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Map reveals highest-earning companies by province
27 July 2019 @ 21:48

FUEL giant Repsol has taken over from supermarket chain Mercadona as the company in Spain with the highest turnover – the former reporting €22.3 billion and the latter €22.2bn for 2018.

These figures have been provided by Business Insider, which reveals that Mercadona is the company with the highest turnover in the province of Valencia and Repsol, in that of Madrid.

Business Insider has created a map showing which company in each province is the largest in terms of annual profit.

Naturally, for A Coruña (Galicia), this is Inditex, the high-street clothing chain founded by Amancio Ortega, Europe's richest man, and whose most international brand is Zara.

It is one of just two clothing manufacturers on the list – the other being Essity, in the province of Tarragona (Catalunya).

The majority of companies with the greatest pre-tax profits in their provinces are in the manufacturing – including motor - transport, energy, pharmaceutical and food or agricultural industries.

Motoring firms which are number one for turnover in their provinces are Opel (Zaragoza, Aragón), Seat (Barcelona), Rénault (Valladolid), Volkswagen (Navarra), and Peugeot Citroën (Pontevedra, Galicia).

In transport, the highest-earning company in the province of Alicante is Baleària ferries, whilst for the Balearic Islands it is Air Europa.

Airbus Helicopters has the largest turnover in the province of Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha; Benteler Ibérica automotion in Burgos, Castilla y León; Conway logistics in Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha; Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles rail engineering in Guipúzcoa, in the Basque Country; pre-paid transport card company Valcarce Tarjeta Transporte in León; and the motorway toll firm Iberpistas in Segovia, Castilla y León



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