In this issue

Peace shifts the focus to growth and investment

Peace shifts the focus to growth and investment

With Eta abandoning its armed struggle, the region enters a new era in better shape than the rest of Spain, writes Victor Mallet

Overseas links: Global networking sharpens businesses’ foreign focus

Embassy-like delegations go beyond forging cultural ties, says Miles Johnson

Energy: Wave of innovation is fuelled by investment in alternatives

Victor Mallet explores initiatives that aim to build on the region’s strengths as an industrial exporter

Green capital: Vitoria-Gasteiz ticks all the boxes for European Commission accolade

Title sends signal to investors about the benefits of choosing a medium-sized town as a base, writes Victor Mallet

Jorge Calvet: Global drive puts wind in group’s sails

Miles Johnson and Victor Mallet find Gamesa’s chairman in confident mood

José María Aldecoa
©Victor Mallet

Mondragon: Collective approach pays big dividends

Employees are partners in the business, writes Miles Johnson

Financial sector: Three-way merger strengthens region’s savings banks

The banks have a stability to match local prosperity, says Victor Mallet

Food and tourism: Tempting morsels keep bars busy, as chefs expand

Miles Johnson finds Basque cuisine serves an important role as a cultural export – and whets the appetite, too

Patxi López: End of Eta’s armed struggle ‘can unleash our full potential’

Victor Mallet finds the Socialist premier is looking forward to a new era of growth

A worker at Daimler’s plant in Vitoria puts the finishing touches to the millionth Vito light van to be produced there

Motor industry: Cluster effect drives sector’s competitiveness

Business and research hub boosts integration of supply chain, writes Miles Johnson