Unemployment rate decreased to 8.9% in 2017

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2017 was a year of recovery in the Portuguese labor market. This Wednesday, INE revealed that the unemployment rate fell to 8.9%, the lowest amount since 2008.

Jorge Barrero on labor 4.0

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The COTEC Europa Summit will discuss, on Wednesday, the subject of labor market 4.0. The general manager of COTEC Spain, Jorge Barrero, believes "technology is a toolbox at the service of mankind".

Amazon is negotiating its entry in Portugal

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Amazon might enter the Portuguese market in the first quarter, according to the Portuguese newspaper Jornal de Negócios. It should be negotiating a space in Oporto.

Cut in the deficit was three times larger than in 2016

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The Portuguese PM, António Costa, had already announced the budgetary deficit of 2017 would be better than the goal set by the Government. The Finance ministry reaffirms the compliance with the goals.