Spain is a land of great history and of notable economic highs and lows. The southern-European nation experienced rapid growth in the late 1980s and 1990s, after losing out on 30 years of international trade under fascist dictator Francisco Franco. Modern Spain is wealthy and booming, but is not without its problems.
In the Vault Guide to the Top Spanish Employers 2009 Edition, our journalists have researched and profiled the top companies across major industries in Spain. In order to make this information as accessible as possible to students, graduates and young professionals throughout Spain, we have produced a Spanish-language edition in addition to an English-language edition.