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Business leaders analyze paths to economic recovery in Portugal

JE celebrates its fourth anniversary on September 16th. To mark the occasion, we asked 33 leaders (from the areas of economics, politics and society) for recipes that can help the country out of an unexpected crisis. Read the texts of Humberto Pedrosa, president of Grupo Barraqueiro, Carlos Gomes da Silva, CEO of Galp Energia, Luís Teixeira, COO of Farfetch, Carla Rebelo, CEO of Adecco in Portugal, João Alves, Country Managing Partner of EY Portugal, João Bento, CEO of CTT and Luís de Sousa, CEO & Founder of the ACIN Group.

Crisis uncertainty advises injection in consumption

Economic activity needs to guarantee minimum consumption levels. José Miguel Júdice defends a 30% reduction in the IRS to increase income.

"Effect of 2020 may be more than twice the worst year of the last crisis"

AICEP awaits the start of the recovery with the support of the European Union's “firepower”. Companies that were competitive before the pandemic will remain competitive in the recovery, he stresses.

“This will be a huge opportunity for our construction companies”

The president of AICEP, Luís de Castro Henriques, considers that Portuguese construction companies have won contracts with the best in the world, so they will now have many new opportunities.

PremiumBP to reduce oil exploration by 40%

President of BP Portugal, Pedro Oliveira, reveals to Jornal Económico that the group will anticipate the decarbonisation agenda, increasing investment in renewables and reducing the upstream of the oil sector.

The 25 most important personalities for Portugal in the last 25 years

This is the selection made by Jornal Económico of the 25 most relevant personalities for Portugal in the last quarter century. The first five are Soares dos Santos, Américo Amorim, Belmiro de Azevedo, António Champalimaud and Francisco Balsemão.
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