Spain: Exporter Guide

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   SP2022-0029

In 2021, Spain imported $1.7 billion of agricultural and related products from the United States. Outside the European Union Member States, the United States was the fifth largest origin of Spanish agricultural and related imports. After the deep recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Spain’s economy is starting to recover, supported by improving domestic demand and a strong rebound of the hotel and restaurant industry as tourism returns to pre-pandemic levels. Inflation gained significant momentum this year, though it has been relatively contained in the last quarter of 2022, offering opportunities for certain consumer-oriented food items, as well as long-term prospects for other products. This report provides guidance to U.S. companies interested in exporting high-value consumer-ready food products to Spain and includes an overview of the country's economic situation, market structure, and export requirements.

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