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WTIP database Updated
More than 60 indicators in the WTIP database were just updated. It is recalled that the update takes place every three months, based on information gathered from various entities.
2010.12.28
WTIP database updated!
More than 60 indicators in the WTIP database were just updated. It is recalled that the update takes place every three months, based on information gathered from various entities
2009.07.23
Newsletter 7/2009 – Special Edition Municipalities: Santa Maria da Feira
WTIP has just released the latest newsletter Special Edition dedicated to Santa Maria da Feira. For further information, please click here.
2009.06.08

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Corporate Tax  Lexology

In recent years, Portugal has become a leading hub for investment, mostly due to its investment-friendlytax regime, coupled with its location and the…

Brexit Is Tangling Up Holiday Home Sales in Portugal  Bloomberg

At the Quinta do Lago resort on the Algarve coast of southern Portugal, Jamie Robinson is keeping an eye on the twists and turns of the Brexit negotiations more ...

Big hotel brands set their sights on Portugal's cities  Real Views

With Lisbon and Porto fast building a global reputation as top city break destinations, international hotel groups are flocking to these booming tourism markets.

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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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The Iberian Peninsula in figures - 2008 (in Portuguese and Spanish only)
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2009.01.09
Report: Paying Taxes 2009 - The Global Picture
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2009.01.08
News Release: Paying Taxes 2009
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2009.01.08
Report "Regions 2020"
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2008.12.13
Presentation "Regions 2020"
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2008.12.13
Press Release "Regions 2020"
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2008.12.13