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Newsletter 6/2009
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WTIP database updated

The WTIP database has just been updated, using the most recent data from oficial sources.

Newsletter 5/2009 SPECIAL EDITION MUNICIPALITIES: Vila Nova de Gaia

This is the third newsletter dedicated to municipalities subscribed in of the SPECIAL EDITION MUNICIPALITIES launched in 2009. The WTIP newsletter 5/2009 is dedicated to the municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia.



Chinese top applications for golden visa scheme in Portugal
International Investment
Chinese citizens top the list of nationalities investing in Portugal's burgeoning real estate market in exchange for a golden visa. According to a report from Knight Frank, Portugal received 3,890 golden visa applications – fast-track residence permits ...

Portugal's GDP grows 2.3 pct in Q2
"Growth of GDP was slightly higher than Europe's and the eurozone's (2.2 percent year-on-year), enabling Portugal to continue its tendency of convergence with the European Union," the Finance Ministry said in a statement. Portugal's economy is growing ...

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UK's protection scheme unable to cover expats in Portugal
International Investment
Expats in Portugal that invested their savings in Premier FX risk losing it all as Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has announced it is not allowed to protect money held with the company. Premier FX Limited was only ever permitted to carry ...

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WTIP news

Portugal Economic Snapshot 2010
Cushman & Wakefield has just released the Snapshots concerning economic activities in Portugal for 2010.
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World Competitiveness Yearbook 2010
According to the World Competitiveness Yearbook 2010, released by the Institute for Management Development (IMD), Portugal is ranked 37th among 57 countries. For more info please visit
Portugal Grows GDP in the first two quarters 2010
According to Eurostat euro indicators the Portuguese economy has shown a positive e response with a growth of the GDP in the first Quarter of 2010 of 1.8% and 1.4% in the second Quarter when compared with the same period of 2009.

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