EU-Singapore - 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 Singapore.

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


Companies and jobs

400 The number of Portuguese companies that export to Singapore.

85% The share of Portuguese companies exporting to Singapore that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

44,000 The number of persons employed by Singaporean companies in the EU.


What kind of products does Portugal export to Singapore?

Companies across Portugal export goods and services to Singapore.


Exports and Imports

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

21st Singapore is Portugal's 21st biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€60 m The value of Portuguese exports to Singapore.

€358 m The value of Portuguese imports from Singapore.


EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

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