Portugal

CETA - a boost for jobs and exports in Portugal

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Portugal already export a wide range of goods and services to Canada.

CETA will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

1,224 The number of Portuguese companies that export to Canada.

89% The share of Portuguese companies exporting to Canada that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

12,000 The number of jobs in Portugal that EU exports to Canada help support.

865,000 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Canada help support.

 

What kind of products does Portugal export to Canada?

Companies across Portugal export goods and services to Canada.
Let's take three towns or cities:

 
 

Exports and Imports

Portugal and Canada already have a close trading relationship. CETA will give it a big boost.

9th In goods, Canada is Portugal's 9th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€434 m The value of Portugal's trade surplus with Canada.

€578 m The value of Portuguese exports to Canada.

€144 m The value of Portuguese imports from Canada.

 

EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2016. The product examples are drawn from a representative sample of all EU companies exporting to Canada.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2013 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, 2015. EU Exports to the World: Effects on Employment and Income. Figures based on latest available data (2011).