This morning saw the start of the 13th edition of Spain Investors Day, the main economic and financial event in Spain, which for two days brings together the country’s main listed companies with numerous international investors, as well as various state and regional authorities and market regulatory and supervisory bodies.
Madrid Region will be present at this forum through an informative breakfast organised by its agency for attracting foreign investment, Invest In Madrid. This will be a round table with the participation of executives from some of the region’s most important multinationals, as well as the Regional Minister of Economy, Finance and Employment of Madrid Region, Javier Fernández-Lasquetty. All of them will address the economic weight of Madrid within the Spanish economy, as well as the keys that make this region the main focus for receiving foreign direct investment, as revealed by the figures year after year. In the first three quarters of 2022, the Region of Madrid received almost 65% of all foreign investment entering Spain, a figure that reached 73% in 2021.
The round table will be attended by the General Manager of ERICSSON in Spain, Andrés Vicente, the representative of MITSUBISHI for Spain, Hiroyuki Kitahara, the General Manager of AMERICAN EXPRESS, Juan Ortí, the Director of Institutional Relations of CEMEX, Antonio Cases and the Director himself. The debate will be moderated by the President of Madrid Open City, Gerardo Seeliger. The President of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, will open the event.
Spain Investors Day has kicked off with the presence of various personalities such as the Vice-Presidents and Ministers of Economic Affairs and Ecological Transition, Nadia Calviño and Teresa Ribera, respectively; the Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto; as well as 47 major Spanish listed companies.
Invest In Madrid’s participation in this meeting reinforces the leading role played by the Region of Madrid as a driving force in attracting foreign investment, especially at this time of economic uncertainty, when companies are seeking financial stability and legal certainty when deciding on their investment destinations. The Region of Madrid will be the first and only Autonomous Region to be present at an edition of Spain Investors Day.