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Economy: Business association praises proposal to simplify corporate tax

Economy: Business association praises proposal to simplify corporate tax

The simplified corporate tax system would be optional for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Travel: Easyjet with over 4 mn pax in first year of Lisbon base

Javier Gandara told Lusa the British low-cost company “expected to expand its presence in Lisbon and Portugal”, where it is now the second biggest operator.

Economy minister: Portugal wants to be top business-friendly country

Minister Álvaro Santos Pereira said that making Portugal one of the top ten business-friendly countries involves being “swifter to act and less bureaucratic”, before announcing the government’s policies for strategic sectors.

Innovation: Portugal tops EU average

The Portuguese private sector performance outstrips that of Sweden (59.6%) and Ireland (59.5%), though it significantly trails behind Germany (79%), and Luxembourg (68%) and just a whisker behind Belgium (61%).

Cristiano Ronaldo: Mobitto gets football star to invest in start-up

It’s making world headlines: Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to invest his money in a mobile technologies start-up. Find out more about the firm chosen by the Portuguese crack football player.

Foreign affairs: Minister crosses Atlantic to promote cultural and business ties

The official opening ceremony for both the Year of Portugal in Brazil and the parallel Year of Brazil in Portugal is to take place in Brasília on Friday, 7 September.

Government consultant: Bailout going well, but more business lending needed for growth

“The programme is going well, whatever they say,” said the government’s senior privatisation consultant António Borges in a speech.

Trade: Deputy minister hails companies’ export push into Far East

With Portugal’s traditional partners in Europe in recession, Deputy Minister Miguel Relvas said that business must look elsewhere to make the most of its investments in new technology and machinery.

Trade: Portuguese exports to Mozambique jump 31%

According to Secretary of State for the Economy and Regional Development António Almeida Henriques, “these (export) numbers show the dynamism of the Portuguese economy and the favourable climate in Mozambique for growth.”

Diplomacy: Portuguese FM Portas to sign cooperation programme with Cape Verde

The programme of his one-day visit includes a meeting with Prime Minister José Maria Neves and Foreign Minister Jorge Borges.