Exporting & Importing in Porto & northern Portugal
The PortugalWorks team is led by Charlie Cutler, who is British but has lived in Portugal since 1998 and works for some different export businesses, including Carvalho Custom (a custom cycling & triathlon clothing business), CorkLink (a cork supplier) and PortoEvents (an events organizer for Porto and the surrounding region and HiddenPortugal (a hub for tourism information for rural Portugal). PortugalWorks is a partnership with Infeira Lda, a consultancy company, with a range of in house consultants and 25 years of experience working with Portuguese and international clients in a broad range of businesses, specializing in investments in northern Portugal.
We can help your company to sell your products in Portugal, finding clients or a distributor or we can help you to set up your production or distribution facility. Using our connections from 25 years of working in the Portuguese small and medium sized business community we can help you to penetrate the Portuguese market.
Our Latest News
Why you might need a clothing sourcing agent in Portugal
Clothing sourcing agents sometimes get a bad press - are they just parasites living off the hard work of factories who actually produce the clothing or do we have a genuine contribution to make in making the whole process of sourcing clothing from overseas a more...read more
Handmade accessories, including tiaras
We have done some work recently on making some truly stunning tiaras and other accessories for some premium brands. Whilst we would not share here the work we do for our clients, we produced some of our own examples to demonstrate the kind of tiaras and other...read more
Fine needlework, embroidery & handmade accessories
Whilst the mass-market for clothing, footwear and accessories is clearly going strong with the unstoppable rise of fast fashion and single-wear outfits there is a parallel trend which is for durability, uniqueness and handmade quality. Here at PortugalWorks, we have...read more
Evolution of textile and leather sourcing from Portugal
The Portuguese textile sector was worth around €4.9 billion and leather €200 million in 2021 and both have been growing sales over the last decade or so. But these raw numbers do not tell the real story of the changes that have been going on in both sectors. As...read more
Portugal maintains its position as Europe’s leading bicycle manufacturer
Around 80 kms south of Porto is the industrial city of Porto - it is one of the light engineering hubs of Portugal, but above all it is famous for making bicycles. In 2020 Portugal produced 2.6 million bicycles (half a million more than the second largest European...read more
Travel writers required for our new site about rural tourism in Portugal
We are launching a new site, HiddenPortugal , which is all about the less discovered corners of Portugal, to help tourists find out more about what Portugal has to offer outside of the big cities and tourist hotspots. We are looking for writers who have an intimate...read more