Portugal Trade and Foreign Investment

Portugal Trade

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU Portugal’s trade balance with EU countries has been significantly negative for a long time. As part of the balance of payments, this deficit is replaced by a surplus in terms of the exchange of services, mainly thanks to tourism. In 2021, there was a significant revival of…

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How to Get Around Portugal

How to Get Around Portugal

By plane Due to the impressive distance, rest in Portugal for Russians will become possible only after a long flight departing from Moscow or St. Petersburg. There are no other direct flight options. Regular flights are organized twice a week from Pulkovo, Vnukovo and Domodedovo. The travel time in this case will be about 6 hours. An alternative and slightly cheaper option is a flight with a transfer in Amsterdam…

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Portugal Ethnography and Folklore

Portugal Folklore

Very homogeneous in its physical characteristics, despite the different influences that could have modified the original type, the Portuguese people also offer a relative homogeneity from the psychological and cultural point of view. It is especially accentuated in what concerns the language (see above). Numerous psychological portraits were made of the Portuguese in general and of the Portuguese of the different provinces. Of course the authors are not always in…

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Portugal Brief History

Portugal Brief History

Some countries you like to visit, others you take to heart. Portugal is a country that you are happy to take to heart. It has a lot to offer in terms of visits to historically interesting places, beautiful nature, friendly people and a wonderful climate. Portugal is an underrated destination, with so much more to offer than swimming on the Algarve coast. Having previously visited Madeira and the Azores, both…

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Working and Living in Portugal

Working and Living in Portugal

Immigration, permanent residence, residence permit Anyone who is a citizen of a member state of the EU or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland and who intends to stay in Portugal for more than 3 months must register with the municipal administration (Câmara Municipal) of the respective residential district in which they live. A certificate of registration (Certificado de Registo) is issued, which confirms the residence permit. After five years, you…

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