Doing Business Abroad
Key Facts About Spain
Spain is located in southern Europe and has been part of the EU since 1986, Spain uses the Euro (€) and the leading language is Spanish. Spain's population is roughly 46.72 million.
Spain is part of the Schengen zone.
You can find Spain's telephone dialling code here.
Spain is located in south-west Europe. Spain is bordered by France to the north, the Mediterranean sea to the east, Africa to the south and Portugal to the west.
Spain’s important sectors of economy are wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food services, public administration, defense, education, human health and social work activities, and industry. EU trade accounts for 66% of Spain’s exports with France, Germany and Italy, while outside the EU, trade goes to the United States and Morocco. In terms of imports, 58% come from EU Member States with France, Germany and Italy, while outside the EU 7% imports come from China and the United States.
Embassy information for Spain
A detailed breakdown by the World Bank for doing business in Spain. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.
Details of sea ports from ports.com
Details of Spanish airports
Tax & Vat information
Details of local SME organisations