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Portugal Prioritises Human Capital by Offering Portuguese Expats Tax Breaks to Return Home

In the four years since it exited the International Monetary Fund’s bailout programme, Portugal has become the poster child of…

Closing the Gender Gap on Entrepreneurship in Europe

A 2014 study from the European Commission (EC) found that there were around 10.3 million female entrepreneurs working throughout the…

Banco de Portugal Takes Proactive Steps to Tighten Lending Rules

This summer new lending recommendations came into effect for Portuguese credit institutions. The decision to tighten credit lending in Portugal…

France, Spain & Portugal Receive Largest EU Award Ever for Joint-Energy Infrastructure Project

In late July, French President Emmanuel Macron and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez were hosted by Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio…

Malta Expands Robust Aviation Industry

Over the past 20 years, strategic investment in diverse aspects of the aviation industry in Malta has led to job…

Portugal Announces Extensive Solar Power Plans During Record-Breaking Heat Wave

Portugal has been making headlines for recent extreme temperatures and subsequent wildfires in the south. In fact, eight areas in…

Portugal Set to Tap China’s Panda Bond Market

Portugal’s finance minister, Mário Centeno, announced earlier this month that the country is in the final stages of becoming the…

Portugal’s Vitorino to Become Next Head of the International Organisation for Migration

In what has become the latest in a string of high profile, international roles to go to a Southern European,…

New French-led Defence Initiative Aims to Address Security Threats to Southern Europe

Ahead of the NATO summit in Brussels this week (July 11-12), nine EU member states – including Spain and Portugal…

The Juncker Plan Makes Way for More Unified & Lucrative EU Investment Fund

The EU’s current investment fund, also known as the Juncker Plan, is being reworked to create a single mega-fund called…
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