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Porto is the destination with the highest number of investments and creation of jobs in Portugal

2017-07-27 Porto ponto Porto ponto Filipa Brito (Porto ponto)
The agency EY (Ernst and Young) says that Porto is the Portuguese city with the greatest number of investments and job creation in the country. At national level, it refers to the sectors of consumer goods, real estate, construction and transport and car industry by investors not established in Portugal and the sectors of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) and tourism are seen By investors as the country's development engines. The region of Lisbon is still the most attractive in Portugal, but Porto appears as the destination with the highest number of new investments and job creation.

According to the agency, Portugal managed to capture the highest value of foreign direct investment in the last 20 years, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Portuguese Attractiveness Survey 2017. In total, according to the study, Portugal managed to capture in 2016 the number Record of 59 investments.

Germany and Spain were the main investors in Portugal in 2016, with 14 and 10 investments respectively, while France led job creation with 900 new jobs and was the fourth in number of projects with eight new investment projects . The US and Japan are also among the top sources of foreign direct investment in the country for the year 2016, "which illustrates the geographic reach and logistical potential of the country," they add. German investment, creating a total of 265 jobs, was mostly linked to manufacturing activities.

The EY Attractiveness Survey is a study promoted by EY, at European level, with the objective of evaluating the perception of foreign investors regarding the attractiveness of the different locations. In this edition, companies that have already invested or that have potential for future investment in the territory under analysis are surveyed and are spread across 20 countries and in 5 different languages ​​(German, English, Portuguese, Spanish and French).