Statistical data (Portugal)

Economic Indicators

 2017(a)2018(a)2019(a) 2020(b)
Surface area (sq. km)91,90691,90691,90691,906
Population (million)10.310.310.310.2
GDP (US$ billion)221.3240.9237.7214.8
Real GDP growth rate (%)3.52.42.2-8.0
Total exports (US$ billion)60.267.365.256.4
Total imports (US$ billion)-75.3-85.3-83.8-72.8
EU Unified Consumer Price Index (%)1.61.20.3-0.2
Current account balance (US$ billion)2.91.0-0.2-4.4
Exchange rate (Euro EUR : USD)0.890.850.890.91

Remarks: (a) actual value; (b) estimated value of Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); (c) estimates of Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Source: Country Report May 2020 (Portugal) by the British Economist Intelligence Unit

 

Main export and import destinations

Main export destinations (2020)Percentage in total
Spain25.4%
France13.5%
Germany11.8%
United Kingdom5.7%
Others43.5%
Main import sources (2020)Percentage in total
Spain32.6%
Germany13.3%
France7.3%
Netherlands5.5%
Others41.2%

Source: Statistics Portugal

 

Main export and import goods

Main exported products(2020)Percentage in total
Motor vehicles, tractors, motorcycles and other land vehicles, parts13.9%
Electrical machinery, devices and materials and its parts8.2%
Nuclear reactors, boilers, and mechanical machinery, devices, and instruments6.5%
Plastics and plastic articles5.1%
Others66.2%

Main imported products (2020)

(2020)

Percentage in total
Motor vehicles, tractors, motorcycles and other land vehicles, parts10.8%
Electrical machinery, devices and materials and its parts9.8%
Nuclear reactors, boilers, and mechanical machinery, devices, and instruments9.3%
Mineral fuels/oils and its distillation products; bituminous materials; mineral waxes8.7%

Source: Statistics Portugal

 

Statistics on the trade between Mainland China and Portugal (US$ 10,000)

YearTotal tradeTotal exports*Total imports**
2019668,981.1436,751.1232,230.0
2018600,012.8375,127.0224,885.8
2017557,943.9344,525.5213,418.5
2016558,419.8400,269.1158,150.7
2015436,283.3289,738.2146,545.0

Remarks: * Value of goods exported to Portugal from Mainland China; **Value of goods imported from Portugal to Mainland China
Source: General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China

 

Statistics on the trade between Macao and Portugal (US$) (1USD»8MOP)

YearTotal tradeTotal exports*Total imports**
201940,764,237.344,098.940,720,138.4
201844,172,104.43,030,674.441,141,430.0
201733,442,893.151,666.133,391,227.0
201635,220,276.5701,929.934,518,346.6
201534,884,892.5102,227.434,782,665.1

Remarks: * Value of goods exported to Portugal from Macao; **Value of goods imported from Portugal to Macao.
Source: Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), Macao SAR Government

 

Source:

  • Country (region) guide for foreign investment co-operation (Portugal) by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China
  • General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China
  • SinoMaps Press
  • Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), Macao SAR Government
  • International Trade Center (ITC)
  • Country Report May 2020 (Portugal) by the British Economist Intelligence Unit “
  • Doing Business 2020 by the World Bank
  • Portugal File (March 2021), Trade & Investment Agency of Portugal (AICEP)

Updated in May 2020.