Gulf News. Independence drive in rich Spanish region of Catalonia has companies there worried 7oct2012

Businesses big and small in Catalonia fear they might lose access to the Spanish market and investment.

Madrid: A push for independence in the rich Spanish region of Catalonia has companies there worried that a break from the rest of Spain could also fracture their businesses.

Regional president Artur Mas called early elections there for November 25 after the central government rejected his call for Catalonia to raise and spend its own taxes, saying it has a right to “self-determination”.

Businesses big and small in Catalonia fear they might lose access to the Spanish market and investment and their ties to the rest of Europe would be threatened if the region broke away.

 

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Posted on October 17, 2012, in BY COUNTRY, BY DATE, BY LANGUAGE, BY SOURCE, English, Gulf News, october 2012, United Arab Emirates. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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