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  • Eastern European wine sales are booming as consumers look for good quality value options, Richard Weaver, director of buying at Majestic Wines has revealed.

    2017-11-24 11:40

    Public Companies from Portugal and China on Wednesday in Lisbon signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of transport infrastructure, roads and railways, in Portuguese-speaking countries, which may also include Brazil.

    2017-11-24 11:40
  • Inês Valadas - Sonae MC Executive Board Member

    Event provides hints on the future of health.

    2017-11-23 14:02
  • With over 60,000 people present (hailing from over 170 countries) and approximately 1,200 speakers, Web Summit happened in Lisbon for the second time, between the 4th and the 9th November.

    2017-11-23 13:58
  • Bluepharma is present at the 1st Value Added Medicines Conference - a new value proposition for Patients, Professionals and Health Systems, which will take place on 22 of November, in Brussels.

    2017-11-23 13:45

    The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) launched two separate international public competitive tender processes for granting the right to use and exploit the Alimos marina and the Chios marina. Investors are invited to express interest in the marina of Chios until the 18th of January 2018.

    2017-11-21 11:26
  • Portuguese car plant Volkswagen Autoeuropa said on Tuesday that more than 800 vehicles are going to be coming off the production lines a day this week, a record number and all thanks to the output of the T-Roc model.

    2017-11-23 08:32
  • Banco de Portugal

    The Banco de Portugal launched the document: Statistical Press Release - International Investment Position - September 2017.

    2017-11-22 11:13
    Banco de Portugal/AICEP
  • Banco de Portugal

    The Banco de Portugal launched the document: Statistical Press Release - Balance of payments - September 2017.

    2017-11-22 11:07
    Banco de Portugal/AICEP
  • Portugal’s beloved trademarks - wine and Fado, a type of Portuguese singing that is renowned for its expressive and profoundly melancholic character, were presented in Baku on November 21.

    2017-11-22 09:04
  • World Footwear

    The Portuguese footwear brand takes another step in its internationalization process, now opening its fifth store outside Portugal

    2017-11-22 09:00
  • World Footwear

    Foot Locker and Nike are moving into an elevated partnership model. The two companies are again joining forces to offer new experiences to consumers through innovative in-store and pop-up opportunities.

    2017-11-22 08:56
  • World Footwear

    According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), from January to August this year, production of footwear and footwear parts increased by 4.5%, compared to similar period in 2016.

    2017-11-22 08:52
  • World Footwear

    This is the belief of Lívia Palicska, President of the Association of Hungarian Light Industry. Given her deep knowledge and experience the wanted to know about her views on the state of footwear industry in Hungary and in Europe.

    2017-11-22 08:46
  • Opinion Wine

    The Portuguese are on a roll. Their football prowess is beyond question. Their two main cities are tourist meccas. And now, the ultimate accolade: Madonna has moved from New York to Lisbon and declared that she feels particularly “creative and alive” there.

    2017-11-21 10:58
    Financial Times/AICEP
  • Ângelo Paupério, Co-CEO of Sonae, says: "During this 3rd quarter, in which the business portfolio is now comparable to the same period of last year, we continued to grow at a healthy trend (4.8%) in aggregated terms, thanks to the positive contribution from all our main activities, particularly from our various retail businesses, which grew by 5.1%.

    2017-11-21 09:33
  • A new 4 MW binary geothermal power plant by Exergy has today been inaugurated on Terceira Island on the Azores, Portugal.

    2017-11-20 15:02
  • Singapore: Exports rebound vigorously in October, partly due to a base effect.

    2017-11-20 10:52
  • The Swiss economy has shown considerable resilience to shocks, but economic growth remains slow, and per capita income levels still hover at levels attained before the global economic crisis.

    2017-11-20 10:23
  • The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) will join other organizations to commemorate Africa industrialization day on 20 November 2017.

    2017-11-20 09:27
  • The New Year is almost here, meaning that it is time to start thinking about the new colours it will bring. Jetclass got a head start for 2018 by revealing its exquisite collection of pieces modelled in the trendiest colours for the upcoming year.

    2017-11-20 09:00
  • The Portuguese Association of the Ceramics Industry (Apicer) is set to showcase its innovative products starting from floors and coatings, tiles and bricks to decorative ceramics and glassware, at the upcoming Big 5 expo in Dubai.

    2017-11-20 08:23
    Trade Arabia/AICEP
  • SISCOG, the software company specialised in solutions for optimised resource scheduling and management in transportation companies, was chosen by MEDWAY to deliver a scheduling and management solution for its locomotives and crew.

    2017-11-17 11:02
  • CRITICAL Software has launched ‘The Things Network Coimbra’, a free, open-source network that brings Coimbra a step closer to ‘open smart city’ status. The first section of the network went live in September and represents a new era of inter-connectivity for Coimbra’s businesses and its people.

    2017-11-17 10:51
  • Altitude, a global provider of omnichannel solutions to deliver great customer experiences, today announced that JATHWA, a fast-growing Saudi ICT emerging company, has been appointed to market, sell and provide professional services for the range of CX and Contact Centre solutions developed by Altitude Software across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    2017-11-17 10:41
    Altitude Software/AICEP
  • ALERT is collaborating with EMESCAM to promote the study of medicine in Brazil.

    2017-11-17 10:38
  • Porto is looking to attenuate seasonality in tourism next year by investing €500,000 in promotional campaigns in emerging markets like China, Canada and Brazil.

    2017-11-17 10:11
  • During the month of September, the Algarve’s hotels were still enjoying progressive growth, which consolidated their position as the country’s number one holiday destination.

    2017-11-17 10:06

    The investors, present at the Web Summit, have a real idea of the competitive advantages of the Portuguese market, the chairman of the Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency (AICEP), Luis Castro Henriques, said on Thursday morning while speaking at the Growth Summit.

    2017-11-10 11:25
    Lusa News/AICEP

    The the main airport works program for the Western Sydney Airport will be divided into three primary works packages.

    2017-11-10 08:45
  • 26th of February

    The Global Pharma Supply Chain Congress will be held on the 26th of February in Frankfurt am Main.

    2017-11-16 08:49
  • Portugal prepares a new decade of international partnerships in science and research.

    2017-11-15 08:05
  • Portuguese producers attend one of the most important international wine fairs.

    2017-11-14 10:31
    Wines of Portugal/AICEP
  • The WTO’s latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) suggests that global merchandise trade growth will likely moderate in the fourth quarter of 2017.

    2017-11-14 08:20
  • Portuguese multi-category operator Unicer, in which Carlsberg holds a major stake, has changed its name to that of its flagship beer brand, Super Bock.

    2017-11-14 08:18
  • Elastron expects to earn more than 35 million euros in 2017, having grown exponentially from six to more than 130 employees. Currently, Elastron has warehouses in Portugal, Spain, Germany and China, exporting its products to more than 50 countries.

    2017-11-13 09:00
  • Portuguese mold maker Geco Lda. is investing heavily in Mexico and is committed to helping develop the country's tooling industry, its president says.

    2017-11-13 08:26
  • Tekever, a Portugal-based company with business interests ranging from clean energy to defense and logistics, is pulling together a team of domestic companies and organizations to build the first made-in-Portugal satellite.

    2017-11-13 08:16
  • Tilray continues EU growth, becomes first company to import live cannabis genetics to Europe.

    2017-11-10 12:17
  • Take a look at the latest ALERT News and Catalogue with new information about the state-of-the-art products and services.

    2017-11-10 12:09
  • Regional recovery strengthens as election cycle begins.

    2017-11-09 14:22
  • Web Summit

    The second Lisbon Web Summit was staged this week at its riverside location at the Park of Nations. Last year’s inaugural event in the Portuguese capital attracted a total of 53,000 people from 166 countries and 15,000 companies.

    2017-11-10 09:17
  • The ‘Vine&Wine Residues’ project is trying to incorporate derivate waste products from wine production into yogurts, juices and ice-creams which are good for people's health.

    2017-11-09 13:56
  • The Madeira Congress Centre hosts one of the main vinicultural events of the island - “Madeira Wine Essence”.

    2017-11-09 13:53
    Madeira Islands/AICEP
  • Next year, a prestigious international sailing event, the Madeira 950 Ocean Race, will set sail to this region sea.

    2017-11-09 13:50
    Madeira Islands/AICEP
  • An extra 40,000 seats flying in from the UK to Madeira are being offered by Jet2.

    2017-11-09 13:47
    Madeira Islands/AICEP
  • The Belgian airline, Brussels Airlines, will extend its Brussels - Funchal route in winter, maintaining a weekly flight on Saturdays.

    2017-11-09 13:45
    Madeira Islands/AICEP
  • Save the Date: 21 November 2017

    With the participation of the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, the Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP), in cooperation with the Confederation of Portuguese Business (CIP), the Portuguese Agency for Innovation (ANI), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and Eupportunity, would like to invite you to participate in the second “Innovation Sessions” event, a space to present and debate perspectives on innovative sectors.

    2017-11-06 11:25

    The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition is the premiere global event for research and development on all aspects of this dynamic energy sector, attracting over 1,500 participants from more than 80 countries. This year the 26th EUBCE will take place from 14 to 18 May 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

    2017-11-08 11:25
  • But central banks are beginning to raise interest rates anyway.

    2017-11-07 12:03
  • The Portuguese economy minister, Manuel Caldeira Castro, said on Wednesday at the Web Summit, that the country would be happy to welcome companies leaving Catalonia in Spain because of the political crisis and those leaving the United Kingdom because of Brexit.

    2017-11-09 09:32
  • Portugal is a great country to invest because it has political and economic stability, bureaucracy is shrinking and the state supports investors, Portuguese Prime MInister António Costa has said.

    2017-11-07 11:56
  • Portuguese renewable energy company EDP Renováveis is going to build two new wind farms in 2018 that have already been approved by the government, the company’s chairman said.

    2017-11-07 11:56
  • Chile: Economic activity growth dips in September.

    2017-11-07 11:54
  • Colombia: Inflation rises for a third time in October.

    2017-11-07 11:52
  • After an extended period of relatively strong growth, the countries of Eurasia have recently experienced a series of powerful external economic shocks.

    2017-11-07 11:50
  • The biggest event of the pharmaceutical sector, that this year took place in Germany, Messe Frankfurt, in October.

    2017-11-07 11:47
  • The next generation of Internet giants gather this week in Portugal for four days of tech-fuelled networking, nights out and — for the first time this year — surfing of the offline variety.

    2017-11-07 07:39
  • Portugal's small but fast-growing educational toymaker Science4You is considering an initial public offering while it seeks to keep boosting sales by over 30 percent a year, its CEO said.

    2017-11-07 07:31
  • Global Ports Holding (GPH) is set to inaugurate its new terminal at Lisbon Cruise Port in Portugal next week.

    2017-11-03 14:13
  • Capital Airlines was presented Outstanding Company Award by Pedro Catarino, former Portugal's ambassador to China, at the 4th Portugal-China Gala in Lisbon on November 2, 2017.

    2017-11-06 08:26
  • Fast growing fashion etailer Zalando has announced it will be opening its third technology hub outside of its home market of Germany in Lisbon in early 2018.

    2017-11-06 07:07
  • Extra trains and buses, giant welcome posters everywhere: Web Summit fever has broken out in Lisbon. "Davos for geeks," as business news agency Bloomberg calls it, or "Glastonbury for geeks," according to The Guardian.

    2017-11-03 11:25
  • The 35th International Trade Fair, FIHAV 2017, went on in Havana with an announcement that since November of 2016 to date, 12 new projects were approved from Cuba, Portugal, Switzerland, Canada, Russia, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Spain and France in the Mariel Special Development Zone.

    2017-11-03 07:34
  • There's a reason that those colorful umbrellas floating over the street in downtown Pensacola aren't over Palafox Place — the heavily trafficked main downtown artery   and one of  "The 10 Great Streets in America,'' as named by the American Planning Association in 2014.

    2017-11-03 07:12
  • Allmicroalgae says a new heterotrophic fermentation process that works without light will double its production capacity.

    2017-11-02 12:30
  • In this natural forest northeast of Portugal’s capital, centuries-old cork oak trees are bathed in sunlight, their thick grayish bark standing out among the greenery.

    2017-11-02 12:25
  • Videira TeamVideira, a family-owned storage tank manufacturer from Portugal, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.

    2017-11-02 12:17
  • Lisbon has a flourishing and thriving start-up scene.

    2017-11-02 12:06
  • The 2016 Polar Code has its first luxury-adventure cruise adherents for the long, new ice-free seasons in the high latitudes.

    2017-11-02 12:03
  • Foreign tourists visiting Portugal during the summer have broken all spending records.

    2017-11-02 11:57
  • Save the Date: 21 November 2017

    With the participation of the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, the Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP), in cooperation with the Confederation of Portuguese Business (CIP), the Portuguese Agency for Innovation (ANI), theEuropean Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and Eupportunity, would like to invite you to participate in the second “Innovation Sessions” event, a space to present and debate perspectives on innovative sectors.

    2017-10-30 11:25
  • Nutrium is now part of Portugal Ventures’ Life Sciences portfolio, with an initial approved investment which could amount to 400 thousand euros, upon achievement of the established milestones. This the third investment Portugal Ventures has made in the Health sector this year.

    2017-10-27 11:25
    Portugal Ventures/AICEP
  • Italy: Inflation declines further in October

    2017-11-02 10:07
  • Governments in 119 economies carried out 264 business reforms in the past year to create jobs, attract investment and become more competitive, says the World Bank Group’s latest Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs report.

    2017-11-02 09:59
  • A brand born within company Calçados Tulipa Negra, based in Guimarães, in the north of Portugal, one of the regions with a large presence of the footwear industry.

    2017-11-02 09:48
  • Keep Warranty (KW) is the first app, developed by the Portuguese startup Icontrends, whose main objective is to turn a good idea into a great business opportunity.

    2017-11-02 09:27
    Keep Warranty/AICEP
  • National airline TAP has launched a new route to London City airport. The new route will see the national flag carrier fly twice a day to the central London airport.

    2017-10-31 09:27
  • Last June, Oliveira Pinho & Filhos, a family business located in the municipality of Mira (Portugal) dedicated to the trade of bagged potatoes and onions, purchased a Sentinel II optical food sorter from TOMRA.

    2017-10-31 08:23
  • Asia and the Pacific is leading a recovery in world trade amid the continued uncertainty surrounding the global trade policy environment.

    2017-10-30 10:41
  • Portuguese coffee company Delta Cafés is planning to sell its products through the Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba.

    2017-10-30 08:40
  • The University of Coimbra has revealed that the researcher and astronomer Nuno Peixinho from the of University of Coimbra Earth and Space Research Center (CITEUC) has been selected to represent Portugal on the Users' Committee from the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

    2017-10-30 08:37
  • Web Summit, the global technology conference, announced on its official website this week that it is going to put 10,000 tickets on sale for young people aged 16 to 23 at €7.50 after having sold nearly 2,000 tickets under similar conditions last year.

    2017-10-27 10:51
  • A business mission from the Portuguese ports and sea industries sector, headed by the minister of the Sea Ana Laula Vitorino, is due to arrive in Beijing on Saturday for a visit that lasts until 4 November.

    2017-10-27 09:12
    Port News/AICEP
  • Expertise in Labour Mobility provides information on Portuguese business culture, hierarchy, negotiations, and business etiquette in Portugal.

    2017-10-27 09:07
  • Founded in 1981, the wholly Portuguese owned company ENERGIE EST, Lda. is the exclusive holder of the patent and manufacturer of thermodynamic solar systems. Since that time it has asserted itself nationally and internationally as a reference in the manufacture of solar energy.

    2017-10-27 09:03
  • Save the Date: 21 November 2017

    With the participation of the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, the Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP), in cooperation with the Confederation of Portuguese Business (CIP), the Portuguese Agency for Innovation (ANI), theEuropean Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and Eupportunity, would like to invite you to participate in the second “Innovation Sessions” event, a space to present and debate perspectives on innovative sectors.

    2017-10-23 11:25
  • United Kingdom: UK growth rate ticks up in Q3, feeding expectations of an imminent interest rate hike

    2017-10-26 09:10
  • The Hungarian National Trading House (HNTH), in collaboration with the International Trading Centre, has conducted a firm level data collection exercise to assess the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in three key sectors of the country’s economy: agriculture and food, electronics and ICT. The results were released on 25 October during ITC’s World Export Development Forum in Budapest.

    2017-10-26 09:06
  • More than 600 delegates meet in Hungarian capital to explore inclusive trade and do business.

    2017-10-26 09:04
  • Twenty-seven participants from the Asia-Pacific region are attending the two-month Regional Trade Policy Course (RTPC) for Asia-Pacific members and observers of the WTO. The RTPC is taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 2 October to 24 November 2017 and has been organized in partnership with the Chulalongkorn University and the International Institute for Trade and Development (ITD).

    2017-10-26 08:56
  • CRITICAL Software has signed a landmark agreement with Arianespace to help develop Europe’s next-generation launch vehicle, Ariane 6.

    2017-10-25 10:45
  • The current year is set to finish with more than 20 billion euros changing hands in real estate transactions across the country.

    2017-10-25 10:05
  • The president of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF), Fernando Gomes, has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo for his election as 2017 best player of the year, an award that he said reflects the “universal recognition” of the Portugal international.

    2017-10-25 10:07
  • Innovative website for spotting trade opportunities takes home prize for Excellent Communication Design.

    2017-10-24 10:39
  • Denmark: Consumer confidence eases marginally in October

    2017-10-24 10:32
  • Croatia: Inflation continues to climb in September

    2017-10-24 10:30
  • Lithuania: Growth in industrial production moderates in September

    2017-10-24 10:28
  • Doing Business in Colombia 2017 is the fourth in the series of Doing Business in Colombia studies.

    2017-10-24 10:20
  • Tougher safety rules and standards for passengers ships in Europe were given the final go-ahead by EU ministers Monday, as they adopted three directives to simplify and improve passenger safety.

    2017-10-24 10:17

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