The essential source of business facts and figures about Portugal


Datafile Portugal is the best internet source in English for research reports and data on business, tourism, leisure & hospitality, investment, economic, market, and sectors that include pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and energy. gives access to research reports and data on doing business in Portugal; tourism, leisure & hospitality opportunities; investment conditions; economic, market and sector-specific data and news briefings. Datafile showcases quality enterprises, such as the Pousadas network.  Datafile Portugal is a valuable tool for researchers, academics and business analysts focused on Portugal.


Executive summaries tracking Portugal

The Portugal Experience - dig deep for the value - look wide for the history


Tourism a report  

Portuguese Chamber, our Partner
Portuguese Chamber, the UK business network and members link closely with Datafile

Pousadas de Portugal
The hospitality flagship: heritage, history, luxury, a unique leisure experience

Douro Valley Tourism the next big opportunity 
António Magalhães Machado says the plans are ready government must act!

Portugal Offer
best place for business and trade opportunities

Wine - tastes you might never have enjoyed
Wine culture, terra, grape tours, all found here with Wines of Portugal providing the tastes


the portugal experience

John Philip Sousa or João Filipe Sousa? 
Celebrating 150 years of one of the world's greatest marching band composers, born in Spain of a Portuguese father and a German mother
listen here >>  

Inward investment made easy here
API offers a one stop shop for investment projects. Live in year-round EU sunshine while you make money

Some key writers on Portugal
Kenneth Maxwell is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Portugal ranks 12th in the world in the number  of tourism visitors. Hospitality and Leisure are the country's biggest  business. In its Tourism Supplement Datafile Portugal  gives you industry insights each  week, try it.>>

Portuguese budget 2005
Download the PDF of the 2005 budget here (in Portuguese only).>>


the portugal experience

Portugal’s newest Fado sensation
26 year old Ana Sofia Varela's recent shows have received stunning reviews, as has her debut album. She has rapidly established herself as one of the leading voices of the new generation of Fado singers.>>
More fado
Best-kept secret in Europe

Portugal is one of the oldest nations in Europe:
It gained independence in the 12th century. A century later, it drove out Moors from the Algarve and country's borders have been unchanged ever since. In the late 13th century, King Dinis founded a university, one of the oldest in Europe, at Coimbra. In the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries, the Portuguese were the first Europeans to sail to Africa, the far Orient and South America - inventing globalisation ....
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