List of companies of Portugal

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Location of Portugal

Portugal is a country on the Iberian Peninsula in Southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe. To the west and south it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and to the east and north by Spain. The Portugal–Spain border is 1,214 kilometres (754 miles) long and considered the longest uninterrupted border within the European Union.

Portugal is a developed country with a high-income advanced economy and a high living standard.[1][2][3] It is the 5th most peaceful country in the world,[4] maintaining a unitary semi-presidential republican form of government.[5][6][7][8][9] It has the 18th highest Social Progress in the world, putting it ahead of other Western European countries like France, Spain and Italy.[10] A founding member of NATO and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, it is also a member of numerous other international organizations, including the United Nations, the European Union, the eurozone, and the OECD.

For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "Business entities in Portugal".

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Altri Basic materials Basic resources paper
Ambar – Ideas on Paper S.A. Industrials General industries office supplies
Banco Comercial Português Financials Banks bank
Bascol Industrials Construction & materials construction
Bial Health care Pharmaceuticals pharma
Biotecnol Health care Biotechnology biotech
Caixa Geral de Depósitos Financials Banks bank
Carris Industrials Industrial transportation transportation
Central de Cervejas Consumer goods Food & beverage brewery
Chipidea Technology Semiconductors defunct semiconductor
Ciberbit Technology Software software
Cimpor Industrials Construction & materials cement
Cofina Consumer services Media media
Continente part of Sonae
Corticeira Amorim Basic materials Basic resources cork
Critical Software Technology Software software
CTT Correios de Portugal, S.A. (CTT) Industrials Industrial transportation Postal services
Delta Cafés Consumer goods Food & beverage coffee
EFACEC Industrials Electronic equipment electronics
Energias de Portugal (EDP) Utilities Electricity electrical
Fabrica Nacional de Municoes de Armas Ligeiras Industrials Defense arms
Galp Energia Utilities Gas distribution natural gas distribution
Glintt Conglomerates - conglomerate
Grupo José de Mello Conglomerates - conglomerate
Iberomoldes Industrials General industries engineering
Impresa Consumer services Media media
Jerónimo Martins Consumer services Retail retail
Lactogal Consumer goods Food & beverage food
Logoplaste Industrials General industries plastic
Martifer Industrials Construction & materials construction
Media Capital Consumer services Media media
Medinfar Health care Pharmaceuticals pharma
Meo Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications
MobYD Consumer services Media publishing
Modelo part of Sonae
Montepio Geral Financials Banks bank
Mota-Engil Industrials General industries engineering and infrastructure
Move Interactive Technology Software software
NOS Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications telecom
Novabase Technology Software information technology
Novo Banco Financials Banks bank
Pingo Doce Consumer services Retail Supermarket chain
Porto Editora Consumer services Media publisher
Portucel Soporcel Basic materials Basic resources paper
Portugal Telecom Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications telecommunications
Rádio e Televisão de Portugal Consumer services Media media
Ramirez Consumer goods Food & beverage fish
Redes Energéticas Nacionais (REN) Utilities Electricity electrical
Renova Basic materials Basic resources paper
SAPO Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications
Semapa Industrials Construction & materials cement, paper
Simoldes Industrials General industries manufacturing
Soares da Costa Industrials Construction & materials construction
SIC Consumer services Media
Sonae Indústria part of Sonae
Sonae SGPS Conglomerates - conglomerate
Sonaecom part of Sonae
Nutrinveste Consumer goods Food & beverage agribusiness
Sumol + Compal Consumer goods Food & beverage food and beverage, merger of Sumolis and Compal
Tabaqueira Consumer goods Tobacco cigarettes
TAP Portugal Consumer services Travel & leisure airline
TVI Consumer services Media
TIMWE Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications mobile solutions and services
Tranquilidade Financials Insurance insurance
Tupam Editores Health care health
UMM Industrials General industries metal works
Unicer Consumer goods Food & beverage brewery
Uniplaces Technology Software student accommodation platform, travel, real estate
Visabeira Conglomerates - conglomerate
Vista Alegre Consumer goods Leisure goods porcelain

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 2014 Global Report. (Europe 2014)
  2. ^ [1] Deloitte Social Progress 2015
  3. ^ [2] Numbeo QOLR
  4. ^ "Vision of Humanity". Institute for Economics and Peace. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Constituição da República Portuguesa – D.R.E. (Constitution of the Portuguese Republic)" (in Portuguese). Diário da República Electrónico. 2 April 1976. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  6. ^ Morais, Carlos Blanco de (2011). A Constituição Revista — Parte III Constituição da República Portuguesa: Semipresidencialismo "on probation?" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Lisboa, Portugal: Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos. pp. 65–71. ISBN 978-989-8424-28-0. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  7. ^ Araújo, António; Morais, Carlos Blanco de; Cunha, Luís Campos e; Costa, José Manuel M. Cardoso da; Lobo, Marina Costa; Duarte, David; Duarte, Tiago; Freire, André; Garoupa, Nuno; Gonçalves, Maria Eduarda; Lomba, Pedro; Magalhães, Pedro; Brito, Miguel Nogueira de; Barros, Pedro Pita; Sousa, Luís de; Tavares, José A.; Vasconcelos Vilaça, Guilherme; Veiga, Francisco José; Andrade, José Carlos Vieira de (2011). Garoupa, Nuno; Magalhães, Pedro; Maduro, Miguel Poiares; Tavares, José A., eds. A Constituição Revista (PDF) (in Portuguese). Lisboa, Portugal: Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos. p. 143. ISBN 978-989-8424-28-0. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  8. ^ Veser, Ernst (1997). Semi-Presidentialism-Duverger's Concept — A New Political System Model (PDF) (in English and Chinese). Department of Education, School of Education, University of Cologne. pp. 39–60. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  9. ^ Shugart, Matthew Søberg (December 2005). "Semi-Presidential Systems: Dual Executive And Mixed Authority Patterns" (PDF). Palgrave Macmillan. Palgrave Macmillan Journals. 3 (3): 323–351. doi:10.1057/palgrave.fp.8200087. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  10. ^ The Social Progress Imperative. "Social Progress Index". Retrieved 14 September 2015.