On March 25th, the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia published an article titled: Barcelona gains international attractiveness. That same day, the newspaper Ara published another article titled “Barcelona falls 14 positions in two years in the competitiveness ranking”.
Barcelona gains attractiveness but loses competitiveness. How can this be explained? According to Miquel Barcelo, it is a matter of which factors are included in the comparative indexes, as he explains in this blog article on Innopro´s website.