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Узнать об Испании

Успех в международной торговле зависит не только от вас и ваших клиентов. Изучите деловую информацию о странах, с которыми работаете, ознакомьтесь с различными бизнес-практиками, культурами, обычаями и экономикой.

At a Glance

Spain’s 194,884 square miles (504,750 square kilometers) are home to 46.7 million people (2011 estimate), including a workforce of 22.96 million (2010 estimate). Services employ 71.7% of the population, followed by industry (24%) and agriculture (4.2%). The unemployment rate was 20% in 2010.

Financial Facts:
  • Estimated GDP (2010) of US$1.37 trillion or US$29,400 per capita
  • GDP contracted by 0.1% 2009-2010
  • Services account for 71.6% of GDP
  • Industry generates 25.5% of GDP. Among Spain’s major industries are textiles and apparel (including footwear), food and beverages, metals and metal manufacture, chemicals, shipbuilding, automobiles, machine tools, tourism, clay and refractory products, pharmaceuticals, and medical equipment.
  • Agriculture generates 2.9% of GDP

Although Spain continues to struggle with high unemployment rates, the Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA) reports several encouraging signs in this market, most notably that its “economic growth has been accelerating since 2004, from 3.3% to 3.7% in 2007.” In addition, the organization notes positive changes that range from labor law reform to reduction of the inflation rate, which fell to an estimated 2.8% in 2007. This section is designed to help your company identify and assess its international trade opportunities in Spain.

Perhaps you’re interested in establishing a partnership with one of the country’s exporters. You may be considering joint ventures with Spanish companies, franchise or licensing opportunities or sales of your products and services in Spain. Whatever your interests and needs, the resources provided here will lead you to information that can support your entry into the Spanish market.

The Federation of International Trade Associations reports that foreign trade represents nearly 55% of Spain’s GDP. Although its import and export activity to date has been concentrated within the European market, enterprising exporters of the country’s highest volume imports may find an opening in this growing market.