Portugal 2014

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Reforms spark progress in Portugal

Economy

Reforms spark progress in Portugal

Far-reaching structural reforms have paved the way for a sustained recovery in growth and investment

“Fosun’s global reach brings us immense potential”

Investment

“Fosun’s global reach brings us immense potential”

Jorge Magalhães Correia

CEO of Fidelidade Seguros

“We do better when we work together”

Investment

“We do better when we work together”

Antonio Mexia

Chief Executive Officer, EDP – Energias de Portugal

Business pushing for Portugal-China air link

Infrastructure

Business pushing for Portugal-China air link

Intensification of commercial and holiday travel underscores the need for direct flights from lisbon to china

“We are a good potential partner for a Chinese airline.”

Infrastructure

“We are a good potential partner for a Chinese airline.”

Tomaz Metello

CEO EuroAtlantic Airways

Acquisitions open international markets for Chinese buyers

Investment

Acquisitions open international markets for Chinese buyers

Chinese companies are finding that partnerships forged through Portugal’s privatisation programme are creating new opportunities in the European union,...

Maritime nation eyes expansion of Atlantic seaports

Infrastructure

Maritime nation eyes expansion of Atlantic seaports

Portuguese ports are expanding and seek to attract industrial and logistic investment

Economy

Real Estate

“We feel an increase of interest for Lisbon’s historic center and coastline”

“We feel an increase of interest for Lisbon’s historic center and coastline”

Aniceto Viegas

Executive Board Member of Espírito Santo Property

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

“The important thing is to have an honest property advisor.”

“The important thing is to have an honest property advisor.”

Nuno Durão

Managing Director of Fine & Country Portugal

“We know what the Chinese need. We train new staff every week.”

Real Estate

“We know what the Chinese need. We train new staff every week.”

Manuel Alvarez

CEO of RE/MAX Portugal

Investments energise historic commercial ties

Economy

Investments energise historic commercial ties

Mega-Deals helped Portugal through the crisis, now smaller Chinese investors discover a market with potential in Europe and beyond

Portuguese property rebuilds on firmer foundations

Real Estate

Portuguese property rebuilds on firmer foundations

The market is showing renewed dynamism – driven above all by foreign money – after years of stagnation as a result of the unprecedented financial...

Lisbon’s trendy buzz sets new tourism records

Real Estate

Lisbon’s trendy buzz sets new tourism records

The capital’s varied charms are attracting ever more tourists – which also happens to be good for the property market

Should you buy a second house in Portugal?

Real Estate

Should you buy a second house in Portugal?

Portuguese property is looking the best bet in decades. Schemes targeting wealthy investors are not only attractive but set to buoy the market in...

Prize-winning Portugal wins fans with historic sights and contemporary flair

Tourism

Prize-winning Portugal wins fans with historic sights and contemporary flair

Only a tiny fraction of 97 million trips abroad by Chinese tourists last year were to Europe. But Portugal has what it takes to charm them

“The privatisation of EDP was the turning point”

Economy

“The privatisation of EDP was the turning point”

Miguel Castro Pereira, Marta Pinto Trindade

Abreu Advogados

“High end properties, guaranteed returns”

Investment

“High end properties, guaranteed returns”

Carlos Leal

General Director, United Investments Portugal

“Chinese investors are now looking at smaller businesses”

Economy

“Chinese investors are now looking at smaller businesses”

Diogo Perestrelo

Managing Partner Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira