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Reactivating Barcelona with subsidies for shops, restaurants and tourist accommodation

Economy. A special new fund of 20 million euros will provide support for businesses hit by Covid-19.


All the measures for reactivating the economy in a single guide

The guide details the 82 measures adopted, such as grants, subsidies and other resources.


Shops and businesses in Sant Antoni regain pre-pandemic sales levels

Commerce and markets. Information from the Municipal Data Office shows the benefits the superblock has for local commerce.


Acquisition of industrial units to boost smart industry in the Besòs area

Business. The premises to be purchased should be ground-floor units accessible from the street, with priority to be given to an area in the Bon Pastor neighbourhood (Sant Andreu).


National Award for Domestic Commerce 2021 for the promotion of the city’s commercial network

Commerce and markets. The award is given by the Ministry for Industry, Commerce and Tourism, in the category for municipalities with over 25,000 inhabitants.


Design for the Horta temporary market announced

Markets. The provisional market will be completed in the summer of 2022, when the remodelling project for the current building gets under way.


Two programmes by Barcelona Activa create nearly 900 new jobs

Employment. The percentage of women contracted was close to or above 60%.


Four hundred establishments have already received advice for resuming their businesses

Commerce and markets. Close to 20% of those taking part in the Commerce Plan are from the Ciutat Vella district.

recursos per a empreses i projectes emprenedors i d'economia social i solidària

The Business Support Office is driving the city’s economy

Enterprise. Entre el gener i el juny, ha contribuït a la creació de 323 empreses, un 39% més que en el mateix període del 2020.


Career-guidance and counselling points for young people

Employment and jobs. El programa “Fem feina, fem futur” inclou també un un servei d’informació telemàtic adaptat a les necessitats de cada persona.


Barcelona Activa helps over 36,000 people in the first half of 2021

Employment. A 9% increase in the number of individuals accessing training and employment services, and 32% in the number of companies compared to the same period in 2020.


Why does the doughnut economy need to be applied in the city?

Economy. In collaboration with the C40, the global network of cities to combat the climate emergency.