Economic information

This page contains useful economic information prepared in view of the State Visit to Portugal. Below is an overview of the most important economic indicators. For more detailed information, please consult the notes available in Dutch, French and English.

ECONOMIC STRUCTURE (2017- estimates):
GDP 211.7 billion USD
Growth of real GDP in percentage 2.5%
Inflation of consumer prices 1.6%
Goods : exports (FOB) 62.6 billion USD
Goods : imports (FOB) 74.3 billion USD
Trade balance -11.7 billion USD
Population 10.8 million
Unemployment rate 9.7%
Main CLIENTS (2017):
in% of total
Main supplier (2017):
in % of total
Spain 25.2 Spain 32.0
France 12.5 Germany 13.7
Germany 11.3 France 7.4
UK 6.6 Italy 5.5
MaJOR exports
Agricultural products  
MaJOR imports
Agricultural products  
Chemical products  
Vehicles and other transport material