Overview Portugal

Parque das Nações Lissabon.jpg
Parque das Nações - Lisbon financial center.
Currency Euro = 100 eurocent
Fiscal year Calendar year
Trade organisations EUWTO and OECD
Statistics
GDP $247 billion PPP (2010 est.)
GDP growth 1.4% (2010 est.)
GDP per capita $23,000 (2010 est.)
GDP by sector agriculture: 2.6%; industry: 23%; services: 74.5% (2010 est.)
Inflation (CPI) 1.1% (2010 est.)
Population
below poverty line
18% (2006)
Gini coefficient 38.5 (2007)
Labour force 5.57 million (2010 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture: 10%; industry: 30%; services: 60% (2007 est.)
Unemployment 15.7 % (July 2012)[1]
Average gross salary 894 € / 1,300 $, monthly (2010)[2]
Main industries textilesclothingfootwearwood andcorkpaperchemicals, auto-parts manufacturing, base metals, dairyproducts, wine and other foods,porcelain and ceramicsglassware,technologytelecommunicationsship construction and refurbishment;tourism
Ease of Doing Business Rank 30th[3]
External
Exports $55 bn (2011)[4]
Export goods agricultural products, food products, oil products, chemical products, plastics and rubber, skins and leather, wood and cork, wood pulp and paper, textile materials, clothing, footwear, minerals and mineral products, base metals, machinery and tools, vehicles and other transport material, optical and precision instruments
Main export partners Spain 26.25%, Germany 12.99%,France 12.04%, Angola 7.21%, United Kingdom 5.54% (2009)
Imports $68.22 billion (2010 est.)
Import goods agricultural products, food products, oil products, chemical products, plastics and rubber, skins and leather, wood and cork, wood pulp and paper, textile materials, clothing, footwear, minerals and mineral products, base metals, machinery and tools, vehicles and other transport material, optical and precision instruments, computer accessories and parts, semi-conductors and related devices, household goods, passenger cars new and used, wine products
Main import partners Spain 31.58%, Germany 12.41%,France 8.58%, Italy 5.55%,Netherlands 5.31% (2009)
FDI stock $105.7 billion (31 December 2010 est.)
Gross external debt $497.8 billion (30 June 2010) 210% of GDP
Public finances
Public debt 83.2% of GDP (2010 est.)
Revenues $91.89 billion
Expenses $106.8 billion (2009 est.)
Economic aid donorODA, $271 million (1995)
Foreign reserves US$22.931 billion (April 2011)[7]
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

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