Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


The Minister of Labour has stated that it is necessary to “focus on attracting people to Portugal”, reiterating that the country has positioned itself as being able to have “the capacity to attract digital nomads”.

Currently, there are 650,000 immigrants working in Portugal, six times more than in 2015, points out Ana Mendes Godinho.


The minister defends the “contribution of foreign workers to Portuguese development”, stressing that in Social Security contributions, foreigners already represent 10% of workers who actively participate in the system, which represents 1,800 million euros, she said, in an interview to RTP3.


In The Portugal News