The Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Centro carries out environmental policies and contributes to the Centre’s regional development. Supports technically local authorities and their associations.
The Ministry of Economy and Employment is the government department responsible for managing issues relating to the Portuguese economy, especially in industry, energy, trade, tourism and services.
The National Institute of Statistics is a public autonomous body, responsible for ensuring the production and dissemination of official statistical data.
Banco de Portugal is the central bank for the Republic of Portugal. It is responsible for supervising Portuguese financial institutions, producing research and analysis on the Portuguese economy and it is also responsible for issuing euro banknotes and the circulation of metal coins