Main ExportsClothing and FootwearMachineryCork and Paper ProductsHidesTungstenWine
WineFortified wines, notably Port and Madeira, and rosé wines, Mateus and Lancers, account for over 70% of Portugals wine exports and yet are only 15% of total wine production.There are over 400,000 hectares of land designated to wine production in Portugal.
Clothing and FootwearClothing and Footwear exports are 13.7 percent of all Portugals exports.Companies responsible for clothing exports: Gomes & Mendes, Flor textil, Ferreira & Principe, Dielmar, Crispim Abreu & Ca Lda, Calvelex, and Alvaro Cunha.Portuguese footwear reaches over 70% of the worlds countries. (2011)Portuguese industry exports footwear to all 5 continents within 132 countries. (2011)The Portuguese footwear industry exports 95% of what it makes.(2011)Within the first 5 months of the year, Portuguese footwear exports have grown by 19.8%, which would be over twice as much as it imports.(2011)France is by far the imports the greatest amount of footwear exported by portugal at a wonderful worth of 165 million euros. (2011)
MachineryAuto equipmentPumpsUtilitiesBasic toolsMachinery and tools account for 14.9% of Portugal’s exports.
Cork and Paper ProductsPortuguese cork accounts for about 50% of the world’s total cork production.and about 720,000 hectares of land in Portugal is dedicated to the cultivation of cork oak trees from where cork is obtained.It has been estimated that a whopping 16% of the total foreign income in Portugal is accumulated from the export of corkCork is used in building and architectural purposes and in floors, in the automobile, military and space industries, in footwear and leather goods, as chemical components in pharmaceutical industries and most importantly as cork stoppers used as closures for wine bottles this great diversity allows sales to be as good as they are.
Main Trade PartnersSpain- 27.1%Germany- 12.9%France- 12.3%UK- 5.9%US- 4.8%
Ports and HarborsAveiro, Funchal (Madeira Islands), Horta, Leixoes, Lisbon, Porto, Ponta Delgada , Praia da Vitoria , Setubal, Viana do Castelo