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Statistics on Affiliates of Foreign Companies in Spain. Year 2020

Affiliates of foreign companies invoiced a total of 502,904 million euros and employed 1,791,494 persons in 2020. France, Germany and the United States were the countries whose affiliates in Spain generated the highest turnover.

Indicators by branch of activity - Year 2020
Indicator Note Industry Trade Services
Number of affiliates 2,190 4,113 5,418
Employed persons 550,354 432,352 808,788
Turnover 1 221,688 182,105 99,111
  • Millions of euros
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Year 2020 Published: 26/09/2022
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The Inward FATS main objective is to provide annual information on the main economic characteristics and indicators that determine the structure and activity of subsidiaries of foreign companies resident in Spain, both in the industrial sector and in the non-financial services sector, so that the information needs on the subject, both national and international.

Information is provided on the main variables disaggregated by activity and size of the subsidiary company, as well as by country or geographical area of ¿¿the parent company (ultimate owner). Additional data are also provided regarding the percentage that the results of the subsidiaries of foreign companies represent in relation to the total number of companies.