Portugal is the largest exporter of cork in the world.
The main product exported is cork stoppers which have
been subject to fierce competition with other closures.
The investment in R&D helped recover market share.
Portuguese footwear industry improved its competitiveness
Portugal is ranked eighth in the world for exports of
leather footwear. The average price of USD $27 reflects
the degree of appreciation that Portuguese footwear has
earned in international markets.
FMC (USA) signs exclusive agreement with Portuguese CEV
for access to new patented fungicide
Problad Plus was developed over the past 10 years by Portuguese
researchers. The new fungicide is effective on a broad
spectrum of difficult to control plant diseases and has
no impact on the environment as well as on human and animal
a leader in gliding and ultra-light aviation instruments
Avionics is a Portuguese company based in São João
da Madeira, Portugal, dedicated to electronic navigation
instruments and software for gliding and ultra-light aviation.
Its market is global. Flymaster is currently selling in
more than 70 countries and is estimated to have 50% world
share in its niche-market.