Why expand my UK business to Portugal?

There are many good reasons for UK companies to expand to Portugal – take a look to see what’s most relevant for you:

Quality of Life


Talent & Education

Industries & Regions

Portugal has 15 prominent industries with a vibrant innovation ecosystem, enabled by 20 clusters and >130 incubators

Business operations in these industries include:

  • Business Services
  • Headquarters
  • Logistics & Distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Research & Development
  • Startups

7 main regions, diverse in terms of demography and landscape, as well as in economic specialization, all successfully attracting FDI

Map of 7 main regions of Portugal



European Gateway

Bilateral relationship

UK Track Record

Some of the UK’s most innovative brands have chosen to invest in Portugal, helping create an awesome business environment:

Most innovative brands chose to invest in Portugal

…and many others of >500 Portuguese companies with UK control

About Us

  • Portugal IN is a task force, created by the Portuguese Government, in the wake of the Brexit Referendum, to attract more FDI, responding directly to the Prime Minister. We especially support the expansion process of companies operating in the UK and its main inward FDI markets (USA, China, India and Japan)
  • What’s in it for Portugal? FDI plays an essential role in ensuring Portugal’s economic prosperity, by creating highly-compensated jobs, spurring innovation, and driving exports
  • What can Portugal IN do for you? Connect, advocate and provide everything you need for expanding your business to Portugal
  • Find out more at www.portugalin.gov.pt/what-is-portugal-in

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