Following the trend of its European partners, over the last decades, one of the most important characteristics of the structure of the Portuguese economy is the increase in the services sector that contributed, in 2013, with 76.6% of GVA. This was due to a more positive performance in domestic demand, mainly reflected in the increase in private consumption. the export of goods and services in volume terms showed an annual growth of 2.9% in the 3rd quarter of 2014.
In the last decade, apart from a greater focus and diversification of services within the economy, Portugal saw an increase in new sectors, that have gained importance and significant growth, sectors such as the technology, automotive and components, electronics, energy, pharmaceuticals and industries related to new technologies of information and telecommunications. Here are some more commercial opportunities to invest in:
- Oil products;
- Agricultural products;
- Vehicles and other transport material;
- Chemical products.