Sea industries want €5B investment by 2030

Lusa,

The CIP Strategic Council for the Economy of the Sea announced in a statement that the sea industries want to invest 5 billion euros in Portugal by 2030.


Costa welcomes 2050 carbon neutrality agreement

Lusa,

The Portuguese presidency of the Council of the EU and the European Parliament today reached a provisional political agreement to legislate on the European Union's climate neutrality target for 2050.


Opinion “Swéete April showers, Doo spring Maie flowers”

Paul Manuel,

As Tusser beautifully wrote, “Swéete April showers, Doo spring Maie flowers.” This observation is indeed an apt analogy of what happened in Portugal in the years after 25 April 1974.



Lisbon: 10th most attractive city for property investment

Lusa,

According to the EMEA Investor Intentions Survey 2021 report, Lisbon ranks 10th among the most attractive European cities for property investment in 2021.



Miguel Pereira Leite replaces Catroga on the EDP board

ECO News,

The Portuguese subsidiary of China Three Gorges has chosen lawyer Miguel Pereira Leite to replace former Finance Minister Eduardo Catroga on EDP's General and Supervisory Board.


Air traffic 68% down in Q1

Lusa,

National airports recorded just over 50,000 flights in the first quarter of the year, equivalent to a 68% drop.


Portugal lifts quarantine rule for UK passengers

ECO News,

Passengers coming from Brazil, South Africa, and eleven European countries, including France and the Netherlands, are subject to a 14-days quarantine.


Government injects almost €1B in TAP this year

Lusa,

According to the Stability Programme revealed this Friday, the Portuguese government plans to inject €970 million into TAP this year.



Novo Banco’s largest debtors to be heard late April

Lusa,

Among the major debtors of Novo Banco are Martifer, construction company José Guilherme, businessman José Berardo and Promovalor, led by Benfica president Luís Filipe Vieira.



Lockdown easing: What will change on April 19?

ECO News,

Portugal takes another step in the lockdown easing plan this Monday. From restaurants to cafes to schools, find out what activities will be back next week.






Government cuts GDP growth to 4% in 2021

ECO News,

The third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the government to revise downwards the growth forecast for Portugal this year.



President decrees 15th state of emergency in country

Lusa,

After decreeing the 15th state of emergency, Portugal's President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, said that "2021 will have to be the year of the beginning of sustained and fair social reconstruction."