BarcelonaWorking in Barcelona can be an amazing experience forexpats. The cosmopolitan environment and ideal locationat the Mediterranean Sea make for great businessopportunities for people working in Barcelona. Our guideto working in Barcelona has info on the job search,business etiquette, and more.
    • Without a doubt, expats working in Barcelona benefit fromthe city’s convenient location right on the MediterraneanSea. Barcelona has in fact been a major hub for businessand trade for centuries. Thus, expats with plans onworking in Barcelona’s trading and manufacturingindustries may have found just the right place. However,aside from the city’s traditional sectors, tourism andculture are also on the rise. After all, Barcelona isconsidered a major center for art, architecture, and design.
    • Working in Barcelona allows expats to contributesignificantly to Spain’s income. After all, Barcelona alonegenerates a quarter of Spain’s GDP. The greater Barcelonaregion boasts a large local market. The highly diversifiedstructure of its economy and the weight of its industrialbase turn the city into a culturally and industrially vibrantcenter. In 2010, more than 14 million tourists visited thecity of Barcelona.
    • While you are working in Barcelona, you will quicklyrealize that the tertiary sector plays an important rolewithin Barcelona’s economy, mostly because it providesmost jobs in the city. Aside from the tertiary sector,manufacturing is a major industry in Barcelona. However,there are other fields which contribute significantly toBarcelona’s economy. In this section, we are introducingsome of these sectors to expats working in Barcelona.
    • The ICT sector is considered one of the major contributorsto Barcelona’s economy. The sector combines IT andtelecommunication with audiovisual systems which makeup new ICT applications. The ICT sector is highlyproductive. With over 1,700 companies and 155 researchinstitutes, Catalonia and particularly Barcelona make up amajor ICT hub. Working in Barcelona’s ICT sector givesyou a particular advantage as you benefit from social,commercial, institutional and educational programs inBarcelona.
    • Expats, who are curious about the biotechnology sector,have made the right choice working in Barcelona. After all,Catalonia is an important location in terms ofpharmaceutical development. About 50% ofpharmaceutical labs, 60% of the production, and 66% ofall companies working in this field are located inCatalonia. Here, expats who plan on working in Barcelonawill also find Spain’s main pharmaceutical companies:Almirall Prodesfarma, Esteve, Ferrer Internacional, andUriach.
    • Catalonia and the greater Barcelona region are among theleading agriculture clusters within Europe. The sectoraccounts for 11.8% of all Spanish companies, 23.4% ofoperating revenue, and 20.4% of employment. Are youcurious about working in Barcelona’s agricultureindustry? You have come to the right place. This strategicsector within the Catalan economy makes for 15% of thecountry’s overall turnover.