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Name of Ambassador: Dr. Jitendra Nath Misra

GENERAL

Capital

Lisbon

Area

92, 212 sq km

Weather


Annual Average Temperature: 21.15 °C

Summer Average Temperature: 24.9 °C

Winter Average Temperature: 17.4 °C

Population

10,427,301 (2013 estimates)

(Source: National Institute of Statistics, Portugal)

Languages (with %age of speakers, if available)

Portuguese

Main Religion (with %age, if available)

Roman Catholic

(Source: Trade and Investment Agency of Portugal)

Currency

Exchange rate with US $ & INR

1 EUR = 1.33 USD (average rate in 2013)

1 EUR = 81.03 INR ( average rate in 2014)

Political Structure


Parliamentary Democracy

Head of State (President)

Professor Anibal Antonio Cavaco Silva




Head of Government (Prime Minister)

Dr. Pedro Passos Coelho

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Dr. Rui Manuel Parente Chancerelle de Machete



ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Economy




In 2013, the service sector contributed 76.6% of Gross Value Added (GVA) and employed 66.1% of the population. Agriculture, forestry and fishing generated only 2.2% of GVA (compared with 24% in 1960), and 10.2% of employment, while industry, construction, energy and water represented 21.2% of GVA and 23.7% of employment.

(Source: Trade and Investment Agency of Portugal)

GDP at market price

US $ 232, 351 Million (2014)

(Source: Trade and Investment Agency of Portugal)

GDP per capita

US $ 20, 800 (2014)

(Source: Trade and Investment Agency of Portugal)

GDP Growth Rate

0.9 % (Fourth Quarter of 2014; October – December, 2014)

(Source: National Institute of Statistics, Portugal)

Total Trade

Imports

Exports

Euro 102, 677 Million ( January – September, 2014)

Euro 52, 424 Million (January – September, 2014)

Euro 50, 253 Million (January – September, 2014)

(Source: Trade and Investment Agency of Portugal)

Bilateral Trade

Imports from India

Exports to India

US $ 966.98 Million ( 2013-2014)

US $ 627.00 Million ( 2013-2014)

US $ 339.98 Million ( 2013-2014)

(Source: Department of Commerce, India)


INDIA SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Indian Origin/ PRs


Total Number of Indian Origin: 65,000 (estimates)

Total Number of Indian Citizens: 6, 022 (2013)

(Source: Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service)

Indian Expatriates(composition and any pertinent information that may be of interest)

Hindus (33,000), Muslims (Sunnis)

(12,000), Ismailis (5,000), Sikhs (8,000) and Goans (mainly Catholics) (15,000)

(This is according to the High Level Committee Report on the Indian Diaspora, 2002 prepared by the Ministry of External Affairs)

Indian Organizations

Banks

None


PSUs

None


Government Organizations

None



Others

None


12 June, 2015



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