Strategic Geographical Location and Infastructures
- Exceptional location to access key markets in Southern Europe, Latin America and Africa what makes a total of 1.2 billion consumers.
- More than 10,300 foreign companies are already established in Spain, 75 of which are Forbes Top 100 multinationals.
- Valencia is the third city in Spain in terms of population after Madrid and Barcelona. It is located by the Mediterranean coast at 350 km from Madrid and 350 km from Barcelona .
- Valencia port's direct area of influence encompasses a radius of 350 km, which generates 55 percent of Spain's GDP and includes half the entire working population of the country. Apart from being located in the heart of the Region of Valencia, Valencia port has highly convenient road and rail connections to the centre of Spain, making it the ideal natural port for Madrid, and an essential platform for Iberian Peninsula. As a hub port on the Western Mediterranean, Valencia port enables goods to be distributed efficiently within a radius of 2000 km, not only to countries in the south of the European Union, but also to countries in northern Africa - Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya - representing an immense market of 243 million consumers
- Valencia port is the first and last stopover port for the major deep sea maritime services using regular lines in the Western Mediterranean, which provides the following advantages:
- The closest trading port to the Suez-Gibraltar axis, route of the main deep sea shipping lines.
- Superior facilities for the concentration and distribution of traffic in the Western Mediterranean.
- In addition, its position on the Iberian Peninsula makes Valencia port a natural port for deep sea goods traffic, by providing:
- Shorter land transport times.
- Extensive possibilities for the redistribution of goods originating on or destined for the Peninsula
Valencia port ranks first in Spain in terms of container traffic apart from being among the top ten European ports and top fifty world ports in container handling.
- AVE: Valencia is connected with Madrid by a high speed train. This train makes the journey in 1 hour and 40 minutes.
- Airports: 250 airlines are operating in Spain in 47 airports. Valencia has an international airport.
- Mediterranean rail corridor that is one of the 10 Trans-European transportation axis espected to be building 2014-2020.
- Spain boasts the number one network of freeways and divided highways in Europe. Valencia has free highways to Madrid, Alicante-Murcia, Teruel-Zaragoza-Navarra.