If there is one recurring question among those outsiders who closely observe Spanish politics, this is it.
Nationalism and Populism are two issues that have gained general interest in this stage of history, characterized by globalisation.
In the quite unlikely case of a total rupture between Catalonia and the rest of Spain, the consequences for the economy would undoubtedly be catastrophic throughout the country.
"The Montreal effect was that around 400,000 people left Quebec, mainly young people, from the financial sector".
Interview with Gloria Guevara, president of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
The Catalonian political crisis, compounded by the so-called referendum on October 1st, and the "proclamation" of the UDI, has meant almost the final straw for the Catalonian business sector.