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  • China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), a Chinese state-owned company that is the largest construction company in the world, is forming a consortium to submit an offer to buy 80 percent of Brisa.

    2020-02-24 09:45
    Dispatch Reporting/AICEP
  • The Portuguese accessories company has appointed Mar Fernández as its new chief digital officer. The director had previously worked in companies such as Nike or Vodafone.

    2020-02-24 09:30
  • Tourist from the United Kingdom continue to represent the largest market of visitors to Portugal, with numbers increasing in the country during 2019.

    2020-02-24 09:15
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • Running a property management company that is trustworthy and reliable can be a tricky thing to do, but with the help of a professional team, Luso Living has done exactly that and now gets to celebrate 10 successful years in the business.

    2020-02-24 09:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • A new toy company which plans to open in the city of Guarda is expected to create 90 jobs by 2025 according to the mayor.

    2020-02-21 10:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • The International Marketing & Innovation Conference SHARE Algarve plans for its return to the Algarve Congress Centre, with the event welcoming CEO, marketing directors, industry leaders and curious people to Vilamoura.

    2020-02-21 09:30
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • In Portugal, renewables represent two thirds of all the generation capacity installed in the country. The first technology is hydroelectric, which accounts for 37 percent of all capacity, followed by wind power with 26 percent. The photovoltaic solar has a somewhat more testimonial role with a share of 1.6 percent.

    2020-02-21 09:15
  • The Portuguese Footwear Association (APICCAPS) and the Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre (CTCP) are organising a three-week immersive experience in shoe production, aimed at footwear and fashion designers, technicians and entrepreneurs.

    2020-02-21 09:00
  • Portugal offers great quality of life, is considered a gem for food lovers and is one of the safest countries in the world according to the Global Peace Index.

    2020-02-19 09:45
  • Portuguese oil company Galp Energia it would kick off its green business by installing renewable energy capacity of 10 gigawatts in the decade ahead, enough to power millions of homes.

    2020-02-19 09:30
  • Petrotec Group, a Portuguese company focused on the production, marketing, distribution and technical support of systems for the retail areas of the oil industry, will open a fuel pump production plant in India.

    2020-02-19 09:15
  • Portugal is an increasingly popular choice for South Africans who are looking to embrace the adventures and opportunities of expat life in the EU. Making the move can pay dividends as Portugal offers a favourable tax jurisdiction for financially prudent and high-net-worth expats.

    2020-02-19 09:00
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • The Portuguese company Mota-Engil announced that it has signed a contract for an investment of 270 million in a hydroelectric project in Colombia, made through the local subsidiary.

    2020-02-18 09:30
    Dispatch Reporting/AICEP
  • The expansion of the Port of Sines, a facility that may become part of the Belt and Road initiative, has been awarded, and now the tender for the concession of the new Vasco da Gama Terminal is underway.

    2020-02-18 09:00
  • In 2017, the share of new companies in the total number of companies was 15.8 percent.

    2020-02-18 09:15
    ECO News/AICEP
  • Portugal’s prime minister said that the economy grew by 2 percent in 2019, and was particularly strong towards the end of the year and above analysts’ forecasts.

    2020-02-17 09:30
    Macau Business/AICEP
  • India and Portugal on Friday at the end of bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa inked agreements and MoUs covering a wide range of sectors including defence.

    2020-02-17 09:15
    Defence Aviation Post/AICEP
  • After two years of bad memory, with exports falling 5.7 percent in 2019 – to around 1.8 billion euros -, after having already decreased 3 percent in the previous year, which followed a decade of strong growth, the Portuguese footwear industry wants to grow again, having guaranteed a strong participation in the largest world fair in the sector, which starts next Sunday in Milan.

    2020-02-17 09:00
    Dispatch Reporting/AICEP
  • With more than 9200 hotels across more than 80 countries on six continents, Wyndham Hotels has just opened it’s first Wyndham Grand in Portugal.

    2020-02-14 09:45
    Hotel Designs/AICEP
  • The well established company has opened head quarters in Aljezur and is now able to service the entire Portuguese market with their products.

    2020-02-14 09:30
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • American companies have a strong interest in expanding Portugal’s deepwater port of Sines due to its strategic position for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to Europe, U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said on Wednesday.

    2020-02-14 09:15
  • "Science can make a better world" is not just a slogan of Frimec (Jiangsu) Environmental Technology Co., but also a motivating cry, as the Portuguese firm has pitched in with China's epidemic battle.

    2020-02-14 09:00
  • A Portuguese family company has become a market leader in producing kitchen and household cleaning accessories made from a high percentage of recycled ocean plastic.

    2020-02-13 09:15
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • EDP Renováveis sold its participation in the onshore wind technology project in Brazil. Transaction yields 126.6 million euros to the Portuguese company.

    2020-02-13 09:00
    ECO News/AICEP
  • OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code application development platform, announced that the Portuguese government has agreed to co-finance €5.1 million through the Portugal 2020 economic development program for a pair of innovative research and development programs led by OutSystems.

    2020-02-12 09:00
    Business Wire/AICEP
  • According to the "Global Powers of Retailing 2020", which evaluates 250 companies worldwide, Jerónimo Martins is the 50th largest retailer, rising five positions.

    2020-02-11 09:45
    ECO News/AICEP
  • The Administração do Porto de Sines has announced that expansion works are beginning at the Portuguese port.

    2020-02-11 09:30
    Maritime Journal/AICEP
  • The device, which will be 42 million kilometres from the Sun at its closest approach, is equipped with ten instruments to observe the Sun's turbulent surface.

    2020-02-11 09:15
    ECO News/AICEP
  • India’s Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) signs MoU with Portugal’s BERD to offer innovative & advanced solutions for building Modular Bridges.

    2020-02-11 09:00
  • TRT World has entered into a partnership with Meo, the operator of Altice Portugal.

    2020-02-10 09:30
    Broadband Tv News/AICEP
  • Portugal’s Navalrocha shipyard has completed a multi-million-euro repair and refit project for Dubai-based marine geophysical company Polarcus.

    2020-02-10 09:15
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • Over 10,000 people are expected to turn out for first ever Planetiers World Gathering 2020.

    2020-02-10 09:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • An In-Store Smart Catalogue which can link the turning of pages in a physical catalogue to content displayed on digital signage has already been used at a Porsche showroom in Portugal.

    2020-02-07 09:15
    AV Magazine/AICEP
  • Oranges and citrus fruits from the Algarve are the new export of Lidl Portugal to the chain’s stores in Germany, Pierre Silva, director of Fruits & Vegetables at Lidl Portugal. Since yesterday, there are German citrus fruits ‘speaking’ German in food retail stores.

    2020-02-07 09:00
    Time 24 News/AICEP
  • The UK and Portugal reinforce their science collaboration credentials with a strong UK delegation to "Encontro Ciência" and the signature of two agreements about space and joint research.

    2020-02-06 09:00
  • eDreams ODIGEO, Europe’s largest online travel company and one of the largest European e-commerce businesses, announced the launch of two new tech hubs in Porto, Portugal and Milan, Italy in the first quarter of the calendar year 2020.

    2020-02-06 09:30
  • Miner W Resources PLC on Wednesday said it has started operations at its Regua tungsten mine in Portugal following an updated JORC resource estimate.

    2020-02-06 09:15
    Alliance News/AICEP
  • Portuguese companies exporting goods expect a nominal growth of 2.1 percent in their exports in 2020 compared to the previous year.

    2020-02-05 09:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • Makerversity is delighted to announce the launch of RDIs x Makerversity Professional Design Network. The aim of the network is to provide Makerversity members and alumni with the opportunity to meet the UK’s design icons, discuss their practice and draw expert advice from the world’s leading designers.

    2020-02-04 10:15
  • Irish firms are being invited to join a special conference to learn about the growing business opportunities across Portugal. The ‘Portugal Conference’ will be staged at the Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin, tomorrow between 9.30am and 5pm.

    2020-02-04 10:00
    Business World/AICEP
  • The acquisition of one of Portugal’s biggest agricultural companies by Macau firm CESL Asia last year may yet be seen as a defining moment in the economic relationship between China, Portugal and the Macau SAR.

    2020-01-31 09:30
    Macau Daily Times/AICEP
  • The five F-16 fighter jets that Portugal will sell to Romania, in a deal officialized Monday, will be modernized and updated at the Monte Real Air Base, according to a source from the Ministry of Defense.

    2020-01-31 09:15
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • US hotel group Hyatt is building its five-star Hyatt Regency Lisbon apartments in the capital’s Belém district. The €70 million project comprises apartments that can be bought by investors and rented out by the hotel chain to overseas tourists. In exchange, the apartment owners get a guaranteed 3 percent on their investment.

    2020-01-31 09:00
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • Independent mobile games developer, Lockwood Publishing, has announced plans to open a new development office in Lisbon in March. It will be led by newly appointed Lisbon Studio Head, Ricardo Flores, and create 30 news jobs spanning games design, animation, software and coding.

    2020-01-30 11:00
    Lockwood Publishing/AICEP
  • Over the next two weeks, Portugal Fresh, Associação para a Promoção das Frutas, Legumes e Flores de Portugal (Association for the Promotion of Portuguese Fruits, Vegetables and Flowers) is travelling to Germany for an initiative to promote Portuguese products, through its presence at two of the major global trade fairs for this sector.

    2020-01-29 09:15
    Fresh Plaza/AICEP
  • A team of young researchers from the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health (i3S) was selected for a programme by the European Space Agency (ESA) and will "evaluate the effect of hypergravity on intestinal permeability".

    2020-01-29 09:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • EDISOFT was awarded by "EXPERTISE France" to develop an e-learning solution contributing to a better security of the Gulf of Guinea maritime routes.

    2020-01-28 09:30
  • The Algarve’s tourism sector is celebrating yet another international accolade after the region was named ‘Best Summer Destination’ in the 2020 edition of the Irish Travel Industry Awards.

    2020-01-28 09:15
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • Retail parks are located in Alverca, Santarém, Aveiro and Viana do Castelo. The value of the business has not been revealed, but ECO knows that it was closed for about 40 million euros.

    2020-01-28 09:00
    ECO News/AICEP
  • Bankinter Portugal has been voted the best bank for consumer choice in the small and medium banks category.

    2020-01-27 09:15
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • The number of nights spent by residents in Portuguese tourist accommodations grew more than double the European average.

    2020-01-27 09:00
    ECO News/AICEP
  • The second multiplier event of ifempower will be held on 5th February 2020 in Porto, Portugal, at Universidade Católica Portuguesa. The event will be held under the title “How to nurture the entrepreneurial potential of women” and it aims to foster knowledge exchange in the field of mentoring and nurturing entrepreneurial spirit, and discover possible synergies between participants, represented in projects and initiatives.

    2020-01-24 10:15
  • Famasete - Technology Group presented in London the first interactive and multitouch display with Portuguese brand. The WIP (Wingsys Interactive Panel) allows discovering immersive and collaborative learning in a classroom environment, promoting interactivity so that teachers can more easily access tools for organizing, managing, sending and controlling student activities.

    2020-01-24 10:00
  • Portuguese oil group Galp Energia will drill its first test well in block 6 of the São Tomé and Príncipe Exclusive Economic Zone at the end of this year or beginning of 2021, the group’s production and export director said on Wednesday in São Tomé.

    2020-01-24 09:45
  • Portuguese oil and gas company Galp Energia will buy solar power projects from Spain’s ACS, envisaging total spending of 2.2 billion euros in the next four years and making Galp the leading solar power producer in Iberia.

    2020-01-24 09:30
  • International property consultants CBRE have won the contract to manage three more shopping centres in Portugal. They are 8ª Avenida in São João da Madeira, RioSul Shopping in Seixal and LoureShopping in Loures. These latest assets will join the other shopping centres managed by the company: Alameda Shop & Spot in Porto, UBBO in Lisbon and Alma Shopping in Coimbra.

    2020-01-24 09:15
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • Portugal is present, as of Wednesday, at the Madrid International Tourism Fair (FITUR), looking for "new markets", said the Portuguese Secretary of State for Tourism.

    2020-01-24 09:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • AICEP produced a video on the best of Portugal, with an emphasis on talent available in the country.

    2020-01-22 11:30

    Portugal's participation in Expo Dubai, after 10 years in which the country has been absent from universal exhibitions, has a total investment of around 21 million euros.

    2020-01-17 11:15
    ECO News/AICEP

    Last year, Portugal managed to obtain 80 new investment projects from 15 different countries.

    2020-01-20 11:15
    ECO News/AICEP

    The Minister of Economy said that the foreign investment contracts captured by the Portuguese agency for foreign trade and investment (AICEP) reached "a new high" in 2019.

    2020-01-20 11:20
    ECO News/AICEP
  • The Algarve’s Sustainable Tourism Observatory – created by the Algarve tourism board (RTA) in March 2019 to establish what needs to improve for the region to become a more sustainable tourism destination – is going to join the World Tourism Organisation’s International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO).

    2020-01-21 09:15
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • The port of Sines is expected to reach double-digit growth in containerised cargo in 2020.

    2020-01-21 09:00
    ECO News/AICEP
  • Portuguese company Efacec will be in charge of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), and operation and maintenance (O&M) of a 41-MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in Mozambique.

    2020-01-17 09:30
    Renewables Now/AICEP
  • Ardian has acquired Portugal-based Frulact, a producer of natural fruit-based speciality ingredients for the food industry, from the founding Miranda family.

    2020-01-17 09:15
  • Tourism increased in November, driven by residents. In 2019, total income increased by 7.2%, higher growth than in 2018.

    2020-01-17 09:00
    ECO News/AICEP

    A special conference is being staged in Dublin to showcase ‘Living and Working’ opportunities in Portugal, revealing some of Europe’s most attractive tax breaks.

    2020-01-14 11:30
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • InPortugal 2020 is the new name of the Salão do Imobiliário e Turismo Português, an event held every year in France to promote the country among French citizens interested in living, studying, working or investing in Portugal.

    2020-01-15 09:30
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • ENRICH in China is organising a Workshop focusing on “Boosting your Business & Innovation Opportunities in China”, taking place on February 18th, in Berlin (Germany), at Fraunhofer IPK premises.

    2020-01-15 09:15
  • Global insurance provider Generali – which is headquartered in Trieste, Italy – has completed the acquisition of Seguradoras Unidas and Apollo in Portugal

    2020-01-15 09:00
  • The Portuguese company has currently contracted 5.3 GW of the approximately 7.0 GW of global capacity planned for the period 2019-22.

    2020-01-14 09:00
    ECO News/AICEP
  • In 2019 a total of 60 new hotels opened in Portugal and a further 180 are expected to open between now and 2023, property consultancy firm Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) estimated.

    2020-01-13 10:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • The ministry of agriculture said that five more Portuguese companies can now export pork to China, joining the four operators that had already received the green light.

    2020-01-13 09:45
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • The company plans to open a new plant in Adelaide, Australia, in April and will open a new unit in Chile next year with a local group. This is an investment of 4.5 million euros.

    2020-01-13 09:30
    ECO News/AICEP
  • After receiving 2020's European Green Capital Award in June 2018, the Portuguese capital city of Lisbon on Saturday officially launched its transition towards a sustainable future program funded by the award granted by the European Union (EU).

    2020-01-13 09:15
  • Portuguese companies exporting goods expect a nominal growth of 2.1 percent in their exports in 2020 compared to the previous year, according to data released on Friday by Statistics Portugal (INE).

    2020-01-13 09:00
    Macau Business/AICEP
  • Managing director, INDO Region, of Grundfos Pumps India says Mumbai and its Mayor should start thinking of an alternative as building a new city now will take 30 years.

    2020-01-10 09:45
    The Hindu/AICEP
  • Around four months after having begun looking for a buyer for a portfolio of five properties in Lisbon and Porto, including its Chiado headquarters, Fidelidade is about to close a deal with Cerberus for €125 million.

    2020-01-10 09:30
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • Qatar Airways will be almost doubling the number of weekly flights between Lisbon and Qatar’s capital Doha from seven to 13 starting in June.

    2020-01-10 09:15
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • Portugal’s government will this year boost its spending on contemporary Portuguese art to €500,000, and encourage private investors to participate in the strategy, the minister of culture, Graça Fonseca, said.

    2020-01-10 09:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • Felino will be, once again, at " ESEF MAAK INDUSTRIE”, which takes place from 17th to 20th March , at Utrecht  in Netherlands. And also at " MIDEST Paris 2020”, which takes place from 31st March until 3rd April, in Paris.

    2020-01-09 09:30
  • Nine Portuguese-language projects worth $26.7 billion will try in 2020 to implement the interest shown by investors in an African Development Bank (AfDB) forum, the institution's source told Lusa.

    2020-01-09 09:15
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • According to Informa D&B, last year broke the record for the creation of new companies in Portugal.

    2020-01-09 09:00
    ECO News/AICEP
  • Portuguese textile specialist Tintex Textiles constantly offers new materials that are eco-friendly and high-performance. Tintex Textiles, founded by its CEO, Mario Jorge Silva, in 1998, is a Portuguese textile company that develops advanced finishes and treatments added to sustainable jersey fabrics used by contemporary fashion, athleisure, sports and lingerie brands, among others.

    2020-01-08 09:30
    Sportswear Iinternational/AICEP
  • According to data between 2014 and the end of 2018, the value of trade between Portugal and Mexico doubled to 600 million euros.

    2020-01-08 09:15
    ECO News/AICEP
  • Belgium-based fruit and vegetable canning company Greenyard has signed an agreement to divest its Greenyard Logistics Portugal business through a management buyout (MBO).

    2020-01-08 09:00
    Food Processing Technology/AICEP
  • Portugal’s Novo Banco and the French insurer Crédit Agricole Assurances are in the last phases of negotiating the sale of 25% of the capital of GNB Seguros to the French group which already holds 75%.

    2020-01-07 09:15
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • Bosch and Bial will each invest a total of 74 million euros in research projects in industry and health. Around 50 workers will be hired.

    2020-01-07 09:00
    ECO News/AICEP
  • Tall ship NRP Sagres set off from Lisbon’s Santa Apolónia cruise terminal last Sunday on an historic, unrepeatable journey around the world that will keep its crew of 142 away from home for 371 extraordinary days.

    2020-01-06 09:30
    Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • The world’s largest floating wind turbine has begun generating power off the coast of Portugal.

    2020-01-06 09:15
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • Portugal’s healthcare sector is “the best in the world”, the country’s minister of state, economy and digital transition, Pedro Siza Vieira, said during an event relating to the promotion of medical tourism.

    2020-01-06 09:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • Investments in high-density groves and modern mills are driving Portugal's rise among olive oil producers.

    2020-01-03 10:00
    Olive Oil Times/AICEP
  • Cellnex is expanding to Portugal with an agreement to acquire the towers operator Omtel, owned by Altice Europe and Belmont Infra Holding, for EUR 800 million. Omtel operates around 4,000 sites across Portugal, and the acquisition includes the roll-out of 400 sites in the next four years. 

    2020-01-03 09:45
  • The International Living magazine rated Portugal as the top country to retire citing pleasant climate with an "affordable lifestyle" along with quality healthcare, safety rate and "excellent food and wine". The survey also pointed out that "Portugal is the second least expensive country in Europe" making it an ideal country to finally retire.

    2020-01-03 09:30
  • Portugal: Property management company GuestReady plans to double its portfolio in Portugal in 2020 after reaching €51 million in properties managed in the country after one year of being active in that market.

    2020-01-03 09:15
    Short Term Rentalz/AICEP
  • Portugal has asked the USA to grant a preferential regime to milk producers and exporters in the Azores to exempt them from additional tariffs imposed by Washington on certain EU products.

    2020-01-03 09:00
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • Canadian company Tilray, a pioneer in therapeutic cannabis, and World High Life Plc, a UK-based investment cannabis company, are benefiting from the growing success of medical marijuana in Europe. While Tilray is eyeing Portugal, WHL plans to conquer the lucrative CBD and medical cannabis markets in Europe, starting with Germany in 2020.

    2020-01-02 10:00
    California Herald/AICEP
  • Ombria Resort’s management has announced that it has selected northern Portuguese constructor Gabriel Couto for the construction of its five-star Viceroy Hotel and Viceroy Residences in the forested hills of Loulé.

    2020-01-02 09:45
    The Portugal Resident/AICEP
  • A selection of works by Portuguese artists over the last 120 years will be presented at an exhibition in Belgium and France in 2021, as part of a partnership between the Ministry of Culture and the Gulbenkian Foundation.

    2020-01-02 09:30
    The Portugal News/AICEP
  • China is sending more and more pupils to Portuguese higher education institutions, a trend that has been growing since the 2011-2012 school year, when 336 pupils arrived from that country until the 1,296 registered in 2018-2019.

    2020-01-02 09:15
    The Portugal News/AICEP

2020-02-24 11:24
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2020-02-24 11:24
Valores do PIB do Reino Unido no último trimestre de 2019[+]

2020-02-24 11:20
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