Portugal attracted 74 foreign investment projects in 2018 creating over 6,100 jobs

Portugal attracted 74 foreign investment projects in 2018 creating over 6,100 jobs

Foreign direct investment in Portugal led to the development of 74 projects last year, creating over 6,100 new jobs, according to a report from the consultancy firm Ernst & Young

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Portugal is in the limelight for foreign investors

Portugal is in the limelight for foreign investors

Portugal is now one of Europe’s success stories. Fitting in a wider picture of a strong positive momentum of the country’s economy and outlook, companies are pouring in and the country is reaping the economic benefits of the added exposure.

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Portugal ups its effort to lure fintechs from London

Portugal ups its effort to lure fintechs from London

Photo by Turismo de Portugal LONDON, May 14 (Financial News) – In the queue of countries vying to lure UK fintech companies away from London and the long shadow of Brexit, Portugal is among the most pushy. “How to attract global brands into your playground – it’s a very important issue for us,” said Rui Boavista Marques, director of the Portuguese trade and investment office, […]

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Portugal puts itself on the tech map (fDi Special Report)

Portugal puts itself on the tech map (fDi Special Report)

Special report on Portugal’s tech-fuelled turnaround, by fDi, a Financial Times division, originally published with the April/May 2019 issue of fDi Magazine.

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30th M&A Worldwide Convention, April 4-5, in Lisbon

30th M&A Worldwide Convention, April 4-5, in Lisbon

Lisbon is preparing to host, for the first time in Portugal, the 30th M&A Worldwide Convention, April 4-5, at the Altis Grand Hotel. Chitra Stern, member of the executive committee of Portugal IN, is a speaker at this event.

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Portuguese parliament widens residency scheme with ‘green visas’

Portuguese parliament widens residency scheme with ‘green visas’

Portugal’s parliament extended a residency program for wealthy foreigners to include investors who spend at least 500,000 euros on environmental projects.

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Google will hire 800 more employees in Portugal

Google will hire 800 more employees in Portugal

Google will increase its number of employees in the Portuguese offices exponentially, from 535 to 1,300.

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Portugal seeks to attract UK asset managers as Brexit looms

Portugal seeks to attract UK asset managers as Brexit looms

Portugal held today an event in London for the asset management community on its market’ competitiveness and presented a guide for licensing in the country.

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Web Summit Lisboa + 10!

Web Summit Lisboa + 10!

Web Summit chose Portugal as its home for the next 10 years, a key contribution for making Lisbon the capital of entrepreneurship and global events.

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Portugal simplifies entry for asset managers as Brexit draw nearer

Portugal simplifies entry for asset managers as Brexit draw nearer

Portugal launched a simplified licencing process aiming to attract asset managers, jointly presented by the Bank of Portugal and the Portuguese Securities and Exchange Commission (CMVM).

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