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AICEP launched a new video promoting the country - Portugal is Open for Business in Lisbon, on the 18th December 2020. AICEP, the Portuguese Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade, launched the new video promoting the country, under the motto Portugal is Open for Business. You can watch it below.  


In a difficult year for everyone, and especially challenging for Portuguese companies, it must be said that the Industry has not stopped, adapted and showed its capacity for resilience and reinvention. And despite the obvious effects of the pandemic on the world economy and in the country, Portugal's main competitive factors - such as talent - remain.  


Portugal remains today a competitive, innovative and attractive country. Right at the beginning of the pandemic, the Government of Portugal, in conjunction with AICEP, launched a campaign to show internationally what is best done in Portugal. Because it is a country open to the world, but above all open to business, so have now launch a new video to promote the country.  


Portugal is Open for Business!

Portugal, one of the world’s most ancient nations, is experiencing extensive and dynamic changes. From the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, Portuguese discoveries were responsible for important advances in technology, nautical sciences, cartography, astronomy and ship building. Five centuries later, Portugal is writing new pages of its history. 


Our country is the homeland of companies that develop some of the finest technologies that are impacting our world. But our profile also goes beyond innovation. It is also made of recognition that some of the best traditional products have Portugal as a birthplace. For example, Portuguese wine brands and olive oil brands are among the best in the world. 


Portugal is also a safe country with great logistic infrastructures, advanced communication systems, and a friendly economic environment. These are some of the reasons why many world leading companies are choosing Portugal to invest. 


Furthermore, Portugal is not only a good country to invest but also a most desirable  place to live. A place to visit and enjoy.  You can find here a safe, environmentally responsible, with privileged nature, rich leisure and culture and with high quality healthcare facilities. Portugal is blessed by abundant sunlight and warm temperatures that, certainly, makes you feel motivated and productive.

The success of Portugal as an investment destination is based on the country’s positive approach towards international business. Portugal offers a strategic location, access to key markets, skilled human resources, competitive costs and top infrastructures.

aicep Portugal Global - Trade & Investment Agency is a government business entity focused on encouraging the best foreign companies to invest in Portugal, as a one-stop-shop agency.


We provide services to foreign companies, counseling and coordinating contacts with Portuguese entities involved in investment processes.


AICEP works as a Government business entity, flexible, with streamlined free of charge services, offering a dynamic approach focused on the client / investor, through a tailored approach.


We are a single point of contact to foreign investors in all phases of the decision process: 



Professional handling of investor inquiries, provide comprehensive and accurate information and data, benchmark reports with other locations.



AICEP organizes and schedule site visits with local entities, including local authorities, universities, training center, HR companies and peer companies.



Provide different site proposals according to project specifications. 

Help setting up direct contacts with local entities.



AICEP will analyze your eligibility to innovation, R&D, production and employment incentives

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