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Trade in Portugal

Portugal was the world’s 44th largest exporter of goods and 35th largest exporter of commercial services in 2021. Export values were $75.2 and $31.8 billion USD respectively. Portugal’s top export category was manufactures, followed by agricultural products, and fuels and mining products. In 2020, Portugal’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to Spain, France and Germany, with trade representing 76.24 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Portugal’s import values were $98.2 and $20.7 billion USD respectively in 2021. Portugal’s top import category was manufactures, followed by agricultural products and fuels and mining products. Leading import partners were Spain, Germany and France. Portugal is a member of the European Union, which is part of 45 different Regional Trade Agreements, including with Central America, Pacific States and Eastern and Southern Africa States.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

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WTO Membership Date

1 January 1995

Legal System

civil law system; Constitutional Court review of legislative acts



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Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.



Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • Banco BPI SA - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: BBPIPTPL

  • Banco Comercial Portugues SA - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: BCOMPTPL

  • Banco do Brasil Portugal - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: BRASPTPL

  • Banco Efisa - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: BPNPPTPLEFI

  • Banco Atlântico Europa, S.A. – Lisboa, Portugal - SWIFT: BAPAPTPL

  • Banco Santander Totta SA - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: TOTAPTPL

  • Banif (Banco Internacional do Funchal SA) - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: BNIFPTPL

  • Banco BIC Português, S.A., Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: BPNPPTPL

  • Bankinter, S.A., Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: BKBKPTPL

  • - BNP Paribas Portugal - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: BNPAPTPL

  • Caixa Central – Caixa Central de Crédito Agrícola Mútuo, CRL – Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: CCCMPTPL

  • Caixa Geral de Depositos - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: CGDIPTPL

  • Novo Banco (Previously Banco Espirito Santo) - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: BESCPTPL

  • NCG Bank Portugal - Lisbon, Portugal - SWIFT: CAGLPTPL

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

  • Agencia para o Investimento e Comercio Externo de Portugal

    Trade promotion organization (TPO)

    [email protected]

Copyright Offices

  • Bureau for Cultural Strategy,

  • Planning and Assessment (GEPAC)

Industrial Property Offices

  • Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property

  • Ministry of Justice

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • DGAV - Direção-Geral de Alimentação e Veterinária
    (General Directorate of Food and Veterinary)
    Phone: +(351) 213 239 500
    Website: http://www.dgv.min-agricultura.pt

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    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Instituto Português da Qualidade
    (Portuguese Institute for Quality)
    Phone: +(351 1) 29 48 100; +(351 1) 29 48 236
    Website: http://www.ipq.pt

    Rua António Gião, 2

    [email protected]

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2023

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