SPAIN S POSITIONING. Leadership Key Factors

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "SPAIN S POSITIONING. Leadership Key Factors"

Transcription

1 SPAIN S POSITIONING Leadership Key Factors

2 2 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

3 SPAIN S POSITIONING Leadership Key Factors SPAIN'S POSITIONING 3

4 4 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

5 INDEX Introduction...6 The Spanish language...10 Business leadership...14 Technologies for producing and managing energy...14 Infrastructure sector...21 Railway and high-speed infrastructures Aerospace technology...27 Naval technology Automotive sector Financial and insurance sector...31 Information and communication technologies Other services...33 Health technologies Environmental technologies...37 Other industrial sectors...40 Distribution and fashion industry Habitat sector Publishing industry Post-graduate education and professional training Agriculture sector...44 Tourism and gastronomy Sports SPAIN'S POSITIONING 5

6 INTRODUCTION Spain is the fourth economy in the Eurozone, the fifth in the European Union and the world s thirteenth largest economy by GDP. It is the eleventh largest investor in the world, with a Foreign Direct Investment stock abroad of 640,312 million dollars (UNCTAD, WIR, 2012) which represents 3% of global investment, and the world s second largest investor in Latin America, only after the United States. Furthermore, Spain has one of the world's largest infrastructure networks placed among the world s top ten countries with the best quality in this field, according to the Global Competitiveness Report (World Economic Forum). It has the world's second largest high-speed railway network (trailing only China), of around 2,900 km in length, the most extensive in Europe, as well as the most modern and technologically advanced train fleet in Europe. It also has the top European motorway and highway network. Spain is also Europe's third leading country by passenger air traffic and fourth in maritime goods transport, with three of its ports among Europe's top 10 (Cargo Systems). Spain is one of the world's economies with the fewest restrictions on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). According to OECD's 2012 FDI Restrictiveness Index, it is the sixth most open country to Foreign Investment. Also the annual report by the consulting firm Ernst & Young places Spain among the world's twenty least protectionist countries. Spain is one of Europe's largest markets, with 47 million consumers, who add to the more than 57.9 million tourists who visit the country each year. Its relevant geostrategic position for access to markets of great potential increases the Spanish economy's appeal as an investment destination: an EU member, a bridge between Africa and Europe, and key to reinforcing relations with Latin America through its economic, cultural and language links, with access to 1.3 billion consumers. All this explains why Spain is the world s ninth economy in terms of Foreign Direct Investment inflow (634,532 million dollars, according to the most recent report by UNCTAD, World Investment Report, July 2012, stock data). In fact over 8,600 foreign companies are established in Spain, resulting in emplo- 6 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

7 yment for more than 1.2 million people and a turnover of just above 400 billion Euros a year (Spanish Statistical Office, September 2012). Spain is the seventh largest exporter of commercial services in the world, with a 3.04% global share, and the fourth in the EU, as well as being seventeenth in the world for exporting goods. Since 1999, Spain has been a leading European country for increase in exports, well above Italy, France and the United Kingdom. Since that year, Spain's share in international trade has fallen only by two tenths of a percentage point, from 1.9% to 1.7%, the smallest reduction in the major EU economies. This contrasts with the losses experienced by other countries as a result of the entry into the market of the emerging countries. In the past twenty years, Spanish companies have embarked on a concerted internationalisation process. At present, 62.4% of the turnover of the IBEX 35 companies is generated abroad and in some cases attains higher percentages, close even to 100%. Spanish companies are among the world's leaders in sectors of high added value and major growth potential such as infrastructure management, the electricity sector, renewable energies, logistics, oil refining, high-speed railways, the financial sector, security, automotive sector, biotechnology, environmental technologies, water treatment, aerospace, naval technology, information and communication technologies, health technology, e- health and electronic administration. Spain is also a global benchmark in the field of the social economy. Moreover, Spanish companies are also world leaders in mature sectors, like fashion, agrifood and tourism. According to OECD figures, major Spanish companies are among the most productive internationally. They have demonstrated that they are ready to compete at the highest level, as is reflected by the fact that Spanish firms are now established and provide different services in a wide variety of sectors worldwide: A Spanish company runs Europe's busiest airport, Heathrow; Spanish societies build and run many subway lines in the world's great cities (New York, Mexico, Panama, Miami, Rome etc.); a Spanish company distributes electricity to 120 million people in Spain, the United States, the United Kingdom and Brazil; and a third of the world's air traffic, including 100% of German air space and recently 60% of the Chinese skies, is managed through systems developed and implemented by a Spanish firm. Spain's industrial fabric is highly diversified: The largest corporation in the world's textile sector, with over 6,000 shops spread over the five continents, is Spanish. So are the world's top company in renewable energies, the world's largest cooperative group and the world's leading firms in olive oil and rice production. If we consider the infrastructure sector, Spanish companies head the world ranking for transport infrastructure management, operating almost 40% of the most important concessions in the world (272 transport infrastructures), with the leading three companies in the world and six of the top ten being Spanish. The most important infrastructure project in the Arab world is being undertaken by a Spanish consortium and many engineering works, such as the expansion of the Panama Canal, one of the largest international civil engineering works, is being carried out by consortia led by Spanish companies. Spain is also present in such important sectors as health, in which one of its companies is the world leader in the production of plasma-derived medicines, considered strategic in countries like the United States. Moreover, the world's number one cancer research centre in terms of publications of high scientific quality and their impact and ninth in biomedical research is also Spanish (SCImago 2011). Two of the world's major financial institutions are Spanish, as is the top European telecommunications company in terms of revenue volume. Likewise, two of the world's top ten business schools are Spanish. Creativity, organisational capacity, endeavour and dedication are values which have enabled Spanish companies to occupy the above leadership positions. SPAIN'S POSITIONING 7

8 Nevertheless, it is not only in the business field that Spain holds an important position in the world. Spain is also a caring country, demonstrated by it boasting the world's highest rate of organ donors over the past twenty one years, through its active development cooperation and humanitarian work and through the work of its Armed Forces in major projects relating to international security and stability. Spain also possesses a rich historical and cultural heritage. It has the second most World Heritage sites (UNESCO) and some cultural and creative industries of the highest order, together with a language which displays extraordinary international presence and constant growth. Around 500 million people speak Spanish in the world making it the second most widely-spoken native language, behind only Mandarin Chinese and ahead of English. It is also the second language of international communication. Spain is also a world power in tourism. It is the second leading country in the world for tourist revenue, behind only the United States, Europe's most visited country and the fourth in the world. It is also recognised globally for its quality of life. The following pages provide a more detailed analysis of the positions occupied by Spain and its companies in the diverse sectors of economic activity. It does not include every sector or mention every company with a prominent position, but it does represent a very significant sample which will be completed in forthcoming editions. 8 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

9 SPAIN'S POSITIONING 9

10 THE SPANISH LANGUAGE The Spanish language is one of the country's principal assets. It grows daily in every dimension: as a native language, as an acquired language, as a language of universal culture, as a language of international communication and as a language of transcontinental economic exchange. Its image is associated with the dissemination of an international culture of quality. 1 Spanish is the world's second most widely-spoken native or mother tongue, behind only Mandarin Chinese and ahead of English (3rd), Hindi (4th) and Arabic (5th). Forecasts indicate that Spanish will maintain its position as the world's second most widely spoken native language. 2 More than 495 million people speak Spanish in the world (7% of the global population), either as a mother tongue (native command), a second language (limited command) or because they study it as a foreign language. 3 By 2030, there will be 535 million Spanish speakers (7.5% of the global population) and 550 million by It is the second language of international communication, after English. 5 It is also the world's second most studied foreign language. Over nineteen million people study Spanish as a foreign language in eighty three countries where it is not an official language, together with the twenty one where it is. The United States has the greatest number, with over six million and a 60% growth estimated over the coming years. 6 Spanish is the third most used language on the internet (7.8% of total users) behind only English (26.8%) and Chinese (24.2%). However, if we consider that Chinese is a language which, in general, is only spoken by natives, Spanish is the second language of internet communication behind English. 7 It is the language which has experienced the greatest growth in internet use (807.4% in the past decade compared with 301.4% recorded by English), above all as a consequence of the incorporation of Latin American users onto the Web. 10 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

11 The Prince of Asturias Foundation has convened since 1981 the Prince of Asturias Awards, annually presented by H.R.H. The Prince of Asturias. Nowadays, more that thirty years later, they are considered one of the most internationally renowned awards. 8 Spanish is the official language in twenty one countries on three continents: Europe (Spain), America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela) and Africa (Equatorial Guinea), and also in Puerto Rico. It is also spoken in a further fifty countries without it being the official language. 9 Spanish is one of the six official languages of the United Nations. The other five are English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic and Russian. The United States is the leading non- Spanish speaking country with the largest Spanish-speaking population. Spanish is the second most widely-spoken language after English, with over fifty million speakers. The Spanish language is spoken in 12% of the country's homes. With over 900,000 students, it is also the foreign language which is most studied. The United States is the world's second country in terms of its Spanish-speaking population, behind only Mexico. By 2050, the United States will surpass Mexico as the world's largest Spanish-speaking country, with million Hispanics (30% of its population). Two thirds of American university students study Spanish as a foreign language. Moreover for university students, Spain is the second most popular destination country for completing their studies, only after the United Kingdom. Spanish is a curriculum subject in 90% of primary and secondary schools. The Cervantes Institute has just been opened at Harvard University, the oldest North American university which is ranked the world's best. In the next three or four generations, 10% of the global population will communicate in Spanish. SPAIN'S POSITIONING 11

12 Spanish also occupies leading places in social media. On Twitter, it is the second most used language after English. On Facebook, the number of users is eight hundred million. The GDP of Spanish in the world would be 4.5 billions (millions of millions) dollars: It is estimated that 15% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a State is linked to its language. The number of speakers, their purchasing power and the international nature of a language are the three key factors which establish the economic power of one language compared to another. Spaniards have won seven Nobel Prizes, five in Literature and two in Medicine. The Prince of Asturias Prizes and Cervantes Prizes enjoy great international prestige. A common language is a multiplying factor for trade between those countries which share it. The sharing of Spanish between twenty one countries increases bilateral trade by 195%. The Cervantes Institute is present in eighty six cities in forty three countries from the five continents as well as on the internet through the Cervantes Virtual Centre. It shows an annual growth of 8% in the number of registrations of Spanish students. The Royal Spanish Academy and the Association of Spanish Language Academies, comprising twenty two institutions in three continents, also perform a key role in the defence, unity and integrity of the Spanish language. There are a total of 2,180 Spanish departments in the universities of one hundred and sixteen countries, excluding Spain. The five countries with the most Spanish departments are: the United States (1,054), Brazil (95), the United Kingdom (75), Germany (64) and Italy (62). The total number of Hispanists is 10,329 in one hundred and four countries, excluding Spain. The five countries with the most Hispanists are the United States (5,498), Germany (463), France (421), Japan (375) and the United Kingdom (317). The world's only historical archive to have been declared of World Heritage by UNESCO is a Spanish archive, the General Archive of the Indies. Spain possesses one of the most important documentary heritages in the Western world. The Simancas Archive was the world's first purpose-built archive, the architect being Juan de Herrera in the time of Philip II (1572). 12 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

13 SPAIN'S POSITIONING 13

14 BUSINESS LEADERSHIP TECHNOLOGIES FOR PRODUCING AND MANAGING ENERGY A. RENEWABLE ENERGIES Spain is a world leader in this field. It has an industrial network with companies which are prominent in the international arena, established worldwide and heavy investors in R&D&I. This has given them a competitive advantage compared with the rest of the world: Spain is Europe's leading generator of wind power and the fourth worldwide in terms of installed capacity (approximately 22,800 MW at the end of 2012). It has the third largest capacity in photovoltaic solar power in Europe and the fourth in the world, level with the USA. It has the world's largest installed solar thermal power capacity (1,950 MW, at December 2012), with power plants using the four available technologies: tower, parabolic- trough, fresnel and discs on a commercial scale. Spanish companies carry out 73% of the projects in the world. It is the sixth leading primary energy producer in the European Union of biomass. It is the EU's third leading country in installed hydroelectric power (13,226 MW). The world s leading company in renewable energies is Spanish. It is also one of the world's five leading electricity companies. The company with the world's largest installed photovoltaic capacity is Spanish. The world's leading companies in the thermoelectric sector are also Spanish. The world's fourth wind turbine manufacturer, by market share in 2011, is Spanish. Detailed analysis of energy types is as follows: 14 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

15 Groton Wind Farm, New Hampshire (USA) managed by the Spanish firm Iberdrola, the world's leading producer of wind power. Wind Power Spain is the European leader in wind power generation and the fourth in installed power (22,800 MW at the end of 2012) in the world. It also has a thriving industrial fabric, with a presence throughout the world, especially in the USA, China, Latin America, India, South Korea, Australia, North Africa and the rest of the EU. 1 The world's leading producer of renewable energies, principally wind energy, with an installed capacity of over 6,000 MW in Spain and over 14,000 MW in the world at the end of March 2013, is a Spanish company, IBERDROLA, which is present both in onshore and offshore farms. It is one of the world's five largest electricity companies, with activities in forty countries in four continents and distributing electricity to 120 million people. IBERDROLA invests 145 million Euros a year in R&D&I, making it Europe's second largest private investor of this type. It is the leading producer of wind power worldwide and the second biggest player in the USA. It is one of the leading operators in the United Kingdom following its acquisition of Scottish Power. It has one of Europe's largest onshore wind farms in Whitelee, Scotland, with a capacity of over 500 MW, sufficient to provide electricity to 300,000 homes It is Brazil's top electricity company in terms of number of customers, through its subsidiaries Neoenergia and Elektro. It is the leading private energy generator in Mexico, with 5,000 MW capacity, and the country's second electricity producer. It is at the forefront in Offshore Wind Farms technologies, having built and developed some of the world's largest farms: East Anglia (7,200 MW) and West of Duddon Sands (389 MW) in the UK, Saint Brieuc (500 MW) in France and Wikinger (400 MW) in Germany. 2 The world's fourth manufacturer of wind SPAIN'S POSITIONING 15

16 turbines in terms of market share is also a Spanish company, GAMESA. It is one of the world's technological leaders in wind turbine design, installation and maintenance with 30,000 MW installed in thirty countries. It is also a global benchmark in the wind farm promotion, building and sales market. 3 The world's sixth company in wind power installation is ACCIONA, which is also Spanish. It is present in the entire value chain of wind power, from wind turbine design and manufacture to the development, building, exploitation, operation and maintenance of farms. It is the world's second leading company in terms of number of countries with assets. It is the leading wind power producer in Mexico and it runs Latin America's largest complex with this technology. 4 Other companies, such as TECNALIA, NAVANTIA, INGETEAM, GESTAMP WIND, ORMAZÁBAL, IDESA, VICINAY CADENAS and BARLOVENTO, are also prominent in this sector. Special mention should be made of technology centres like CENER, IRCE or the IREC, which participate in key R&D&I projects for improving the competitiveness of wind power technology at a global level. Technological advances are continuous and some of the leading manufacturers like GAMESA and ACCIONA have developed new competitive prototypes which are also adapted to the offshore environment. Photovoltaic Solar Power Spain is Europe's third most important country in terms of installed capacity and the fourth in the world, level with the US. Spanish companies embrace all the activities related to the industry, covering the entire silicon production chain and all the electronic processes for producing polysilicon, ingots, wafers, cells and modules. In the field of concentrated solar energy, Spain is the world's leading country in terms of installed Solar-thermal plant SOLANA in Arizona (USA), under construction, by the Spanish company ABENGOA, will be the world's largest solar power plant. It will store 6 hours of thermal energy, which enables energy production in cloudy periods and after sunset and will avoid the emission into the atmosphere of 475,000 tons of CO2 a year. 16 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

17 Spain is Europe's leading generator of wind power and the fourth worldwide in terms of installed capacity. It has the third largest capacity in photovoltaic solar power in Europe and the fourth in the world. Spain has the world's largest installed solar thermal power capacity. capacity of commercial systems, with a very strong associated industry at a global level. In 2011, Spain had the largest market share in the world, with 65% of the total, followed by the USA and Australia. There are approximately thirty centres (universities, private and public centres) which are devoted to R&D in photovoltaic energy. 1 The leading company in photovoltaic installed capacity is Spanish, ISOLUX CORSÁN, which is present in thirty countries. It has built the largest installation in Europe, specifically in Italy. Beyond Europe, its powerful presence may be noted in India, where it launched its second large photovoltaic plant. 2 One of the world's largest photovoltaic solar plants is built and operated in Portugal by a Spanish company, ACCIONA. It is currently planning to build one in South Africa which will double the previous one in size. 3 The world's top manufacturer of the Silicon metal is also a Spanish company, FE- RROATLÁNTICA, a 100% subsidiary of the VILLAR MIR GROUP. Solar -Thermal Power Spain has the world's largest installed capacity (1,950 MW), with power plants using the four available technologies: tower, parabolictrough, fresnel and disc on a commercial scale. The world's top companies in the solar thermal sector are Spanish. Heavy investment in R&D&I has led to the development of cuttingedge technology in the world. Spanish firms currently participate in 64% of the world's solar thermal projects under construction. 1 The Spanish company ABENGOA is the world's top company in the solar thermal sector, with the following key achievements: The world's first concentrating solar power plant (CSP) using tower technology on a commercial scale was built in 2006 by ABEN- GOA, which is also the owner of the world's largest commercial tower in operation, the PS20. The world's first commercial plants using parabolic-trough collector technology are Spanish, including those of SOLANA (Arizona) and MOJAVE (California) in the United States. SOLANA will be the world's largest solar plant. It will store six hours of thermal energy, which enables energy production in cloudy periods and after sunset and will avoid the emission into the atmosphere of 475,000 tons of CO2 a year. The world's two largest solar towers in California, the Palen Solar Electric Generating System platform, which will provide enough power to meet the demand of 200,000 homes and avoid the emission of seventeen million tons of CO2 during its life cycle, will be built by ABENGOA in consortium with America's Bright Source Energy. The largest plant in the Middle East, Shams-1 (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) which uses parabolic-trough technology, was also built by ABENGOA for a consortium comprising the UAE's Masdar, France's Total and ABENGOA itself, which will also be responsible for its management and maintenance. The first two solar thermal plants in South Africa, one with parabolic trough collector technology and the other with tower technology are also being built by ABENGOA. 2 ACS-COBRA is the world's third company in solar thermal power. 3 ACCIONA is the fifth largest company in the world in the solar thermal sector. It is a global pioneer, with the launching in 2007 of what was the world's largest solar thermal plant in the Nevada desert (USA), Nevada Solar One. 4 SENER has constructed the world's first commercial scale power plant to apply central tower receiver and molten salt heat storage technology in a central tower configuration with a heliostat field. The Gemasolar Plant, run by TORRESOL ENERGY, has a fifteen hour storage capacity, which enables it to continue producing electricity without sunshine, either at night or when it is cloudy. Therefore, at certain times of the year, the plant is capable of generating SPAIN'S POSITIONING 17

18 electricity uninterruptedly for up to 24 hours. Storage allows a clean source like solar power to become manageable. It is also a global leader in the sector of concentrated solar power (CSP), both for the development of cutting-edge technology and for the number of projects in the pipeline. 21% of the world's solar thermal plants employ SENER technology and 20% of the MW produced in the world comes from power plants which apply technology developed by SENER. 5 ABANTIA and COMSA have designed and built the world's first hybrid biomassthermosolar power plant on a commercial scale, the Borges Solar Thermal Plant. This will enable continuous 24/7 electricity generation. 6 The world's most prestigious publicly-led CSP Research Centre, the ALMERIA SOLAR PLATFORM, is Spanish. 7 The world's most important private concentrating solar research centre, the ABEN- GOA SOLUCAR PLATFORM in Seville, is also Spanish. 8 Many Spanish companies also form part of the industrial fabric of the solar thermal market through the manufacture of key components, like RIOGLASS SOLAR, the manufacturer of mirrors for solar thermal plants. It occupies a key position in the world's mirror market. Biofuels 1 One of the world's largest producers of bioethanol and the only company with a presence in the sector's three leading markets (US, EU and Brazil), is a Spanish company, ABENGOA BIOENERGÍA. The level of resources devoted by the company to technological innovation is particularly significant, having made it a technological leader in fields like cellulosic bioethanol production. 2 One of Europe's top biodiesel producers is INFINITA RENOVABLES, with installed capacity of almost a million tonnes a year. Other important companies are BIO-OILS and ACCIONA. Biomass 1 Spain is the sixth leading primary energy producer in the European Union and possesses technological and industrial experience in most of the subsectors within this field, from obtaining resources to producing fuels, technologies and applications, both thermal and electric. Hydroelectric Power Spain is third leading country in the European Union in terms of installed hydroelectricity capacity (13,226 MW). 1 IBERDROLA is one of the world's top hydroelectricity generators, with over 10,000 MW of installed capacity in Spain, Brazil, the United Kingdom and the United States. Network Management 1 The globally pioneering centre for optimising the way renewable energies are integrated into the grid, especially wind power, the CECRE (Control Centre of Renewable Energies), was created by a Spanish company, RED ELÉCTRICA ESPAÑOLA. Spain has become the first country worldwide to have a control centre for all their wind farms of over 10 MW. The CECRE connects all the wind farms with capacity in excess of 10 MW and can monitor wind power generation in real time and integrate the maximum amount of this power without any risk to the electricity system. It sends timely instructions to wind generators to reduce their output or disconnect when the stipulated safety threshold has been exceeded, while also calculating loss margins in the event of disconnection due to power dips. 2 IBERDROLA runs over a million kilometres of power lines in the United Kingdom, Spain, the United States and Brazil. From the Renewable Energies Operation Centres (CORE) located in Toledo (Spain), Portland Spain is the sixth leading primary energy producer in the European Union and the third in terms of installed hydroelectricity capacity. 18 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

19 A Spanish corporation is one of the world's five largest electricity companies in the world. The first and largest integrated natural gas and electricity firm in Latin America is also Spanish. (USA) and Glasgow (United Kingdom), the company monitors and operates all its world's wind farms, with a total of 14,000 MW. 3 ACCIONA has the world's largest control centre for renewable energy facilities, from which it manages over 9,000 MW produced by wind farms, hydroelectric power plants, photovoltaic and solar thermal plants and biomass plants, spread across the five continents. B. ELECTRICITY AND GAS 1 IBERDROLA is one of the world's five largest electricity companies. 2 ENDESA controls the largest private electricity group in Latin America through Enersis, supplying electricity in five of Latin America's six largest metropolitan areas: Bogota, Lima, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and Santiago. It is the leading electricity operator in Peru, Colombia, Chile and Argentina, and one of the largest electricity companies in Brazil. It is a benchmark in electric car development, leading the development of one of the largest launch pads for electric mobility in Malaga's Smart City in conjunction with Mitsubishi and Hitachi. 3 The largest international electrical transmission and distribution contractor for the sixth consecutive year, according to the Engineering News Record (ENR) ranking, International Contractors, is a Spanish company, ABEINSA ABENGOA. It is building the largest direct-current transmission line in Brazil, which in turn is one of the world's largest. 4 The world's top cogeneration company is also a Spanish firm, ABEINSA ABENGOA, according to the ENR ranking International Contractors. It is also the leading solar energy contractor and is placed in the world's top five in operations and maintenance activities (O&M). 5 Other Spanish firms occupy leading positions in the installation and maintenance of high-voltage electricity transmission and distribution lines. ISOLUX-CORSÁN is one of the world's leading operators, with over 10,000 kilometres of lines constructed and in the installation phase in the United States, Latin America and Africa. COBRA, ELEC- NOR and SENER are also prominent in the sector. 6 Latin America's leading and largest integrated natural gas and electricity firm is also Spanish, GAS NATURAL FENOSA. It operates in over twenty five countries, has an installed capacity of 15,500 MW worldwide and is the leading gas distribution operator in Latin America. It is the only integrated gas and electricity company in Mexico and the leading natural gas distributor. It is building a hydroelectric plant in Costa Rica which will make it the country's largest private electricity producer. It is one of the world's leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies and a benchmark operator in the Atlantic and Mediterranean basins. 7 The world's largest research centre devoted to fusion power will be built by a Spanish company, FERROVIAL, in consortium with the VINCI Group and RAZEL-BEC. 8 The world's first installed offshore gas terminal, the Liquefied Natural Gas storage caisson for the Adriatic Coast, which also holds the European record for the largest sliding surface, was built by a Spanish company, ACCIONA. 9 One of China's most important liquefied natural gas terminals was also built by a Spanish company, TÉCNICAS REUNIDAS. Europe's leading regasification plant is owned by a Spanish company, ENAGAS, the company with the most facilities of this type in Europe. The construction of the MEDGAZ gas pipeline, one of the world's two deepest marine gas pipelines with the greatest diameter, is run by a Spanish company, CEPSA. SPAIN'S POSITIONING 19

20 It connects Algeria and Spain and reaches a depth of 2,000 metres in the Mediterranean. C. OIL 1 Europe's leading company for engineering and turnkey refinery construction, the third in the Middle East and the sixth in the world, is Spanish, TECNICAS REUNIDAS, in spite of the country not being a crude oil producer. It is one of the leading contractors in the oil and gas sector of the Gulf oil industry. 2 Europe's largest refinery, in Turkey, is being built by a Spanish firm, TÉCNICAS REUNIDAS, as is Russia's largest hydrocracker in the Volgograd Refinery, for Lukoil, one of the world's leading oil companies. 3 The Spanish company REPSOL is one of the world's top ten private oil companies. It is present in thirty countries and strategically located in the world's most hydrocarbonprolific zones. It is the oil and gas company which in the past five years has carried out five of the world's most important hydrocarbon discoveries and the largest hydrocarbon field in Brazil. It is the leading company in the Peruvian refining market. It is one of the leading suppliers of aviation fuels to commercial airlines worldwide. It owns Europe's most modern diesel factory, located in Cartagena, Spain. Repsol's Kaleidoscope R&D project, which entirely uses the company's own technology to process seismic images and is environmentally friendly, has been chosen as one of the world's five most innovative projects by the Oil platform in deep waters operated by Repsol, one of the world s top ten private oil companies. 20 SPAIN'S POSITIONING

MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS LED BY SPANISH COMPANIES

MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS LED BY SPANISH COMPANIES MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS LED BY SPANISH COMPANIES MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS LED BY SPANISH COMPANIES DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE HIGH-SPEED RAILWAY LINE BETWEEN MECCA AND MEDINA, INCLUDING 35 TRAINS

More information

Spain leads the world market for infrastructure development

Spain leads the world market for infrastructure development ARI ARI 52/2014 5 November 2014 Spain leads the world market for infrastructure development William Chislett Associate Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute and author of Spain: What Everyone Needs to

More information

SPAIN, HIGH-TECH COUNTRY

SPAIN, HIGH-TECH COUNTRY SPAIN, HIGH-TECH COUNTRY SPAIN, HIGH-TECH COUNTRY INTRODUCTION Renowned worldwide for its history, language, climate, diversity and tourism, Spain is so much more. Spain is a high-tech country, with first-class

More information

Appendix 1: Full Country Rankings

Appendix 1: Full Country Rankings Appendix 1: Full Country Rankings Below please find the complete rankings of all 75 markets considered in the analysis. Rankings are broken into overall rankings and subsector rankings. Overall Renewable

More information

SPANISH FIRMS BUILD THE WORLD

SPANISH FIRMS BUILD THE WORLD SPANISH FIRMS BUILD THE WORLD SPANISH FIRMS BUILD THE WORLD Spain is a world leader in the field of infrastructures and industrial engineering and construction, thanks to the dynamic spirit and advanced

More information

Colombia in the world

Colombia in the world Colombia in the world Proexport around the world Process of attracting Foreign Direct Investment Proexport offers detailed and professional assistance for investors that find interesting business opportunities

More information

ABENGOA. Engineering & Construction: A World of Opportunities. Analyst & Investor Day. Manuel Valverde

ABENGOA. Engineering & Construction: A World of Opportunities. Analyst & Investor Day. Manuel Valverde Innovative Technology Solutions for Sustainability ABENGOA Engineering & Construction: A World of Opportunities Manuel Valverde Analyst & Investor Day May 2012 1 Forward-looking statements This presentation

More information

Corporate Presentation 2011 ABENER. Engineering and Construction for Sustainability

Corporate Presentation 2011 ABENER. Engineering and Construction for Sustainability Corporate Presentation 2011 ABENER Engineering and Construction for Sustainability June 2011 Abengoa. Innovative Solutions for Sustainability. 1 Abengoa. Innovative Solutions for Sustainability. Abengoa

More information

Presentation of Grupo ACS. September 2009

Presentation of Grupo ACS. September 2009 Presentation of Grupo ACS September 2009 Strategic vision A global leader in infrastructure development In the fields of civil and industrial engineering activities With sustainable and profitable growing

More information

The face of consistent global performance

The face of consistent global performance Building safety & security global simplified accounts The face of consistent global performance Delivering enterprise-wide safety and security solutions. With more than 500 offices worldwide Johnson Controls

More information

Energy Briefing: Global Crude Oil Demand & Supply

Energy Briefing: Global Crude Oil Demand & Supply Energy Briefing: Global Crude Oil Demand & Supply November 6, 215 Dr. Edward Yardeni 516-972-7683 eyardeni@ Debbie Johnson 48-664-1333 djohnson@ Please visit our sites at www. blog. thinking outside the

More information

TURKISH CONTRACTING IN THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET

TURKISH CONTRACTING IN THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET Brief overview TURKISH CONTRACTING IN THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET Construction plays a crucial role in Turkey s economic development, accounting for 5.9% of GDP and employing some 1.8 million people. When

More information

Innovative technology solutions for sustainable development Abengoa in the USA

Innovative technology solutions for sustainable development Abengoa in the USA Abengoa in the USA At Abengoa, we believe that the world needs solutions that allow us to develop more sustainably 1 Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) is an international company that applies innovative

More information

Company Profile. Annual Report 2009. Abengoa and its Business Units 20 International Presence 24 List of Offices opened in 2009 by Business Group 26

Company Profile. Annual Report 2009. Abengoa and its Business Units 20 International Presence 24 List of Offices opened in 2009 by Business Group 26 Pag Abengoa and its Business Units 20 International Presence 24 List of Offices opened in 2009 by Business Group 26 2 20 Abengoa and its Business Units Abengoa is a technology provider that applies innovative

More information

Introducing GlobalStar Travel Management

Introducing GlobalStar Travel Management Introducing GlobalStar Travel Management GlobalStar is a worldwide travel management company owned and managed by local entrepreneurs. In total over 80 market leading enterprises, representing over US$13

More information

Communication and CSR Department 2014 Corporate Dossier

Communication and CSR Department 2014 Corporate Dossier Communication and CSR Department 2014 Corporate Dossier 1. Introduction Ferrovial is a constantly changing company that has successfully faced challenges, overcome difficulties and taken calculated risks

More information

ABENGOA ABENGOA SOLAR

ABENGOA ABENGOA SOLAR ABENGOA ABENGOA SOLAR Informational dossier 2015 www.abengoasolar.com Abengoa Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment

More information

Passenger Rail System: Spain s experience

Passenger Rail System: Spain s experience Passenger Rail System: Spain s experience Chicago, March 2012 Jesús Planchuelo Martínez de Haro SENER. Civil Engineering & Architecture Department Director Member of Tecniberia Index I. The Spanish Engineering

More information

U.S. Trade Overview, 2013

U.S. Trade Overview, 2013 U.S. Trade Overview, 213 Stephanie Han & Natalie Soroka Trade and Economic Analysis Industry and Analysis Department of Commerce International Trade Administration October 214 Trade: A Vital Part of the

More information

Contact Centers Worldwide

Contact Centers Worldwide A Contact Centers Worldwide Country Tel.no. Supported lang. Contact Center Albania Algeria 852 665 00 +46 10 71 66160 Angola 89900 +34 91 339 2121 (Port) and Portuguese +34 913394044 +34 913394023 (Por)

More information

INTERVENCIÓN DEL MINISTRO DE INDUSTRIA, TURISMO Y COMERCIO SESIÓN INAUGURAL DE LA CONFERENCIA SPAIN US BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE

INTERVENCIÓN DEL MINISTRO DE INDUSTRIA, TURISMO Y COMERCIO SESIÓN INAUGURAL DE LA CONFERENCIA SPAIN US BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE INTERVENCIÓN DEL MINISTRO DE INDUSTRIA, TURISMO Y COMERCIO SESIÓN INAUGURAL DE LA CONFERENCIA SPAIN US BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE Nueva York, 17 de Marzo Your Highness the Prince and princess of

More information

List of tables. I. World Trade Developments

List of tables. I. World Trade Developments List of tables I. World Trade Developments 1. Overview Table I.1 Growth in the volume of world merchandise exports and production, 2010-2014 39 Table I.2 Growth in the volume of world merchandise trade

More information

GE Grid Solutions. Providing solutions that keep the world energized Press Conference Call Presentation November 12, 2015. Imagination at work.

GE Grid Solutions. Providing solutions that keep the world energized Press Conference Call Presentation November 12, 2015. Imagination at work. GE Grid Solutions Providing solutions that keep the world energized Press Conference Call Presentation November 12, 2015 Press Conference Call Recording: Toll Free: +1 (855) 859-2056 Toll: +1 (404) 537-3406

More information

activities energy main Water Resources & Environment Transportation Water Infrastructure Mining Environmental Sanitation

activities energy main Water Resources & Environment Transportation Water Infrastructure Mining Environmental Sanitation energy ENGECORPS is a consulting engineering company ready to respond to all the challenges of the country's growth and the globalization of the economy. Interested in maintaining itself well placed in

More information

ABENGOA. E&C: The backbone of Abengoa. Manuel Valverde. 8th Annual Analyst and Investor Day. E&C Executive VP

ABENGOA. E&C: The backbone of Abengoa. Manuel Valverde. 8th Annual Analyst and Investor Day. E&C Executive VP Innovative Technology Solutions for Sustainability ABENGOA E&C: The backbone of Abengoa Manuel Valverde E&C Executive VP 8th Annual Analyst and Investor Day April 3 & 4, 2014 Forward-looking Statement

More information

REPORT OF THE KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER NETWORK*

REPORT OF THE KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER NETWORK* Distr. LIMITED LC/L.3379(CEA.6/7) 19 October 2011 ENGLISH ORIGINAL: SPANISH Sixth meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Bávaro,

More information

SURVEY 2015. The Italian Construction Companies in the World EDITED BY ANCE - ITALIAN CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION

SURVEY 2015. The Italian Construction Companies in the World EDITED BY ANCE - ITALIAN CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION SURVEY 2015 The Italian Construction Companies in the World EDITED BY ANCE - ITALIAN CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION Ten years of international growth The international turnover of the Italian Construction Companies

More information

2015 Country RepTrak The World s Most Reputable Countries

2015 Country RepTrak The World s Most Reputable Countries 2015 Country RepTrak The World s Most Reputable Countries July 2015 The World s View on Countries: An Online Study of the Reputation of 55 Countries RepTrak is a registered trademark of Reputation Institute.

More information

ACCIONA Solar, A world leader in Solar Energy

ACCIONA Solar, A world leader in Solar Energy ACCIONA Solar, A world leader in Solar Energy Index ACCIONA, a world leader in Solar Energy 1. ACCIONA, pioneers in development and sustainability 2. ACCIONA Energy, leader in renewable energies 3. ACCIONA

More information

The big pay turnaround: Eurozone recovering, emerging markets falter in 2015

The big pay turnaround: Eurozone recovering, emerging markets falter in 2015 The big pay turnaround: Eurozone recovering, emerging markets falter in 2015 Global salary rises up compared to last year But workers in key emerging markets will experience real wage cuts Increase in

More information

IE Business School s. www.ie.edu/mbas

IE Business School s. www.ie.edu/mbas IE Business School s s www.ie.edu/mbas WHY AN MBA AT IE BUSINESS SCHOOL? Recognized as one of the world s top business schools by international rankings, IE Business School offers a number of renowned

More information

Excerpt Sudan Fixed Telecommunications: Low Penetration Rates Get a Boost from Broadband Internet and VoIP Services

Excerpt Sudan Fixed Telecommunications: Low Penetration Rates Get a Boost from Broadband Internet and VoIP Services Excerpt Sudan Fixed Telecommunications: Low Penetration Rates Get a Boost from Broadband Internet and VoIP Services This report is part of Pyramid Research s series of Africa & Middle East Country Intelligence

More information

INTERNATIONAL FACTORING

INTERNATIONAL FACTORING INTERNATIONAL FACTORING November 3, 2011 1 L. Gabriel Segura President and founding officer of CVCredit Inc, a Miami-based company which focuses in USA-domestic and international factoring services. Nine

More information

Infrastructures and Transport

Infrastructures and Transport Global Presence Junio 2015 - SR/SC/PU - 038 Ed/Rv: 1/0 POLAND Warsaw, POLAND Busan, SOUTH KOREA Manchester, UK NORWAY DENMARK San Francisco, USA USA Barcelona, SPAIN Bilbao, SPAIN Madrid, SPAIN Lisbon,

More information

I. World trade developments

I. World trade developments I. World trade developments The value of world merchandise exports increased by 20 per cent in 2011 while exports of commercial services grew by 11 per cent. Key developments in 2011: a snapshot Trade

More information

ESBI Carbon Solutions. Partnering with Countries to Achieve their Full Carbon Credit Potential

ESBI Carbon Solutions. Partnering with Countries to Achieve their Full Carbon Credit Potential ESBI Carbon Solutions Partnering with Countries to Achieve their Full Carbon Credit Potential ESB International ESB International (ESBI) is a growing international energy company and one of Europe s leading

More information

TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES ALL OVER THE WORLD

TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES ALL OVER THE WORLD TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES ALL OVER THE WORLD is a global company whose strength lies in its technology, innovation and talent. It is a leading firm that provides world-class, value added solutions

More information

Oil Gas expo 2015 is comprised of 13 Main tracks and 131 sub tracks designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues.

Oil Gas expo 2015 is comprised of 13 Main tracks and 131 sub tracks designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues. OMICS Group cordially invites participants from all over the world to attend International Conference and Expo on Oil and Gas, scheduled during November, 16-18, 2015 at Dubai, UAE mainly focused on the

More information

Deutsche Bank Research. The Pacific Alliance. A bright spot in Latin America May 2014. Deutsche Bank Research

Deutsche Bank Research. The Pacific Alliance. A bright spot in Latin America May 2014. Deutsche Bank Research The Pacific Alliance A bright spot in Latin America May 2014 Agenda 1 2 3 What is it about? Combined strengths Challenges ahead 1 What is it about? A next generation free trade agreement Mexico Colombia

More information

SURVEY 2010 THE ITALIAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES IN THE WORLD

SURVEY 2010 THE ITALIAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES IN THE WORLD SURVEY 2010 THE ITALIAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES IN THE WORLD edited by the Directorate for Economic Affairs and Studies and Overseas Works and International Relations Office Italian construction companies

More information

INNOVATION + Consultancy and technology worldwide

INNOVATION + Consultancy and technology worldwide INNOVATION + Consultancy and technology worldwide MULTINATIONAL LEADER IN CONSULTING AND TECHNOLOGY Indra is the global leader in Spain and the Americas Innovation = Technology + Talent R&D&i 6-8% of revenue

More information

ENR TOP INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTORS

ENR TOP INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTORS ENR TOP INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTORS 1 The Top 250 Global Contractors How to use the tables: Companies are ranked according to total construction revenue in 2013 in U.S. $ millions. Figures include prime

More information

Argentina s Economy: A death foretold again, or a surprise rescue? Claudio M. Loser Centennial- Latin America March 2014

Argentina s Economy: A death foretold again, or a surprise rescue? Claudio M. Loser Centennial- Latin America March 2014 Argentina s Economy: A death foretold again, or a surprise rescue? Claudio M. Loser Centennial- Latin America March 214 Argentine performance tended to be ahead the world and even the Emerging Economies

More information

Know the Facts. Aon Hewitt Country Profiles can help: Support a decision to establish or not establish operations in a specific country.

Know the Facts. Aon Hewitt Country Profiles can help: Support a decision to establish or not establish operations in a specific country. Aon Hewitt Country Profiles Your eguide to employment requirements and practices Profiles for nearly 90 countries worldwide Risk. Reinsurance. Human Resources. Know the Facts Whether you are a newcomer

More information

Fact Sheet on China s energy sector and Danish solutions

Fact Sheet on China s energy sector and Danish solutions Fact Sheet on China s energy sector and Danish solutions 1. EXPANSION WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY: China focuses on a massive expansion with non fossil energy that is renewable energy and nuclear energy. The

More information

Evolution of EU exports and imports of goods with CELAC, 2004-2014 (in billion)

Evolution of EU exports and imports of goods with CELAC, 2004-2014 (in billion) 100/2015-9 June 2015 EU Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) summit CELAC represents the fifth most important trading partner of the EU More than 200 bn total trade The 28 Member States

More information

89% 96% 94% 100% 54% Williams 93% financial aid at Williams. completion statistics $44,753 76% class of 2013 average four-year debt: $12,749

89% 96% 94% 100% 54% Williams 93% financial aid at Williams. completion statistics $44,753 76% class of 2013 average four-year debt: $12,749 financial aid at Average - $, financial aid is comprehensive, covering books, health insurance, study abroad costs, travel, and personal expenses % % % % cost met by average % of with demonstrated need

More information

Building on +60 GW of experience. Track record as of 31 December 2013

Building on +60 GW of experience. Track record as of 31 December 2013 Building on +60 GW of experience Track record as of 31 December 2013 Can data and analysis make a difference on turbine performance? Proven technology. For Vestas, it is more than a saying it is something

More information

27 February 2015 - Nantes Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe

27 February 2015 - Nantes Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe 27 February 2015 - Nantes Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe A network of industrial companies in the Pays de la Loire region Neopolia represents: 185 industrial companies 13,000 jobs

More information

How Much Do U.S. Multinational Corporations Pay in Foreign Income Taxes?

How Much Do U.S. Multinational Corporations Pay in Foreign Income Taxes? FISCAL FACT May. 2014 No. 432 How Much Do U.S. Multinational Corporations Pay in Foreign Income Taxes? By Kyle Pomerleau Economist Key Findings The United States worldwide system of corporate taxation

More information

Spain: Engineering Consulting Industry

Spain: Engineering Consulting Industry Industry Notes Spain: Engineering Consulting Industry one two three four five Engineering consulting What does Spain offer? Foreign Trade Conferences, Forums and Fairs Addresses of Interest Engineering

More information

Industrial Production

Industrial Production Industrial Production Using our technology we convert biomass into biofuels and develop solar technology 1 Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability

More information

2007 Earnings Presentation February, 26th 2008

2007 Earnings Presentation February, 26th 2008 2007 Earnings Presentation February, 26th 2008 With the sun we produce thermoelectric and photovoltaic electric energy With biomass we produce ecologic biofuels and animal feed With wastes produce new

More information

Region Country AT&T Direct Access Code(s) HelpLine Number. Telstra: 1 800 881 011 Optus: 1 800 551 155

Region Country AT&T Direct Access Code(s) HelpLine Number. Telstra: 1 800 881 011 Optus: 1 800 551 155 Mondelēz International HelpLine Numbers March 22, 2013 There are many ways to report a concern or suspected misconduct, including discussing it with your supervisor, your supervisor s supervisor, another

More information

Among the leading companies in the world in infrastructure concessions

Among the leading companies in the world in infrastructure concessions Press Kit 2015 Among the leading companies in the world in infrastructure concessions Isolux Infrastructure is one of the world s leading infrastructure concession companies. The company, owned by Grupo

More information

Raveh Ravid & Co. CPA. November 2015

Raveh Ravid & Co. CPA. November 2015 Raveh Ravid & Co. CPA November 2015 About Us Established in 1986 by Abir Raveh, CPA & Itzhak Ravid, CPA 6 Partners, 80 employees Located in Tel Aviv, Israel wide range of professional services highly experienced

More information

Global Network Access International Access Rates

Global Network Access International Access Rates Global Network Access International Access Rates We know that you need to communicate with your partners, colleagues and customers around the world. We make every effort to understand the difficulties

More information

SPANISH NUCLEAR INDUSTRY. Antonio Cornadó Quibus President Spanish Nuclear Industry Forum

SPANISH NUCLEAR INDUSTRY. Antonio Cornadó Quibus President Spanish Nuclear Industry Forum SPANISH NUCLEAR INDUSTRY Antonio Cornadó Quibus President Spanish Nuclear Industry Forum WHAT IS SPANISH NUCLEAR IDUSTRY FORUM? An association of companies that support activities related to nuclear energy:

More information

FINANCIAL AID. www.ie.edu/financial-aid

FINANCIAL AID. www.ie.edu/financial-aid FINANCIAL AID www.ie.edu/financial-aid 2 3 WELCOME TO IE The IE Financial Aid office appreciates the opportunity to assist all applicants putting together the best financial plan possible to cover the

More information

Colombia is good with words. See it for yourself in the Frankfurt Book Fair 2011.

Colombia is good with words. See it for yourself in the Frankfurt Book Fair 2011. Colombia is good with words. See it for yourself in the Frankfurt Book Fair 2011. TOURISM, FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND EXPORTS PROMOTION EDITORA CULTURAL INTERNACIONAL Editora Cultural Internacional S.A.S was

More information

Global Effective Tax Rates

Global Effective Tax Rates www.pwc.com/us/nes Global s Global s April 14, 2011 This document has been prepared pursuant to an engagement between PwC and its Client. As to all other parties, it is for general information purposes

More information

Business Phone. Product solutions. Key features

Business Phone. Product solutions. Key features Product solutions Enjoy free calls and significant savings on your business landline bills with from International. Set-up is simple and you don t need to change your existing telephone numbers, plus there

More information

Business Process Outsourcing Location Index. A Cushman & Wakefield Publication

Business Process Outsourcing Location Index. A Cushman & Wakefield Publication Business Process Outsourcing Location Index A Cushman & Wakefield Publication 2013 OUR CLIENTS ARE OUR COMMITMENT Founded in 1917 in New York City, Cushman & Wakefield is the world s largest privately-held

More information

Press Release. FY 2012/13 Alstom achieves a solid commercial and operational performance and free cash flow turns positive

Press Release. FY 2012/13 Alstom achieves a solid commercial and operational performance and free cash flow turns positive Press Release 7 May 2013 FY 2012/13 Alstom achieves a solid commercial and operational performance and free cash flow turns positive Between 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2013, Alstom booked 23.8 billion of

More information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CANADA HAS THE BEST REPUTATION IN THE WORLD ACCORDING TO REPUTATION INSTITUTE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CANADA HAS THE BEST REPUTATION IN THE WORLD ACCORDING TO REPUTATION INSTITUTE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CANADA HAS THE BEST REPUTATION IN THE WORLD ACCORDING TO REPUTATION INSTITUTE Study reveals interesting developments in countries reputations amidst the Euro crisis, the rise of Asia

More information

LNG Poised to Significantly Increase its Share of Global Gas Market David Wood February 2004 Petroleum Review p.38-39

LNG Poised to Significantly Increase its Share of Global Gas Market David Wood February 2004 Petroleum Review p.38-39 LNG Poised to Significantly Increase its Share of Global Gas Market David Wood February 2004 Petroleum Review p.38-39 For the past few years LNG has experienced high levels of activity and investment in

More information

GLOBAL DATA CENTER INVESTMENT 2013

GLOBAL DATA CENTER INVESTMENT 2013 2013 CENSUS REPORT: Global Data Center Investment 2013 GLOBAL DATA CENTER INVESTMENT 2013 2013 - Healthy Growth in Data Center Investment Globally Globally, the data center industry has continued to maintain

More information

EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE EDUCATION GREAT PLACES TO STUDY

EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE EDUCATION GREAT PLACES TO STUDY EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE EDUCATION 1 WHY MADRID? Madrid is the capital of Spain and of the Community of Madrid. 6.5 million inhabitants in its Metropolitan Area and 3.3 million in the Capital. It is the

More information

ACCIONA INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

ACCIONA INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACCIONA INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACCIONA Innovation and Sustainable Development +32,000 EMPLOYEES Energy Water in +30 countries, 5 continents. Sustainability Economic growth Environmental

More information

Solar power for sustainable energy

Solar power for sustainable energy Solar power for sustainable energy Prepared by: Ahmed Al Busaidi, Oman Water Society Antonio Palacios, Inabensa Oman Eng. Narineh Simonian, Inabensa Oman Index 1 Introduction to Solar technology and different

More information

Consumer Credit Worldwide at year end 2012

Consumer Credit Worldwide at year end 2012 Consumer Credit Worldwide at year end 2012 Introduction For the fifth consecutive year, Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance has published the Consumer Credit Overview, its yearly report on the international

More information

Buxton School MA. International Student Diversity at TABS Member Schools

Buxton School MA. International Student Diversity at TABS Member Schools Buxton School MA #1 International Student Diversity at TABS Member Schools TA B S R E P O RT S 1 The numbers of international students interested and enrolling in TABS member boarding schools have grown

More information

Investor s day. 15th June 2012

Investor s day. 15th June 2012 Investor s day 15th June 2012 2012 Highlight: Growth in Russia Moscow (6) Samara (2) Novosibirsk (1) Krasnodar (1) Rostov (1) Ufa (1) Yekaterinburg (1) 13 Stores in Russia since November 2012 Forecast

More information

Engineering and Construction for Sustainability Solar Concentration Workshop World Bank November 5th, 2008

Engineering and Construction for Sustainability Solar Concentration Workshop World Bank November 5th, 2008 Engineering and Construction for Sustainability Solar Concentration Workshop World Bank November 5th, 2008 Table of Contents 1. Abener General Presentation 2. Solar Thermal Technology. 3. Market - Development

More information

Public Offer on Eiffage

Public Offer on Eiffage Public Offer on Eiffage Creation of a leading Group in the Construction sector Important notice This presentation has been prepared by Sacyr Vallehermoso solely for the purpose of presenting the proposed

More information

How many students study abroad and where do they go?

How many students study abroad and where do they go? From: Education at a Glance 2012 Highlights Access the complete publication at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/eag_highlights-2012-en How many students study abroad and where do they go? Please cite this chapter

More information

ITALIAN INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS 2006

ITALIAN INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS 2006 ITALIAN INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS 2006 ANCE meets the Bulgarian Government Models and strategies for PPPs ANCE, Rome, 24th October 2007 I ITALIAN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS AROUND THE WORLD

More information

Consolidated International Banking Statistics in Japan

Consolidated International Banking Statistics in Japan Total (Transfer Consolidated cross-border claims in all currencies and local claims in non-local currencies Up to and including one year Maturities Over one year up to two years Over two years Public Sector

More information

SECURING FLORIDA S FUTURE WWW.FLORIDACHAMBER.COM. Securing Florida s

SECURING FLORIDA S FUTURE WWW.FLORIDACHAMBER.COM. Securing Florida s Securing Florida s Florida A State of Change Florida Trade and Logistics Study Phase I (2010) Document existing and project future trade flows Recommend strategies for Florida to compete globally Phase

More information

AACSB International Accreditation and Joint Programs

AACSB International Accreditation and Joint Programs AACSB International Accreditation and Joint Programs Lucienne Mochel Assistant Vice President for Accreditation Services The AACSB Mission To advance quality management education worldwide through accreditation

More information

GLOBAL DATA CENTER SPACE 2013

GLOBAL DATA CENTER SPACE 2013 2013 CENSUS REPORT: Global Data Center Space 2013 GLOBAL DATA CENTER SPACE 2013 Top 3 data center markets account for almost half of all global data center space. In spite of a slowdown in the amount of

More information

Benchmarking Travel & Tourism Global Summary

Benchmarking Travel & Tourism Global Summary Benchmarking Travel & Tourism Global Summary How does Travel & Tourism compare to other sectors? Sponsored by: Summary of Findings, November 2013 Outline Introduction... 3 Summary of research structure..

More information

ABENGOA Annual Report 2014 page 16. 03 Business model

ABENGOA Annual Report 2014 page 16. 03 Business model ABENGOA Annual Report 2014 page 16 03 Business model ABENGOA Annual Report 2014 03 Business model page 17 G4-3 1. Construction and operation of wind farms 2. Efficient power plants 3. Biofuel generation

More information

Renewable Energy Financing point view

Renewable Energy Financing point view Renewable Energy Financing point view 16 May 2013 Prepared by: Samar Obaid Partner TAS Presentation Agenda 1. Energy Leaders 2. MENA Cleantech Trends 3. How to Establish an RE Project 4. Investment Risks

More information

Digital TV Research. http://www.marketresearch.com/digital-tv- Research-v3873/ Publisher Sample

Digital TV Research. http://www.marketresearch.com/digital-tv- Research-v3873/ Publisher Sample Digital TV Research http://www.marketresearch.com/digital-tv- Research-v3873/ Publisher Sample Phone: 800.298.5699 (US) or +1.240.747.3093 or +1.240.747.3093 (Int'l) Hours: Monday - Thursday: 5:30am -

More information

WHY INVEST IN FRANCE?

WHY INVEST IN FRANCE? WHY INVEST IN FRANCE? A COUNTRY AT THE HEART OF THE EU SINGLE MARKET AND A GATEWAY TO THE EMEA 10 KEY INFO IN POINTS 1 A GLOBAL ECONOMIC POWER largest exporter of services. (WTO, 2013) France is the second

More information

Produced for the OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY

Produced for the OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY Produced for the OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY Cocaine Smuggling in 2010 Cocaine Flow toward the United States The amount of cocaine departing South America decreased in 2010 for a third straight

More information

2015 Growth in data center employment continues but the workforce is changing

2015 Growth in data center employment continues but the workforce is changing Published in Conjunction with MARKET BRIEFING GLOBAL DATA CENTER EMPLOYMENT 2015 2015 Growth in data center employment continues but the workforce is changing Globally, the number of people working in

More information

Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign Direct Investment Germany Reports Record High of New Investment Projects Germany is a very attractive location for foreign investors. Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) and the economic development agencies of the German Federal

More information

TOP TEN Reasons to Invest in Portugal

TOP TEN Reasons to Invest in Portugal TOP TEN Reasons to Invest in Portugal October 2012 Reasons to Invest in Portugal Qualified, Motivated, Flexible and innovation-oriented Human Resources High Quality of Logistics, road, airport and seaport

More information

Geothermal power station in Tuscany, Italy. Delivering On Renewable Energy Around The World: How Do Key Countries Stack Up?

Geothermal power station in Tuscany, Italy. Delivering On Renewable Energy Around The World: How Do Key Countries Stack Up? energy facts Jeda Villa Bali lets.book Solar power panels in Indonesia. Geothermal power station in Tuscany, Italy. Delivering On Renewable Energy Around The World: How Do Key Countries Stack Up? by Jake

More information

excellence, efficiency, positive attitude, talent. All of these characteristics in one company: everis

excellence, efficiency, positive attitude, talent. All of these characteristics in one company: everis excellence, efficiency, positive attitude, talent. All of these characteristics in one company: everis Consulting, IT & Outsourcing Professional Services attitude makes the difference 1. Consulting, IT

More information

2013 NORTH CAROLINA ANNUAL TRADE REPORT

2013 NORTH CAROLINA ANNUAL TRADE REPORT NORTH CAROLINA ANNUAL TRADE REPORT Overview: North Carolina s steady export growth continued in North Carolina s exports reported steady gains again in, building on four years of growth since the bottom

More information

A PASSION FOR SOLUTIONS. High added-value, multidisciplinary engineering and consulting expertise in energy and infrastructure

A PASSION FOR SOLUTIONS. High added-value, multidisciplinary engineering and consulting expertise in energy and infrastructure A PASSION FOR SOLUTIONS High added-value, multidisciplinary engineering and consulting expertise in energy and infrastructure CHOOSE EXPERTS, FIND PARTNERS WE ADD VALUE THROUGHOUT YOUR PROJECT LIFE-CYCLE

More information

FACT SHEET COMPANY OVERVIEW PRODUCTS I. LoJack System For Cars and Light Trucks: The Flagship LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System LoJack

FACT SHEET COMPANY OVERVIEW PRODUCTS I. LoJack System For Cars and Light Trucks: The Flagship LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System LoJack FACT SHEET COMPANY OVERVIEW LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) is the premier worldwide provider of tracking and recovery systems. More than 25 years ago, LoJack Corporation created the stolen vehicle recovery

More information

Biomass Pellet Prices Drivers and Outlook What is the worst that can happen?

Biomass Pellet Prices Drivers and Outlook What is the worst that can happen? Biomass Pellet Prices Drivers and Outlook What is the worst that can happen? European Biomass Power Generation 1st October 2012 Cormac O Carroll Director, London Office Pöyry Management Consulting (UK)

More information

YTD 2015-27 CS AWARDS IN AMERICAS

YTD 2015-27 CS AWARDS IN AMERICAS YTD 2015-27 CS AWARDS IN AMERICAS Argentina Bolivia Brazil Frontline Customer Service Team of the Year, All Industries (Bronze) Customer Service Department of the Year, Airlines, Distribution & Transportation

More information

SunGard Best Practice Guide

SunGard Best Practice Guide SunGard Best Practice Guide What Number Should I Use? www.intercalleurope.com Information Hotline 0871 7000 170 +44 (0)1452 546742 conferencing@intercalleurope.com Reservations 0870 043 4167 +44 (0)1452

More information

THE GROWING GLOBAL MARKET OF LNG

THE GROWING GLOBAL MARKET OF LNG THE GROWING GLOBAL MARKET OF LNG ISSUES & CHALLENGES Dr Naji Abi-Aad April 2013 The Growing Global Market of LNG Outline Characteristics of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) & its Trade Increasing Volumes of

More information

Overview of Fuel Cell Programs in IPHE Countries. Dr. Stian Nygaard

Overview of Fuel Cell Programs in IPHE Countries. Dr. Stian Nygaard Overview of Fuel Cell Programs in IPHE Countries Dr. Stian Nygaard 1 IPHE Overview Partnership of 17 countries plus the EC Forum for international collaboration on RD&D, policy, and education IPHE members

More information