Portugal

Portuguese Tourism Industry Set to Continue Rapid Growth

The Portuguese tourism sector is set to grow by 5.3 per cent in 2019, more than double the European average,…

Portugal Raises the Stakes in the Lithium Market

Starting in May, Portugal plans to launch an international auction of lithium exploration licenses. Bidders would be expected to commit…

The Top Startups to Watch in Portugal Use AI & Platform Connection to Grow

One of Europe’s best-known technology media companies — The Next Web (TNW) — has just announced the five “hottest” startups…

Portugal’s Innovation Reduces Bad Bank Loans

Portugal’s sovereign debt crisis in 2011-2014 caused a rash of bad, or non-performing loans, which are loans either in default,…

Analysis: This Year’s European Parliament Elections Can Reshape The EU

The European Parliament is holding elections in May. However, the normally staid procedure is of outsized importance this year, in…

Portugal Ranked A Top Country for Women in Tech

Portugal’s booming start-up scene is now one of the best places across the European Union for women in technology to…

The front line: MAOC-N and the battle to combat the narcotics ‘avalanche’

Now in its 12th year of operations, the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre-Narcotics (MAOC-N) has, between 2007 and 2016, coordinated…

Analysis: What Happened At the 5th South EU Summit and Why Does It Matter? (Part I)

The regional gathering, that was launched in Athens in September, 2016, has developed into a perennial meeting amongst Southern European…

Portugal Upholds EU-Mercosur Trade talks With New Brazilian Government

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s new President, was inaugurated in late December, promising to free the country from “socialism and political correctness”.…

Portuguese Government Launches Climate Plan With Ambitious Carbon-Neutral Target

Recently, the Portuguese government unveiled their Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality, a national energy and climate plan, to be submitted to…
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