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where-to-invest-in-portugal.com updated!

Within the quarterly updating routine of where-to-invest-in-portugal.com 24 indicators within the areas “quality of life”, “employment and unemployment”, “economic activity”, and “taxes and public investment” of the database were updated.

2008.01.31
2007: a successful year for WTIP

Since September 2006 the platform where-to-invest-in-portugal.com is online. In 2007 already 16.216 visits from 98 countries all over the world with 91.389 page views have been counted, of which 47% have been new visits.

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2008.01.02
New subscription: Arcos de Valdevez

Municipality of Arcos de Valdevez subscribes the where-to-invest-in-portugal.com platform.

2007.10.26

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Spain, Portugal and the River of Gold, Part 2  Banning Record Gazette

North to Porto, Portugal. We left Lisbon on a rainy Sunday morning enroute to Porto where we meet our ship for the cruise on the Douro River. As we traveled ...

Headed to Portugal? Consider staying in Setubal rather than Lisbon.  The Washington Post

The port city offers history, seafood, hikes — and dolphins.

Retirement and investment; locally and abroad  BizNews

What is your plan for retirement? How much will you need and where will you choose to live? These are big questions many South Africans are pondering.

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Portuguese economy better than expected

While most countries have confirmed their economies suffered heavily at the hands of the global economic slowdown which started last year, Portugal this week learnt, contrary to initial expectations, that its economy had not contracted last year in relation to 2007, as had been widely predicted in provisional estimates.

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2009.03.14
Portugal improved in 2009 Index of Economic Freedom

Portugal's economic freedom score is 64.9, making its economy the 53rd freest (out of 183 countries) in the 2009 Index. Its score is 1 point higher than last year, reflecting improvements in five of the 10 economic freedoms, particularly financial freedom. Portugal is ranked 25th out of 43 countries in the Europe region, and its overall score is above the world average.

2009.03.10
OECD Review of Budgeting in Portugal

The review of budgeting in Portugal was carried out at the request of the Portuguese authories and concentrates on the national government only.
The objective of OECD budgeting peer reviews is to provide a comprehensive overview of the budget process in the country under examination, to evaluate national experiences in the light of international best practice, and to provide specific policy recommendations.

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2009.03.09

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Economic Short-term Synthesis March 2007 – Statistics Portugal (in portuguese)
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2007.04.30
European Innovation Progress Report Portugal 2006
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2007.04.11
Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Indices report
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2007.03.26