Huelva and its surroundings are one of the main industrial centers of Spain. In the town of Huelva and Palos de la Frontera, along with other facilities, fifteen chemical plants are grouped in the Association of Chemical and Energy Huelva Industries. They are the most significant core industrial activity in the province and one of the largest in the country.
The consolidation of this powerful industrial center has provided for over 50 years a positive impact on job creation and wealth generation. More than 8,000 people work related to our industries. The daily work of this large professional group, in which are represented the most diverse specialties and crafts, is linked to products of great importance to the quality of life and covers the needs of millions of people.
The economic impact of AIQBE companies was over 1.9 billion on 2017
The chemical, basic and energetic industries in Huelva employed 9,558 workers between direct, indirect and induced. The president of “Junta de Andalucía”, Susana Díaz, took part into the presentation of the AIQBE 2017 Memories, in FOE’s (Federación Onubense de Empresarios) building. AIQBE associates invested 253.4 million € in 2017, a 33.6% increase over the previous year.
Highlights of the Annual General Meeting in Huelva
Huelva is situated in the southern part of Spain and AIQBE and Invest in Andalusia were the hosts for our annual general meeting.
New ENCE biomass plant. AIQBE grows.
The Counselor for Employment, Business and Commerce, José Sánchez Maldonado, has announced that Grupo ENCE is to begin the works on a new low emission biomass energetic Power Plant in Huelva that will produce 50MW.
Support of Administrations to AIQBE and the industrial sector in Andalusia
The Goverment of Andalucia has signed a Pact for the Industry along the Businessmen Confederation and two major Labor Unions to support industrial activity and attract new investments.
The Andalusian Government awards AIQBE
The Regional Goverment of Andalucia has given the “Día de Andalucía” mention to AIQBE on the Economy and Business area in recognition for their important work made on the last decades.