Portugal

EU-Japan - 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 Japan.

The EU-Japan trade agreement will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

898 The number of Portuguese companies that export to Japan.

87% The share of Portuguese companies exporting to Japan that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

5,929 The number of jobs in Portugal that EU exports to Japan help support.

739,560 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Japan help support.

 

What kind of products does Portugal export to Japan?

Companies across Portugal export goods and services to Japan.

 
 

Exports and Imports

Portugal and Japan already have a close trading relationship. The EU-Japan trade agreement will give it a big boost.

17th Japan is Portugal's 17th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€146 m The value of Portuguese exports to Japan.

€333 m The value of Portuguese imports from Japan.

 

EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2018. The product examples are drawn from a sample of all EU companies exporting to Japan. The location represents place of production/shipment.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2015 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, JRC estimates. Figures based on latest available data (2014).