Madrid – Index Global energy cities (GPCI) 2021, published for the first time by the Urban Strategies Institute of the Mori Memorial Foundation of Japan Madrid It ranks ninth in the world among the ten most attractive cities for investments, companies and talent.
GPCI is a very valuable indicator of the process by which multinational corporations select the location of their new headquarters and research centers.
Since 2008, the GPCI Index has analyzed 48 cities on five continents according to 70 parameters of the following categories: economic environment, research and development, cultural interaction, quality of life, sustainability and accessibility.
In this edition, the Spanish capital received the best marks in the chapters on quality of life (first level), cultural interaction (eleventh) and accessibility (fourteenth).
According to the ranking, the first levels of the 2021 index are: London, New York, Tokyo, Paris, Singapore, Amsterdam, Berlin, Seoul, Madrid and Shanghai.
“This is a significant achievement for both the city of Madrid and its region,” he said in a statement on Thursday. Gerardo Celiger, CEO of the Madrid Open City, is a non-profit association whose main purpose is to attract investment, companies, talent and cultural and sporting events.
He considered these results to be possible for “wonderful” public-private partnerships in Madrid, which surpass large global business centers such as Shanghai, Hong Kong, Sydney or Los Angeles.
Regional Councilor for Economics, Finance and Employment, Javier Fernandez-Lasketti, Stressed that the report highlights its impact on epidemic management and the economy.
“This index will help attract many investments from around the world. Madrid attracts because of its economic independence and talent with low taxes. “, Argument.
The Madrid region is Spain’s main economic machine and contributes about one-fifth of national GDP.