Exporting to Portugal

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in Portugal.



A detailed guide on doing business in and with Portugal. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in Portugal
  • growth potential of the market
  • trade between the UK and Portugal
  • opportunities in Portugal
  • start-up and market entry considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help

More information


Learn about changes for UK exporters to Portugal if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Managing risk

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Published 20 August 2014
Last updated 15 July 2015 + show all updates
  1. 2015 update o Exporting to Portugal guide.
  2. Updated 2014 version of exporting to Portugal guide.
  3. First published.