Aragon demonstrates competitive advantage as location for international distribution

In recent years the Aragon region, and PLAZA (Logistics Platform of Zaragoza) in particular, has had some significant success in attracting the distribution activities of international companies and is naturally keen to build on this. Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), a research institute established in partnership with the MIT, conducted a benchmarking study for Invest in […]

Aragón takes leading role in Spanish pig industry, with producers investing over 500 mio. euros in the region

The president of Aragón, Mr. Javier Lambán, has chaired a meeting with company representatives of the pig sector of Aragon for the creation of the National Porcine Cluster. The formal constitution of the cluster and the presentation of its strategic plan will be celebrated in November. The establishment of a cluster of pig producers will […]

Special Report about Aragón’s “economic success story” in FDI Intelligence Magazine

The Financial Times’ FDI Intelligence magazine dedicates a special report to Aragón’s economic boom in its latest issue. According to the authors, “Aragon is one of Spain’s best performing autonomous communities, which is testament to its favourable location, highly skilled workforce and expertise in sectors such as automobile manufacturing.” The report highlights the key strengths […]

By rail, sea and air: Aragón is China’s entrance door to the South of Europe

Aragón continues working to consolidate itself as one of the main logistics hubs in Europe, from where service is provided to the whole world. And thanks to constant public-private collaboration, companies enjoy increasingly efficient solutions and logistics resources to operate with China. Multimodal transport solutions between Aragón and China were presented this week in a workshop […]

Mercazaragoza, the agrifood logistics platform of the Ebro valley, received over 1.9 million vehicles in 2017

The Zaragoza’s agrifood logistics platform Mercazaragoza received 1,927,000 vehicles in 2017, an average of 5,282 vehicles per day. Wholesale activity (fruit, vegetables, fish) reached more than 130,000 tons in 2017, according to the platform’s annual report. The Maritime Terminal of Zaragoza (TMZ), located in Mercazaragoza, operated a total of 2,438 trains last year, representing an increase […]

Construction start: Aragón will lead wind energy production in Spain

Construction of the “Goya Project” has oficially started: 9 wind farms will be built in the Belchite, Daroca and Cariñena counties of Aragón. The investment, involving partners Forestalia, Mirova, General Electric and Engie, will generate a total capacity of 300 megawatts, equivalent to the electricity consumption of a city of the size of Zaragoza, Aragón’s capital. The […]