World Leading Companies Move to Porto & Lisbon

World Leading Companies Move to Porto & Lisbon

There are some big companies setting up technology hubs in Porto and Lisbon, including Mercedes-Benz, Google and Amazon. The Portuguese Government has bent over backward to create a more business friendly environment for foreign companies, costs are typically low...
Leather goods sourcing from Portugal

Leather goods sourcing from Portugal

We have been helping companies to source leather goods from Portugal for 12 years and there has been a very noticeable increase in demand for production for premium quality leather bags (and similar products) over the last couple of years. The Portuguese leather...
Used Port wine barrels for craft distilleries

Used Port wine barrels for craft distilleries

Portugal is famous for being the home of Port wine, but of late there has been a massive increase in demand from craft distilleries to get hold of the used wooden barrels that the Port wine is aged in, because of the sweet fruity flavour that they can add to a whisky....
Minimum wage in Portugal

Minimum wage in Portugal

In 2014 a widely supported plan was put in place to increase the minimum monthly wage gradually from its then level of €485 net, both to reduce poverty levels and in an effort to increase domestic consumer spending. Now in 2018, the minimum wage has increased to €580...
Selling products to Portugal

Selling products to Portugal

We are based in the north of Portugal – getting here is easy thanks to fantastic airport connections out of Porto airport, but how should you go about selling your products here? At PortugalWorks we are able to offer assistance to foreign firms looking to break...