01.06.2017 - 09:50


Productive foreign investment grew by 1.9% in 2015

1.18 million jobs depend on this investment, an increase of 1.5% on 2014. The turnover associated with this stock stands at close on 390 billion euros, almost one-third of GDP.

?Total foreign investment (stock) in Spain stood at 387.32 billion euros at the close of 2015, an increase of 0.5% on 2014. According to data from the 12,346 companies listed on the Foreign Investment Register (Spanish acronym: RIE) and disregarding the Entities Holding Foreign Securities (Spanish acronym: ETVE), which have no direct economic effect, productive investment amounted to 347.75 billion euros, an increase of 1.9% on the previous year.

1.18 million jobs depend on these productive investments, up 1.5% on 2014. The turnover generated by the foreign stock amounted to 389.45 billion euros, approximately one-third of Spanish GDP, an increase of 2% on the previous year.

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